CEO and Executive Management

Johan Larsson

Chief Executive Officer

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(born 1980)

  • Holding Investment Förvaltning i Luleå AB, Chairman of the Board
  • Bingab Barents Investment Group AB, Board member
  • Barents Fastigheter AB, Board member
  • Luleå Business Region AB, Board member

Johan Larsson is an entrepreneur from Luleå, who was appointed CEO of NYAB Plc on 1 April 2022. He was the CEO of group company NYAB Sverige AB between 2012-2022. He has been an entrepreneur in several growth companies in different industries and a board member in almost 30 companies. He is the founder of NYAB Plc’s largest shareholder Holding Investment Förvaltning i Luleå AB and an investment company Barents Investment Group AB and has positions of trust e.g. as the Board member of Luleå Business Region.

Shareholdings in NYAB Plc:

  • Johan Larsson: 255 000 shares
  • Bingab Barents Investment Group AB: 175 000 shares
  • Holding Investment Förvaltning i Luleå AB (Larsson’s ownership 50%): 241 217 200 shares

Aku Väliaho

Chief Financial Officer

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(Born 1985)
Education: M.Sc. (Econ.)

Aku Väliaho started as the Chief Financial Officer at NYAB Plc in January 2022. Previously he has worked at Finnair Oyj in finance and treasury management positions during 2015-2021. His responsibilities at Finnair included eg. Finnair’s real estate business unit management, financial and investment management of Finnair’s pension fund, as well as Finnair’s treasury operations. Before Finnair, Väliaho has worked eg. at Oriola Group in duties related to finance and investments.

Mikael Ritola

Senior Vice President, Finland

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(Born 1989)

  • Holding Investment Förvaltning i Luleå AB, Board member
  • OLARIT Invest AB, Board member

Mikael Ritola is a founding partner of NYAB Plc’s largest shareholder, Holding Investment Förvaltning I Luleå AB. He started as a member of the Executive Management Team on 1 April 2022, first as a director responsible for special construction business in Sweden and as of 1 October 2022 as Senior Vice President, Finland. He has a wide experience in entrepreneurship and management, as well as building profitable growth in construction and infrastructure industries. He was elected member of NYAB Plc’s Board of Directors in March 2022.

Shareholdings in NYAB Plc:

  • Mikael Ritola: 186 320 shares
  • Holding Investment Förvaltning i Luleå AB (Ritola’s ownership 50%): 241 217 200 shares

Magnus Granljung

Senior Vice President, Sweden

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(born 1973)

Education: M.Sc. (Tech.)

  • Granljung Holding AB, Board member

Magnus Granljung has been CEO of group company NYAB Infrastruktur AB since 2018, and was appointed CEO of NYAB Sverige AB in the spring 2022. Previously he has had managerial positions e.g. in BDX Group between 2011-2017 and Skanska Group between 2000-2011.

Shareholdings in NYAB Plc:

  • Magnus Granljung: 3032 shares
  • Granljung Holding AB: 24 336 840 shares

Minna Koistinen

Chief Communications & Marketing Officer

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(Born 1978)
Education: BBA, Marketing

Minna Koistinen started as the Chief Communications & Marketing Officer and member of the Executive Management Team in May 2022. She has a diverse experience in group communications and marketing in companies that operate on international markets. Before joining NYAB she worked in Teknos Group, being the Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and member of the Management Team in 2018-2022, and Communications Manager in 2016-2018. Previously she has worked e.g. in Oriola Group in different tasks in marketing and communications between 2005-2016.