Board of Directors





Robert Ingman
Robert Ingman
Robert Ingman

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
b. 1961, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board Member since 2010 and Vice Chairman of the Board 2012-2018. Member of the Board's Nomination Committee and the Compensation Committee.

Chairman of the Board:

  • Ingman Group Oy Ab 2009-
  • Oy Ingman Finance Ab 2009-
  • Halti Ltd 2012-
  • Etteplan Plc (2009) 2013-
  • Ingman Development Oy Ab 2013-
  • CRI Invest & Consulting OÜ 2014-
  • Qt Group plc 2016-

Member of the Board:

  • Evli Pankki Plc 2010-
  • M-Brain Ltd 2011-
  • Massby Facility & Services Ltd. Oy 2012-
  • PK Oliver AS 2013-
  • Ingman Baltic Sea Finance OÜ 2015-

His previous posts include Member of the Board of Arla Ltd, former Arla Ingman Oy Ab (2012-2017), Managing Director at Arla Ingman Oy Ab (2007–2011) and at Ingman Foods Oy Ab (1997–2006).

Independent of the company.

 

 

Seppo Ruotsalainen
Seppo Ruotsalainen
Seppo Ruotsalainen

VICE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
b. 1954, M.Sc (Eng.), Lic. Tech.

Digia Board Member since 2012. Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

Currently works as a board professional holding board chairman, board member, investor and strategic advisor roles in various technology and software companies.

His previous assignments include President and CEO at Tekla Corporation (1998–2003), SVP at F-Secure Corporation (2008–2009), EVP at Oy LM Ericsson Ab (1994–1998) and Sales Director at Hewlett Packard (1982–1993) as well as Chairman of the Board at Commit Oy, AniLinker Oy, Fountain Park Oy and Finnish Information Association (TIVIA, 2004–2006). 

Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland and FiBAN (Finnish Business Angels Network), Chairman of the Board at MPY, Softera Oy and Viabile Ltd.

Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

Martti Ala-Härkönen
Martti Ala-Härkönen
Martti Ala-Härkönen

BOARD MEMBER
b. 1965, Dr.Sc. (Econ.), Lic.Sc. (Tech.)

Digia Board member since 2016. Member of the Board's Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

CFO of Caverion Plc (2016-).

He has previously worked as CFO for Cramo (2006–2016), Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration for WM-data Oy (2004–2006), Senior Vice President for Business Development and Chief Financial Officer at Novo Group Plc (1998–2004) and Finance Manager, Manager Corporate Finance with Postipankki Plc (1995–1998). He is a member of the board of Pihlajalinna Oyj (2015–) and has previously served on the boards of directors of Silta Oy (2004–2005) and Komartek Oyj (2001–2004).

Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

Päivi Hokkanen
Päivi Hokkanen
Päivi Hokkanen

BOARD MEMBER
b. 1959, Dr.Sc. (Econ.), M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board Member since 2012. Chairman of the Board's Compensation Committee.

CEO at ITprofs Oy since August 2017. 

CIO and Executive Group member at A-Katsastus Group Oy  (2012-2017), CIO at Sanoma Plc (2009–2012) and at Stockmann Plc (2002–2009), Director at SysOpen Plc (1998–2002) and various positions at Cap Gemini Plc (1995–1998) and Kansallisrahoitus Ltd. (1984–1995). Member of the Directors’ Institute of Finland.

Member of the Board of Directors of MPY Palvelut Oyj since 11/2017. Member of the Board of Directors' Institute of Finland and ICT Leaders Finland ry since 2016. 

Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

Santtu Elsinen
Santtu Elsinen
Santtu Elsinen

BOARD MEMBER
b. 1972, B.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board Member since 2018. Member of the Board's Audit Committee.

Santtu Elsinen is the Chief Digital Officer at Alma Media Plc (2016–) and the CEO of Quartal Ltd. (2011–) and Winterfell Capital Ltd. (2014–). As the CDO at Alma Media Plc Elsinen is responsible for driving the Group’s digital development efforts and leading the ICT organization.

Earlier, Santtu Elsinen has been a Director of Business Development at Talentum Plc (2012–2015), a Vice President and Business Development Director at Trainers’ House Plc / Satama Interactive Plc (2005–2012), as well as the Head of Business Development (1995–2005), and a Creative Director (1997–1998) of Quartal Ltd.

Santtu Elsinen is a Member of the Board of Arena Interactive Ltd. and Alma Media Partners Ltd. (2017–), and the Media Industry Research Foundation of Finland (2016–). Earlier, Elsinen has been a Member of the Board of Fondia Tools Ltd. (2011–2012).

Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

Outi Taivainen
Outi Taivainen
Outi Taivainen

BOARD MEMBER
b. 1968, M.Sc. (Econ.)

Digia Board Member since 2018. Member of the Board's Compensation Committee.

Outi Taivainen is the Executive Vice President, HR, at OP Financial Group (2015–). Taivainen is responsible for the HR operations and the people transformation program in the digitalization process: leaning, leadership, and cultural change.

Earlier Outi Taivainen has been a Head of HR of Central and Northern Europe in the KONE Corporation (2011–2015), a Managing Director for HR House Ltd. (2009–2011), a Director of HR Operations at Nokia (2005–2008), and worked in other managerial HR-positions at Nokia (1998–2005).

Outi Taivainen is a Head of the Board for OP Group Pension Fund (2015–), a Member of the HR commission at the Helsinki Chamber of Commerce (2012–), and a Member of the EVA Business Fellows -program (2010–). Earlier, Taivainen has been a Member of the Board of Helsinki Chamber of Commerce (2009–2011) and Henry ry (2006–2008), and a Member of the Executive Board for the Finnish Enterprise Agencies (2006–2008).

Independent of the company and its major shareholders.

Board committees

Compensation Committee

 

Purpose

Digia's Compensation Committee is tasked with preparing and following management remuneration schemes in order to ensure that the company's targets are met, that the objectivity of decision-making is maintained, and that the schemes are transparent and systematic. 

Members

  • Päivi Hokkanen (chairman)
  • Robert Ingman
  • Outi Taivainen

Audit Committee

 

Purpose

The purpose of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board of Directors in ensuring that the company's financial reporting, accounting methods, financial statements and any other financial information provided by the company comply with legislation and are balanced, transparent and clear. 

Members

  • Seppo Ruotsalainen (chairman)
  • Martti Ala-Härkönen
  • Santtu Elsinen

Nomination Committee

 

Purpose

The Nomination Committee prepares proposals for the Annual General Meeting on (a) the number of members of the Board of Directors, (b) the members of the Board of Directors, (c) the remuneration for the Chair, Vice Chair and members of the Board of Directors, and (d) the remuneration for the Chair and members of the committees of the Board of Directors. 

Members

  • Seppo Ruotsalainen (chairman)
  • Martti Ala-Härkönen
  • Robert Ingman



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