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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bjorn Wahlroos

65 2009 Independent Chairman of the Board

Kari Stadigh

62 2009 Chairman of the Group Executive Committee, Group Chief Executive Officer, President

Eira Palin-Lehtinen

67 2015 Independent Vice Chairperson of the Board

Peter Johansson

60 2001 Group Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee

John Lapvetelainen

51 2002 Group Chief Information Officer, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Knut Alsaker

44 2014 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Chief Financial Officer and Group Executive Vice President of If P&C Insurance

Torbjorn Magnusson

53 Head of P&C Insurance, Managing Director of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Ivar Martinsen

56 Member of the Group Executive Committee, Head of Business Area Commercial, If P&C Insurance

Petri Niemisvirta

47 2001 Head of Life Insurance, Managing Director of Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Morten Thorsrud

46 2013 Head of Business Area Private, If P&C Insurance, Member of the Group Executive Committee

Ricard Wennerklint

48 Deputy Managing Director of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd; Member of the Group Executive Committee

Christian Clausen

62 2016 Independent Director

Jannica Fagerholm

56 2013 Independent Director

Adine Grate-Axen

56 2011 Independent Director

Veli-Matti Mattila

56 2009 Independent Director

Risto Murto

54 2015 Independent Director

Per Sorlie

60 2012 Independent Director

Jarmo Salonen

Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Bjorn Wahlroos

Mr. Bjorn Wahlroos has been Independent Chairman of the Board of Sampo Oyj since April 7, 2009, and Member of the Company’s Board since April 5, 2001. He served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of the Company from 2001 until 2009 and was also a Member of the Executive Committee. He is also Chairman of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. He previously held the positions of Chairman of Mandatum Bank plc, Vice Chairman and CEO of Mandatum & Co Ltd., 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 and as Chairman of the Board of Nordea Bank AB (publ) since 2011. He is also Member of the Boards of Directors at the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA since 2005, and The Mannerheim Foundation since 2007. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the Board at Hanken School of Economics since 2009. 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 has been Chairman of the Group Executive Committee, Group Chief Executive Officer and President of Sampo Oyj since April 8, 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, Board Risk Committee, Chairman at Nordea Bank AB (publ), Board Member of Nokia Corporation and The Federation of Finnish Financial Services, as well as Chairman of the Board of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd, Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited, and Member of the Board of Niilo Helander Foudnation and Waypoint Group Holdings Limited. 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.

Eira Palin-Lehtinen

Ms. Eira Palin-Lehtinen has been Independent Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Sampo Oyj since April 16, 2015. Before that, she has been Independent Member of the Board of the Company since April 15, 2008. She is also a Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee of the Company. She has also been Deputy Board Member and Member of the Finance Committee of Sigrid Juselius Foundation since 2008. She also serves as Chairman of the Board of The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion. She previously served as Executive Vice President and Head of Savings and Wealth Management (2003-2007), Executive Vice President and Head of Private Banking (1998-2003), and Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications (1998) at Nordea Bank AB. From 1993 to 1997 she acted as First Vice President and Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at Merita Ltd. From 1989 to 1993 she was First Vice President and Head of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations at Union Bank of Finland Ltd. Between 1985 and 1989 she held various positions at Union Bank of Finland Ltd at London Branch. From 1975 to 1984 she worked as Associate Lawyer and Partner at Procope & Hornborg law firm. She obtained a Master of Laws Degree from Helsingin yliopisto (University of Helsinki) in 1975 and has been trained on the bench (1978).

Peter Johansson

Mr. Peter Kristian Johansson has served as Group Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Group Executive Committee at Sampo Oyj since 2001. He previously held the positions of Director of Corporate Planning, information management, financial and risk control at Leonia plc from 1998 to 2001, Bank Director and Development Director at Postipankii Oyj from 1994 to 1998, Economist and then Chief Economist within the same company from 1985 to 1994, and Researcher at Bank of Finland between 1983 and 1985. He has acted as Member of the Board of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd since 2002 and as Vice Chairman of the Board of Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited since 2008. Mr. Johansson graduated from Helsingin yliopisto (University of Helsinki) with a Master’s degree in Political Science in 1983.

John Lapvetelainen

Mr. John Patrick Sture (Patrick) Lapvetelainen has acted as Member of the Group Executive Committee of Sampo Oyj since 2001. He has also served as Group Chief Information Officer of the Company since 2002. He previously held the positions of Administrative Officer at Sampo plc, Deputy Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors of Mandatum Bank plc, 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, and has been Member of the Boards of Directors at If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd and Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited 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.

Knut Alsaker

Mr. Knut Arne Alsaker has been appointed Member of the Group Executive Committee of Sampo Oyj, effective as of July 1, 2014. He is also Group Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of If P&C Insurance within the Company. He is Member of the Boards of CJSC If Insurance, If Livforsakring AB, If P&C Insurance Ltd, If P&C Insurance Company Ltd, and If P&C Insurance AS.

