People: Elisa Oyj (ELI1V.HE)

ELI1V.HE on Helsinki Stock Exchange

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21 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Raimo Lind

61 2012 Chairman of the Board

Veli-Matti Mattila

53 2003 President, Chief Executive Officer; Member of the Executive Board

Mika Vehvilainen

53 2014 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Jari Kinnunen

52 2005 Chief Financial Officer; Member of the Executive Board

Sami Ylikortes

47 2007 Executive Vice President, Administration; Member of the Executive Board

Merja Ranta-aho

2013 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Asko Kansala

57 2008 Executive Vice President, Consumer Business unit; Member of the Executive Board

Timo Katajisto

46 2014 Executive Vice President, Corporate Customers, Member of the Executive Board

Pasi Maenpaa

49 2014 Executive Vice President, Business Development, Member of the Executive Board

Vesa-Pekka Nikula

50 2014 Executive Vice President, Production, Member of the Executive Board

Katiye Vuorela

46 2008 Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications

Vesa Sahivirta

Director, IR and Financial Communications

Petteri Koponen

2014 Director

Seija Turunen

61 2014 Director

Jaakko Uotila

65 2013 Director

Leena Niemisto

51 2010 Independent Director

Eira Palin-Lehtinen

64 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Raimo Lind

Mr. Raimo Lind has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Elisa Oyj since April 4, 2012. He was previously Independent Vice Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors from March 25, 2011 until April 4, 2012, as well as Independent Member of the Company's Board of Directors between March 18, 2009 and March 25, 2011. He is also Chairman of the Company's Compensation and Nomination Committee. He serves as Vice President and he has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Wartsila Group since 2005. He previously worked for Wartsila Group as Group Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from 1998. He worked for Wartsila Group in different positions within Control and Finance, and within Development and Internationalization from 1976 to 1980; for Wartsila Diesel Group as Vice President and Controller from 1980 until 1984; for Wartsila Singapore as Managing Director and Area Director between 1984 and 1988; for Wartsila Service Division as Deputy Vice President from 1988 until 1989; for Scantrailer Ajoneuvoteollisuus Oy as President from 1990 to 1992; for Tamrock Oy as CFO from 1992 to 1993; for Tamrock Service Business as Vice President from 1994– until 1996, as well as for Tamrock Coal Business as Vice President between 1996 and 1997. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sato Oy. He graduated from Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu (Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics in 1975 and with a Master of Science degree in Economics in 1980.

Veli-Matti Mattila

Mr. Veli-Matti Johannes Mattila has served as President and Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Elisa Oyj since July 1, 2003. He previously worked as Chief Executive Officer of Oy L M Ericsson Ab from 1997 to 2003 and in parallel as Deputy Head of the Nordic and Baltic sales unit of the Ericsson Group, responsible for the Customer Services business. He has held various positions in the Ericsson Group in Finland and the United States since 1986. He also serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Sampo plc and of the Central Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Supervisory Board of the Finnish Fair Cooperative and Member of the Council for Security of Supply and Infrastructure. Mr. Mattila has a Master of Science in Technology and a Masters in Business Administration degree.

Mika Vehvilainen

Mr. Mika Vehvilainen has served as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Elisa Oyj since April 2, 2014. HE has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since April 4, 2012. He is Member of the Compensation and Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Vehvilainen served as Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Team in Nokia Siemens Networks between 2007 and 2010. He held different positions in Nokia Oyj between 1992 and 2006. Mr. Vehvilainen has served as Chief Executive Officer of Finnair Oyj since 2010. He serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Vacon Oyj and as Member of the Supervisory Board of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. Mr. Vehvilainen holds Master of Science Degree in Economics awarded by Higher School of Economics (HSE) in 1986.

Jari Kinnunen

Mr. Jari Kinnunen has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Elisa Oyj since December 1, 2005. Prior to this appointment, he served as Vice President of Business Development of Elisa Oyj since 2005 and he joined the Company in 1999. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Yomi Plc in 2004; Chief Financial Officer of Elisa Kommunikation GmbH in Germany from 1999 to 2004; Managing Director of Polar International Ltd from 1996 to 1999 and Controller from 1990 to 1996, as well as Controller in Oy Alftan Ab from 1987 to 1990. He is also Member of the Finance and Tax Committee of the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK. Mr. Kinnunen has a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration.

Sami Ylikortes

Mr. Sami Ylikortes has been Executive Vice President of Administration and Member of the Executive Board of Elisa Oyj since 2000. He joined the Company in 1996. He served as Secretary to the Board of Directors from 1998 to 2007. He has also held positions in accounting management in Unilever Finland Oy from 1991 to 1996. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Employers’ Association TIKLI and Chairman of the Working Life Committee of the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK since 2011. Mr. Ylikortes has a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration as well as a Master of Laws degree.

Merja Ranta-aho

Ms. Merja Ranta-aho has been Member of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Elisa Oyj since August 19, 2013. Previously, she was manager of human resources in Elisa's Consumer Customers unit.

