Supervisory Board

OP Cooperative supervisory Board Members by Federation of Cooperative Banks as of 21 March 2017

(members elected on the basis of capital adequacy and whose term is marked with parentheses)
*All managerial duties in OP Financial Group and its entities are counted in the number of managerial positions, including those listed in this table and the tables below.
**The column with the person’s full-time position lists the number of managerial positions outside OP Financial Group.

Name, year of birth and place of residence

Federation of Cooperative Banks and member’s term of office

Position on OP Cooperative's Supervisory Board
(number of managerial positions within the Group in parentheses)*

Full-time position, job title, education/degree(s)
(number of managerial positions outside the Group in parentheses)**

Position of the person with an administrative staff background at a cooperative bank

Arvio Kalle, 1964,
Siikajoki

Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, 2015–(2018)

Member (3)

Managing Director,
Ruukin Osuuspankki, Diploma in Business and Administration, MBA, LKV (authorised real estate agent), APV1 degree (-)

 

Bäckman Tiina,
1959, Oulu

Other member (elected without following the regional principle)
2017–2020

Member (2)

Rautaruukki Pension Fund, Chair of the Board of Directors (3)

 

Eklund Ola, 1952, Raasepori

Sydkusten,
2016–2019

Member (3)

Managing Director,
Wintem-Agency Oy,
M. Eng.(1)

Chair of the Board of Directors,
Andelsbanken Raseborg

Enberg Leif, 1954, Korsnäs

Österbotten, 2016–2019

Member (5)

Entrepreneur, Mapromec Ab, M. Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (1)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Korsnäs Andelsbank

Eskola Tapani, 1953, Kotka

Kaakkois-Suomi, 2015–(2018)

Member (3)

M.Sc. (Tech.) (1)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Kymmenlaakson Osuuspankki

Harju Anne, 1969, Salla

 Lappi, 2016–(2018)

Member  (3)

Managing Director, Sallan Osuus, M.Sc. (Agriculture and Forestry) (-)

 

Heinonen Jarna, 1965, Kaarina

Varsinais-Suomi, 2015–(2018)

Member (3)

Professor in Entrepreneurship, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku, D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (-)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Turun Seudun Osuuspankki

Hinkkanen Mervi, 1954, Kontiolahti

Pohjois-Karjala 2017–2020

Member (2)

 Coordinator, Karelia University of Applied Sciences,
Bachelor of Hospitality Management, MBA (-)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Pohjois-Karjalan Osuuspankki

Hyrskyluoto
Jorma, 1950,
Tampere

Pirkanmaa,
2015–(2018)

Member (3)

 M.Sc. (Econ.) (-)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Tampereen Seudun Osuuspankki

Hällfors Terttu, 1955, Ulvila

Satakunta,
2017–2020

Member (2)

Health Centre Physician, Ulvila Health Centre, Lic. Med. (-)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Länsi-Suomen Osuuspankki

Jurmu Taija, 1976, Rovaniemi

Lappi,
2016–2019

Member (4)

Lawyer,
Asianajotoimisto Jurmu,
Master of Laws, Degree of Bar, ABM Chair (-)

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Pohjolan Osuuspankki

Järvi Ulla, 1952, Kokkola

Keski-Pohjanmaa,
2015–(2018)

Member (2)

Certified public accountant, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (-)

Supervisory Board Chair, Kokkolan Osuuspankki

Kaakko Marja-Liisa, 1965, Kalajoki

Keski-Pohjanmaa,
2016–2019

Member (2)

Senior Lecturer, Centria University of Applied Sciences, M.Sc. (Econ.), M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (-)

Member of the Board of Directors, Kalajoen Osuuspankki

Kiander Jaakko, 1963, Helsinki

Other member (elected without following the regional principle)
2015–2018

Member (2)

Director, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Dr.Soc.Sc. (1) 

 

Kietäväinen
Seppo, 1959, Juva

Suur-Savo, 2015–2018

Member (3)

M.Sc.(Agric.)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Suur-Savon Osuuspankki

Kiiskinen Juha, 1956, Sulkava

Suur-Savo,
2015–(2018)

Member (2) 

BA (-)

Chair of the Board of Directors,
Sulkavan Osuuspankki 

Koivula Olli,
1955, Kitee

Pohjois-Karjala, 2017–(2018)

Member (2)

Managing Director,
Kiteen Seudun Osuuspankki, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), M.Sc.(Agric.) (-)

 

Korkonen Jaakko, 1966, Seinäjoki

Etelä-Pohjanmaa, 2015–2018

Member (2)

Lecturer, Seinäjoki Joint Municipal Authority for Education / Vocational Adult Education Sedu, M. Eng., certificate in educational administration (-)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Peräseinäjoen Osuuspankki

