Iris Karjula is Vice Chair of EWoB and Chair of Board Professionals BPF Finland with 155 female board ready members and a mission to promote women and diversity on boards. She also works as Executive Advisor and Business Coach at Suxesso with clients from different markets in Northern Europe and Middle East from C-level to Executives, High Potentials and Management Teams. She has a Master’s degree in Strategy and Organisations and speaks fluent Finnish, English and Swedish.
Main steps during her career: 2009 – 2014 Management Team member of Fazer Group and MD of Fazer Food Services with annual turnover 580M€, 7500 employees in 7 countries and prior to that VP HR at Fazer Food Services. SVP Development and Marketing at Finpro, Director HR and Franchising at McDonald’s, Head of HR of DanskeBank Corporate & Investment banking and Senior Manager in Service Development. Management Team member 1991 – 2014 and 10 years of Board experience in international organisations.