External Auditor

Last modified: 27.5.2021

External Auditor

The Annual General Meeting of shareholders elects the auditor for a period of one year until the next subsequent Annual General Meeting. The auditor needs to an Authorised Public Accountants firm approved by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office. The auditor is responsible for auditing the consolidated and parent company financial statements and the administration of the parent company.

External Auditor in 2020

In 2020, Optomed’s statutory auditor was KPMG Oy Ab, Authorised Public Accountants, with Authorised Public Accountant Tapio Raappana as the auditor with principal responsibility since 2016. Tapio Raappana is a member of the Finnish Association of Auditor.

The history of fees paid to the auditors is the following:


  FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018
In EUR thousand    
Audit fees 77 61 6
Consulting1 52 516 119

1) Including IPO related expenses of EUR 492 thousand in 2019 and EUR 114 thousand in 2018.