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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bjorn Wahlroos

67 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Kari Stadigh

64 2009 Chairman of the Group Executive Committee, Group Chief Executive Officer, President

Jannica Fagerholm

58 2019 Independent Vice Chairperson of the Board

Knut Alsaker

46 2019 Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Ingrid Janbu Holthe

37 2019 Group Executive Vice President, Head of Business Area Private, If P&C Insurance Ltd, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Ivar Martinsen

58 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Group Executive Vice President, Head of Business Area Commercial, If P&C Insurance Ltd (publ)

John Lapvetelainen

53 2002 Group Chief Investment Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Petri Niemisvirta

49 2001 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Chief Executive Officer of Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited

Morten Thorsrud

48 2019 President and Chief Executive Officer of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Ricard Wennerklint

49 2019 Executive Director of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Antti Makinen

58 2018 Director

Christian Clausen

64 2016 Independent Director

Fiona Clutterbuck

61 2019 Independent Director

Johanna Lamminen

53 2019 Independent Director

Veli-Matti Mattila

58 2009 Independent Director

Risto Murto

56 2015 Independent Director

Jarmo Salonen

Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Bjorn Wahlroos

Mr. Bjorn Arne Christer Wahlroos has been Independent Chairman of the Board of Sampo Oyj since April 7, 2009, and Member of the Company’s Board of Directors since April 5, 2001. He served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of the Company from 2001 until 2009 and was also Member of the Group Executive Committee. He is Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. He previously held the positions of Chairman and CEO of Mandatum Bank plc (1998-2000), Vice Chairman and CEO of Mandatum & Co Ltd. (1997-1998), as well as various positions within the Union Bank of Finland between 1985 and 1992. Prior to 1985, he worked as a Professor within various universities in Sweden and the United States. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 2008. He is also Member of the Boards of Directors at the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA since 2005, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA since 2005, and The Mannerheim Foundation since 2007. Previously, he has served as Chairman of the Board at Hanken School of Economics from 2009 till 2018. Mr. Wahlroos graduated with both Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in 1974 and 1975 from Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu, and obtained a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Economics from HANKEN - Svenska handelshogskolan in 1979.

Kari Stadigh

Mr. Kari Henrik Stadigh no longer serves as Chairman of the Group Executive Committee, Group Chief Executive Officer and President of Sampo Oyj effective as of December 31, 2019. He has held the position since April 7, 2009. He has served as Member of the Group Executive Committee of the Company since 2001 and also acted as Deputy Chief Executive Officer in the Company from 2001. In his professional career, Mr. Stadigh served as President of Sampo Life Insurance Company Ltd, Nova Life Insurance Company Ltd, Jaakko Poyry Group and JP-Finance Oy. His other mandates include Board Member (2010-2018), Board Risk Committee, Chairman (2011-2018) at Nordea Bank AB (publ); Board Member (since 2011), Member of Personnel Committee (since 2011) and Member of Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee (since 2014) at Nokia Corporation; Chairman of the Board of Mandatum Life Insurance Company Ltd since 2001, and Member of the Board of Waypoint Group Holdings SA since 2015. He holds Master of Science in Engineering from Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu (Helsinki University of Technology) from 1979 and Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics from Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration (HANKEN - Svenska handelshogskolan) from 1980.

Jannica Fagerholm

Ms. Jannica Fagerholm has been Independent Vice Chairperson of the Board of Sampo Oyj since April 9, 2019. She has been Independent Director since April 18, 2013. She is also Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company. She has been Managing Director of Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation since 2010. She holds Master of Science degree in Economics from Hanken School of Economics (1986). She previously served at SEB Gyllenberg Private Bank as Managing Director and Head of Private Banking (1999-2010), Member to Management Board of SEB Gyllenberg Asset Management (1999-2010), Member of SEB’s Private Banking Management Group (2007-2010), Member to Management Board of SEB Finland (2007-2010) and Chairman of the Credit Committee of SEB Gyllenberg Private Bank (2001-2010). She was Head of Life Insurance business in Finland at Handelsbanken Liv from 1998 until 1999. She also served at Sampo Group in various positions in Sampo Insurance Group and its investment management unit (1990-1998), as Vice President Investments, Sampo Life and Kaleva (1996-1998), Head of Fixed Income (1994-1996), Head of Finance, Investment Management (1992-1994). She has been Member of the Boards of Kesko Corporation (since 2016), of Teleste Corporation (since 2013), Kelonia (Private Equity holding company) (since 2010) and Member of the Supervisory Board of Veritas Pension Company since 2010. She has served as Chairman of the Board of Hanken School of Economics since 2019 (Board Member 2008-2018), as well as Board Member of Swedish Society of Literature in Finland since 2015.

Knut Alsaker

Mr. Knut Arne Alsaker has been appointed Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee at Sampo Oyj, effective as of January 1, 2019. He has previously been Member of the Group Executive Committee and Group Executive Vice President of Sampo Oyj since July 1, 2014. He was also Chief Financial Officer of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd (publ) within the Company. He has previously worked at Sampo Group as Chief Risk Officer and Head of Reinsurance, among others. He also worked at Storebrand ASA and Anthon B Nilsen Trading AS. He is Member of the Boards of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd since and Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited since 2019. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration, Finance and Strategy from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (1997).

