CEO and Executive Board
CEO and their duties
Elisa's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the day-to-day business activities and administration of the company in accordance with instructions and orders from the Board of Directors and with the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act. The CEO is also responsible for ensuring that the company's accounting practices comply with the law and that financial matters are handled in a reliable manner. The CEO is appointed by the Board of Directors. Mr Veli-Matti Mattila served as CEO in 2016.
Mr Veli-Matti Mattila
Chief Executive Officer
- b. 1961, M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA, joined the company in 2003
- Key employment history: CEO of Oy LM Ericsson Ab from 1997 to 2003. He has held various positions in the Ericsson Group in Finland and the USA since 1986. Mr Mattila’s previous career also includes expert advisory tasks at the Swiss firm Ascom Hasler AG.
- Main Board memberships and public duties currently undertaken: Chairman of the Board and the Representative Assembly of the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, ;Member of the Board of Directors of Sampo plc, Member of the Board of Directors of the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (Etla) and the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA, Member of the Supervisory Board of the Finnish Fair Association.
|Mr Veli-Matti Mattila, CEO
Elisa’s Executive Board prepares the company strategy, directs the company’s regular operations, monitors the development of results and deals with issues having substantial financial or other impact on Elisa, including i.e. significant mergers and acquisitions, as well as organisational changes. In addition, the Executive Board monitors risk management and is responsible for the proper organisation of administration in the CEO's guidance. Matters stipulated in the charter of the Board as requiring a decision by the Board of Directors are submitted for decision-making by the Board.
Members of Elisa's Executive Board
|Timo Katajisto, Executive Vice President, Production
|Jari Kinnunen, Chief Financial Officer
|Asko Känsälä, Executive Vice President, Consumer Customers
|Pasi Mäenpää, Executive Vice President, New Business Development
|Vesa-Pekka Nikula, Executive Vice President, Production
|Merja Ranta-aho, Executive Vice President, HR
|Katiye Vuorela, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications
|Sami Ylikortes, Executive Vice President, Administration