Ville Taipale
Ville Taipale
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Born: 1971
Education: M.Sc.
Joined the company and has been a member of the management team since 2018, the CEO since 2021.

Other key duties:
Martela Oyj, Vice President, Operations, 2018–2021
Patria Land Systems Oy, Vice President, Sourcing and Logistics, 2015–2018
Componenta Oyj, Vice President, Sourcing and Procurement, 2010–2015
Fiskars Oyj, Director, Sourcing Unit, 2007–2010
Nokia Oyj, Supply chain management and development positions, 1998–2007
VTT, Researcher, 1997–1998

Owns 36,630 Martela Oyj A shares.

Henri Berg
Henri Berg
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Born: 1970
Education: M.Sc. (Econ.), (M.Soc.Sc.)
Area of responsibility: Group Finance, Investor Relations and Legal.
Joined the company and a member of the management team since 2023.

Other key duties:
A-Insinöörit Oy AG, CFO, 2021–2023
Sato Oyj, Head of financial services, 2017–2021
Componenta Oyj, several managerial positions in financial administration, 2008–2017
Stora Enso Oyj, several managerial and specialist positions in financial administration, 1998–2008

Does not own any company shares.

Kimmo Hakkala
Kimmo Hakkala
VP, Sales and Marketing

Born: 1971
Education: M.Sc. (Agric.)
Area of responsibility: Group Customers, Sales and Marketing in Finland, Sweden & Norway and International Dealer Network.
Joined the company and a member of the management team since 2023.

Other key duties:
Berner Oy, Business Unit Director, 2013–2022
Fiskars Finland Oy Ab, Sales and Marketing Director, 2007–2013
Kemira Grow-How Oyj, Business and Marketing Manager, 2001–2007
Kesko Oyj, Product Manager, 1996–2001

Does not own any company shares.

Suvi-Maarit Kario
Suvi-Maarit Kario
VP, People & Sustainability

Born: 1968
Education: M.Soc.Sc.
Area of responsibility: HR, Sustainability and internal communication.
Joined the company and a member of the management team since 2023.

Other key duties:
Puro Tekstiilihuoltopalvelut Oy, 2020–2023
HKScan Oyj, 2018–2020
GS-Hydro Oy, 2012–2017
Alstom Finland Oy, 2010–2012
Destia Oy, 2007–2010
Finnlines Oyj, 1997–2007

Does not own any company shares.

Kari Leino
Kari Leino
VP, Brand & Design

Born: 1965
Education: IDBMpro
Area of responsibility: Group Marketing and Product Design.
Joined the company in 1987, a member of the management team since 2021.

Other key duties:
Martela Oyj, Product & Design Director, 2016–2021
Martela Oyj, Offering Manager, 2002–2016
P. O. Korhonen Oy, Sales & Marketing, 1997–2002
Martela Oyj, Sales, 1987–1997

Owns 5,000 Martela Oyj A shares.

Kalle Sulkanen
Kalle Sulkanen
VP, Operations

Born: 1978
Education: M.Sc. (Tech.)
Area of responsibility: Group Sourcing, Production, Removal Services, Product Development, Sustainability, Logistics and Quality Control.
Joined the company and a member of the management team since 2022.

Other key duties:
Peab AB, Head of Procurement, 2020–2022
YIT Oyj, Procurement Director, 2019–2020
AB Enzymes GmbH / Roal Oy, Head of Procurement, 2017–2019
Componenta Oyj, Sourcing Director and managerial positions, 2011–2017
Nokia Oyj, Development Manager positions in supply chain, 2001–2011

Owns 11,574 Martela Oyj A shares.

Eeva Terävä
Eeva Terävä
VP, Design Studio

Born: 1983
Education: M.Sc. (Regional Science) & Bachelor of Culture and Arts (Interior Architecture)
Area of responsibility: Design & Development Services of Work and Learning Environments.
Joined the company in 2016, a member of the management team since 2021.

Other key duties:
Martela Oyj, Head of Workplace development, 2018–2021
Martela Oyj, Workplace Specialist, 2016–2018
Ramboll Management Consulting Oy, different roles in research and development projects, and project management, 2009–2016

Owns 18,315 Martela Oyj A shares.