Board of directors

Robert Ingman

Robert Ingman

b. 1961, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)
 

Chairman 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

Leena Saarinen

b. 1960, M.Sc. (Food technology)

Member of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2016. Chairman of the Compensation and Nomination Committee. Currently works as a board professional, holding Board chairman or Board member roles in various companies, including Palmia Ltd, Handelsbanken Finland and Etteplan 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). Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland. Independent of the company and major shareholders.

 

Tommi Uhari

Tommi Uhari

b. 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2016. Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee. Currently Founding Partner at karma.vc, with a background in deep-tech businesses and entrepreneurship. Formerly  the co-founder and CEO of a roaming startup and he has also led the mobile businesses of STMicroelectronics and ST-Ericsson (2006-2010). Tommi started his career at Nokia and eventually led the wireless and software platforms organisations (1993-2006). Independent of the company and major shareholders.

 

Jaakko Koppinen

Jaakko Koppinen

b. 1969, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Member of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2018. Member of the Audit Committee. Currently Vice President, EMEA and member of the Executive Team at Normet Oy. Strategic advisor in several companies. Jaakko Koppinen has served as Global Division President and member of the Board at Sandvik Mining and Construction Oy (2017-2020). He has also previously served as Managing Director of Orica Finland Oy (2016-2017), and as General Manager of Wihuri Oy Witraktor (2012-2015). He also has held several senior management roles at Konecranes Plc (2008-2012) and at Sandvik Group (1995-2008). Independent of the Company and major shareholders.

 

Mikko Marsio

Mikko Marsio

b. 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)

Member of the Board of Directors of Qt Group Plc since 2018. Member of the Audit Committee. Currently leading Business Development at Esystems 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.

 

 

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, Chairman
  • Robert Ingman
  • Tommi Uhari

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:

  • Tommi Uhari, Chairman
  • Jaakko Koppinen
  • Mikko Marsio