Varma

Members of the Board of Directors

Sakari Tamminen

Chairman

b. 1953, M.Sc. (Econ.)

President & CEO, Rautaruukki Corporation, member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2008

Chairman of the Board of Metallinjalostajat ry; Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sanoma Oyj; member of the boards of the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries, the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA, the ETLA Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, and the World Steel Association; and Vice President of EUROFER, the European Steel Association.*

Term ended 31 December 2013.

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Kari Jordan

Deputy Chairman

b. 1956, M.Sc. (Econ.)

President & CEO, Metsä Group, member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2013, term expires in 2016

Chairman of the Boards of Directors of Metsä Board Corporation, Metsä Tissue Corporation, Metsä Fibre Corporation and the Central Chamber of Commerce; Vice Chairman of the Board of the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK; and member of the Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation; in addition, holds several board memberships in various foundations and associations.*

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Mikko Mäenpää

Deputy Chairman

b. 1954, LL.M.

President, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK; member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2000

Member of the Representatives of the Finnish Centre for Pensions and of the Economic Council; member of the Boards of the Council of Nordic Trade Unions and the European Trade Union Confederation ETUC; and member of the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD.

Term ended 31 December 2013.

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Riku Aalto

b. 1965, M.Sc. (Admin.)

President, Finnish Metalworkers’ Union; member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2012, term expires in 2014

Chairman of the Board of VVO Group; Chairman of the Finnish Industrial Unions TP; member of the Boards of The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK, Työväen Opintorahasto and VR Group; and member of the Supervisory Board of the Unemployment Insurance Fund.

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Mikael Aro

b. 1965, eMBA

President & CEO, VR Group Ltd., member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2010, term expires in 2015

Chairman of the Board of Nordic Cinema Group; member of the Boards of Directors of the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, the Finnish National Theatre, the Service Sector Employers PALTA, Altia Finland, The Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce and East Office of Finnish Industries.*

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Johanna Ikäheimo

b. 1968, M.Sc. (Admin.)

Chairman of the Board, Lappset Group Ltd; member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2009, term expires in 2016

Chairman of the Board of Directors of FEPI - Federation of the European Play Industry; and member of the Board of Kunnan Taitoa Oy.*

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Ari Kaperi

b. 1960, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Executive Vice President, Nordea Bank AB (publ) and member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2010, term expires in 2015

Chairman of the Board of the Federation of Finnish Financial Services; Vice Chairman of the Board of the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK; and a member of the Advisory Board of the Central Chamber of Commerce, of the Board of Trustees of Turku University Foundation, and the Supervisory Boards of the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA and the ETLA Research Institute of the Finnish Economy.*

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Lasse Laatunen

b. 1950, LL.M.

Labour Market Director, the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK; member of the Varma Board of Directors since 1998, term expires in 2015

Member of the Boards of the Finnish Centre for Pensions, the Federation of Accident Insurance Institutions (TVL) and the Social Insurance Institution.

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Karsten Slotte

b. 1953, B.Sc. (Econ.)

Member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2009, term expires in 2014

Member of the Boards of Onninen Oy, Fiskars Corporation, Oriola-KD Oyj, Onvest Oy, Royal Unibrew A/S, the Finnish-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, and the TT Foundation; and Chairman of the Board of Northforce Oy.*

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Kari Stadigh

b. 1955, M.Sc. (Tech.), BBA

Group CEO, Sampo Plc., member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2008

Chairman of the Boards of Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company, Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited and If Skadeförsäkring Holding AB (publ); Vice Chairman of the Boards of the Federation of Finnish Financial Services and the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK; and a member of the boards of Nokia Corporation and Nordea Bank AB.*

Term ended 31 December 2013.

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Kai Telanne

b. 1964, M.Sc. (Econ.)

President & CEO, Alma Media Corporation; member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2009, term expires in 2014

Chairman of the Board of Talentum Oyj and member of the Board of Teleste Oyj.*

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Veli-Matti Töyrylä

b. 1953, B.Sc. (Econ.)

Branch Manager, Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Nordea Järjestöpankki; member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2011, term expires in 2016

Chairman of the Board of the Kaute foundation and member of AKAVA ry’s pension working group.

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Deputy members

Mikko Ketonen

b. 1945, B.Sc. (Econ.)

Deputy member of the Varma Board of Directors since 1998, term expires in 2016

Chairman of the Boards of TS Group, Priimus Group Oy, Hansaprint Oy and Salon Seudun Sanomat Oy.*

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Arto Kuusiola

b. 1952, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Finance Director and member of the Management Group of the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK; deputy member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2012, term expires in 2016

Chairman of the Board of Asuntosäätiö; Internal Auditor for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC); and member of the International Solidarity Fund Management Board.

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Liisa Leino

b. 1960, M.A. (Educ.)

Chairman of the Board and Managing Director, Leinovalu Oy; deputy member of the Varma Board of Directors since 2011, term expires in 2016

Member of the Boards of Metsä Board Corporation, Rautaruukki Corporation, Elomatic Oy, Partiovaruste Oy and the Federation of Finnish Technology Industries; and member of the Supervisory Boards of the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA and ETLA, the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy.*

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New Board members as of 1 January 2014 (Supervisory Board’s decision on 3 December 2013):

Petri Niemisvirta, b. 1970, LL.M.
Managing Director, Mandatum Life Insurance Company Ltd, term expires in 2014

Jari Paasikivi, b. 1954, M.Sc. (Econ.)
President and CEO, Oras Invest Ltd, term expires in 2016

Antti Palola, s. 1959, Sea Captain
President, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK, term expires in 2015

 

Those marked with * in the list of Board members are members of the executive management of important client companies of Varma; the other members are independent for the purposes of the Finnish Corporate Governance Code (Recommendation 15).