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Ari Tolppanen

  • Member of CapMan Plc Board of Directors and Senior Advisor at CapMan
  • +358 207 207 507
  • M.Sc. (Eng.)

Non-independent of both the company and its significant shareholders

Born 1953
Education M.Sc. (Eng.)
Board of directors since: 2013

Board committees
Nomination Committee (Member), Remuneration Committee (Member)

Main occupation
Senior Advisor of CapMan Plc. He has worked at CapMan since 1989.

Key Board memberships
Kämp Group Oy (Chairman), Bright Group Oy (Member)

Key employment history
Ari Tolppanen has 25 years of experience in private equity. Tolppanen is one of the founders of CapMan and acted as the CEO of CapMan during 1989–2005. He was also the Chairman of the European Venture Capital Association (EVCA) in 2000–2001. During 2005–2010, Tolppanen was the Chairman of CapMan Plc’s Board of Directors. Previously, Tolppanen was the CEO of Huurre Oy and before that the CEO of Nordfilm Oy.