Chairman of the Board
Mr. Bjorn Wahlroos was Independent Chairman of the Board of Sampo Oyj since April 7, 2009, and Member of the Companys Board since April 5, 2001. He served as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company from 2001 until 2009 and was also a Member of the Executive Committee. He is also Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. He previously held the positions of Chairman of Mandatum Bank plc, Vice Chairman and CEO of Mandatum Co Ltd., as well as various positions within the Union Bank of Finland between 1985 and 1992. Prior to 1985, he worked as a Professor within various universities in Sweden and the United States. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of UPMKymmene Corporationrationration since 2008 and as Chairman of the Board of Nordea Bank AB since 2011. He is also Member of the Boards of Directors at the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA since 2005, and The Mannerheim Foundation since 2007. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the Board at Hanken School of Economics since 2009
Age: 64 Chairman Since 2009Wahlroos graduated with both Bachelor and MS Degrees in 1974 and 1975 from Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu, and obtained a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Economics from HANKEN Svenska handelshogskolan in 1979.