Asko Kansala

Mr. Asko Kansala has been Executive Vice President of Consumer Business unit of Elisa Oyj since 2008 and Member of its Executive Board since 2003. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Consumer and Small Enterprise Businesses at the Company from October 2, 2007 to 2008, Executive Vice President, Business Customers from May 2, 2005 to October 2, 2007, Executive Vice President, Business Development, Information Technology, Research and Development and Communications from 2003 to May 2, 2005. He was also Sales Director for the Nordic and Baltic sales unit of the Ericsson Group and Member of the Management Group from 2001 to 2003, Sales Director of Oy L M Ericsson Ab from 1996 to 2001, National Technology Agency of Finland (TEKES), Head of Japan’s Industrial Secretariat from 1993 to 1996, and Sales Manager at Hewlett Packard Oy from 1987 to 1993. He also serves as Member of the Board of Ficom and Chairman of the Data Network Pool in the Information Society Sector. Mr. Kansala holds a Master of Science degree in Technology.

Timo Katajisto

Mr. Timo Katajisto has been Executive Vice President, Corporate Customers of Elisa Oyj since June 19, 2014 and Member of the Executive Board of the Company since January 1, 2008. He was Executive Vice President of Production at the Company since January 1, 2008. He served as Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Employers’ Association TIKLI until December 31, 2010 and was Member of the temporary Board of Directors of the service sector employers’ association called PALTA from January 1, to February 10, 2011. Prior to that, he served as Member of the Executive Board of Nokia Siemens Networks, Strategic Projects and Quality in 2007; Member of the Executive Board of Nokia Networks, Production and Network Installation from 2005 to 2007. He held various positions at Nokia Networks and its predecessor Nokia Telecommunications from 1992 to 2005. He holds a Master of Science degree in Technology.

Pasi Maenpaa

Mr. Pasi Maenpaa has been Executive Vice President, Business Development of Elisa Oyj since June 19, 2014 and Member of its Executive Board since January 23, 2006. He was Executive Vice President of Corporate Customer Business in the Company from October 2, 2007 until June 19, 2014. He was also Executive Vice President, Business Customers Sales of the Company from January 23, 2006. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems Finland Oy from 2002 to 2006, Regional Manager for Central Europe at Netigy Corporation from 2000 to 2002, Vice President in Sales for Europe and the United States at Fujitsu from 1999 to 2000, and as Sales and Country Manager at Oracle Corporation in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe from 1990 to 1999. Mr. Maenpaa has a Vocational Qualification in Business Information Technology, Diploma in Computer Science and a Masters of Business Administration degree.

Vesa-Pekka Nikula

Mr. Vesa-Pekka Nikula has served as Executive Vice President, Production and Member of the Executive Board of Elisa Oyj since June 19, 2014. He holds a Master of Science degree in Technology and a Masters of Business Administration degree. He has been responsible for Consumer Customers customer services.

Katiye Vuorela

Ms. Katiye Vuorela has been Executive Vice President Corporate Communications and Member of the Executive Board in Elisa Oyj since October 13, 2008. Prior to joining the Company, she was Vice President, Communications at Paroc Group Holjding Oy (2000–2008), Marketing and Communications Manager of IBM's subsidiary Lotus Development Finland Oy (1998-2000) and Marketing Communications Manager at Nokia Telecommunications, Dedicated Networks business unit (1994-1998). She holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration.

Vesa Sahivirta

Petteri Koponen

Seija Turunen

Jaakko Uotila

Mr. Jaakko Uotila has been Member of the Board of Directors of Elisa Oyj since March 25, 2013. He was previously Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Alko Oy (2001-2012); CEO of Yliopiston Apteekki (1996-2001); Deputy CEO at Orion Farmos (1994-1996) and held various position at Orion-yhtyma Oy (1977-1994). He serves as Member of the Board of Medifon Oy and Cisa Oy. He holds a Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutics, Helsinki University since 1977 and Master of Science of Management, California American University since 1990.

Leena Niemisto

Ms. Leena Niemisto, Ph.D. has been Independent Member of the Board of Elisa Oyj since 2010. She is also Member of the Company's Compensation & Nomination Committee. She has been Managing Director of Oy Dextra Ab since 2003. She also serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Laakaripalveluyritykset ry and Chairman of the prize committee of Ars Fennica and also as Member of the Entrepreneur Delegation of the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK. Prior to that, she was Specialist in the Invalid Foundation, Orton Rehabilitation Centre from 2000to 2004 and specializing physician from 1995 to 1999. Her previous working experience includes also positions as an assistant physician in the Helsinki University Hospital, and as a doctor in several health centers. She is Medical Doctor and Specialist in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Eira Palin-Lehtinen

Ms. Eira Palin-Lehtinen has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Elisa Oyj since March 18, 2008. She is Chairman of Audit Committee of the Company. She is also Member of the Board of Directors of Sampo plc, Deputy Member of the Board and Finance Committee of the Sigrid Juselius Foundation, Member of the Board of three Luxembourg domiciled Nordea funds (Nordea Alternative Investment, Nordea Fund of Funds, Sicav and Nordea I Sicav) and Member of the Investment Committee of Svenska konstsamfundet and as from January 1, 2011 she has also been Member of the Board of the Sibelius Academy Foundation. She previously served as Executive Vice President for Nordea with responsibility for Nordic private banking business and until the end of 2007. She holds Master of Law degree.
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