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Board of Directors

The members of Betolar's Board of Directors have strong domestic and international experience in the management and board work of companies representing different industries and at different stages of development. 

 

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Ilkka Salonen

Chairman of the Board since 2023

M.Sc. (Econ.)
Born 1965, Finnish citizen
Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Key positions of trust

Antilooppi Ltd, Chair

Metsä Group, Member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee

Nordea Mortgage Bank Plc, Member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee

NADMED, Vice Chair 

Ownership in Betolar Plc 

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Tero Ojanperä

Member of the Board since 2020

D.Sc. (Tech.)
Born 1966, Finnish citizen
Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.
Was Chairman of the Board between 2020-2023

Key positions of trust

Chair of the Board: Silo AI, Fintraffic Ltd, Visionplus Ltd

Member of the Board: OP Osuuskunta, Siili Solutions Plc

Ownership in Betolar Plc

510 option rights, number of shares to be issued by options 310,116

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Inka Mero

Member of the Board since 2020

M.Sc. (Econ.)
Managing Partner, Founder and Chair, Voima Ventures VC Fund

Born 1976, Finnish citizen
Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Key positions of trust

Chair of the Board: Voima Ventures Ltd, KoppiCatch Ltd  (2009-) and KuvaSpace Ltd  (2019-)

Member of the Board: Musti Group Plc, Adamant Health Plc, Dispelix Plc, Elfys Plc, Tactotek Plc and Sooma Medical Plc 

Ownership in Betolar:  744,853 shares are owned by Voima Ventures Fund  (31.1.2024)

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Kalle Härkki

Member of the Board since 2021

D. Sc. (Tech.)
Born 1969, Finnish citizen
CEO, Resand Ltd
Independent of the company and its significant shareholders

Key positions of trust

  • UPCAST Ltd, Chairman of the Board, 2022–
  • Cupori Ltd, Chairman of the Board, 2022–
  • JS-Group Ltd, Chairman of the Board, 2023–
  • Kolmen kaverin jäätelö Ltd, Board Member, 2021–

Ownership in Betolar Plc 

110 584 shares. 101 option rights, number of shares to be issued by options 60 701

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Soile Kankaanpää

Member of the Board since 2021

M.Sc. (Econ.)
Born 1970, Finnish citizen
CEO, Quuppa Ltd
Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Ownership in Betolar Plc

101 option rights, number of shares to be issued by options 60 701

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Juha Leppänen

Member of the Board since 2016

Founder of Betolar
Technician in electronics

Born 1976, Finnish citizen
Dependent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Shareholding in Betolar Plc

1,603,468 shares 

Board Committees 

The Board of Directors has two permanent committees that assist the Board by preparing issues for the Board to consider. The Committees are responsible for assisting the Board and do not have independent decision-making power. The committees are the Audit Committee and the Personnel and Remuneration Committee. The Board appoints the Chairmen and the members of the Committees. 

Audit Committee

The role of the Audit Committee is to assist the Board in ensuring that the company's accounting and its financial affairs have been arranged in a reliable manner and that the company has a comprehensive and adequate internal control system for all its operations. The committee is also responsible for monitoring that the company’s operations and internal monitoring are organized as required by the laws, regulations and good management and governance system, and for supervising the operation of the internal audit.

Members

  • Soile Kankaanpää, Chair
  • Ilkka Salonen
  • Kalle Härkki

The members of the Audit Committee are independent of the company and the company's significant shareholders.

Personnel and Remuneration Committee

The role of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee includes assisting the Board in preparing personnel matters related to the operations and remuneration of the company’s CEO and the management team, as well as the company’s remuneration and incentive schemes. The committee is also responsible for monitoring remuneration in the company and in industries that are relevant to the company.

Members 

  • Tero Ojanperä, Chair
  • Inka Mero
  • Kalle Härkki
  • Ilkka Salonen