Torbjorn Magnusson

Mr. Torbjorn Magnusson serves as Member of the Group Executive Committee, Head of P&C Insurance and Managing Director (MD) of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd at Sampo Oyj. He has served as Member of the Group Executive Committee of the Company since 2004. He previously held the positions of Head of Commercial Business Area and Head of Commercial Product Business Unit of If P&C Insurance Ltd, Head of P&C Support and Chief Actuary as well as Chief Controller of Skandia P&C, Chief Non-Life Actuary of Mercantile & General Re, Non-Life Actuary of Skandia International and Information Systems Consultant at Arthur Andersen & Co. He has also acted as Chairman of the Boards of Directors at If P&C Insurance Ltd since 2002 and If P&C Insurance Company Ltd since 2002. He has served as Board Member of the Swedish Insurance Federation and of the Swedish Insurance Employer Association. He is Vice President of the Board of Topdanmark A/S and Vice President of Insurance Europe. Mr. Magnusson graduated from Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan - KTH with a Master of Science degree in 1987, and with a degree in Operational Research in 1990.

Ivar Martinsen

Mr. Ivar Martinsen serves as Member of the Group Executive Committee, Head of Business Area Commercial, If P&C Insurance 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 has also served as Board Member at the Norwegian Financial Services Association (FNO) since 2009. He graduated from Hogskolen i Oslo with a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering in 1982, and in 1984, from Handelshoyskolen BI.

Petri Niemisvirta

Mr. Petri Kalervo Niemisvirta has been Member of the Group Executive Committee, Head of Life Insurance and Managing Director (MD) of Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited at Sampo Oyj since 2001. He previously held the positions of Managing Director of Evli Life Ltd, Product Manager of Sampo Life Insurance Company Limited and Life Insurance Sales Manager for Sampo Life Insurance Company and Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company. He has also served as Member of the Board of Directors at BenCo Insurance Holding B.V. in Netherlands since 2009, Vice Chairman of the Board of Alma Media Corporation and Chairman of the Board of Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company since January 2013. In addition, he has been Chairman of the Federation of Finnish Financial Services, Life Insurance Executive Committee, and Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, Finance and Tax Commission. He is Member of the Board of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Finland Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Niemisvirta graduated from Turun Yliopisto (University of Turku) with a Master of Legal Letters degree in 1996.

Morten Thorsrud

Mr. Morten Thorsrud serves as Member of the Group Executive Committee, Head of Business Area Private, If P&C Insurance 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 also Chairman of the Executive Committee of P&C Insurance at Finance Norway (Finans Norge, FNO). Mr. Thorsrud graduated from Handelshoyskolen BI with a Master’s degree in Business and Economics in 1996.

Ricard Wennerklint

Mr. Ricard Wennerklint serves as Deputy Managing Director (MD) of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd and Member of the Group Executive Committee at Sampo Oyj. 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 Company Ltd in Finland since 2002, If P&C Insurance AS in Estonia since 2003, CJSC If Insurance in Russia since 2008. He is Board Member of Nobia AB. 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.

Christian Clausen

Mr. Christian Clausen has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Sampo Oyj since April 21, 2016. He also serves as Member of the Board of BW Group. He has also been Chairman for Nordics at BlackRock Inc since January 1, 2017. Previously, he was Senior Advisor for Nordea Bank AB (publ) until December 31, 2016.

Jannica Fagerholm

Ms. Jannica Fagerholm has been Independent Director of Sampo Oyj 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 a 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 Oyj, 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 Board Member of Hanken School of Economics since 2008 and Chairman of its Investment Committee since 2010, as well as Board Member of Swedish Society of Literature in Finland since 2015 (Member of the Investment Committee 2001-2015).

Adine Grate-Axen

Ms. Adine Grate-Axen has been an Independent Director of Sampo Oyj since April 14, 2011 and is also a Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. She is CEO of Adine Grate AB. She also serves as Advisor and Executive Board Member of 3 Scandinavia (since 2000), Chairman of the Swedish Listing Committee of Nasdaq Stockholm (since 2010), Board Member of Swedavia AB, and Vice Chairman of the Board of AP 7. She is also Board Member of Madrague Capital Partners AB and Chairman of the Board of Alhanko & Johnson AB (BASE 23), as well as Board Member of Sky. She holds Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics (1985) and Executive MBA, Advanced Management Program (AMP) from Harvard University (2009).

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 a 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 is Chairman of the Board of FiCom. He has also been Member of the Supervisory Board of The Finnish Fair Association since 2007 and Board Member and Member of Representative Assembly at Confederation of Finnish Industries EK since 2009, as well as Chairman of the Board of Service Sector Employers PALTA and Member of The National Emergency Supply Council. Mr. Mattila holds a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Helsinki (1987).

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. He also serves as Board Member of Wartsila Corporation, Member of the Supervisory Board of Finnish National Opera and Ballet, as well as First Vice Chairman of the Board of The Finnish Pension Alliance TELA and Chairman of the Board of University of Oulu since January 1, 2016. He was Member of the Board of Federation of Finnish Financial Services until December 31, 2016. He holds Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Economics.

Per Sorlie

Mr. Per Arthur Sorlie has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Sampo Oyj since April 12, 2012. He has been Member of the Company's Audit Committee since April 12, 2012. He is President and CEO of Borregaard ASA. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Umkomaas Lignin (Pty) Ltd and Board Member of Inspiria Science Center.

Jarmo Salonen