Board of Directors and Corporate Executive Team


Pohjolan Voima Oyj: Board of Directors and Corporate Executive Team

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Board of Directors


Tapio Korpeinen, Chairman
Chief Financial Officer, UPM-Kymmene Corporation and Executive Vice President, UPM Energy
Born 1963, M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA
Member of the Board of Kemijoki Oy,
Member of the Board of Teollisuuden Voima Oyj
Personal substitute: Jussi Pesonen, President and CEO, UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Born 1960, M.Sc. (Eng.) 

Seppo Parvi, Deputy Chairman
CFO, Stora Enso Oyj, Deputy to the CEO, Country Manager Finland
Born 1964, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Deputy Chariman of the Board of the Finnish Forest Industies Federation
Member of the board of Ilmarinen
Personal substitute: Markus Mannström, EVP Division Biomaterials, Stora Enso Oyj, Born 1963, MSc. (Paper Tech.)

Rami Vuola

Rami Vuola
President & CEO, EPV Energia Oy (EPV)
Born 1968, M.Sc. (Eng.)
Chairman of the Board of several Group companies 
Member of the Board; LeaseGreen Group Oy, Raahen Voima Oy, Suomen Energiavarat Oy, Suomen Merituuli Oy, Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, Vaskiluodon Voima Oy, Voimapiha Oy

Personal substitute: Stefan Damlin, CEO, Vaasan Sähkö Oy

Jukka Hakkila

Jukka Hakkila
Group General Counsel, Kemira Oyj, Deputy to the CEO
Born 1960, LL.M.

Personal substitute: Seppo Tuomisto, Manager, Energy Business Support and Development, Kemira Oyj, Born 1962, M.Sc. (Eng.)  

Anders Renvall
Managing Director, Kymppivoima Oy
Born 1973, M.Sc. (Eng.)
Chairman of the Board of Voimapiha Oy, Voimapiha Ab, PVO-Lämpövoima Oy
Member of the Board of Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, EPV Energia Oy, Vattenfall Indalsälven Ab, Vaskiluodon Voima Oy

Personal substitute: Jorma Korhonen, Managing Director, Pohjois-Karjalan Sähkö Oy, Managing Director of Pohjois-Karjalan Energiaholding Oy, Born 1957, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Esa Kaikkonen

Esa Kaikkonen
CEO, Metsä Tissue Corporation
Born 1969, LL.M, trained on the bench
Member of the Board of Metsä Fibre Oy, Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, Pohjolan Voima Oyj and Finnish Forest Industries Federation 

Personal substitute: Ilkka Hämälä, President and CEO, Metsä Group, Born 1961, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Tomi Sederholm Tomi Sederholm
Head of Finance & Control and Strategy, UPM Energy Oy
Born 1981, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member of the Board of several UPM-Kymmene Group companies

Personal substitute: Pekka Tynkkynen, Director, UPM Energy Oy

Mikael Surakka

Mikael Surakka
Category Manager – Energy, Outokumpu Europe Oy
Born 1968, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Personal substitute: Mikko Lepistö, Energy Manager, SSAB Europe Oy

Mikko Rintamäki

Mikko Rintamäki
CEO, Kokkolan Energia Oy
Born 1963, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Personal substitute: Roger Holm, CEO, Oy Herrfors Ab


Corporate Executive Team

Ilkka Tykkyläinen

Ilkka Tykkyläinen
President and CEO, Pohjolan Voima Oyj
Born 1966, M.Sc. (Eng.), TKK, eMBA
with the Group since 2018

 Minna Laakso

Minna Laakso
Chief Financial Officer; Corporate Planning, Finance
Born 1967, M.Sc. (Business and Economics)
with the Group since 2013
Member of the Board of several Group companies


Petri Hurri

Petri Hurri
Executive Vice President, Thermal Power
Born 1957, B.Sc. (Eng.)
with the Group since 2007
President, PVO-Lämpövoima Oy and PVO-Huippuvoima Oy
Chairman or Member of the Board of several Group companies  


Riitta Larnimaa
Executive Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs
Born 1963, M.Sc. 
with the Group since 2011 
Chairman of the Electricity Production Committee of the Finnish Energy Industries


Tiina Nyström
General Counsel, Executive Vice President; Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Properties
Born 1966; LL.M, eMBA
with the Group since 2011 


Pertti Pietinen
Executive Vice President, Hydropower
Born 1957, M.Sc. (Eng.)
with the Group since 2010
President, PVO-Vesivoima Oy
Chairman or Member of the Board of several Group companies 


Jani Pulli

Jani Pulli
Energy manager
Born 1975, B.Sc. (Eng.)
with the Group since 1999-2018 and 2019-


Kaj Råtts

Kaj Råtts
Manager, Production Asset Management
Born 1982, M.Sc. (Eng.)
with the Group since 2019


Päivi Sahlberg
Assistant to the President and CEO
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