Remedy’s Board of Directors is responsible for Remedy’s governance and the appropriate organization of its business operations.

The Board of Directors has approved a written Charter setting out its duties. Pursuant to the Charter, the Board of Directors duties include, for example, to approve Remedy’s strategy and to appoint the CEO.

Pursuant to Remedy’s Articles of Association, its Board of Directors shall comprise no less than three and no more than six ordinary members. One to six deputy members may also be elected to the Board of Directors. Board members’ term of office is until the conclusion of the first Annual General Meeting following their election. The Board of Directors elects a Chairman from among its members.

Remedy’s Board of Directors has not established any committees.

Board of Directors

Markus Mäki

Chairman of the Board of Directors since 1998
Chief Technology Officer and a major shareholder
Remedy shares owned: 3 197 000 (24.04 %)

Markus Mäki (b. 1974) is one of Remedy’s original founders. He has been a member of Remedy’s Board of Directors since 1995.

Mäki is one of the pioneers of the Finnish video game industry with decades of experience including being one of the key people behind Futuremark Ltd. He has participated in every Remedy game project since the founding of the company, mainly in production and technology management roles.

Mäki holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the Espoo-Vantaa Institute of Technology (currently Metropolia).

Christian Fredrikson

Member of the Board of Directors (since 2013)
Independent from the company and its major shareholders
Remedy shares owned: 101 500 (< 1 %)

Christian Fredrikson (b. 1964) is the CEO of the Swedish biometrics company Fingerprint Cards AB. Before this role, he acted as the CEO of F-Secure Plc.

Fredrikson has extensive management experience and he has held many international management positions in technology companies, including Head of Asia Pacific Region and Head of the OBS Business Unit at Nokia Siemens Networks.

Fredrikson holds a master’s degree in engineering from the Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland.

Jussi Laakkonen

Member of the Board of Directors (since 2017)
Independent from the company and its major shareholders
Remedy shares owned: 0

Jussi Laakkonen (b. 1975) is the CEO and founder of Noice, a start-up developing a social platform for gamers.

Previously, he acted as EVP at Unity Technologies, which in spring 2014 acquired Applifier, a mobile game advertising start-up where Laakkonen was the founder and CEO. Before Applifier, Laakkonen was Business Development Director at game developer Bugbear Entertainment and held product development and management positions at F-Secure Plc.

Laakkonen holds a master’s degree in computer science from the Helsinki University of Technology (currently Aalto University).

Kaisa Salakka

Member of the Board of Directors (since 2022)
Independent from the company and its major shareholders
Remedy shares owned: 0

Kaisa Salakka (b. 1979) has some ten years of experience of working in the games industry. For the past seven years, she has acted as a Product and Research Director at Unity Software Inc. where she lead new product development for game services and advertising. She has recently been appointed the head of Wolt’s consumer products business. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Suomen Startup-yhteisö ry and Alma Media Corporation.

Salakka holds a Master’s degree in economics from the Helsinki School of Economics (Aalto University).

Sonja Ängeslevä

Member of the Board of Directors (since 2022)
Independent from the company and its major shareholders
Remedy shares owned: 0

Sonja Ängeslevä (b. 1974) has extensive experience in mobile B2B and B2C product development. She has acted as Product Lead at Zynga for the past four years and will continue in this role until April 2022. After this, Ängeslevä will act as the CEO and co-founder of a new company that will operate in the mobile games industry.

Prior to joining Zynga, she served in product development leadership positions at Unity Technologies and the German gaming software company Scoreloop AG. Ängeslevä has actively developed the Finnish game industry ecosystem as the first President of IGDA Finland, Chairman of the Board of Neogames and founder of Women in Games Finland. She has received a lifetime award, amongst other awards, for her work for the industry.

Ängeslevä holds a Master’s degree in Digital Media from the University of Lapland.

Henri Österlund

Member of the Board of Directors (since 2017)
Independent from the company, but not from its major shareholders
Remedy shares owned: 1 490 (< 1 %)

Henri Österlund (b. 1971) is the founder of Accendo Capital SICAV-RAIF. Previously, Österlund has served as a partner of Coventum Corporate Finance, partner of the Triton Private Equity investment fund in London, and as an Analyst at the Doughty Hanson Private Equity fund in Stockholm. He began his career at Landesbank Schleswig-Holstein in Kiel.

Österlund holds a master’s degree in economics from the Helsinki School of Economics (currently Aalto University).

 

The information above reflects the situation as at 13 April 2022.