The Board’s role is to manage the company’s business in the best possible way and in its work protect the interests of the company and its shareholders. The Board of Directors is responsible for the company’s administration and the appropriate arrangement of its operations. The Board of Directors also ensures that the supervision of the company’s accounting and asset management is appropriate. The Board of Directors decides on matters of principle and on any issues that would have broad-ranging implications for the company.
Asiakastieto’s Annual General Meeting elects each year at least four and at most eight members to serve on the company’s Board of Directors, which elects the Chairman and also, if necessary, the Vice Chairman from among its members. The term of office of the members of the Board of Directors ends at the conclusion of the first Annual General Meeting of shareholders held after their election
The operating principles and main duties of the Board of Directors have been defined in the Charter for the Board of Directors and include, among other things, to:
The Board of Directors’ performance, practices and procedures are evaluated annually.
The Annual General Meeting also determines the remuneration for the Board of Directors. The Annual General Meeting held on 30 March 2017 decided that the Chairman of the Board of Directors shall receive a fee of EUR 40 000 per year and members of the Board of Directors each shall receive EUR 25 000 per year. In addition, reasonable travelling expenses for the meetings shall be compensated. Additional attendance fee for attending meetings of the Board of the Directors will not be paid. The Chairperson of the Audit Committee shall receive an attendance fee of EUR 500 and members of the Audit Committee EUR 400 per committee meeting.
In the financial year 2016, a total of approximately EUR 82 000 in fees was paid to the members of the Board of Directors.
In 2016 the company did not pay remuneration for Board work in the form of company shares or rights entitling to shares.
(born 1966) has been a Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2016. He currently serves as Investment Director and member of the Sampo Group Executive Committee. Previously he has acted as Administrative officer of Sampo Plc and Deputy Managing Director and Board member of Mandatum Bank Plc. He has also acted as Director and Board member of Interbank Ltd. Further, he acts as Board member of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd and Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited (Sampo Life Insurance Company). He holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) from Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration in Vaasa. He is independent of the company and non-independent of its significant shareholders. He is a Finnish citizen.
(born 1958) has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2014. He currently serves as Director of Nets Oy. He has served as Board member of Eurocard Oy and Screenway Oy. He has also served as the deputy CEO of Luottokunta. He holds a L.M.M. degree from University of Helsinki. He is independent of the company and independent of its significant shareholders. He is a Finnish citizen.
(born 1948) has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2014. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oy Transmeri Group Ab and ZEF Oy and as Board member and CEO of Why-Advisory Oy and also as Board member of Enterpay Oy, European Mobile Operator Oy, Moi Mobiili Oy and Demos Helsinki ry. He also has extensive experience in managerial positions from finance and IT for example from Nordea group and Tieto. He holds a Master of Arts (Pol.Sc.) degree from Åbo Akademi. He is independent of the company and independent of its significant shareholders. He is a Finnish citizen.
(born 1966) has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2016. He currently serves as CEO of Acando Abp. Previously he has acted as CIO of Ericsson AB Group as well as in various management level roles of the Group since 1990. He holds a M.Sc. (Eng.) from University of Linköping . He is independent of the company and independent of its significant shareholders. He is a Swedish citizen.
(born 1966) has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2015. She currently serves as a Chief Digital Officer of Kesko Corporation. She has acted as a Country Manager and Industry Head of Google Finland. Further, she acts as Board member of Nordic Morning Oyj. She holds a M.Sc. (Econ.) from the University of Vaasa and also a Diploma in Business Administration from Jyväskylä Commercial College. She is independent of the company and its significant shareholders. She is a Finnish citizen.
Information on the share holdings of Management and Board of Directors is shown in Table of Managers’ holdings of shares.