Ingrid Janbu Holthe

Ms. Ingrid Janbu Holthe has been Group Executive Vice President, Head of Business Area Private, If P&C Insurance Ltd and Member of the Group Executive Committee at Sampo Oyj since February 7, 2019. She previously was SVP for Sales & Services Norway of If BA Private from 2015 till 2019. She was also Nordic Head of Business Development, Product & Price, BA Private 2014-2015 and Business Developer, Project Manager, BA Private 2014. Before that, she worked at McKinsey & Company as Engagement Manager 2010-2013, Associate 2009-2010 and Junior Associate 2007-2008. She holds Master of Business and Economics (finance) and CEMS MIM (Master in International Management) from NHH Norwegian School of Economics and HEC Paris (2007).

Ivar Martinsen

Mr. Ivar Martinsen serves as Member of the Group Executive Committee, Group Executive Vice President, Head of Business Area Commercial, If P&C Insurance Ltd (publ) at Sampo Oyj. He has been Member of the Group Executive Committee of Sampo Oyj since 2005. He previously held the positions of Head of Commercial Product & Underwriting at If P&C Insurance and Head of Commercial & Industrial Property Product Underwriting & Claims Handling with Storebrand. Mr. Martinsen is Board Member at Finance Norway (Finans Norge, FNO) since 2012. He graduated from Hogskolen i Oslo with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering in 1982, and in 1984, from Handelshoyskolen BI.

John Lapvetelainen

Mr. John Patrick Sture (Patrick) Lapvetelainen has been Member of the Group Executive Committee of Sampo Oyj since 2001. He has also served as Group Chief Investment Officer of the Company since 2002. He previously held the positions of Chief Administrative Officer at Sampo plc (2001-2002), Deputy Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors of Mandatum Bank plc (2000-2001), as well as Member of the Board of Directors and Internal Auditor of Interbank Ltd. Mr. Lapvetelainen serves as Chairman of the Board of Asiakastieto Group Plc since 2016 and Board Member of Saxo Bank A/S since 2018, and has been Member of the Boards of Directors at If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd and Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited (Sampo Life Insurance Company) since 2002. He graduated from HANKEN - Svenska handelshogskolan (the Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration), based in Finland, receiving a Master of Science degree in Economics in 1993.

Petri Niemisvirta

Mr. Petri Kalervo Niemisvirta has been Member of the Group Executive Committee and Chief Executive Officer of Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited at Sampo Oyj since 2001. He previously held the positions of Managing Director of Evli Life Ltd (2000-2001), Product Manager of Sampo Life Insurance Company Limited (1999-2000) and Life Insurance Sales Manager for Sampo Life Insurance Company/Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company (1995-1999). He has also served as Member of the Board of Directors at BenCo Insurance Holding B.V. in Netherlands since 2009, Chairman of the Board of Alma Media Corporation since 2018 (Deputy Chairman 2011-2018) and Chairman of the Board of Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company since 2014 (Board Member 2013-2014). In addition, he has been Member of Finance Finland (FFI), Life Insurance Executive Committee; Finland Chamber of Commerce and Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, Finance and Tax Commission. He is Member of the Board of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Topdanmark A/S. Mr. Niemisvirta graduated from Turun Yliopisto (University of Turku) with a Master of Legal Letters degree in 1996.

Morten Thorsrud

Mr. Morten Thorsrud has been President and Chief Executive Officer of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd, Member of the Group Executive Committee at Sampo Oyj since February 7, 2019. He has previously served as Member of the Group Executive Committee, Group Executive Vice President, Head of Business Area Private, If P&C Insurance Ltd (publ) at Sampo Oyj. He was appointed Head of Business Area Private on January 1, 2013 and was previously Head of Business Area Industrial until December 31, 2012. He has served as Member of the Group Executive Committee of the Company since February 15, 2006. He previously held the positions of Head of Industrial Underwriting and Claims, and Head of Corporate Strategy at If P&C Insurance Ltd., as well as various positions with McKinsey & Company, Inc. in Norway and Europe. He is Member of the Executive Committee of P&C Insurance at Finance Norway (Finans Norge, FNO). He has also been Board Member of Topdanmark A/S since 2019. Mr. Thorsrud graduated from Handelshoyskolen BI with a Master’s degree in Business and Economics in 1996.

Ricard Wennerklint

Mr. Ricard Wennerklint has served as Executive Director of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd and Member of the Group Executive Committee at Sampo Oyj since 2019. He previously served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd and Member of the Group Executive Committee at Sampo Oyj from 2008 till 2019. He has been Member of the Executive Committee of Sampo Oyj since 2005. He previously held the positions of Senior Vice President and Head of Business and Financial Control with If P&C Insurance Ltd., Head of Control with Skandia P&C and Head of Financial Control and Financial Controller with Trygg-Hansa. He has also served as Member of the Boards of Directors of, If P&C Insurance AS in Estonia since 2003. He is Board Member of Nobia AB since 2014 and Chairman of the Board of Topdanmark A/S since 2019 (Board Member 2017-2019). He has also been Board Member of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd since 2019 and Chairman of the Board of If P&C Insurance AS, Estonia since 2017 (Board Member 2003-2016). He completed Advanced Management Program, Executive Education at Handelshogskolan i Stockholm (Stockholm School of Economics), graduated in Business and Finance from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm, and studied at the Department of Soviet and East European Studies at the University of Uppsala.

