Board of directors
CEO, Chairman of the Board, Pankaboard
Lauri Junnila was appointed Chairman of the Board in March 2013. He has been CEO since September 2008 when he joined the company, and Executive Director since April 2009. Before that he was President of Kemira Pulp & Paper Chemicals (2005–2007), prior to which he held a number of senior positions in Metsä Board and Botnia (1991–2005), including SVP & GM of the Cartonboard division and SVP of Strategy & Finance at Botnia.
Deputy Chairman of the Board
Dan Karlsson was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Board in March 2016. He has been Member of Board since 2014. Dan has been partner at Access Partners since 2006. Prior to founding Access Partners, Dan Karlsson was a Director of Enskilda Securities’ Helsinki Branch which he joined in 1999 from Morgan Stanley & Co London.
Member of the Board
Ian Halliday was Chairman of the Board from 2009 to March 2013 and Deputy Chairman of the Board from March 2013 to March 2016, prior to that, Executive Director since 2006. Ian was Power Flute CEO from 2004 to 2007 and Executive Director between 2004 and 2009. He was Manufacturing Director and a member of the Board of Mondi Paper Group from 1988 to 1992. Between 1993 and 1996 he held a number of senior positions in the Jefferson Smurfit Group in Spain and Austria. Since then he has acted as a Senior Consultant and Project Leader on a number of successful projects for Carter Holt Harvey in Australia and New Zealand.
Member of the Board
Mikko Heinonen was appointed Non-Executive Director in August 2006. Mikko has been the Managing Partner of Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd in Helsinki since September 2011. He is a member of the Finnish Bar Association as well as the New York State Bar Association, and he holds legal degrees from the University of Turku and Harvard Law School. Mikko also serves as a non-executive director or secretary of the Board for several Finnish public and private companies.