Changes in management
During 2014, the composition of Lemminkäinen’s Executive Team changed significantly. At the beginning of the year, the members of the Executive Team were: Timo Kohtamäki, President and CEO; Robert Öhman, CFO; Casimir Lindholm, EVP Building construction, Finland; Harri Kailasalo, EVP Infrastructure construction, Finland and the Baltic countries; Marcus Karsten, EVP Technical building services; Timo Vikström, EVP Scandinavia; Maaret Heiskari, EVP Russian operations; Tiina Mikander, Chief Strategy Officer; Tiina Mellas, EVP, HR, and Jouni Pekonen, EVP, Procurement.
President and CEO Timo Kohtamäki left the company on 2 April 2014 and CFO Robert Öhman on 7 April 2014. In connection with the divestment of the Technical building services business segment, Marcus Karsten left the company on 13 June 2014. Jouni Pekonen left the company on 9 June 2014 and Tiina Mellas on 19 June 2014. In connection with the strategy revision, Timo Vikström left the company on 30 July 2014. Tiina Mikander left the company on 1 November 2014.
At the beginning of the year 2015, the members of Lemminkäinen’s Executive Team were (the date of appointment): Casimir Lindholm, President and CEO (1 August 2014); Ilkka Salonen, CFO (11 June 2014); Harri Kailasalo, EVP Infra projects; Robert Blumberg, EVP Paving (1 January 2015), Pauli Mäkelä, EVP Building construction, Finland (1 November 2014); Maaret Heiskari, EVP Russian operations; and Tania Jarret, EVP HR (1 November 2014).
Berndt Brunow, Chairman of the Board of Directors, acted as Lemminkäinen’s interim President and CEO from 3 April to 31 July 2014.