Company Management

Kaleva Oy is a corporation in which the decision-making power is divided between the shareholders’ meeting, board and operative management. Over 90% of the company’s shares are privately owned. Shares are split into the K-series with voting rights and the so-called privileged A-series.

The highest decision-making power in Kaleva Oy is used statutory by the shareholders’ meeting assembled once a year. The actual shareholders’ meeting is held annually on the day assigned by the board within six months from the accounting period ending.

The board makes decisions on Kaleva’s strategic policies, large investments and elects the company’s CEO. Overall, the company has approximately 250 owners.

Board Members

Pekka Väisänen
MSc in Economics, Business Director, DNA (chairman)

Carita Antell
MSc in Economics (vice-chairman)

Antti-Pekka Jauho

Kalle Korkeakivi

Mika Rytky
CEO, Kontiotuote Oy

Jarkko Nordlund
MSc in Economics


Juha Laakkonen
CEO, Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic

Niiles Nousuniemi
Content Director

Janne Koski
Director of Printing and Distribution

Tommi Silfverhuth
Director of Research and Development

Anna Kärävä
Director of Communications and Culture

Pirjo Kytösalmi
Chief Financial Officer

Sari Kipinä
Executive Assistant