THE MANAGEMENT OF AS TALLINK GRUPP

The management of AS Tallink Grupp is carried out by the Management Board and the Supervisory Board.

Management Board

The Management Board is an executive body charged with the day-to-day management of the Company, as well as with representing the Company in its relations with third parties, for example by entering into contracts on behalf of the Company. The Management Board must adhere to the lawful orders of the Supervisory Board.
 
The Management Board shall consist of 3 to 7 members. Members of the Management Board shall be elected for periods of three years at a time. Every member of the Management Board has the right to represent the Company in any legal and business matter.
Paavo Nõgene

Paavo Nõgene

(born 1980)

Chairman of the Management Board since 01.05.2018, Chief Executive Officer.
Secretary-General, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Estonia, from 2013 to 2018. General Manager of Vanemuine Theatre, Estonia from 2007 to 2012. Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of the Art Museum of Estonia, the Estonian Film Institute, Estonian Drama Theatre and Vanemuine Theatre. Member of the Supervisory Boards of Estonian Public Broadcasting, Estonian National Opera, the Gambling Tax Council. Graduated from the University of Tartu, Estonia, in 2012 with a degree in Journalism and Communications.

 

 

 

Areas of responsibility:
General management, administrative services, legal services, communication services, internal audit, Data Protection Officer, Tallink Hotels, Tallink Travel Club, Tallink Duty Free.

Kadri Land

Kadri Land

(born 1964)

Member of the Management Board since 04.02.2019.
Kadri Land has been working in Tallink Grupp since 2005. During that time, she has held several senior positions within the organisation, including the roles of a Member of the Management Board between 2012 and 2015 and since 2016 the role of the Head of the Group’s Global Operations and Logistics. Between 2005 and 2015 Kadri Land was the CEO of the group’s Swedish subsidiary. She is a Member of the Supervisory Board of AS Tallinna Lennujaam (Tallinn Airport) and is the Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of Tallink Silja AB. She is also a Member of the Management Board of the Swedish Maritime Employers’ Association and a Member of the Management Board of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Estonia. Kadri Land has a Master’s degree in Physics from the University of Tartu.

Areas of responsibility:
Global operations and logistics, cargo, stevedoring, ship management, safety – security – environment, human resources, offices abroad.

 

Lembit Kitter

Lembit Kitter

(born 1953)

Member of the Management Board, General Director since 2006.
Worked in the banking sector in Estonia since 1992 at leading positions, including in Eesti Maapank, Tartu Maapank, Põhja-Eesti Pank and in SEB Eesti Ühispank. Graduated the Faculty of Economics in Tartu University, Estonia, in 1976.

 

 

Areas of responsibility:
Finance, Food & Beverage, Mare Catering – Burger King on board, Customer service quality, routes management, entertainment, internal control, group Sales & Marketing, on-board services.

Andres Hunt

Harri Hanschmidt

(born 1982)

Member of the Management Board since 04.02.2019.
Harri Hanschmidt has been working in Tallink Grupp since 2009. He has held the positions of Head of Investor Relations and Head of the Finance Department among other roles during that time. Since 2015 he has held the position of the Group Head of Strategic Projects. Prior to joining Tallink Grupp he work in various roles in Estonian IT sector organisations. Harri Hanschmidt holds a Master’s degree in Business Informatics from the Tallinn Technical University.

Areas of responsibility:
IT services, operational & business development, investor relations, EU-funds, new strategic projects.

Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board is responsible for the administration of the Company and the appropriate organization of its operations. The Supervisory Board determines the principles for the Company's strategy, organization, annual operating plans and budgets, financing and accounting.
 
The Supervisory Board shall consist of 5 to 7 members. Members of the Supervisory Board shall be elected for periods of three years at a time. The Supervisory Board shall elect one of its members as Chairman.

Supervisory Board

Enn Pant

Enn Pant

(born 1965)

Chairman of the Supervisory board since 2015.
Chairman of the Management Board and CEO from 1996 to 2015. Member of the Supervisory Council of AS Infortar.
Chancellor of the Ministry of Finance of Estonia from 1992 to 1996. Graduated the Faculty of Economics, Tartu University, Estonia, in 1990.

Toivo Ninnas

Toivo Ninnas

(born 1940)

Member of the supervisory board since 1997. Chairman of the supervisory board from 1997 to 2015. Served at ESCO (Estonian Shipping Company) 1973 to 1997 on various positions, Director General since 1987. Graduated from the Far Eastern High Engineering Maritime College (FEHEMC), maritime navigation, in 1966.

Eve Pant

Eve Pant

(born 1968)

Member of the supervisory board since 1997. Member of the management board of Infortar since 1997. Graduated from the Tallinn School of Economics, Estonia, in 1992.

Lauri Kustaa Äimä

Lauri Kustaa Äimä

(born 1971)

Member of the supervisory board since 2002. Managing Director KJK Capital Oy. Chairman of the Management Board, KJK Fund SICAV-SIF and Amber Trust II SCA. Vice-chairman of the Management Board, Amber Trust SCA. Holds a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Helsinki, Finland in 1997.

Kalev Järvelill

Kalev Järvelill

(born 1965)

Member of the supervisory board since 2007. Member of the supervisory board of AS Infortar. He was a member of the management board of AS Tallink Grupp from 1998-2006. General Director of the Estonian Tax Board from 1995 to 1998. Vice Chancellor of the Ministry of Finance of Estonia from 1994 to 1995.

Ain Hanschmidt

Ain Hanschmidt

(born 1961)

Member of the supervisory board since 2005, also from 1997 to 2000 Chief Executive Officer of AS Infortar. For years he served as Chairman of the management board of AS SEB Eesti Ühispank. Graduated from the Tallinn Polytechnic Institute (Tallinn University of Technology), Estonia in 1984.

Colin Douglas Clark

Colin Douglas Clark

(born 1974)

Member of the supervisory board since 2013. Head of Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa with The Rohatyn Group (“TRG”).  Prior to joining TRG, he was a Partner in the Citi Venture Capital International (“CVCI”) investment team from 2003 to 2013, prior to the merger of CVCI into TRG in 2013.  He serves as a Director of the Supervisory Board of Prestige, a leading food company in Bulgaria. Prior to CVCI, from 2000 worked in Citi's leading emerging markets projects financing team, prior to joining Citi, worked for Bank of Scotland in Edinburgh in various positions. Holds Bachelor's degree in Accountancy and Management from University of Dundee (Scotland); Member of the Institute Chartered Accountants of Scotland.