Board of Directors

According to the Metsäliitto Cooperative rules and legislation, the task of the Board of Directors is to ensure that Metsäliitto Cooperative's and Metsä Group's operations and administration are appropriately arranged. The Board of Directors comprises a minimum of five and a maximum of eight members elected by the Supervisory Board.

CV's of the members of the Board of Directors and their holdings in Metsä Group can be viewed by clicking the adjacent link.

Metsäliitto Cooperative's Board of Directors

  • Jussi Linnaranta
    Chairman of the Board

    Jussi Linnaranta

  • Taavi Heikkilä
    Member of the Board

    Taavi Heikkilä

  • Mikko Mäkimattila
    Member of the Board

    Mikko Mäkimattila

  • Juha Parpala
    Member of the Board

    Juha Parpala

  • Nina Pärssinen
    Member of the Board

    Nina Pärssinen

  • Ilkka Salonen
    Member of the Board

    Ilkka Salonen

  • Timo Saukkonen
    Member of the Board

    Timo Saukkonen

  • Jussi Vanhanen
    Member of the Board

    Jussi Vanhanen

Composition and meetings during 2021

In 2021, the Chair of the Board of Directors was Jussi Linnaranta, the Deputy Chair was Timo Saukkonen and the members were Taavi Heikkilä, Arto Hiltunen, Mikko Mäkimattila, Juha Parpala, Nina Pärssinen as of 24 March 2021 and Ilkka Salonen. The Board of Directors convened 18 times in 2021. Of the members of the Board, Linnaranta, Heikkilä, Mäkimattila, Parpala, Salonen and Saukkonen attended all the meetings. Hiltunen attended 17 meetings. Pärssinen started as a Board member on 24 March 2021 and attended 12 meetings. The Board members’ attendance rate was 99%.

  • Board of Directors' tasks and decision-making

    Board of Directors' tasks and decision-making

  • Election of Board of Directors and term of office

    Election of Board of Directors and term of office

  • Board committees

    Board committees

  • Independence of Board Members and diversity of the Board of Directors

    Independence of Board Members and diversity of the Board of Directors