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The Board lines the direction

Finnish Mineral Group has currently seven members on the Board of Directors. The annual general meeting elects the members for a one-year term of office lasting until the end of the next annual general meeting. The general meeting also elects the chairman and vice-chairman of the Board.

Board of Directors
Antti Kummu
b. 1976, nationality: Finnish
M.Sc. (Econ.), CFA

Chair of Finnish Minerals Group’s Board of Directors since 2020 and member of the Board since 2018, Chair of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee; Main occupation: Managing Partner, CapMan Growth Equity

Primary work experience:

  • Touhula Varhaiskasvatus Oy, CFO, 2015-2017
  • Finnish Industry Investment Ltd, Director, Team Leader, Buyouts and Investment programmes, 2013-2015
  • Finnish Industry Investment Ltd, Director, Team Leader, Buyouts and M&A, 2011-2013
  • Finnish Industry Investment Ltd,  Investment Director, 2007-2011
  • Finnish Industry Investment Ltd,  Investment Manager, 2004-2006

Key positions of trust:

  • Chairman of the Board, Suomen Avustajapalvelut, 2021-
  • Board Member, Insplan Oy, 2020-
  • Chairman of the Board, Silmäasema, 2019-
  • Chairman of the Board, Aste Helsinki, 2019-
  • Board Member, Coronaria, 2017-
Board of Directors
Olavi Huhtala
b. 1962, nationality: Finnish
Eng.

Vice Chair of Finnish Minerals Group’s Board of Directors since 2022, Member of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee; Main occupation: EVP & Head of SSAB Europe

Primary work experience:

  • Ruukki Metals, EVP, 2005-2014
  • Ruukki Fabrication, President, 2003-2005
  • Rautaruukki Metform, Executive roles in Sales and Production, 1993-2003

Key positions of trust:

  • Member of the Supervisory Counsil, Varma, 2017-
  • Board member, Technology Industries of Finland, 2015-
  • Member of the Executive Committee, Technology Industries of Finland, 2017
  • Board member, Confederation of Finnish Industries, 2021-
  • Chairman of the Board, Technology Industries of Finland, The Association of Finnish Steel and Metal Producers, 2016-
  • Board Member, Technology Industries of Finland, The Association of Finnish Steel and Metal Producers, 2013 -2016
  • Board Member, Componenta Oy, 2014 -2016
Board of Directors
Pauli Anttila
b. 1984, nationality: Finnish
M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member of Finnish Minerals Group’s Board of Directors since 2021, Chair of the Audit Committee, Member of the Corporate Responsibility Committee; Main occupation: Investment Director and Member of the Management Team, Solidium Oy

Primary work experience:

  • Solidium Oy, Investment Manager, 2013-2017
  • Solidium Oy, Analyst 2009-2013
  • Deloitte Corporate Finance Oy, Associate, 2008-2009
  • Deloitte Corporate Finance Oy, Analyst, 2007-2008

Key positions of trust:

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Konecranes Plc, 2022-
  • Chair of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board, Elisa Corp., 2021-
  • Chair of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board, Nokian Tyres plc, 2022-
  • Member of the Shareholders’ Nomination Board, Kemira Oyj, 2020-
Board of Directors
Teija Kankaanpää
b. 1964, nationality: Finnish
M.Sc (Chem.Eng.)

Member of Finnish Minerals Group’s Board of Directors since 2019, Member of the Corporate Responsibility Committee; Main occupation: Plant Manager Uusikaupunki, Yara Suomi Oy

Primary work experience:

  • Yara ASA Intl., Head of Mining Excellence, 2019-2020
  • Yara Suomi Oy, Head of Siilinjärvi Mine, 2010-2018
  • Yara Suomi Oy (former Kemira, Kemira Agro Oy and Kemira GrowHow Oyj): Several managerial positions in production, product management, industrial chemical business development and sales, 1989-2010

Key positions of trust:

  • Board Member, Chemical Industry Federation of Finland, 2014-
Board of Directors
Ilpo Korhonen
b. 1964, nationality: Finnish
B.Sc. (Eng.), eMBA

Member of Finnish Minerals Group’s Board of Directors since 2019, Member of the Audit Committee, Member of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee; Main occupation: CEO, VAK Oy

Primary work experience:

  • Valmet Automotive Inc., CEO, 2016-2018
  • Valmet Automotive Inc., President, 2008-2016
  • Valmet Automotive Inc., Executive Vice President 2007
  • Valmet Automotive Inc., Vice President Production, 2000-2002 and 2006
  • Valmet Automotive Inc., Vice President Porsche Program, 2002-2005
  • Valmet Automotive Inc., Member of Management Board, 2000-2018
  • Valmet Automotive Inc., various positions in Project Management, Quality Management and Production, 1988-2000

Key positions of trust:

  • Board Member, Mapvision Oy, April 2022-
  • Board Member,  Finnish Minerals Group, April 2019-
  • Board Member, VSP Oy, Jan 2019-
  • Board Member, Hydnum Oy, April 2018-    
Board of Directors
Jukka Ohtola
b. 1967, nationality: Finnish
M.Sc. (Econ.), CEFA

Member of Finnish Minerals Group’s Board of Directors since 2021, Member of the Audit Committee; Main occupation: Ministerial Adviser, Prime Minister's Office

Primary work experience:

  • Ministry of Trade and Industry, Senior Officer 1997-2007
  • Various positions in financial sector 1994-1996    

Key positions of trust:

  • Board member, Solidium Oy, 2021-   
  • Previous other board positions (>10), 2001-
Board of Directors
Eeva Ruokonen
b. 1960, nationality: Finnish
Lic.Sc. (Tech.), MBE (diploma)

Member of Finnish Minerals Group’s Board of Directors since 2018, Chair of the Corporate Responsibility Committee; Main occupation: Board Professional and Independent Consultant

Primary work experience:

  • Independent Consultant, 2014-
  • Talvivaara Mining Company Plc., Chief Sustainability Officer, 2010-2015
  • ABB Service Oy, Vice President – QHSE, 2007-2010
  • Boliden AB, Vice President - EHQS, 2006-2007
  • Boliden Kokkola Oy, General Manager – Administration, 2005-2006
  • Boliden Harjavalta Oy, Manager – Environment and Vice President EHS 1999-2005
  • Outokumpu Polarit Oy, Tornio, Research, 1999
  • Placer Dome Ltd Zaldivar copper mine, metallurgist for commissioning and startup, 1995
  • Outokumpu Chrome Oy Kemi, Head of Process Development and Head of Operations at Concentrating plant, 1991-1999
  • Kalliosuunnittelu Oy Rockplan Ltd, Rock Engineer, 1988-1991

Key positions of trust:

  • Board Member, Endomines AB and member of ESG Committee, 2021-
  • Member of the Board of Advisors, Nordic Talc Oy, 2020-