Board of Directors

Robert Ingman

b. 1961, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)
Chair of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2016. Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee.

Full-time Chairman of the Board of Ingman Group Oy Ab.  His previous posts include Managing Director at Arla Ingman Oy Ab (2007–2011) and Ingman Foods Oy Ab (1997–2006). Chairman of the Board of Etteplan Oyj, Digia Plc and Halti Ltd. Member of the Board of Evli Pankki Plc. Independent of the company.

Leena Saarinen

b. 1960, M.Sc. (Food technology)
Member of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2016 and Vice Chair of the Board since 2022. Chair of the Compensation and Nomination Committee.

Currently works as a board professional. Board chair at Reka Industrial Oyj and Helsinki School of Business Ab. Board member at Handelsbanken Finland, Etteplan Oyj and Ruokaboksi Oyj. Her previous posts include Managing Director at Suomen Lähikauppa Ltd (2007–2010), President and CEO at Altia Corporation (2005–2007) and various positions at Unilever (1990–2005).  Independent of the company and major shareholders.

Mikko Marsio

b. 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)
Member of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2018. Chair of the Audit Committee.

Currently Chief Revenue Officer and member of the Executive Team at Cadmatic Oy. Has worked as SVP, Digital business and Software in Process Industries division at ABB (2017-2020) and in various managerial positions e.g. at Empower Group (2016-2017), Dovre Group Plc (2012-2015), Hewlett-Packard (2005-2008) and Fortum Plc (1996-2001). Independent of the Company and major shareholders.

Mikko Välimäki

b. 1976, PhD, LL.M
Member of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2022. Member of the Audit Committee. 

Entrepreneur and investor. Contributing in a number of start-ups including Executive Chairman at Ellie Technologies Inc. and Board member at IQM Finland Oy.  Previously co-founder and CEO of Tuxera Inc. (2009-2019) and other start-up companies. Independent of the company and major shareholders.

 

Marika Auramo

b. 1967, MBA
Member of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2023. Member of the Audit Committee.

Chief Business Officer at SAP EMEA region Previously in several managerial positions at SAP, including Global Chief Operating Officer at SAP America (2017-2019), General Manager at EMEA region (2015-2017) and Managing director of SAP in the Nordic and Baltic Region (2019-2021). Prior to that she has worked at several start-ups (1990-1998). Member of the Board at Digital Workforce Services Oy. Independent of the company and major shareholders.

 

Matti Heikkonen

b. 1976, M.Sc. (Tech)
Member of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2023. Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee.

Chief Commercial Officer at Enreach for Enterprises (2021-). Previously CEO at Benemen Oy (2018–2021), EVP Global Operations and member of the executive team at Questback AS (2010–2018), and CEO at Digium Oy (2007-2010). Prior to that he has worked in several managerial positions at Nokia (2004–2007). Member of the Board at QPR Software Oyj. Independent of the company and major shareholders.

 

Board committees

Compensation and Nomination Committee

Purpose

Qt Group’s Compensation and Nomination Committee’s purpose is to prepare and follow up incentive schemes in order to ensure that company’s targets are met, to ensure the objectivity of decision-making, and to ensure that the incentive schemes are transparent and systematic.

The Compensation & Nomination Committee prepares and assesses the salaries, compensation, and appointments of the CEO and his/her direct subordinates, as well as the incentive schemes of other personnel.

In addition, the Compensation and Nomination Committee will prepare proposals for the annual general meeting of the shareholders concerning (a) the number of members of the Board of Directors, (b) the members of the Board of Directors, (c) the remuneration for the Chairman, Vice Chairman and members of the Board of Directors and (d) the remuneration for the Chairman and members of the committees of the Board of Directors.

The members of the Compensation and Nomination Committee are:

  • Leena Saarinen, Chair
  • Robert Ingman
  • Matti Heikkonen

Audit Committee

Purpose

The purpose of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Directors in ensuring that the company’s financial reporting, accounting methods, financial statements and other financial information provided by the company are balanced, transparent and clear.

The members of the Audit Committee are:

  • Mikko Marsio, Chair
  • Marika Auramo
  • Mikko Välimäki

Updated: Jan 26, 2024