Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for the company’s administration and the proper organisation of the company’s operations in accordance with the law and the Articles of Association, the decisions of the Annual General Meeting and the instructions of the Supervisory Board.

The term of office of a Member of the Board lasts until the end of the next Annual General Meeting following his/her election.

The Board of Directors appoints and dismisses the President & CEO, the President & CEO’s deputies and other members of the Management Team, and decides on their salaries and other benefits.

The Annual General Meeting elects the Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board and a minimum of three and maximum of six members.

The Annual General Meeting of 2019 elected five members in addition to the Chairman and Vice Chairman.

Two personnel representatives take part in the meetings without the right to vote.

Committees of the Board of Directors

Alko Inc.'s Board of Directors has established three committees, namely the Audit, Personnel and Alcohol Policy Committees.

The Board of Directors appoints the chairmen and members of the committees.

The committees report on their activities to the Board of Directors.

Operating procedures have been prepared for all the committees.

The Board of Directors

Chairman Harri Sailas, Master of Economics and Business Administration
Vice Chairman Kirsi Varhila, Master of Political Science, Director General, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
Markku Tervahauta, Doctor of Medical Science, Director General, National Institute for Health and Welfare
Kirsi Paakkari, Master of Science (economics), CEO
Kuisma Niemelä, Master of Philosophy
Pekka Perttula, Doctor of Political Science
Ulrika Romantschuk, Bachelor of Political Science, EVP, Communications & Branding, Fazer Group

Personnel representatives

Riina Väntsi, Chairman of Alkoholialan toimihenkilöt ry (1st May-28th October 2019 acting Chairman of Alkoholialan toimihenkilöt ry ATH ry Juha Parvinainen
Sini Heikkinen, senior occupational safety and health representative, Chairman of Alkon Liikeväki ALV ry