b. 1968, B.Sc. (Geography.), MBA, INSEAD Executive Program
Lauri Veijalainen works currently as the CEO of Stockmann. Prior to this he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Stockmann, General Director of Stockmann Russia and Deputy Director for Stockmann Group Real Estate Division. Prior to joining Stockmann in 2010, he worked as the Chief Financial Officer in IKEA Russia and CIS between 2003-2010 and as a Administrative- and Finance Director in Skanska in Moscow during 1998-2003.
Positions of Trust:
Mr.Veijalainen is Deputy Chairman of the Board and the Head of Audit Committee of Veikkaus Oy, member of the Board of Fortrent Oy (JV between Ramirent and Cramo in Russia). he is also a Member of the Steering Committee of the Association of European Businesses in Russia, north-west region and Saint Petersburg.
He has a Bachelors degree from the University of Helsinki and a MBA from the Swedish School of Economics in Helsinki.
He speaks fluent Russian, Swedish and English.