Krohns Petri, 1964, Lappeenranta

Kaakkois-Suomi, 2015–2018

Member (3)

Managing Director
Etelä-Karjalan Osuuspankki, LL.M, Trained on the bench, MBA (-)

 

Kuosa-Kaartti Katja-Riina, 1973, Orimattila

Etelä-Suomi, 2016–(2018)

Member (3)

Authorised public accountant, Tilintarkastus Kuosa-Kaartti Oy, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (1)

Chair of the Board of Directors,
Orimattilan Osuuspankki

Kupsala
Tuomas, 1967,
Korpilahti

Keski-Suomi,
2015–(2018)

Member (3)

Managing Director,
Korpilahden Osuuspankki, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), eMBA
(-)

 

Kääriäinen Jukka, 1953, Iisalmi

Pohjois–Savo,
2015–2018 

Member (2)

Planner,
Social Insurance Institution of Finland, M.Soc.Sc. (-)

Supervisory Board Chair, Pohjois-Savon Osuuspankki

Laine Timo, 1959, Lahti

Etelä-Suomi,
2017–2020

Member (4)

Managing Director,
kauppaneuvos (Finnish honorary title)
Päijät-Hämeen Osuuspankki, LL.M, Trained on the bench, eMBA (-)

 

Luomala Juha,
1963, Valkeakoski

Pirkanmaa,
2017–2020

Member (3)

Managing Director,
Valkeakosken Osuuspankki, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), LKV (authorised real estate agent) (-)

 

Mikkola Ari, 1955, Tammela

Varsinais-Suomi,
2015–(2018)

Member (2)

Unit Director, Häme University of Applied Sciences Oy, Bachelor of Agriculture
(-)

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Lounaismaan Osuuspankki

Mäkelä Anssi,
1961, Urjala

Pirkanmaa,
2017–(2018)

Member (2)

Senior Manager,
Valmet Technologies Oy, M.Sc. (Tech.) (1)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Urjalan Osuuspankki

Nikola Annukka, 1960, Kirkkonummi

Etelä-Suomi,
2015–(2018)

Member (4)

Director, Administration,
Konehuone Oy, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), M.Sc. (Econ.) (1)

Chair of the Supervisory Board,
Länsi-Uudenmaan Osuuspankki

Näsi Olli, 1963, Huittinen

Satakunta,
2016–(2018)

Member (3)

Managing Director,
Satakunnan Osuuspankki, LL.M, Trained on the bench, eMBA (1)

 

Palomäki Riitta,
1957, Helsinki

Other member (elected without following the regional principle)
2017–2020 

Member (2)

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (-)

 

Pehkonen
Jaakko, 1960,
Jyväskylä

Keski-Suomi,
2017–2020

Chair of the Supervisory Board (5)

 

 Professor of Economics, University of Jyväskylä, D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (-)

Chair of the Board of Directors, Keski-Suomen Osuuspankki 

Pullinen Juha, 1963, Pöytyä

Varsinais-Suomi,
2015–2018

Member (3)

Managing Director,
Loimaan Seudun Osuuspankki, M.Sc. (Agriculture & Forestry), M.Sc. (Forestry) (-)

 

Sahlström Petri, 1971, Oulu

Pohjois-Pohjanmaa,
2016–2019

Member (3) 

Dean, University of Oulu, Oulu Business School, D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (-)

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Oulun Osuuspankki 

Tarkkanen Olli, 1962, Seinäjoki

Etelä-Pohjanmaa, 2015–(2018)

Second Vice Chair of the Supervisory Board (4)

 Managing Director, Etelä-Pohjanmaan Osuuspankki, LL.M, Trained on the bench, eMBA (-)

 

Väisänen Mervi, 1963, Sotkamo

Kainuu,
2016–2019

First Vice Chair of the Supervisory Board
(7)  

 Lecturer, marketing,
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) (-) 

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, Kainuun Osuuspankki 

 Väänänen Ari, 1973, Maaninka

 Pohjois-Savo,
2015–(2018)

Member (3) 

Managing Director,
Maaningan Osuuspankki, LL.M, Trained on the bench (-)

 

Ylimartimo Arto,
1959, Oulunsalo

Other member (elected without following the regional principle)
2017–2020

Member (2)

 Proventia Group Oy, Chair of the Board
M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), Authorised public accountant (2)

 

Members of Supervisory Board Working Committee:

Name and year of birth

Role

Education/degree(s)

Full-time position, job title

Jaakko Pehkonen, 1960

Chair

D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Professor of Economics, University of Jyväskylä

Mervi Väisänen, 1963

Vice Chair

M.SC. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)
M.Sc. (Econ.)

