Board of directors

Board members elected by the Annual General Meeting of Teleste Corporation held on 7 April 2021

Remuneration
 

 

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

Chairman of the Board 2020 -
Member of the Board 2016-2020
Non-independent of a significant shareholders, Chairman of the Board 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 subsidiary 1985-1992
CEO of UPM Kymmene subsidiaries 1981-1985

Other elected positions of trust:
Fondita Fund Management Company Ltd. 2021-
Tianta Oy, Chairman 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

Other elected positions of trust:
Axopar Boats Oy, Member of the Board 2020-
Tianta Oy, CEO and Member of the Board 2019-
Efla Oy, Chairman of the Board 2018-
Meconet Oy, Member of the Board 2016-
Scanpole Oy, Member of the Board 2015-

 

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

Member of Board 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

Other elected 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
Saving Banks Research Foundation, Member of the Board 2020-

 

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

Member of  the Board  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
T-Venture, Chairman of the Supervisory Board 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

 

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

Member of the Board 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 -
 

 

Updated 2021