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Rapala VMC Announces Changes in Global Management Team


Rapala VMC Corp. has announced some changes to its global management team. Jean-Philippe Nicolle, who is already a member of the global management team and currently the chief financial officer, has been appointed as chief operating officer responsible for business performance, finance controlling, and internal auditing as of Jan. 1, 2024.

Miikka Tarna has been appointed as a member of the global management team and chief financial officer as of Jan. 1, 2024. Tarna has worked for Rapala VMC since 2010 and is currently deputy chief financial officer.

Tuomas Akkanen has been appointed as a member of the global management team and executive vice president, head of group supply chain and winter sports, as of Jan. 1, 2024. Akkanen has worked for Rapala VMC since 2017 and is currently head of group supply chain and winter sports.

Päivi Ohvo has been appointed as a member of the global management team and executive vice president, human resources, as of Jan. 1, 2024. Ohvo has worked for Rapala VMC since 2005 and is currently head of HR and the managing director of Marttiini Oy.

Tuomo Leino has been appointed as a member of the global management team and executive vice president, general counsel, as of Jan. 1, 2024. Leino has worked for Rapala VMC since 2019 and is currently the company’s general counsel, secretary of the board, and head of sustainability.

Joni Tuominen has been appointed as a member of the global management team and executive vice president, global business development and IT, as of Jan. 1, 2024. Tuominen worked for Rapala VMC from 2011-2015 and then since 2018 and is currently heading the company’s global business development function.

All persons referred above report directly to president and CEO Lars Ollberg.

“I want to congratulate new global management team members for their appointments. Same time, I want to remind everyone of the work ahead. This team together with the robust, experienced, and professional local managers will ensure the success of Rapala VMC in the years to come,” said Ollberg.