Mehiläinen's management

Management

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CEO

Janne-Olli Järvenpää

Janne-Olli Järvenpää
M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA (Insead)
CEO

Before diving into entrepreneurship,Janne-Olli gained a decade of international experience at Bain & Co and Cisco Systems in London, Stockholm, Silicon Valley, Helsinki and the Baltic countries. He founded Mediverkko in 2001 and grew it into a company with more than 2,000 employees, before it merged with Mehiläinen in 2015. Janne-Olli has been the CEO of Mehiläinen since 2015.

Business Area Management

Anssi Hartiala

Anssi Hartiala
M.Sc. (Tech.)
Managing Director, Private Healthcare

Over a decade of experience i business development, successful digital services development and leadership in the healthcare sector. Anssi has been at Mehiläinen since 2006.

Markku Näreneva

Markku Näreneva
MD, specialist in general medicine
Managing Director, Public Healthcare

Markku has been producing, developing and leading public healthcare services for a decade. Markku came to Mehiläinen through Mediverkko in 2005.

Harri Pomell

Harri Pomell
M.Sc. (Tech.)
Managing Director, Social Services

15 years of experience in the social care and healthcare services sector. Experience from e.g. GlaxoSmithKline. Harri came to Mehiläinen through Mediverkko in 2006.

Business Line Management

Johanna Asklöf

Johanna Asklöf
M.D., MBA
Outpatient Clinics

Healthcare expertise combined with strong leadership experience. Background in outpatient clinics, hospitals, working life services and residential care services. Johanna has been working at Mehiläinen since 2007.

Oskari Eskola

Oskari Eskola
M.Sc. (Tech)
BeeHealthy

Extensive international experience in business development. Previous positions include Management Consultant at Bain & Company, Investment Professional at Triton Advisers and Head of Group Strategy at Tele2. Member of the Mehiläinen Board of Directors between 2015 and 2017. Oskari has worked at Mehiläinen since 2019.

Niklas Härus

Niklas Härus
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Residential Care Services

Experienced social care and healthcare services leader. Previous experience from e.g. Ernst & Young. Niklas came to Mehiläinen through Mediverkko in 2010.

Antti Miettinen

Antti Miettinen
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Occupational Healthcare Services

Extensive experience in the service business, developing services for corporate clients and from leading sales e.g. at IBM and Ilmarinen. Antti has been working at Mehiläinen since 2015.

Lasse Männistö

Lasse Männistö
M.Sc. (Econ)
Outsourcings

Over a decade of extensive experience as a director, developer and decision-maker in social and health care. Lasse joined Mediverkko in 2008 and worked as a Member of Parliament between 2011 and 2015. Lasse has worked at Mehiläinen since 2015.

Tuomas Polttila

Tuomas Polttila
Licentiate of Dentistry
Business Unit Director, Dental Care

More than a decade of experience in the development and management of private public sector health care services. Tuomas was recruited by Mehiläinen from Mediverkko in 2006.

Support Functions Management

Kalle Alppi

Kalle Alppi
B.Eng.
IT-management

Efficient technology and business integrator. CIO of the Year in 2015, with experience from Rovio and Kesko as IT Director. Kalle has worked at Mehiläinen since 2016.

Kaisla Lahdensuo

Kaisla Lahdensuo (former Joutsenniemi)
Psychiatrist and Public health specialist, Docent, eMBA
Chief Medical Officer

Over 10 years of experience in leadership and professional tasks in healthcare services. Previous experience e.g. HUS Deputy Chief Physician and from GlaxoSmithKline and THL. Kaisla has worked at Mehiläinen since 2017.

Marina Lampinen

Marina Lampinen
MA (Education)
Public Affairs and Corporate Responsibility

Extensive experience in various sectors of society, including such positions as Senior Advisor at Miltton in matters concerning public affairs and Parliamentary Assistant in the European Parliament. Marina has worked at Mehiläinen since 2019.

Tatu Tulokas

Tatu Tulokas
M.Sc. (Econ.), Officer
Human Resources

Vast leadership experience in business, human resources and financial administration. Experience from e.g. Diacor, Finnair and Silta Ltd. Tatu has worked at Mehiläinen since 2018.

Sami Koski

Sami Koski
LL.M. with court training
Legal Affairs

Long-standing Legal Affairs Director at Mehiläinen. Experience from e.g. Kemira. Sami has worked at Mehiläinen since 2005.

