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Annual report 2013

 

Board of Directors

Chair
Chair of the Remuneration Committee

Esa Kiiskinen

b. 1963, Business College Graduate.
He is considered by the Board not to be independent of Kesko, but to be independent of its significant shareholders.
Domicile: Helsinki, Finland.
Principal occupation: Food retailer.
Main employment history: K-food retailer since 1990.
Main positions of trust: Taaleritehdas Plc: member of the Board 2014-, Confederation of Finnish Industries EK: Chair of the Delegation for Entrepreneurs 2012-2014, Confederation of Finnish Industries EK: Vice-Chair of the Board 2012-2014, Finnish Family Firms Association: member of the Board 2011-2012, the Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade: Chair of the Board 2008-2012, Saija ja Esa Kiiskinen Oy: Chair of the Board 1995-, Finnish Commerce Federation: member of the Board 2008-2012, K-Retailers' Association: Chair of the Board 2008-2012, Vähittäiskaupan Tilipalvelu VTP Oy: member of the Board 2008-2012.
Board member since: 30 March 2009.
Kesko shares held:
As at 31 December 2013: a total of 107,350 A shares held by him and his company.
As at 31 December 2014: a total of 107,350 A shares held by him and his company.

Deputy Chair
Deputy Chair of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee

Seppo Paatelainen

b. 1944, Master of Science (Agriculture and Forestry).
He is considered by the Board to be independent of Kesko and its significant shareholders.
Domicile: Suonenjoki, Finland.
Principal occupation: -
Main employment history: Atria Yhtymä Oyj: CEO 1991-2006, Itikka osuuskunta and Itikka Lihabotnia Oy: CEO 1988-1991, Luja-Yhtiöt: Director 1973-1987, Itikka osuuskunta: Production Director 1970-1973.
Main positions of trust: Ilkka-Yhtymä Oyj: Chair of the Board 2007-2014, member of the Board 1994-2007, Alma Media Corporation: Chair of the Board 2011-2013, Deputy Chair of the Board 2009-2010, Seinäjoki Region Business Service Center: Chair of the Board 2009-2012, Finavia Corporation: member of the Board, Chair of the Board 2010-2011, Valga Viro: Chair of the Board 2005-2006, Pit Product (Russia): Chair of the Board 2005-2006, Liha ja Säilyke Oy: Chair of the Board 1998-2006, OKO: member of the Supervisory Board 1997-2006, Lithells AB (Sweden): Chair of the Board 1997-2006, Evijärven Peruna Oy: Chair of the Board 1988-2006, Tapiola: member of the Supervisory Board 1989-2002, Central organisation for Finnish concrete industry: Chair of the Board 1985-1987, Lujabetoni Oy: member of the Board 1982-1991.
Member of the Board since: 27 March 2006.
Kesko shares held:
As at 31 December 2013: a total of 1,000 B shares held by him.
As at 31 December 2014: a total of 1,000 B shares held by him.

 

Ilpo Kokkila

b. 1947, Master of Science (Technology).
(Member of the Remuneration Committee)
He is considered by the Board to be independent of Kesko and its significant shareholders.
Domicile: Helsinki, Finland.
Principal occupation: SRV Yhtiöt Oyj: Chair of the Board.
Main employment history: SRV Yhtiöt Oyj: Chair of the Board 1987-, Pontos Oy: Chair of the Board 2002-, Perusyhtymä Oy: director 1974-1987, A-Betoni Oy: constructor 1972-1974.
Main positions of trust: Confederation of Finnish Industries EK: Chair of the Board 2013-2014, Registered Association Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce (FRCC): Deputy Chair of the Board 2006-2011, Chair of the Board 2012-, JTO School of Management: Chair of the Board 1999-2012, Finland Chamber of Commerce: member of the Board 2002-2006, Council member 2001-2011, Espoo Chamber of Commerce: member of the Board 2001-2003, Deputy Chair of the Board 2001, Chair of the Board 2002-2003.
Member of the Board since: 27 March 2006.
Kesko shares held:
As at 31 December 2013: a total of 16,100 B shares held by him.
As at 31 December 2014: a total of 16,100 B shares held by him.

