Board members

Board of Directors of OP Corporate Bank plc

 

Chair (by virtue of law and his position)
Timo Ritakallio, b. 1962

  • President and Group CEO, OP Financial Group

  • CEO, OP Cooperative

  • LL.M, MBA, D.Sc. (Tech.)

  • Board member since 2018

  • Executive member dependent on the Company and its major shareholder (OP Cooperative)

Other relevant positions:

  • Finance Finland (FFI): Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • The Finnish Olympic Committee: Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Securities Market Association: Chairman of the Board

  • Paulo Foundation: Chairman of the Board of Directors

  • Finland Chamber of Commerce: Member of the Board and the Council

Relevant previous experience: 

  • Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company: President and CEO 2015-2018

  • Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company: Deputy CEO and CIO 2008-2014

  • Pohjola Group (currently OP Corporate Bank Group): Deputy CEO 2006-2008

  • OKO Bank (currently OP Corporate Bank plc): Deputy CEO 2001-2005

  • OKO Bank (currently OP Corporate Bank plc): EVP 1997-2001

  • Opstock Securities Ltd: Managing Director 1993-1997

  • Uudenkaupungin Seudun Osuuspankki: Managing Director 1991-1993

  • Tampereen Seudun Osuuspankki: Head of Listed Securities Department 1988-1991

 

Mikko Timonen, b. 1975

  • CFO, OP Financial Group

  • M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

  • Board member since 2022

  • Executive member dependent on the Company and its major shareholder (OP Cooperative)

Other relevant positions:

  • -

Relevant previous experience:

  • OP Corporate Bank plc: Head of Corporate Business Control, Corporate Banking, 2019-2022

  • OP Cooperative: Head of Banking Business Control 2015-2018

  • OP Cooperative, Pohjola Bank plc: Business Controller 2012-2015

  • Pohjola Bank plc: Business Development Manager 2008-2012

  • Nasdaq Helsinki Oy: various managerial and expert duties 2001-2008

 

Jarmo Viitanen, b. 1960

  • Managing Director, Helsinki Area Cooperative Bank

  • M.Sc. (Agric.), eMBA

  • Board member since 2018

  • Executive member dependent on the Company and its major shareholder (OP Cooperative)

Other relevant positions:

  • -

Relevant previous experience:

  • Länsi-Uusimaa Cooperative Bank: managing director 2007-2018

  • OKO Bank plc: various expert duties within corporate banking 1988-2007

  • Imatra Area Cooperative Bank: various expert duties 1985-1988

 

Petteri Rinne, b. 1967

  • Managing Director, OP Turun Seutu (Turku District Co-operative Bank)

  • M.Sc., eMBA

  • Board member since 2022

  • Executive member dependent on the Company and its major shareholder (OP Cooperative)

Other relevant positions:

  • -

Relevant previous experience:

  • -

 

Pasi Sorri, b. 1972

  • Managing Director, Keski-Suomi Cooperative Bank

  • M.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.)

  • Board member since 2019

  • Executive member dependent on the Company and its major shareholder (OP Cooperative)

Other relevant positions:

  • -

Relevant previous experience:

  • Keski-Suomi Cooperative Bank: Deputy Managing Director 2013-2015

  • Keski-Suomi Cooperative Bank: Bank Director, Member of the Executive Committee 2006-2015

  • Keski-Suomi Cooperative Bank: Expert duties within Corporate Banking 2001-2006

  • Samstock Oy: Project Manager 2000-2001

  • KPMG Wideri Oy Ab: Senior Auditor 1997-2000