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FY 2022 Neova Oy’s Annual General Meeting held on 29 March 2022 appointed seven members to Neova’s Board of Directors for a one-year term which will end upon closing of the Annual General Meeting 2023.

Chairperson of the Board of Directors

PANU ROUTILA
b.1964, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Relevant concurrent positions of trust:
Chairperson of the Board: Patria Oyj, Oriola Oyj, Fortaco Oy, Fifax Oy
Member of the Board: Ambientia Oy, Conficap Oy, Ensto Oy, Famifarm Oy

Relevant work experience: Konecranes Oyj, President and CEO 2015–2019. Ahström Capital Oy, CEO 2008–2015. Kuusakoski Alteams, CEO 2002–2007. Outokumpu, Divisional Director 1995–2002.

At Neova:
Chairperson of the Board of Directors 2022–
Member of the Board of Directors 2021–

Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors

MARKUS TYKKYLÄINEN
b. 1973, M.Sc. (Energy Technology), eMBA, M.Sc. (Econ.), CBM, CBM Chairperson
Managing Director, Suur-Savon Sähkö Oy 1 September 2016–

Relevant concurrent positions of trust:
Chairperson of the Board: Lumme Energia Oy, Kymppivoima Tuotanto Oy, Kymppivoima Hankinta Oy.
Member of the Board: Elvera Oy, Ravera Oy, Etelä-Savon Kauppakamari, Itä-Savon Vesi Oy, Solarigo Systems Oy.

Relevant work experience: Joutsan Lämpö Oy, Managing Director 6/2020–. Rovaniemen Energia Oy/Napapiirin Energia ja Vesi Oy, Managing Director 2011–2016. Ranuan Bioenergia Oy, Managing Director 2015–2016. Vakka-Suomen Voima Oy, Development Director 2010–2011. Kainuun Sähkö Oy/Graninge Kainuu Oy/Kainuun Energia Oy/E.ON Kainuu Oy, Design Engineer, Quality Manager, Environmental Director, Risk Manager, Development Manager 1998–2010.

At Neova:
Member of the Board of Directors 2016–
Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors 2017–
Member of the Audit Committee 2016–

Members

STEFAN DAMLIN
b. 1968, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Managing Director, Vaasan Sähkö Oy 17 September 2018–

Relevant concurrent positions of trust:
Member of the Board: EPV Voima
Deputy member: Pohjolan Voima, Power-Deriva Oy, Ravera Oy, Woima Corporation, Ampner Oy

Member of the Advisory Committee: Fingrid 2022–

Relevant work experience: Wärtsilä Finland Oy, Managing Director 2012–2018. Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Business Development Centre, Global Industrial Operations 2011–2012. Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Business & Finance Centre, Global Engine Division 2005–2010. Finn-Power, Group Business Controller 2004–2005. Member of the Board: Aktia Bank plc 2016–2020, Wärtsilä Yuchai Engine Company (China) 2015–2018, Wärtsilä Transmashholding (Russia) 2012–2014, DTS (the Netherlands) 2008–2011, Ostrobothnia Chamber of Commerce 2012–2015.

At Neova:
Member of the Board of Directors 2020–
Member of the Audit Committee 2020–2021
Member of the Personnel Committee 2021–

TUOMAS HYYRYLÄINEN
b. 1977, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Executive Vice President, Fiskars Oyj 1 September 2018–

Relevant work experience: Neste Corporation, Senior Vice President, Emerging Businesses 9/2016–8/2018. Neste Corporation, Senior Vice President, Strategy and New Ventures 6/2014–9/2016. Neste Corporation, Senior Vice President, Strategy 6/2012–6/2014. F-Secure, Vice President, Strategy and M&A 6/2010–6/2012. Nokia Corporation, several different positions 2004–2010.

At Neova:
Member of the Board of Directors 2016–
Member of the Personnel Committee 2016–2020
Member of the Audit Committee 2021–

JARI-PEKKA PUNKARI
b. 1965, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Leading Expert, Prime Minister’s Office

Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Kruunuasunnot Oy, Member of the Board 2020-, Leijona Catering Oy, Member of the Board 2021-

Relevant work experience: CEO of Skaala IFN Oy, 2020-2019. Talokeskus Yhtiöt Oy President and CEO 2016-2019. Skaala Oy, President and CEO 2011-2016. CFO of GS-Hydro Oy 2008-2011. Kone Corporation Vice President 2006-2008, Kone Corporation various management positions 1991-2006.

At Neova:
Member of the Board of Directors 2022–

KIRSI PUNTILA
b. 1970, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Executive Vice President, International Business, Anora Group Oyj

Relevant work experience: Altia OyjSenior Vice President, Marketing 2014–2021. Altia Oyj, Spirits Category Director 2015–2016. Marketing Director, own brands, Altia Oyj, 2014–2015; Global Marketing Manager, The Absolut Company/Pernod Ricard, 2010–2014; Global Senior Brand Manager, Chivas Brothers/Pernod Ricard, 2006–2010

Member of Marketing Executives Group Inc (MJR) 2016–

At Neova:
Member of the Board of Directors 2018–

EEVA-LIISA VIRKKUNEN
B.1957, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Sotkamo Silver AB, Member of the Board 2018. Chairman of the Board 2020- and Member of the Audit Committee 2020-. Turun Tunnin Juna Oy, Deputy Chairman of the Board 2020- and Chairman of the Audit Committee 2020-. Robit Plc, Member of the Board 2022-.

Relevant work experience: Metso Corporation, CFO 2014-2020. Metso Minerals Oy, CFO 2007-2014. Metso Automation Oy, CFO 2002-2007. Rettig Group, CFO 1999-2002. Sandvik Mining and Construction, CFO 1995-1999. Huhtamäki Corporation, CFO of Leaf 1992-1995. Huhtamäki Oyj as CFO in Germany, England and Switzerland 1984-1992.

At Neova:
Member of the Board of Directors 2022–

The members of the Board of Directors do not hold any shares in Neova Oy or its subsidiaries and they are independent of the company. According to the Board’s assessment, Jari-Pekka Punkari is not independent of major shareholders as he is employed by the State owner. All other Board members are independent of major shareholders.