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.

Kalle Lehtone
Kalle Lehtonen
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Born: 1974
Education: M.Sc. (Econ.)
Area of responsibility: Group Finance, Investor Relations, Legal Affairs, HR and IT.
CFO and a member of the management team since 2018.

Other key duties:
Tantalus Rare Earths AG, CFO, 2013–2018
Ruukki Group Oyj, CFO, 2012–2013
Ruukki Group Oyj, Wood Processing Division, CFO, 2009–2012
Aldata Solution Oyj, Group Controller, 2003–2008
ABB Oy, managerial positions in financial administration, 1998–2003

Owns 41,630 Martela Oyj A 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.

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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

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.

Johan Westerlund
Johan Westerlund
VP, Sales

Born: 1975
Education: M.Sc. (Econ.)
Area of responsibility: Group Customers, Sales in Finland, Sweden, Norway and International Dealer Network.
Joined the company and a member of the management team since 2017.

Other key duties:
Ricchetti Group S.p.a, Managing Director Nordics, 2015–2017
Pukkila Oy, CEO, 2012–2015
Newtop Oy, CFO, 2010–2012
BearingPoint Oy, Management consultant, 2003–2010
Kraft Foods, Economy and Business Controller positions, 2000–2003

Owns 20,000 Martela Oyj A shares.