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eQ Oyj (EQV1V.HE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Georg Ehrnrooth

50 2015 Chairman of the Board

Janne Larma

51 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Team

Antti Lyytikainen

35 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Team

Juha Surve

36 2012 Member of the Management Team, Group General Counsel, Secretary of the Board

Staffan Jafs

42 Member of the Management Team; Director, Private Equity at eQ Asset Management Ltd

Mikko Koskimies

49 2012 Member of the Management Team, Chief Executive Officer of eQ Asset Management Ltd

Nicolas Berner

44 2013 Independent Director

Timo Kokkila

37 2016 Independent Director

Annika Poutianen

46 2015 Independent Director

Jussi Seppala

53 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Georg Ehrnrooth

Mr. Georg Ehrnrooth has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at eQ Oyj since March 25, 2015. He has been Member of the Company's Board since March 16, 2011. Additionally to his current duties at the Company, he serves as Member of the Board of Poyry Oyj since 2010, Norvestia Oyj since 2010, Forcit Oy since 2010, Paavo Nurmi Foundation since 2005 and Anders Wall Foundation since 2008. He is also Chairman of the Board at Louise and Goran Ehrnrooth Foundation since 2013 and Chairman of the Boards of Semerca Investments S.A since 2009, Fennogens Investments S.A since 2009 and Corbis S.A since 2009. In his professional career, he also occupied the post of Chief Executive Officer at eQ Corporation and eQ Bank Ltd in 2005. He studied Agriculture and Forestry at Hogre Svenska Laroverket, Abo.

Janne Larma

Mr. Janne Larma has served as Chief Executive Officer at eQ Oyj since March 16, 2011. Since May 18, 2011, he has also occupied the post of Chairman of the Company's Management Team. He founded Advium Corporate Finance Ltd in 2000. In his professional career, he had gained more than ten years of experience within investment banking, as well as in the asset management business. Between 2004 and 2009, he occupied the post of Board Member of the parent company of eQ Asset Management Group, as well as Member of eQ Bank’s Management Team. Mr. Larma holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Antti Lyytikainen

Mr. Antti Lyytikainen has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Team at eQ Oyj since November 5, 2015. Antti has worked among financial sector since 2004 and with eQ Plc since 2011. From 2008 to 2011, he worked at Aberdeen Asset Management and was responsible for the financial management of group’s property funds. Prior to that, he worked as an Auditor e.g. in the Financial Services -division of KPMG. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Juha Surve

Mr. Juha Surve has served as Member of the Management Team, Group General Counsel and Secretary of the Board at eQ Oyj since November 20, 2012. He has been with the Company since the beginning of 2012. He has worked among financial sector and capital markets since 2003. From 2008 to 2012 he worked at Castren & Snellman Attorneys Ltd expertizing in M&A transactions, capital markets and corporate law. Prior to that he gained over five years’ experience in various asset management related duties e.g. in OP-Pohjola Group and Nordea Bank. In addition, he has been involved in numerous law-drafting projects relating to Finnish securities market legislation. He holds LL.M. degree and Master of Science degree in Economics.

Staffan Jafs

Mr. Staffan Jafs has been Member of the Management Team at eQ Oyj since November 23, 2011. He is Director, Private Equity at eQ Asset Management Ltd. He is responsible for the private equity asset management and group’s own private equity investment operations. He has been employed by the Company since 2007. Since 2000, he has worked in the private equity business. In his professional career, he also acted as Chief Financial Officer at Proventure Ltd (2000-2007). He began his professional career as Financial Manager at Kantarellis, a hotel and restaurant chain. Mr. Staffan Jafs holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Mikko Koskimies

Mr. Mikko T. Koskimies has been appointed Member of the Management Team at eQ Oyj and Chief Executive Officer of eQ Asset Management Ltd at the Company effective from October 1, 2012. Previously, he acted as Managing Director of Pohjola Asset Management Ltd and was Member of Executive Committee of Pohjola Bank. He worked from 1998 to 2005 as Managing Director of Alfred Berg Asset Management Ltd. During the years from 1989 to 1997 he worked with the current Nordea Group. From 1993 until 1997, he worked in Prvate Banking for Merita Bank Luxembourg S.A. in Luxembourg. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Nicolas Berner

Mr. Nicolas Berner has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at eQ Oyj since March 26, 2013. He holds LL.B degree from Helsingin yliopisto (Helsinki University). He has served as Chief Financial Officer at Berner Ltd since 2011. Previously, he worked for Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd (1998-2011), where he was Partner from 2006 to 2011. He has also served as Member of the Board of Berner Ltd and Nbe Holding Oy since 2006.

Timo Kokkila

Mr. Timo Kokkila has been Independent Director at eQ Oyj since March 30, 2016. He previously worked at Pontos Group as Investment Director (2011-2015); SRV Group Plc as Manager, Project Development (2008-2011); SRV Group Plc as Project Development Engineer (2006-2008) and Kampin Keskus Oy as Development Engineer (2004-2006). He is Member of the Boards of SRV Group Plc, Pontos Ltd, Renor Ltd and Kolpi Investments Oy. He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Annika Poutianen

Ms. Annika Poutianen has been Independent Director of eQ Oyj since March 25, 2015. Since 2014 she has served at JKL Group as Industrial Advisor; from 2009 to 2014 she was with NASDAQ OMX Stockholm as Head of Market Surveillance Nordics; from 2006 to 2009 with Swedish Financial Regulatory Authority as Head of Unit; and from 2000 to 2006 with law firm Linklaters London and in 1999 with Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd. She is Board Member of Hoist Finance Ab since 2014 and Saferoad AS since 2015. She holds Bachelor of Legal Letters from University of Helsinki and Master of Legal Letters from King’s College, London.

Jussi Seppala

Mr. Jussi Seppala has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at eQ Oyj since March 16, 2011. Additionally to his current duties at the Company, he serves as Member of the Board of Directors at Oy Cardos Ab since 1999 and has been Deputy Member of the Board of Deamia Oy since 1999. He is also Chairman of the Board of Luuva Oy since 2015. In his professional career, he also acted as Managing Director of Mineva Partnership Oy at Mineva Group (2008-2013); Head of Equities, Moscow (2008) at FIM Group Oyj / Glitnir Oyj (1999-2008); Marketing Director (2006-2007) and Managing Director (1999-2006) at FIM Fund Management Oy. He was also employed at SEB Fixed income sales from 1996 until 1999, JP Bank, Stockholm, Fixed income research and sales from 1992 until 1995 and was Entrepreneur in software development for banking sector from 1988 until 1991. Mr. Jussi Seppala holds Master of Science degree in Economics from Helsinki School of Economics (HANKEN - Svenska handelshogskolan).