CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release / Changes in Management Group
5 August 2021 at 8.01 am EEST
Changes in CapMan’s Management Group
CapMan strengthens its Management Group through new appointments and re-assignments of tasks.
Heidi Sulin is appointed COO and member of the Management Group. She joins CapMan from Hartwall Capital, where she worked since 2016, most recently as COO. She has previously worked as General Counsel at CapMan. As COO, her responsibilities will include overseeing fund administration, legal and compliance, risk management, IT, ESG and other CapMan Platform operations. She will take on the position in November 2021.
Atte Rissanen is appointed CFO and member of the Management Group. He currently works as Strategy and Business Development Director at CapMan and has been with the Group since 2017. Rissanen previously held corporate finance positions at Summa Capital and EY. In his new role, he will be responsible for financial administration while maintaining his corporate development duties. Rissanen will take on the new position starting from January 2022.
“Both Heidi and Atte have excellent capabilities that will help CapMan further develop its platform operations and deliver on our growth strategy going forward. I look forward to working with them in our Management Group,” says Joakim Frimodig, CapMan’s CEO.
CapMan’s current CFO Niko Haavisto will leave his position in January 2022 and will continue in an advisory role for the remainder of 2022 to ensure a smooth transition of his responsibilities to Sulin and Rissanen.
“After more than 12 years at CapMan, Niko has decided to take the next step in his career. I would like to extend my warmest gratitude to Niko, who has been instrumental in implementing the recent transformation of CapMan and enabling the execution of our growth strategy,” comments Frimodig.
Antti Kummu is appointed Managing Partner of CapMan Growth and joins CapMan’s Management Group. Kummu has worked as Partner at CapMan Growth since 2017, before which he worked as director at Tesi (Finnish Industry Investments). Juha Mikkola will continue as Senior Partner in the Growth team but will leave CapMan’s Management Group. The changes will take effect in August 2021. Heikki Juntti, currently Investment Director, is promoted to Partner at CapMan Growth.
“I warmly welcome Antti to the Management Group. This transition enables Juha to focus full-time on investment activities while providing continuity in the team,” comments Frimodig.
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