Antti Makinen

Mr. Antti Makinen has been Director of Sampo Oyj since April 19, 2018. He has also been CEO of Solidium Oy since 2017. He was Director of Nordea Bank AB (publ) from 2010 till 2017, CEO of eQ Corporation from 2005 till 2009, Director of SEB Enskilda Securities, Finnish branch from 1996 till 2005 and Partner at Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd from 1985 till 1996. He has been Board Member of Stora Enso Oyj since 2018, Metso Corporation since 2018 and Rake Oy since 2002. He holds Master of Laws from University of Helsinki (1986).

Christian Clausen

Mr. Christian Clausen has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Sampo Oyj since April 21, 2016. He is Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. He also serves as Member of the Board of BW Group since 2016 and BlackRock Group Ltd since 2017. He is also Chairman for the Nordics at BlackRock Inc since 2017. Previously, he was Senior Advisor for Nordea Bank AB (publ) from 2015 until December 31, 2016, and President and Group CEO at the company from 2007 till 2015, among others. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics from University of Copenhagen (1978) and Executive Management Program from INSEAD (1987).

Fiona Clutterbuck

Ms. Fiona J. Clutterbuck has been Independent Director at Sampo Oyj since April 9, 2019. She holds LLB (Hons) 1976–1979 and is Barrister at Law 1980–1981 from University of London. She was Head of Strategy 2008–2018 at Pearl/Phoenix Group (FTSE 250 company); Managing Director and Head of Financial Institutions Advisory 2001–2008 at ABN AMRO Investment Bank; Managing Director and Global Co-Head of Financial Institutions Group 1996–2001 at HSBC Investment Bank; Director 1985–1996 at Hill Samuel Bank Limited; International Banking Manager 1983–1985 at Grindlays Bank and Derivatives Trader 1981–1983 at Merrill Lynch. She has been Chairman of the Board of Paragon Banking Group PLC (FTSE 250 Company) since 2018.

Johanna Lamminen

Ms. Johanna Lamminen has been Independent Director at Sampo Oyj since April 9, 2019. She has been CEO of Gasum Ltd since 2014. Previously, she was Executive Vice President and Deputy to CEO 2013–2014 at Gasum Ltd; CEO 2012–2013 at Danske Bank Plc; CFO 2011–2012 at Danske Bank Plc; CFO, Deputy to CEO 2005–2011 at Evli Bank Plc; CFO 1999–2005 at SSH Communication Security Corporation, among others. She has been Board Member since 2016 and Member of the Remuneration Committee since 2018 at Tieto Plc; Board Member and Member of Audit Committee at Evli Bank Plc since 2015 and Board Member of Cargotec Corporation since 2017. She holds Master of Business (MBA) 1999 from University of Technology and Doctor of Science in Technology, 2016, from Tampere University of Technology.

Veli-Matti Mattila

Mr. Veli-Matti Johannes Mattila has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Sampo Oyj since April 7, 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Nomination and Compensation Committee. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Elisa Corporation since 2003. His previous positions include Member of the Board at Confederation of Telecommunications and Information Technology FiCom ry from 1999 until 2009 and Central Chamber of Commerce. He also worked for Ericsson Finland and Ericsson Inc., as well as Ascom Hasler AG. He is Board Member of Service Sector Employers PALTA since 2019. He has also been Member of the Supervisory Board of The Finnish Fair Association since 2007 and Chairman of the Board (2017-2019) and Member of Representative Assembly (since 2009) at Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, as well as Member of The National Emergency Supply Council since 2008 and Board Member of Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA since 2017 and The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA since 2017. Mr. Mattila holds a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Technology, Helsinki (1987) and MBA from UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) (2001).

Risto Murto

Mr. Risto Murto has been Independent Director at Sampo Oyj since April 16, 2015. He is Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. He is also President and Chief Executive Officer of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company since 2014. He also serves as Board Member of Wartsila Corporation since 2014, Member of the Supervisory Board of Finnish National Opera and Ballet since 2016, as well as Member of the Board of The Finnish Pension Alliance TELA since 2019 (Chairman 2017-2019 and I Vice Chairman 2014-2017) and Chairman of the Board of University of Oulu since January 1, 2016. He has also been Board Member of Finance Finland (FFI) since 2019. He was Member of the Board of Federation of Finnish Financial Services until December 31, 2016. He holds Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Economics from Helsinki School of Economics (1997), as well as Master of Science in Economics from 1989 and LicPolSc in Economics from 1992, both from University of Oulu.

Jarmo Salonen