Senior lecturer in marketing, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Olli Tarkkanen, 1962

Member

LL.M, Trained on the bench, eMBA

Managing Director, Etelä-Pohjanmaan Osuuspankki

Kalle Arvio, 1964

Member

Diploma in Business and Administration, MBA, LKV (authorised real estate agent), APV1 degree

Managing Director, Ruukin Osuuspankki

Leif Enberg, 1954

Member

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Entrepreneur, Oy Mapromec Ab

Tapani Eskola, 1953

Member

M.Sc. (Tech.)

 

Jorma Hyrskyluoto, 1950

Member

M.Sc. (Econ.)

 

Timo Laine, 1959

Member

LL.M, Trained on the bench, eMBA

Managing Director, kauppaneuvos (Finnish honorary title), Päijät-Hämeen Osuuspankki

Juha Pullinen, 1963

Member

M.Sc. (Agriculture & Forestry), M.Sc. (Forestry)

Managing Director, Loimaan Seudun Osuuspankki

Members are annually elected at the regrouping meeting of the Supervisory Board following the Annual Cooperative Meeting.

Members of Supervisory Board Audit Committee:

Name and year of birth

Role

Education/degree(s)

Full-time position, job title

Jarna Heinonen, 1965

Chair

D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Professor in Entrepreneurship, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku

Riitta Palomäki, 1957

Vice Chair

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

 

Jaakko Kiander, 1963

Member

Dr.Soc.Sc.

Director, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Katja Kuosa-Kaartti,
1973

Member

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Authorised public accountant, Tilintarkastus Kuosa-Kaartti Oy

Anne Harju, 1969

Expert member (2017–2018)

M.Sc. (Agriculture and Forestry)

Managing Director, Sallan Osuuspankki

Petri Krohns, 1964

Expert member (2017–2018)

LL.M, Trained on the bench, MBA

Managing Director, Etelä-Karjalan Osuuspankki

Ari Väänänen, 1973

Expert member (2016–2018)

LL.M, Trained on the bench

Managing Director, Maaningan Osuuspankki

Members are annually elected at the regrouping meeting of the Supervisory Board following the Annual Cooperative Meeting; the term of the expert member is three years or until the end of the term of the Supervisory Board (term in parentheses).

Members of Supervisory Board Risk Management Committee:

Name and year of birth

Role

Education/degree(s)

Full-time position, job title

Ola Eklund, 1952

Chair

M. Eng.

Managing Director, Wintem-Agency Oy

Arto Ylimartimo, 1959

Vice Chair

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), Authorised public accountant

Proventia Group Oy, Chair of the Board

Tiina Bäckman, 1959

Member

Senior Lawyer

Rautaruukki Pension Fund, Chair of the Board of Directors

Petri Sahlström, 1971

Member

D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Dean, University of Oulu, Oulu Business School

Tuomas Kupsala, 1967

Expert member (2017–2018)

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), eMBA

Managing Director, Korpilahden Osuuspankki

Juha Luomala, 1963

Expert member (2017–2020)

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), LKV (authorised real estate agent)

Managing Director, Valkeakosken Osuuspankki

Olli Näsi, 1963

Expert member (2017–2018)

LL.M, Trained on the bench,
eMBA

Managing Director, Satakunnan Osuuspankki

Members are annually elected at the regrouping meeting of the Supervisory Board following the Annual Cooperative Meeting; the term of the expert member is three years or until the end of the term of the Supervisory Board (term in parentheses).

Members of OP Financial Group Remuneration Committee:

Name and year of birth

Role

Education/degree(s)

Full-time position, job title

Jaakko Pehkonen, 1960

Chair

D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Professor of Economics, University of Jyväskylä 

Mervi Väisänen, 1963

Vice Chair

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Senior lecturer in marketing, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Taija Jurmu, 1976

Member

Master of Laws, Degree of Bar

Deputy Director, Lapland Chamber of Commerce

Annukka Nikola, 1960

Member

M.SC. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.),
M.Sc. (Econ.)

Director, Administration, Konehuone Oy

Seppo Kietäväinen, 1959

Member 

M.Sc.(Agric.)

 

Members are annually elected at the regrouping meeting of the Supervisory Board following the Annual Cooperative Meeting.

Members of the central cooperative consolidated management Nomination Committee:

Name and year of birth Role Education/degree(s) Full-time position, job title

Jaakko Pehkonen, 1960 

Chair

D.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Professor of Economics, University of Jyväskylä

Mervi Väisänen, 1963 

Vice Chair

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

Senior lecturer in marketing, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

Taija Jurmu, 1976

Member

Master of Laws, Degree of Bar

Deputy Director, Lapland Chamber of Commerce

Annukka Nikola, 1960

Member

M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.), M.Sc. (Econ.)

Director, Administration, Konehuone Oy

Members are annually elected at the regrouping meeting of the Supervisory Board following the Annual Cooperative Meeting.