Board of Directors and Auditors

 
Elected by the AGM on 12 April 2018 


 

 

 

 

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Mikko Nikula (b.1972)
Chairman of the Board, M.Sc. (Physics)

- Deputy member of the Board 2013-2014, Chairman of the Board since 2015
- Chair of the Working committee, member of the Audit, Nomination and Compensation committee
- Finnish national 
- Farm entrepreneur, broiler meat producer, Rusko, Finland


Key employment history:
Privanet Securities, operative director, 2012
TUTO Hockey Oy, general manager, 2011
Nokia Corporation 1998–2009: several managerial positions in global sales and R&D 

Relevant positions of trust: 
Suomen purjelaivaosakeyhtiö (Sailing ships of Finland Ltd.),
Member of the Board, 2012-

Relevant past positions of trust:
LSO Osuuskunta, Member of the Board, 2012-2013
General Assembly of Suomen Siipikarjaliitto ry
(Finnish Poultry Association), Vice Chairman 2010-2011

Independent of the Company and major shareholders

 

 

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Marko Onnela (b. 1974)
Deputy chairman of the Board, M.Sc. (Agriculture)

- Deputy member of the Board 2015 - 2016, Member and Deputy chairman of the Board since 2017
- Member of the Working and Audit committee
- Finnish national
- Farm entrepreneur and pork producer, Loimaa, Southwestern Finland

Relevant positions of trust:  -

Relevant past positions of trust:
LSO Osuuskunta, Member of the Supervisory Board 2011-2015
HKScan, primary production cooperation group, Chairman 2013-2014
LSO Osuuskunta, Member of the Representative Board 2004-2011

Independent of the Company and major shareholders

 



 

  
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Per Olof Nyman (b. 1956)
Member of the Board, M.Sc. (Industrial & Management Engineering)

- Member of the Board since 2017
- Chair of the Compensation committee, member of the Working committee
- Swedish national
- President & CEO, Lantmännen ek. för. 2012 -


Key employment history:
Lantmännen ek för 2008 - 
Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President & CFO

WHIRLPOOL Europe, (Italy, Switzerland) 1991 - 2008
VP Finance & CFO, VP Strategy Development, VP Customer Service & Innovation, VP Consumer Service Whirlpool Europe, Controller & Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, Technology & Procurement, Comerio, Director Group Planning, Analysis & Control, Director, European Treasury, Marketing Controller, Whirlpool Brand

WHIRLPOOL Sweden, 1986 - 1991
Factory & Legal Entity Controller, Mega Project Leader, New Range of Microwave Ovens, Manager Organisation & Efficiency, Project Controller

Gränges Metallverken, Sweden, Financial Analyst & Assistant Controller   1982 - 1986

JOHNSON METALL, Sweden 1980 - 1982
JS System Analyst, Production Planning & Material Manager

Relevant positions of trust:
LRF Konsult AB
Lantmännen DLG International AB
Hauptgenossenschaft Kiel AB
Lantmännen Internal Boards

Independent of the Company.
 

 

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Riitta Palomäki (b.1957)
Member of the Board, M.Sc. (Econ.)

- Member of the Board since 2017
- Chair of the Audit committee, member of the Working and Compensation committee
- Finnish national

Key employment history:
Uponor Corporation, CFO, Member of Executive Committee 2009 - 2017
Kuusakoski Group Oy, CFO, Member of Executive Committee 2003 - 2009
ABB, Vice President, Controlling (Automation and Power Technologies), Board Member of ABB Pension Fund and Investment Committee 2001 - 2003
KCI Konecranes, Financial Director, BA Standard Lifting Equipment 1997 - 2001
ABB Service, CFO 1991 - 1997
ABB Industry, IT Manager 1988 - 1991
Additional IT positions with the following corporations: ABB Industry, Sisu-Auto, Kymi-Strömberg (ABB) 1983 - 1988
Turku School of Economics, researcher and lecturer, information technology 1979 - 1983

Relevant positions of trust:
OP Cooperative, Supervisory Board Member 2017-, Member of Working Committee 2018- and Chair of the Audit Committee, 2018–
Nordic Waterproofing Holding A/S, Member of the Board and the Audit Committee 2016–
Finnish Auditor Oversight Board, Deputy Member 2016–

Independent of the Company and major shareholders


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Tuomo Salusjärvi (b.1974)
Member of the Board, PhD Biochemistry

- Member of the Board since 2017
- Member of the Compensation and Working committee
- Finnish national
- Valio Oy, Executive Vice President, Product Groups and R&D, 2016 -