 

Tomi Korpisaari

b. 1968, Master of Science (Economics).
He is considered by the Board not to be independent of Kesko, but to be independent of its significant shareholders.
Domicile: Hausjärvi, Finland.
Principal occupation: Retailer, building and home improvement and agricultural trade.
Main employment history: K-retailer since 1995.
Main positions of trust: Finnish Commerce Federation: member of the Board 2012-, K-Retailers' Association: Chair of the Board 2012-, Deputy Chair of the Board 2008-2012, member of the Board 2005-2007, Vähittäiskaupan Tilipalvelu VTP Oy: Chair of the Board 2012-, member of the Board 2010-2012, the Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade: Chair of the Board 2012-, Deputy Chair of the Board 2008-2012, Etelä-Hämeen Osuuspankki: Chair of the Supervisory Board 2014-, Confederation of Finnish Industries EK: member of the Delegation for Entrepreneurs 2008-, Finnish Family Firms Association: member of the Board 2013-, member of the Delegation of Family Firms 2010-2012, Olavi Korpisaari Oy: member of the Board and Managing Director 2001-, OP-Pohjola Group Central Cooperative: member of the Supervisory Board 2009-2012, Riihimäen Seudun Osuuspankki: Chair of the Supervisory Board 2007-2013, Vähittäiskaupan Takaus Oy: member of the Board 2009-2012, K-instituutti Oy: member of the Board 2011-2012.
Member of the Board since: 16 April 2012.
Kesko shares held:
As at 31 December 2013: a total of 87,211 A shares and 500 B shares held by him and his company.
As at 31 December 2014: a total of 87,211 A shares and 500 B shares held by him and his company.

 

Chair of the Audit Committee

Maarit Näkyvä

b. 1953, Master of Science (Economics).
She is considered by the Board to be independent of Kesko and its significant shareholders.
Domicile: Kirkkonummi, Finland.
Principal occupation: -
Main employment history: Sampo Fund Management: member of the Board 2007-2008, Sampo Bank plc: member of the Board 2001-2008, Executive Vice President 2007-2008, Sampo plc: Executive Vice President 2001-2006, Leonia Bank plc: member of the Board 1998-2000, Merita Fund Management Ltd: President 1996-1997, Merita Bank Ltd.: Director 1995-1996, Unitas Bank Ltd.: Director 1990-1995.
Main positions of trust: Luottokunta: member of the Board 2007-2008, Kiinteistömaailma Oy: Chair of the Board 2004-2008.
Member of the Board since: 1 January 2001.
Kesko shares held:
As at 31 December 2013: a total of 1,000 B shares held by her.
As at 31 December 2014: a total of 1,000 B shares held by her.

 

Toni Pokela

b. 1973, Secondary School Graduate.
He is considered by the Board not to be independent of Kesko, but to be independent of its significant shareholders.
Domicile: Helsinki, Finland.
Principal occupation: Food retailer.
Main employment history: K-food retailer since 1997.
Main positions of trust: Pokela Oy Iso Omena: member of the Board and Managing Director 1998-, Iso Omenan Yrittäjäyhdistys ry: Chair of the Board 2003-, Confederation of Finnish Industries EK: member of the Skilled Workforce Committee 2014-, K-instituutti Oy: Deputy Chair of the Board 2010-2012, Vähittäiskaupan Takaus Oy: member of the Board 2010-2012, K-Retailers' Association: member of the Board 2008-2012, K-Food Retailers' Club: Chair of the Board 2010-2012, Deputy Chair 2008-2010, Finnish Grocery Trade Association: member of the Board 2010-2011.
Member of the Board since: 16 April 2012.
Kesko shares held:
As at 31 December 2013: a total of 179,400 A shares held by the company controlled by him.
As at 31 December 2014: a total of 179,400 A shares held by the company controlled by him.

 

Virpi Tuunainen

b. 1967, Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration).
(Member of the Audit Committee)
She is considered by the Board to be independent of Kesko and its significant shareholders.
Domicile: Helsinki, Finland.
Principal occupation: Professor at the Department of Information and Service Economy at Aalto University and Director of Aalto Service Factory.
Main employment history: Helsinki School of Economics: Professor 2004-2009, University of Jyväskylä: Scientific Leader, INFORTE Programme 2008-2011. Since 1995, Visiting Researcher, Visiting Professor and Professor at Finnish and foreign universities and higher education institutions.
Main positions of trust: SFR-Scandinavian Financial Research Ltd: member of the Advisory Board 2000-, Cambridge Service Alliance: member of the Academic Advisory Board 2011-, Council member and Vice President of Publications for Association of Information Systems (AIS) 2013-, KP-Media Oy: member of the Board 2007-2012, Aalto University: Chair of Real-Time Economy Competence Center 2007-2012, First Vice Chair of Tenured Professors Council 2010, Helsinki School of Economics: Head of the GEBSI Graduate School 2001-2009, Deputy Head of the Department of Business Technology 2004-2009.
Member of the Board since: 16 April 2012.
Kesko shares held:
As at 31 December 2013: a total of 500 B shares held by her.
As at 31 December 2014: a total of 500 B shares held by her

 

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