People: Kesko Oyj (KESKOA.HE)
23 Aug 2019
Mr. Mikko Helander has been Chairman of the Group Management Board and President and Chief Executive Officer of Kesko Oyj since January 1, 2015. Before that, he has been Deputy Managing Director and Member of the Group Management Board of the Company since October 1, 2014. He has also served at Confederation of Finnish Industries EK as member of the Board since 2016 and Deputy Chair of the Board 2016 and since 2019, Finland Chamber of Commerce as member of the Board since 2016, Finnish Commerce Federation as Chair of the Board since 2018, member of the Board 2015-2017 and Deputy Chair of the Board 2015, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company as member of the Board since 2015 and Chair of the Board since 2016, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA as member since 2015, Finnish Fair Corporation as Board member since 2015, East Office of Finnish Industries Oy as member of the Board 2015-2018. He served at Metsa Fibre Oy as member of the Board 2008-2014, German Pulp and Paper Association (VDP) as member of the Board 2013-2014, Myllykoski Paper Oy as Vice Chair of the Board 2007-2012, Finnish Forest Industries Federation as member of the Board 2007-2011. He has been employed by Kesko Corporation since 2014. He previously served at Metsa Board Corporation as Chief Executive Officer 2006-2014, Metsa Tissue Corporation as Chief Executive Officer 2003-2006, Valmet Corporation as Head of Converting Machinery Division (UK) and member of the company’s Management Board 1999-2003, Vice President for the Calender Business Unit 1997-1999, Head of Operations (Valmet Rotomec S.p.a., Italy) 1994-1997, Head of Project Department at Valmet Jarvenpaa 1993–1994, Managing Director of Kasten Hovik 1990-1993, Valmet Paper Machinery Inc., Production Manager at Valmet Jarvenpaa 1987-1990, Valmet Corporation as Project Engineer 1984-1987. He holds Master of Science degree in Technology and holds Vuorineuvos (an honorary title granted by the President of the Republic of Finland).
|Total Annual Compensation, EUR||2,780,660|
|Restricted Stock Awards, EUR||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, EUR||868,998|
|All Other, EUR||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, EUR||3,649,660|