Timo Ritakallio, born 1962, Doctor of Science (Technology), Master´s degree in law (LL.M.), MBA.
Independence: He is considered to be independent of the Company and of its significant shareholders.
Residence: Helsinki, Finland.
Main occupation: President and Group Chief Executive Officer.
Career: OP Financial Group: President and Group Chief Executive Officer 2018-, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company: President and CEO 2015-2018, Deputy Chief Executive Officer 2008-2015, Pohjola Bank Group: Deputy Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee 2006-2008, OKO Bank: Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board 2001-2005, OKO Bank: Executive Vice President and Member of the Executive Board 1997-2001, Opstock Securities Ltd: Managing Director 1993-1997, Uudenkaupungin Seudun Osuuspankki: Managing Director 1991-1993.
Key positions of trust: Finance Finland, FFI: Chairman 2020-, Member of the Board of Directors 2017-2019, Confederation of Finnish Industries: Member of the Board of Directors 2020-, Finnish Chamber of Commerce: Member of the Board of Directors 2019-, OP Corporate Bank plc: Chairman of the Board of Directors 2018-, Pohjola Insurance Ltd: Chairman of the Board of Directors 2018-, The Finnish Olympic Committee: Chairman of the Board of Directors 2016-2020, Outotec Oyj: Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013-2019, Technopolis Oyj: Member of the Board of Directors 2008-2015, Nasdaq OMX Nordic Inc: Member of the Board of Directors 2003-2011, SSH Communication Security Oyj: Member of the Board of Directors 2003-2009.
Kesko shares held (the amount equals the share issue without payment (share split) registered on 30 April 2020):
14 January 2021: 2,000 A shares.