Mikael Silvennoinen

Chairman of the Board of Directors

M. Sc. (Economics)
b. 1956

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orion Corporation since 6 May 2020, member since 25 March 2014
  • Chairman of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee, member of the Nomination Committee
  • Independent of the company and its significant shareholders


2013- Executive Chairman, IMS Talent Oy
1997-2013 President and CEO, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Pohjola Bank Plc
1997 Member of the Executive Board, Head of Capital markets, Pohjola Bank Plc
1994-1997 Head of Investment banking and International affairs, Pohjola Bank Plc
1989-1992 Head of private equity, Pohjola Bank Plc
1988-1989 Group treasurer, Wärtsilä Corporation
1986-1988 Finance manager, Wärtsilä Corporation
1983-1985 Dealer, Wärtsilä Corporation

Current key positions of trust

Chairman of the Board of Directors: Orion Corporation 2020-
Member of the Board of Directors: Orion Corporation 2014-, Pontos Oy 2014-

Former key positions of trust

Chairman of the Board of Directors: Pohjola Insurance Ltd 2005-2012, Pohjola Asset Management Ltd 2005-2012,
Helsinki OP Retail Bank Plc 1997-2005

Member of the Board of Directors: Hartwall Capital Ltd. 2014-2017, Konecranes Plc 2008-2015, Metsäliitto Cooperative 2015-2018, Pohjola Group Oyj 2000-2001, Unico Banking Group 1997-2013