Board of directors

ESA HÄRMÄLÄ 

Chairman of the Board

since 2018
Member of the Board since 2014
b. 1954, M.Sc. (Agric.)
 

Employment history:

Metsähallitus, General Director, 2014–2016
Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Director-General of the Energy Department, 2011-2014
Fertilizers Europe, Director General 2006–2010
Chairman of The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK) 1994–2006
EU accesion negotiator, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland 1993–1994
Special Adviser (Economic Policy) for the Prime Minister 1991– 1992
Secretary and Head of Department, The Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK) 1987–1991

Shareholding in apetit: 4,038 shares (31 December 2018)

 


LASSE AHO 

Member of the Board

since 2015
Deputy chairman of the Board since 2018 
b. 1958, M.Soc.Sc.
 
Principal occupation: 
CEO, Olvi plc, 2004-

Main simultaneous positions of trust:

Member of the Board: Finnish Hockey League, Genelec Oy, The Federation of the Brewing and Soft Drinks Industry, Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Federation
Vice President: The Brewers of Europe

Employment history:

MetroAuto Tampere Ltd, CEO 2000–2004
Linkosuon Leipomo Oy, CEO 1997–2000
Fazer Bakeries Ltd, Sales Director 1993–1997
Fazer Keksit Oy, Marketing Director 1985–1993
Atoy-yhtiöt, Product Manager 1984-–1985

Shareholding in apetit: 5,036 shares (31 December 2018)


ANNIKKA HURME 

Member of the Board

since 2017
b. 1964, M.Sc. University of Helsinki
 
Principal occupation:
Valio Ltd, CEO, 2014

Main simultaneous positions of trust:

Chairman of the Board: Finnish Food and Drink Industrie’s Federation from 2019
Board member: Altia Oyj, East Office of Finnish Industries, Valion Eläkekassa, Valion Keskinäinen vakuutusyhtiö, TAF Technology Academy Finland and Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research
Supervisory board member: Suomen Messut Osuuskunta
Supervisory board member: Finnish Food and Drink Industrie’s Federation

Employment history:

Valio Ltd, business unit, Senior Vice President, member of the Executive Board, 2007–2014

Shareholding in apetit: 1 375 shares (31 December 2018)

 

SEPPO LAINE 

Member of the Board

since 2016
 
b. 1953, Yrittäjäneuvos (Finnish honorary title), Authorised Public Accountant
Principal occupation:
Auditor, independent professional 2008-
 

Main simultaneous positions of trust:

Chairman of the Board: Cor Group Oy, Partnera Oy, Joutsen Media Oy, Pohjaset Oy, Health City Finland Oy
Board member: Paikallis-Sähkö Oy, IKP Group Oy, Fysiopalvelu Easy Move Oy, Sievi Capital Oyj, FCG City Portal Oy

Employment history:

Elektrobit Corporation, CFO, 2000 – 2007
Auditing Company Ernst & Young Ltd, International Partner and Director at the Oulu regional office, 1995 and 2000
Oulun Laskenta Ltd, President,  1979 – 1995,
Turun Muna Oy Jaakko Tehtaat, Financial Manager, 1977–1979
Tammerneon Oy, Financial Manager, 1975 – 1977

Shareholding in apetit: 3,612 shares (31 December 2018)

 


NIKO SIMULA 

Member of the Board

since 2015 
b.1966, Master of Laws, Trained on the bench
 
Principal occupation: 
Farmer

Main simultaneous positions of trust:

Member of the Board: Finnamyl Oy, Lammaisten Energia Oy

Employment history:

Employed at law offices 1992–2011
Attorney-at-law 1995–2011
Asianajotoimisto Niko Simula, 1999–2011
Asianajotoimisto Santala & Simula, 1994–1999
Asianajotoimisto Pekka Santala, 1992–1993
District Court of Kokemäki 1991–1992, notary, acting district court judge
Farmer 1987–

Shareholding in apetit: 2,915 shares (31 December 2018)