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Kemira Oyj (KMRSF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jari Paasikivi

62 2014 Chairman of the Board

Jari Rosendal

51 2014 Chairman of the Management Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jukka Hakkila

56 2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group General Counsel

Kerttu Tuomas

60 2014 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Petri Castren

54 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Eeva Salonen

56 2008 Executive Vice President, Human Resources; Member of the Management Board

Esa-Matti Puputti

57 2015 Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence; Member of the Management Board

Heidi Fagerholm

52 2012 Member of the Management Board, Chief Technology Officer

Michael Loffelmann

46 2014 Executive Vice President, Projects & Manufacturing Technology; Member of the Management Board

Tarjei Johansen

45 2014 President, Oil & Mining and Americas; Member of the Management Board

Kim Poulsen

50 2015 President, Pulp & Paper and APAC Region; Member of the Management Board

Antti Salminen

45 2014 President, Municipal & Industrial and EMEA; Member of the Management Board

Wolfgang Buechele

57 2014 Director

Kaisa Hietala

45 2016 Director

Juha Laaksonen

65 2007 Independent Director

Timo Lappalainen

54 2014 Independent Director

Kin Wah Fok

61 2011 Independent Director

Olli Turunen

2015 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jari Paasikivi

Mr. Jari Pertti Paasikivi has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2014. Before that, he was Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company since March 21, 2012. He is Member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Nomination Board and Chairman of Personnel and Remuneration Committee. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Oras Invest Oy since 2006. He has also served as Chairman of the Boards of Tikkurila Oyj (since 2010), Oras Ltd (since 2013) and was Chairman of the Board of Technology Industries of Finland (2012-2015). He has also served as Member of the Board and Deputy Chairman at Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (since 2014), and was Member of the Board and the Executive Committee of Confederation of Finnish Industries (2013-2015), as well as has been Expert Member of the Nomination Board of Kemira Oyj since 2014, Member of the Supervisory Board of Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA since 2015 and Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA since 2015. He was Member of the Supervisory Board of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (2012-2014) and Chairman of the Board of Uponor Corporation from 2008 until 2014. He was Member of the Board of Finland Central Chamber of Commerce (2004-2011) and Rauma Chamber of Commerce (1995-2007). Previously, he also served as President and CEO of Oras Ltd (2002-2007), Managing Director of Oras Ltd (1994-2001), Plant Director of Oras Ltd (1989-1994), Marketing Manager of Oras Armatur A/S, Norway (1987-1989) and Marketing Manager at Oras Ltd (1983-1986). He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Jari Rosendal

Mr. Jari Rosendal has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board of Kemira Oyj, effective as of May 1, 2014. He came from a position of Executive President, President of Americas region in Outotec Oyj (2013-2014). He was member of Outotec Group Executive Board from 2006 until 2014. He was President of Minerals Processing Division from 2003 until 2010 and then held the position as President of Non-ferrous Solutions Business Area from 2010 until 2013, before becoming the President of Americas region. He held various positions in Outokumpu Group Division between 1989 and 2001. He was Product Director, Ceramec Filters Product Line at Outokumpu Mintec Oy from 2001 until 2002 and Vice President, Minerals Processing Division at Outokumpu Technology Group from 2002 until 2003. He has been Member of the Board of CEFIC since 2014, Member of the Board and Audit Committee of Uponor Oyj since 2012, as well as Member of the Board of Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers since 2011 and Vice Chairman of the Board since March 2014. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Jukka Hakkila

Mr. Jukka Hakkila has served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Group General Counsel at Kemira Oyj since May 6, 2013. Before that, he has been Member of the Management Board, Group General Counsel and Executive Vice President at the Company since October 2005. He joined the Company in 2005. He is Secretary of the Board of Directors and Management Board of the Company. Previously, he served as Group General Counsel at Elcoteq Network Corporation between 2002 and 2005, Vice President at Finnish Export Credit plc in 2002, Chief Representative at Sampo Bank in New York from 2001 to 2002, Senior Vice President at Leonia Bank in New York from 1999 until 2000, and First Vice President of Leonia Corporate Bank from 1998 until 1999. He also worked at Finnish Export Credit Ltd. as Chief Legal Counsel for Business matters from 1996 to 1998, Senior Legal Counsel from 1995 until 1996, and Legal Counsel between 1988 and 1995. He has been Member of the Board of Pohjolan Voima Oy since 2013 and Teollisuuden Voima Oyj since 2009. He holds Master of Legal Letters degree.

Kerttu Tuomas

Ms. Kerttu Tuomas has served as Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2014. She has been Independent Member of the Board of the Company since March 16, 2010. She also serves as Member of the Company’s Personnel and Remuneration Committee. She has been Executive Vice President of Human Resources at KONE Corporation and Member of the company's Executive Board since 2002. She previously acted as Member of the Board of Directors at the JTO School of Management (2007-2013) and has been Member of the CEMS Strategic Board (the Global Alliance in Management Education) since 2008. Previously, she was Group Vice President of Human Resources at Elcoteq Network Corporation from 2000 until 2002, and Personnel and Organization Manager at Masterfoods Oy between 1994 and 1999. She also served as Consultant at Mercury Urval from 1987 until 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Petri Castren

Mr. Petri Castren has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj since September 1, 2013. He holds a Master of Legal Letters degree and a Master of Business Administration degree. He has also been Member of the Supervisory Board of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company since 2013. He joined Kemira from Nokia Siemens Networks, where he has been Head of Corporate Finance (Group Treasurer) from 2008 until 2013. Prior to that, he worked in different financial, mergers and acquisitions as well as business development managing positions in Nokia Siemens Networks and Nokia Corporation. He was Head of Corporate Development at Nokia Siemens Networks (2007-2008); Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Head of NSN negotiation and transition program at Nokia Corporation (1999-2007); held finance and business development management roles at Nokia Telecommunications, Inc. / Nokia Networks (United States) (1996-1999) and corporate finance and management roles at Skopbank, Helsinki, Finland / New York, United States (1988-1996).

