Board of Directors

Sami Somero

b 1975
Master of Science
Chairman of the Board
Member of the Board of Directors since 2011

Sami Somero is a private investor and board member of several growth companies. Somero was a founding partner and business director for ten years at Plenware Oy, which acted as a partner in the telecommunications industry and manufacturing industry in product development projects for intelligent machines and devices. The company employed more than 600 people in five countries. Since Cybercom’s acquisition of Plenware Oy, Somero has worked as an investor and board professional in several internationally operating growth companies.

Concurrent positions of trust: 

Chairman of the Board:

Haarla Oy, Lean Entries Oy

Board member:

7Bros Oy, Anders Innovations Oy, BON GAMES OY, Central Office Finland Oy, Gofore Oyj, Nurmiranta Holdings Oy, Radientum Oy, Shoop Commerce Oy, Taipuva Consulting Oy, Varaani Works Oy, VividWorks Oy, Ylöjärven Pienteollisuustalo Oy 

Deputy board member:

Gear Rink Sport Oy, ProcuWare Oy

Tamturbo’s shares and share options

Shares1: 530.250

Stock options: –

1 Ownership through Nurmiranta Holdings Oy.

Independent of the issuer, its management, and the issuer’s major shareholders.

 

Kjell Antus

b 1965
Master of Science in Economics
Member of the Board of Directors since 2017

Kjell Antus is the President and CEO of KWH-koncernen Ab. Previously, Kjell Antus served as CFO of KWH-koncernen Ab and as Director of KWH Invest. KWH-koncernen Ab has a large global customer base in the automotive industry, which uses oil-free compressed air in its manufacturing processes. KWH-koncernen Ab made a strategic investment in Tamturbo in 2016.

Concurrent positions of trust:

Chairman of the Board:

Böka Invest AB, Mirka Oy, Oy Backman – Trummer Ab, Oy Prevex Ab

Board member:

Oy KWH Freeze Ab, Uponor Infra Oy 

Tamturbo’s shares and share options

Shares: –

Stock options: –

Independent of the issuer, its management, and the issuer’s major shareholders.

Heidi Ahonen

b 1978
Master of Social Sciences
Member of the Board of Directors since 2020

Heidi Ahonen is a private equity professional with about 20 years of experience in both the private and public private equity industries. Heidi Ahonen has strong experience in managing venture capital funds, most recently as Investment Director at Veraventure Oy, a subsidiary responsible for Finnvera Oyj’s venture capital operations. In addition, Heidi Ahonen has solid experience of board work in growth companies.

Concurrent positions of trust:

Board member:

Airmodus Oy, CapHolder Oy, Nostetta Ventures Oy, Surveypal Oy

Deputy board member:

Xwoop Oy

Tamturbo’s shares and share options

Shares: –

Stock options: –

Independent of the issuer, its management, and the issuer’s major shareholders.

Hannu Rusanen

b 1957
Master of Science in Engineering
Member of the Board of Directors since 2020

Hannu Rusanen has approximately 30 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, most recently from Konecranes Oyj’s management team, as Director of the Industrial Equipment business area. Hannu Rusanen has been with Konecranes since 2003, before which he was with ABB, where he was responsible for ABB’s Finnish maintenance operations, among other things.

Concurrent positions of trust:

Chairman of the Board:

Kantriina Oy, Tamspecta Oy

Board member:

Norrhydro Group Oy

Tamturbo’s shares and share options

Shares: –

Stock options: –

Independent of the issuer, its management, and the issuer’s major shareholders.

Johanna Ylikoski

b 1966
Master of Science in Engineering
Member of the Board of Directors since 2020

Johanna Ylikoski has more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing from the AGA Group and is currently the Sales and Marketing Director of AGA Baltics.

Concurrent positions of trust:

 

Tamturbo’s shares and share options

Shares: –

Stock options: –

Independent of the issuer, its management, and the issuer’s major shareholders.