Tom von Weymarn

Tom von Weymarn

Tom von Weymarn

Professional history and Board experience

M.Sc. in Engineering (Chemistry and engineering, 1968), Tom von Weymarn has occupied various management positions in manufacturing and trade since year 1970. At first, as Operation Engineer and R&D Manager at Kyme-Kymmenen in petrochemical industry. Since 1975 Wholesale and Plastics Branch Director at Oy Huber Ab. In 1981-83 the CEO of Oy Telko Ab (technical wholesale). In 1983-89 at Oy Fazer Ab, as Director of Chocolate and Confectionary Branch and in 1989-91 the CEO of Oy Karl Fazer Ab, In 1992-1997 the Vice CEO of Cultor Plc, globally responsible for animal and fish feed as well as feed enzymes and amino acids. In 1998-2004 the CEO of Oy Rettig Ab.

During the last 30 years von Weymarn has acted in boards of over 50 various companies, their groups and affiliated companies, including listed companies, family businesses and start-up technology firms.

Activities in Boardman

  • Member of Boardman´s Board of Directors, 2004-2006, 2016
  • Chairman of Boardman Advisors, 2015-2019. Member of Boardman Advisors, 2019-
  • Member of the Development Forum “Ownership Competence”, 2017-
  • Member of the Board of “Management Study and Research Group”, 2010-2013
  • Chairman of the Development Forum “Organization of the Board of Directors”, 2006-2008
  • Publications: ‘Rewarding Management’ (2011), ‘Board or CEO’ (2007), ‘Evaluation of Board work’ (2004), Organisation of the Board & Coporate Governance -manual (2016)


  • Conseptual strategic way of thinking
  • Internationalization and managing an international company
  • Food industry
  • Technological industry (biotechnology)
  • Metal industry
  • Chemical industry
  • Petrochemical industry
  • Technical trade
  • Family businesses
  • Foundations