Board of Directors

Shareholdings and trading information are available at Finansinspektionen's public insider register.

Mauri Visuri
Chairman since 2011 and member of the Board since 2010.

Mauri Visuri has a Master's degree in economics from the University of Vaasa and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Vaasa Polytechnic. He has extensive experience in the mining- and process industries. Mauri Visuri is Managing Director at Teknoventure Management Oy, where he has board memberships in Teknoventure’s portfolio companies.

Shareholdings: 0
He is independent in relation to the management and major shareholders of the company.
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Jarmo Vesanto

Member of the Board since 2013. 

Mr. Vesanto has an MSc degree in Geology and Mineralogy from the University of Oulu in Finland. He has extensive experience in international exploration and mining industry including 25 years with the Outokumpu Group in Finland, Australia, and Canada. Prior to his retirement in March 2017, Mr. Vesanto worked nine years as General Manager of Altona Mining Ltd’s Finnish operations and another three years as Business Development Director for Boliden Kylylahti Oy. In 2015 he received the fifth Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining Special Award on outstanding contributions to Fennoscandian economic geology and mining industry. 

Shareholdings: 0

He is independent in relation to the management and major shareholders of the company.
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Maria Neovius

Member of the Board since 2019.

Maria Neovius has a Master's degree from the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law - LLM. Maria is General Counsel at Finnish Minerals Group. Maria has previously been a partner at the law firm Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Finland, and a lawyer and assistant lawyer at the law firm Dittmar & Indrenius Attorneys Ltd, Finland.

Shareholdings: 0

She is independent in relation to the management and major shareholders of the company.

 

Matti Rusanen

Member of the Board since 2017.

Mr. Rusanen has an MSc degree from the University of Helsinki (MSc. Agriculture and Forestry) and an eMBA from the University of Tampere (Insurance and Financial Services). Mr. Rusanen has 30 years experience from the bank- and finance sectors. He was formerly Director and Head of Equity Investments at Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Finland.

Shareholdings: 0

He is independent in relation to the management and major shareholders of the company.
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 Ilkka Tuokko

Member of the Board since 2017.

Chairman of the Board of the Finnish subsidiary Sotkamo Silver Oy since November 2015. Mr. Tuokko has Master of Sciences in geology and mineralogy from Oulu University. Former Group Geology & Mining Manager of Mondo Minerals B.V.. He has more than 30 years of experience with mining projects and international mining companies. Ilkka has ”Competent Person” status, according to Australian JORC and Swedish SveMin. Member of the Board in Sotkamo Silver AB 2010-2011.

Shareholdings: 5 800.
He is dependent in relation to the Company but independent in relation to the management and to major shareholders in the Company.
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Eeva-Liisa Virkkunen

Board member since 2018.

Eeva-Liisa Virkkunen graduated with M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration) degree from the Helsinki School of Economics. She holds the position of Senior Vice President, Finance and Group Control at Metso Corporation, Finland. She has over 30 years of extensive experience in finance and administration of the listed companies operating in the mining industry and a proven track record of acquisitions, business restructurings, divestments and change management.

Shareholdings: 0

She is independent in relation to the management and major shareholders of the company.
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Nomination Committee

Nomination Committee for AGM 2019 at Sotkamo Silver AB

The Nomination Committee consists of:

  • Leena Siirala (Chairman), General Councel, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company.
  • Timo Kärkkäinen, Investment Director, Suomen Malmijalostus Oy
  • Mauri Visuri, VD, Teknoventure Oy

The secretary of the committee is:

Mr. Bertil Brinck, from A1 Advokater KB, Stockholm

Mr. Brinck will collect motions and proposals and answer to shareholders' questions about the nomination committee, etc.

Bertil Brinck can be reached by phone: +46 8 545 811 004

e-mail: bertil.brinck@a1advokater.se