The Board of Directors appoints the CEO and Deputy CEO. The CEO is responsible for running the business operations of VVO in accordance with the Limited Liability Companies Act and the administrative regulations and instructions issued by the Board of Directors.
The CEO is responsible for the company's business in general, and for ensuring that its operations are properly organised and its objectives achieved. The CEO reports to the Board of Directors on the company’s financial position and business environment, and on other significant matters relating to the company’s business operations. The CEO also chairs the Management Group.
Jani Nieminen, M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA was CEO during the review period. The CEO's deputy was CFO Raimo Vehkaluoto, M.Sc. (Econ.).
The Management Group supports the CEO in the preparation of Group strategy issues, in the handling of significant and fundamental operational issues, and in facilitating internal communications.
The Management Group is responsible for implementing the Board of Directors' decisions under the leadership of the CEO.
The VVO Group Management Group was composed of CEO Jani Nieminen (Chairman), CFO Raimo Vehkaluoto, Customer Director Juha Heino, Investment Director Mikko Suominen, Real Estate Development Director Kim Jolkkonen, Marketing & Communications Director Irene Kantor, and ICT & Development Director Mikko Pöyry. At the CEO's discretion, Tiina Heinonen, the Group's legal counsel, and Jouni Heikkinen, the company's internal auditor, may also attend Management Group meetings.