• Björn Wahlroos

Björn Wahlroos

Board and Nomination and Governance Committee Chair
  • Chair and member since 2008

  • Chair of the Nomination and Governance Committee

  • Independent of the company and significant shareholders 

  • Born 1952, Finnish citizen 

  • Ph.D. (Econ.)​



Main occupation

  • Chair of the Board of Sampo plc since 2009

Career history

  • President and CEO of Sampo plc 2001–2009
  • Chair of the Board of Mandatum Bank plc 1998–2000
  • CEO and Vice Chair of the Board of Mandatum & Co Ltd 1992–1997
  • Executive Vice President and member of the Executive Committee of the Union Bank of Finland 1989–1992

Key positions of trust

  • Board member of Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA
  • Board member of the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA
  • Board member of Mannerheim Foundation