Kari Jordan elected Chairman of Varma’s Supervisory Board


Kari Jordan, CEO of Metsä Group, was elected Chairman of Varma’s Supervisory Board on 20 May 2015. Continuing as deputy chairmen are Martti Alakoski, Chairman of the Finnish Electrical Workers’ Union, and Satu Wrede, Chairman of Metroauto Group’s Board of Directors.

Varma’s Supervisory Board as of 20 May 2015:

Chairman: Kari Jordan, President & CEO, Metsä Group
Deputy Chairman: Martti Alakoski, Chairman, Finnish Electrical Workers’ Union
Deputy Chairman: Satu Wrede, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Metroauto Group Oy
Juri Aaltonen, Chairman, the Federation of Special Service and Clerical Employees ERTO
Petri Castrén, CFO, Kemira Oyj
Erkki Etola, Managing Director, Etola Oy, Etra Oy and Tiiviste-Group Oy
Stig Gustavson, Chairman of the Board, Konecranes Plc
Tauno Heinola, General Manager, ABB Oy
Jarmo Hyvärinen, Chairman of MMA, the Union of Sales and Marketing Professionals
Erkki Järvinen, President & CEO, Tikkurila Group
Tapio Korpeinen, CFO, UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Hannu Kottonen, President & CEO, HKScan Corporation
Päivi Kärkkäinen, General Director, Finnish National Opera Foundation
Päivi Leiwo, Chairman of the Board, Oilon Oy
Olli Luukkainen, President, Trade Union of Education in Finland, OAJ
Ilkka Nokelainen, Chief Shop Steward, Stora Enso Oyj
Lauri Peltola, Senior Vice President, Kesko Corporation
Juhani Pitkäkoski, Executive Vice President & CEO, Caverion Corporation
Matti Rihko, CEO, Raisio plc
Pertti Saarela, President & CEO, Finrail Oy
Mika Seitovirta, President & CEO, Outokumpu Oyj
Saana Siekkinen, Director, Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions, SAK
Leena Vainiomäki, Head of Business Banking, Danske Bank Plc
Jorma Vehviläinen, Executive Vice President, SOK Business Units, SOK Corporation
Christoph Vitzthum, President & CEO, Fazer Group
Anssi Vuorio, Head of ICT and Communication Sector, Trade Union Pro
Göran Åberg, Chairman of the Board, Oy Schenker East Ab

Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company is the most solvent earnings-related pension company and largest private investor in Finland. The company is responsible for the statutory earnings-related pension cover of more than 860,000 people in the private sector. Premiums written totalled EUR 4.3 billion in 2014 and pension payments stood at EUR 5.0 billion. The company’s investment portfolio amounted to EUR 42.6 billion at the end of March 2015.

For more information, please contact:
Satu Perälampi, Senior Vice-President, Communications, tel. +358 010 244 3075, +358 040 526 3388

Annual report: http://annualreport.varma.fi/