Key employment history:
Valio Oy 2007 -
EVP, Product Groups and Marketing 2014 -2016, SVP, Beverages Business Unit 2013 - 2014, VP, Categories and Brands, Beverages 2013 - 2013, VP, R&D, Fresh Products 2012 - 2013, VP, Product Development 2011 - 2012, R&D Manager 2010 - 2011, Research Manager, microbiology and fermented products 2007 - 2010, Research Manager, microbiology 2007

Danisco AS 1998 - 2007 (Cultor Oy 1998 - 1999)
Scientist, Health and Nutrition 2005 - 2007, Research Scientist, genetic technology 1998 - 2005

University of Helsinki, research intern 1997
University of Sussex, UK, research intern 1997

Relevant positions of trust:
The Nutrition Research Foundation, Board member 2017 -
LUKE, Innovative Food System council, Chair 2016 -
Pro Luomu ry, Board Member, 2015 -
Security Committee CXV, Regional defence courses, southern Finland,  2015

Relevant past positions of trust:
Salwe Oy, Deputy Board chairman, 2010 - 2013

Independent of the Company and major shareholders

 


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Reijo Kiskola (b. 1954)
Member of the Board, Dairy Engineer

- Member of the Board since 2018
- Member of the Working committee
- Finnish national

Key employment history:
Arla Foods Amba, European Zone, Member of Leadership Team 2016 – 2017
Arla Oy, Managing Director 2011 – 2017
Arla Ingman Oy, Supply Chain Director 2011 - 2011
Hämeenlinna Dairy Cooperative, Managing Director, 2007 - 2010
HK Ruokatalo Oy, Executive Vice President Poultry Business 2005 – 2006
HK Ruokatalo Oy, Executive Vice President Commercial Business 2003 – 2005
Broilertalo Oy, subsidiary company of HK, Managing Director 2001 – 2003
Cooperative Dairy Satamaito, Managing Director 1993 – 2001
Alavuden Osuusmeijeri Cooperative Dairy, Managing Director 1987 – 1993
Virtain Osuusmeijeri Cooperative Dairy, Managing Director 1989 – 1993
Rantasalmen Osuusmeijeri Cooperative Dairy, Managing Director 1984 – 1987
Ylistaron Osuusmeijeri Cooperative Dairy, Managing Director 1981 1984

Relevant positions of trust:
Member of Board, Leivon Leipomo Oy, Tampere 2016 -

Relevant past positions of trust:
Member of Board, Vataja Oy, 2015 - 2016
Chairman of Board, Massby Facilities & Services Oy 2011 - 2017
Member of Board, Finnish Food and Drink Industries Federation Member of Working council, 2007 - 2017 Member of Board, Chairman, Finnish Dairy Association 2007 - 2017

Independent of the Company.  


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Jari Mäkilä (b. 1970)
Deputy member of the Board, Agricultural Technician

- Member of the Board since 2018
- Chair of the Nomination committee, member of the Working committee
- Finnish national

Relevant positions of trust:
LSO Osuuskunta, Member of the Supervisory Board since 2006
LSO Osuuskunta Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 2014
Pellervo, Member of the Delegation since 2014
MTK, Lihavaliokunta 2014

Relevant past positions of trust:
HK Agri Oy, Member of Board 2011-2012
LSO Foods Oy, Member of Board 2009-2010
Lounaisfarmi Oy, Member of Board 2009-2010

Independent of the Company.



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Carl-Peter Thorvid (b. 1964)
Deputy member of the Board, M.Sc. (Industrial Engineering and Management)

- Deputy member of the Board since 2017
- Member of the Audit and Working committee
- Swedish national
- Lantmännen Unibake, Group Business Lead Fresh Bread and member of the management team, Head of Integration 2016 -


Key employment history:
Ackot AB/Lantmännen, Integration Lead for the Vaasan acquisition at Lantmännen 2014 - 2016

Accenture AB, 1992 - 2014
CMD/CEO Accenture AB, 2011 - 2014
Co-lead and Lead for Accenture Products Market Unit, 2001 - 2011
Client Account Lead roles for Skanska, Lantmännen, Elecctrolux, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks and Volvo Powertrain;
Executive sponsor for Alfa Laval and Swedish Police;
Various Engagement Lead roles for clients within Automotive, Industrial Equipment and Consumer Goods & Services, Management Consultant

Teli AB,  Production Planning of AXE-switches 1991 - 1992

Hälsinge Regemente I14, Officer in charge of Group Chief School 1991
Hälsinge Regemente I14, Officer 1986 - 1987

Independent of the Company. 

 
 
Auditors for the financial year 2018

Authorized public accountants Ernst & Young Oy, with Erkka Talvinko, CPA, as main auditor.