Management Board

The authorities of the Management Board of the Company are specified in the Commercial Code and they are limited to the extent determined in the articles of association of the
company. The Management Board has to act in the most economically purposeful manner, taking into consideration the best interests of all shareholders and ensures the company’s
sustainable development in accordance with set objectives and strategy.
To ensure that the company’s interests are met in the best way possible, the Management and Supervisory
Boards shall extensively collaborate. The members of the Management Board are elected for a period of up to 5 years. According to the articles, the board has one to five members.

The current Management Board of Ekspress Group has three members.

Mari-Liis Rüütsalu (appointed until 31.12.2025)

  • Chairman of the Management Board and Chief
    Executive Officer of the Group since 01.01.2017 with
    the term of office of up to 5 years
  • Managing director of AS Ekspress Meedia 2015-2016
  • Managing director of AS Delfi 2012-2015
  • Marketing and development director of AS Estravel
  • Graduated from Eesti Majandusjuhtide Instituut in
    1998 specializing in business administration and
    University of Tartu Pärnu College in 1995 specializing
    in entrepreneurship and business management
  • Number of shares of AS Ekspress Grupp: 36 924

Kaspar Hanni (appointed until 19.12.2023)

  • Member of the Management Board since 18.12.2017,
    with the term of office of up to 3 years, Development
    Director of the Group
  • Member of the board of the Estonian Business Angles
    Association since 2017
  • Software Asset Management and Compliance Lead
    of Microsoft in Baltics 2015-2016
  • Enterprise and Partner Group Lead of Microsoft in
    Baltics 2011-2015
  • Graduated from Estonian Business School in 2002 with
    a degree in Business Administration and studied Information Technology at Tallinn University of Technology
  • Number of shares of AS Ekspress Grupp: 18 462

Signe Kukin (appointed until 31.12.2024)

  • Member of the Management Board since 01.08.2018,
    the term of office of up to 3 years, Chief Financial
    Officer of the Group
  • Chief Financial Officer of AS Merko Ehitus 2012 – 2017
  • In various positions of United Utilities International Ltd
    in Estonia, Great Britain, and the Arab United Emirates
  • Auditor at Deloitte 1997-2001
  • Graduated from Tallinn University of Technology 1999
    (diploma studies)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants –
    ACCA, Fellow Member – FCCA 2004
  • Number of shares of AS Ekspress Grupp: 38 140