Board of directors

Board members elected by the Annual General Meeting of Teleste Corporation held on 22 April 2020

Remuneration
 

 

Timo Luukkainen, M.Sc. (Econ.), M.Sc.(Eng.), MBA, born in 1954

Chairman of the Board 2020
Member of the Board 2016 -
Non-independent of a significant shareholders, Board member in Tianta Oy.

Principal occupation:
Board professional 

Primary working experience:
Ensto Oy, Managing Director 2009-2016
Evervent Oy, CEO 2007-2009
In France, England and in Switzerland during 1992-2008:
  Member of the Management Group of French subsidiary of General Motors
  EMEA director of Hyster ja Mouvex -consortiums
  CEO of Irrifrance 
CEO of ABB subsidiaries 1985-1992
CEO of UPM Kymmene subsidiaries 1981-1985

Other elected positions of trust:
Tianta Oy, Member of the Board 2018 -

 

Jussi Himanen, M.Sc. (Industrial Engineering), born in 1972

Member of the Board 2019-
Independent of Teleste and its significant shareholders

Principal occupation:
Ramboll Finland, Director Business Development 2018-

Primary working experience:
Comptel Corporation, Senior Vice President, Strategy 2012-2017
Nokia, Nokia Networks, Nokia Siemens, various positions 1998-2011
Sonera 1997-1998

 

Vesa Korpimies, M.Sc. (Econ.), born in 1962

Member of the Board 2019-
Non-independent of a significant shareholders, CEO and Board member in Tianta Oy.

Principal occupation:
EM Group Oy, CEO 2018-

Primary working experience:
Kymppi Group Oy, COO 2015-2017
Exel Composites Oyj, CEO 2008-2014
Exel Composites Oyj, several positions in Finland and in Germany 1987-2007

Main positions of trust:
Tianta Oy, CEO and Member of the Board 2019-
Efla Oy, Chairman of the Board 2018-
Meconet Oy, Member of the Board 2016-
Kymppi Group Oy, Member of the Board 2015-
Scanpole Oy, Member of the Board 2015-

 

Mirel Leino, PhD (Econ.), CFA, born in 1971

Member of Board since 2020 -
Independent of Teleste and its significant shareholders

Principal occupation:
Professor of Practice, Aalto University -
Board Professional

Primary working experience:
PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy (PwC), Partner, consulting 2009-2018
PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy (PwC), several positions 2000-2008

Main positions of trust:
Euroclear Finland Ltd., Member of the Board, Chair of the Audit Committee,
    Member of the Governance, Nomination & Remuneration Committee 2018 -
LocalTapiola Mutual Life Insurance, Member of the Board 2019 -
LocalTapiola Asset Management Ltd., Member of the Board 2019 -
LocalTapiola Real Estate Asset Management Ltd., Member of the Board 2019 -
LocalTapiola Alternative Investment Funds Ltd., Member of the Board 2019 -
LocalTapiola Group, Member of the Audit & Risk Committee 2019 -
Indufor Ltd, Chair of the Board of Directors 2019 -

 

Heikki Mäkijärvi, M.Sc. (Eng.), born in 1959

Member of  the Board since 2018 -
Independent of Teleste and its significant shareholders

Principal occupation:
Telia Ventures, CEO 2018 - 

Primary working experience:
Airbus Ventures, General Partner, 2015-2016
Deutche Telekom AG, Senior Vice President, Venture Capital & Group
    Business Development and Venturing, 2011-2014
Openwave systems INC, Senior Vice President, Business Development, 2009-2011
Accel Partners, Venture Partner, 2002-2009
Cisco Systems, Technical Director & Business Development Manager, 1998-2001
Nokia, several management positions in Finland and in Germany, 1983-1998

Other elected positions of trust:
DNA Plc, Member of Board since 2017-, member of the Audit Committee since 2017-

 

Kai Telanne, M.Sc. (Econ.), born in 1964

Member of the Board since 2008 -
Independent of Teleste and its significant shareholders

Principal occupation:
Alma Media Corporation, CEO 2005 -

Primary working experience:
Kustannus Oy Aamulehti, Managing Director 2001-2005
Kustannus Oy Aamulehti, Deputy MD 2000-2001

Other elected positions of trust:
Tampere Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Member of the Board 2018 -
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Member of the Board 2009-, Vice Chairman of the Board 2017 -
 

Updated 2020