The Board of Directors nominates the President and CEO, who is responsible for managing Amer Sports in accordance with the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act and instructions provided by the Board of Directors.

The President and CEO reports to the Board of Directors and keeps the Board of Directors informed about Amer Sports’ business, including information about relevant markets and competitors, as well as the Company’s financial position and other matters of significance.

The President and CEO is also responsible for overseeing the Company’s day-to-day administration and ensuring that the financial administration of the Company has been arranged in a reliable manner.

The President and CEO is assisted by the Executive Board.

Heikki Takala
President and CEO of Amer Sports


  • Born 1966
  • Finnish nationality
  • Amer Sports Corporation employee since 2010


  • Procter&Gamble, several leadership positions in brand management, marketing, sales and commercial strategy at country, region and global level, 1992-2010
  • 16 years of international experience, last nine years in Switzerland


  • Master of Science degree in International Business, Helsinki School of Economics and ESADE (Barcelona)