Chief Executive Officer

Raisio plc's CEO runs the company's day-to-day administration in accordance with the Board's guidelines and regulations and in line with the targets set by the Board (general authority), as well as ensures that the company's accounting complies with legislation and that its asset management arrangements are reliable.

Matti Rihko has been Raisio plc's CEO since November 2006. He was born in 1962, lives in Turku and has Master's degree in both Economics and Psychology. His key work history is as follows: Raisio plc 2006: Vice President, Ingredients Division; Altadis SA, Paris 2004-2006: Regional Director Europe; Altadis Finland Oy 1999-2004: CEO. 

Rihko's other simultaneous positions of trust: Mutual Employment Pension Insurance Company Varma: Member of the Supervisory Board, Oriola-KD plc: Member of the Board of Directors; Suomen Terveystalo Oy: Member of the Board of Directors; Turku Science Park Ltd: Member of the Board of Directors; Turku Chamber of Commerce: Member of the Board of Directors; The University of Turku: Chairman of the Board of Directors, Finnish Medical Foundation: Member of the Supervisory Board, Raisio plc's Research Foundation: Chairman of the Board of Directors 

Rihko holds 272,530 Raisio plc's free shares (31 December 2015). He is also within the share-based incentive schemes of the Group's key personnel (the share-based incentive schemes 2013-2015, 2014-2016, 2015-2017 and 2016-2018). 

The company has not appointed a deputy to the CEO.