Annual General Meeting 2023

The Annual General Meeting of Fellow Bank is scheduled to be held on April 20, 2023. The company’s Board of Directors will convene the meeting later by a separate invitation.

If a shareholder wants to have his/her matter to be discussed at the General Meeting, it should be brought to the attention of the company’s Board of Directors no later than February 23, 2023. The request for the matter, together with the proposed decision, must be submitted in writing by mail to Fellow Pankki Oyj, Pursimiehenkatu 4 A, 00150 Helsinki or by e-mail to yhtiokokous@fellowpankki.fi

Proposed composition of the Board of Directors


Markku Pohjola

  • Born 1948. Education: B.Sc. (Econ.)
  • Chairman of the Board as of 2 April 2022. He is also Chairman of the Board of Rangunkorpi Oy and a member of the Board of Boardman Oy.
  • He has served in a number of executive positions at Nordea and its predecessor banks, including as Deputy Group CEO of Nordea Bank AB and CEO of Nordea Bank Finland Plc. He has also served as the Chairman of the Boards of Municipality Finance Plc, Finnvera Plc, Tieto Plc and Posti Group Corporation.
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders.

Sami Honkonen

  • Born 1983. Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).
  • CEO of Tomorrow Tech Oy. Previously worked as CEO at Digitaalinen asuntokauppa DIAS Oy and as Director at Reaktor Innovations Oy.
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders.

Lea Keinänen

  • Born 1966. Education: graduate in business and marketing and MBA.
  • Member of the Board as of 2 April 2022. She has been a member of the Board of Evli Fund Management Company Ltd since 2020 and previously in 2006–2017. She is also a member of the Board of Frelea Oy and a member of the Board of the Finnish Cultural Foundation and Chair of its Finance Committee. She has had a long career at Evli Bank Plc and had been in charge of, for example, the Wealth Management unit as a member of the Executive Group and as Deputy to the CEO.
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders.

Johanna Lamminen

  • Born 1966. Doctor of Science (Tech.) and MBA.
  • She is currently working as a Board Member at Sampo Oyj, Cargotec Oyj, CellMark AB, Pohjan Voima Oy, Finnish Business and Policy Forum (EVA, Economic Research (ETLA). Further, works as the Chairman of the Board at the Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion and Savonlinna Opera Festival. Has previously worked as a Board Member at Tieto Oyj and Evli Bank Oyj. Has served as CEO of Danske Bank Finland and CFO of Sampo Bank and Evli Bank.
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders.

Jorma Pirinen

  • Born 1959. Education: graduate in business and marketing as well as MBA.
  • Member of the Board as of 2 April 2022. Leadership coach, mentor, non-fiction writer.
  • He has had a long career at Nordea Bank Oyj as Head of Branch Region and Manager of Nordea Life Assurance Finland Ltd.
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders.

Teuvo Salminen

  • Born 1954. Education: M.Sc. (Econ.)
  • Member of the Board as of 2 April 2022.
  • Member of the Board of Evli since 2010, and currently Vice Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Evli. In addition, he has been Chairman of the Board of Olo Collection Oy since 2017 and of T2H Group Oy since 2018. He has also been a member of the Board of Cargotec Corporation since 2010, 2holding N&B Oy since 2019, 3StepIT Oy since 2012 and Sipo Oy since 1987.
  • Independent of the company but not independent of the significant shareholders.

Tero Weckroth

  • Born 1971. Education: licensed pharmacist and MBA.
  • Member of the Board as of 2 April 2022. He has served as a member of the Board of Fellow Finance since 2021. Weckroth is also a member of the Board of Nexstim Oyj, Decem Pharma Oy and Combinostics Oy. The Vice Chairman of the Board of Inderes Oyj. The Chairman of the Board of Avia Pharma Holding AB and WRCC Invest Oy.
  • Weckroth has previously worked for ABN Amro, Dresdner Kleinwort and Kepler Capital Markets, for example.
  • Independent of the company and major shareholders.