The Board of Directors appoints the CEO and terminates this employment, as well as monitors the CEO’s activities. The parent Company’s CEO furthermore acts as the Group’s Chief Executive Officer. The CEO is responsible for managing the Group’s day-to-day operations in accordance with the rules and instructions issued by the Board of Directors. The CEO may take measures that are unusual and far-reaching with regard to the scope and nature of the Company’s operations, but only with authorization from the Board of Directors. The CEO is responsible for ensuring that the Company’s accounting complies with the applicable legislation and that its asset management is arranged in a reliable manner.
A written CEO agreement, which has been approved by the Board, has been drawn up for the CEO.
M. Sc. (Eng) Juha Näkki has been the Company’s President and CEO from the beginning of 2012. He has not been a member of the Board of Directors, but he has attended Board meetings as the Secretary to the Board. Juha Näkki’s biographical details and information on the holdings are presented on the Company’s webpage at www.etteplan.com and in Annual Report.
The CEO appoints members to the Management Group who are appropriate from the standpoint of line operations. The Management Group assists the CEO and also develops and monitors all matters entrusted to the Company’s management, including those connected with the Group and business unit strategies, acquisitions and major capital expenditures, divestments, the Company’s image, monthly reporting, interim reports, investor relations, and the main principles of the human resource policy. The Board of Directors approves the appointment of the Management Group members. The members of the Management Group report to the President and CEO.
In addition to President and CEO Juha Näkki Etteplan Oyj’s Management Group consists of Robert Berg, Senior Vice President, Solutions and Business Development, Per-Anders Gådin, Senior Vice President, Finance & IT, Veikko Lamminen, Senior Vice President, Operations Finland, Outi-Maria Liedes, Senior Vice President, Communications & Operational Development and Mikael Vatn, Senior Vice President, Operations Sweden.
Biographical details and information on the holdings of the members of the Management Group are presented on the Company’s webpage at www.etteplan.com and in Annual Report.