Mandatum’s Chief Investment Officer will change as the current CIO Ville Talasmäki transitions to the position of Chief Investment Officer of Sampo Group and joins Sampo Group’s Executive Management Group. Senior Portfolio Manager Juhani Lehtonen has been appointed as Mandatum’s new Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and member of Mandatum’s Executive Management Group.
The appointments are conditional on the completion of the partial demerger of Sampo Plc, which is estimated to take effect on 1 October 2023.
Juhani Lehtonen (MA - Economics, 48), has worked in Mandatum’s portfolio management since 2008, where his responsibilities have included, for example, several successful fixed income products, such as the Mandatum Nordic High Yield fund. Lehtonen has worked in the financial markets since 2000.
“We thank Ville Talasmäki for his excellent work and wish him every success going forward. I’m very delighted that we have the right person in-house to fill this demanding role, which involves responsbility for both Mandatum Group’s own balance sheet and our customers’ assets,” says Mandatum Group’s CEO, Petri Niemisvirta.
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