Executive Team

Casimir LindholmCasimir Lindholm

Born 1971
M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA

President and CEO

Group employee since 2013
Member of Executive Team since 2013

Positions of trust:

  • Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Member of the Board 2017–

Primary work experience:

  • Lemminkäinen Talo Oy, Executive Vice President, Building construction, Finland 2013–2014
  • Eltel Group Corporation and Eltel Networks Infranet AB, President, Fixed Telecom (Finland, Sweden, Norway and Poland), CEO, Sweden, Area Business Unit Manager, Sweden 2008–2012
  • Glocalnet AB (Telenor Sweden), Head of Customer Service and operations, Sweden 2006–2008
  • Atos Origin, Scandinavia, Principal Business Consultant, Sweden 2003–2005
  • Andersen Business Consulting, Nordic, Manager 1998–2003


Jan GustafssonJan Gustafsson

Born 1974
Master of Laws

Executive Vice President, HR

Group employee since 2016
Member of Executive Team since 2016

Areas of responsibility:

  • HR
  • Strategy
  • Internal development

Primary work experience:

  • Paroc Group, SVP, business unit Building Insulation 2015–2016
  • Paroc Group, SVP, Human Resources 2010–2015
  • Paroc Group, EVP, Building Insulation division 2008–2010
  • Paroc Group, EVP, Technical Insulation division 2004–2008
  • Paroc Group, Export Director, Technical Insulation 2002–2004
  • Paroc Group, legal counsel 1999–2002


Harri KailasaloHarri Kailasalo

Born 1969
M.Sc. (Eng.)

Executive Vice President, Infra Projects

Group employee since 1995
Member of Executive Team since 2012 

Areas of responsibility:

  • Infrastructure construction projects

Positions of trust:

  • The Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries CFCI, Chairman of the Board 2017– (Vice Chairman of the Board 2015–2016, Member of the Board 2014)
  • Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK), Member of the Board 2017–
  • Etera Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Chairman of the Supervisory Board 2014– (Member of the Supervisory Board 2012–2013)

Primary work experience:

  • Lemminkäinen Infra Oy, Senior Vice President of Business Operations 2011
  • Lemminkäinen Infra Oy, Senior Vice President, Civil Engineering 2009–2011
  • Lemminkäinen Infra Oy/ Lemcon Ltd., Civil Engineering, Construction Manager 2000–2009
  • Lemcon Ltd., Civil engineering, Production Manager 1998–2000


Pauli MäkeläPauli Mäkelä

Born 1954
M.Sc. (Eng.)

Executive Vice President, Building Construction, Finland

Group employee since 1982
Member of Executive Team since 2014

Areas of responsibility:

  • Building construction, Finland

Primary work experience:

  • Lemminkäinen Talo Oy, Senior Vice President, Building construction, Finland, Helsinki metropolitan area 2008–2014
  • Oy Alfred A. Palmberg AB, Managing Director 2008–2009
  • Oy Alfred A. Palmberg AB, Regional Director, Helsinki metropolitan area 1998–2007
  • Oy Alfred A. Palmberg AB, Deputy Director 1990–1998
  • Oy Alfred A. Palmberg AB, Project Manager 1987–1990
  • Different positions at Lemminkäinen Corporation 1982–1987


Ilkka SalonenIlkka Salonen

Born 1965
M.Sc. (Econ.)


Group employee since 2014
Member of the Executive Team since 2014

Responsibility areas:

  • Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Investor Relations

Positions of trust:

  • Governia Oy, Member of the Board of Directors 2014–
  • Parmaco Oy, Member of the Board of Directors 2013–
  • Sinisen Reservin Säätiö, Member of the Board of Directors 2010–

Primary work experience:

  • Forest BtL, Director and Advisor to the Board of Directors 2013
  • Neste Oil, CFO 2009–2012
  • Pohjola Bank, CFO 2006–2008
  • Pohjola Group Oyj, CFO 2003–2005
  • Comptel Oyj, CFO & Deputy CEO 2001–2003; Corporate Planning Director, EVP 2000–2001
  • Handelsbanken, Analyst 1997–2000
  • Postipankki, Analyst 1994–1997


Heikki VuorenmaaHeikki Vuorenmaa

Born 1981
M.Sc. (Economics)

Executive Vice President, Paving

Group employee since 2015
Member of Executive Team since 2017

Areas of responsibility:

  • Paving
  • Mineral aggregates
  • Procurement

Primary work experience:

  • Lemminkäinen Corporation, SVP, Procurement, 2015–2017
  • Microsoft Mobile Ltd, Director, Phone sourcing 2014–2015
  • Nokia Corporation, Director, Product outsourcing 2012–2014
  • Nokia Corporation, Director, Operations & Supply chain 2008–2012
  • Metsä Group, Business Controller, Wood Products Industry 2005–2008


Updated on 1 November 2017