Herkko Soininen

Herkko Soininen
M.Sc. (Econ.), M.Sc. (Tech.)
CFO

Experience as Rovio’s and Savcor’s Financial Director and from operative leadership at SmartTrust. Herkko has worked at Mehiläinen since 2015.

Laura Martinsuo

Laura Martinsuo
M.Sc. (Econ)
Communications

A strong and experienced communications professional. Before joining Mehiläinen, Laura held communications and marketing positions at Danske Bank and Sampo Bank, among others. She has worked at Mehiläinen since 2015.

Karolus Viitala

Karolus Viitala
M.Sc. (Econ)
Marketing

Diverse experience in management and specialist positions in marketing. Previously, Karolus worked as a partner and CEO in the Bob the Robot Group, as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, and as a marketing manager at Otto Brandt. Karolus has worked at Mehiläinen since 2020.

Mehiläinen Konserni Oy Board of Directors

Andreas Tallberg
Chairman of the Board
M.Sc. (Econ.), Hanken School of Economics
CEO, GWS

Andreas has worked as the CEO of GWS since 2007. He is also the chairman of CapMan PLC board, and the senior advisor in Rothschild Global Advisory. Previously he has worked at for example Nokia and Amer Sports, and as a partner at EQT.

Harri Aho
MBA
Director, LocalTapiola

Before his job as the development director at LocalTapiola, Harri has worked among other things as the CEO at Pohjola Hospital, executive managing director at Fonecta, and as the CEO at Academica and Terveystalo. He is one of the founders of Hospital NEO. Harri is also a member of Hoivatilat PLC’s board.

Lave Beck-Friis
M.Sc. Stockholm School of Economics
Director, CVC

Lave works in CVC’s Nordic team from Stockholm. Previously on his career he has worked at for example H.I.G Capital and Blackstone Group.

Tomas Ekman
M.Sc. University of Strathclyde and Chalmers University of Technology, MBA (IMD)
Partner, CVC

Tomas is a member of CVC’s Nordic and Healthcare teams and works from Stockholm. Before his career at CVC he worked for example as a partner at 3i, and as a CEO at ABB and at Bain&Company.

Eveliina Huurre
Master, Political Science, University of Helsinki
Vice President, Inflight Experience, Finnair

Before transferring to Finnair, she worked as a director in social welfare and healthcare for almost 15 years in both private and public sectors, for example at Sitra, Lahti city and Attendo. A member of Mehiläinen’s board since 2016. Eveliina also works as a member of Finnair Flight Academy’s board.

Janne-Olli Järvenpää
M.Sc. Helsinki School of Economics, MBA (INSEAD)
CEO, Mehiläinen

In 2001 he founded Mediverkko, which under his command developed into a company of over 2000 employees before merging with Mehiläinen in 2015. Janne-Olli has worked as the CEO at Mehiläinen since 2015.

Minna Kohmo
M.Sc.
CEO, LocalTapiola Life

Minna is the CEO at LocalTapiola Life, and a member of LocalTapiola Group’s board. She is also the chairman of Finance Finland’s Life Insurance Executive Committee. Previously she has worked in management positions for the Sampo Group both in Finland and abroad, and has been a member at Diacor PLC’s board and Pihlajalinna PLC’s nomination committee.

Mehiläinen Oy Board of Directors

Janne-Olli Järvenpää
M.Sc. Helsinki School of Economics, MBA (INSEAD)
CEO, Mehiläinen

Sami Koski
LL.M. with court training
Legal affairs, Mehiläinen

Herkko Soininen
M.Sc. (Econ.), M.Sc. (Tech.)
CFO, Mehiläinen

Board of Directors of Mehiläinen Oy is supervised by the Board of Directors of Mehiläinen Konserni Oy.

Ownership of Mehiläinen

Mehiläinen’s main owners are trusts managed by CVC Capital Partners, LocalTapiola Group, Varma, The State Pension Found of Finland, Ilmarinen, the Pharmacy Pension Fund, the Valion Eläkekassa Pension Fund, and the company’s management are also listed among the owners of Mehiläinen.

Mehiläinen corporation’s parent company in Finland is Mehiläinen Konserni Oy. The distributed ownership calculated from all shares of Mehiläinen Konserni Oy can be rounded up as follows:

CVC Capital Partners 57 %
LocalTapiola Group 20 %
Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company 8 %
State Pension Fund of Finland 5 %
Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 4 %
Pharmacy Pension Fund 0,6 %
Valion Eläkekassa Pension Fund 0,4 %
Management and other private persons 5 %