Eeva Salonen

Ms. Eeva Salonen has served as Member of the Management Board and Executive Vice President, Human Resources of Kemira Oyj since 2008. She also joined the Company in 2008. Previously, she served as Vice President of Human Resources, Devices Research and Development at Nokia Oyj between January 1, 2008 and June 8, 2008. She was also Vice President of Human Resources, Mobile Phones Business Group at Nokia Oyj between 2004 and 2007, and Director of Business Human Resources of Nokia Mobile Phones, Global Operations, Logistics and Sourcing at Nokia Oyj between 2002 and 2004. In addition, she was Senior Business Human Resources Manager of Nokia Mobile Phones, Operations, Logistics and Sourcing for Europe and Africa at Nokia Oyj from 1999 to 2002. She was Human Resources Development Manager of Nokia Mobile Phones for Europe and Africa at Nokia Oyj between 1995 and 1999. She held various Consultant and Research Manager positions at Quality Systems Oy from 1987 to 1994. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Education.

Esa-Matti Puputti

Mr. Esa-Matti Puputti has been appointed Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj effective as of May 2015. He previously served at Fazer as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Sourcing, 2013–2015; Nokia as Vice President, Smart Devices Supply Chain Operations, 2011–2012; Nokia as Vice President, Strategy, Technology and Operational Development 2008–2011; Nokia as Vice President, Global Customer Logistics, 2007–2008; Nokia as Vice President, Operations and Logistics, Europe, Middle East, Africa, 2004–2007; Nokia as Vice President, Manufacturing Solutions, 1999–2003; ABB as Vice President, Production Technology, 1997–1999; ABB as Senior Researcher, Deputy Manager, Production Technology, 1992–1997; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan as Design Engineer, 1990–1992; University of Oulu as Researcher, Project Manager, 1985–1990. He holds a Licentiate of Science degree in Technology.

Heidi Fagerholm

Ms. Heidi Fagerholm has been Member of the Management Board and Chief Technology Officer at Kemira Oyj since 2012. Prior to that, she served as Member of the Management Board and Executive Vice President of Research and Development and Technology at Kemira Oyj since January 1, 2011. She joined the Company in 2010 as Vice President of Research and Development. She previously worked as Vice President of Product Development at the Ahlstrom Group's Business Area Building and Energy Nonwovens from 2007 until 2010. Prior to that, she was Head of the Technical Center Europe (EuMEA) at Ciba Specialty Chemicals Oy from 2006 to 2007, Managing Director of Top Analytica Ltd. between 2001 and 2006, as well as Project Manager and Director of the Research and Development Unit at Turku Technology Center Ltd. from 1994 to 2001. She has been Adjunct professor at the Abo Akademi University since 1997, and Member of the Swedish Technical Science Academy of Finland since 2007. She was Member of the Board of Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for technology and Innovation from July 2011 until June 2014 and has been its Chairperson since February 1, 2016. She has also been appointed Member of the Board of Academy of Finland for a period from August 2014 until December 2018. She holds a Doctorate of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.

Michael Loffelmann

Mr. Michael Loffelmann has been appointed Executive Vice President, Projects & Manufacturing Technology, Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj, effective as of November 1, 2014. He has been with Kemira since 2013, serving as Senior Vice President Restructuring & Strategic Projects. He previously served at BorsodChem Zrt. As Vice President Site Services & Restructuring (2011-2012) and Restructuring Manager (2009-2010). He was also Director at AlixPartners (2007-2009), Project Manager at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants (2003-2007), Senior Consultant at SCOPEIN Management Consultants (2002-2003), Freelancer at Grimm Aerosol Technik (2001) and Research Assistant at the Department of Particle Technology at Technische Universitaet Muenchen from 1997 until 2001. He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Chemical Engineering.

Tarjei Johansen

Mr. Tarjei Johansen has been President, Oil & Mining and Americas, and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj since May 5, 2014. He previously served at Schlumberger Drilling & Measurements as Area Vice President, North America Offshore from October 2011 until April 2014, Operations Manager, Scandinavia from 2010 until 2011, Location Manager from 2008 until 2010, Account Manager Form 2006 until 2008, Business Development Manager from 2004 until 2006, Drilling Services Manager 2002 until 2004 and Field Engineer from 2000 until 2002. He holds a Master of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Kim Poulsen

Mr. Kim Poulsen has been appointed President, Pulp & Paper and APAC Region and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj effective as of November 1, 2015. He joined Kemira from UPM. He previously served at UPM-Kymmene PTE Ltd. as Executive Vice President and Group Executive Team Member, 2014–2015; UPM-Kymmene China Ltd. as Executive Vice President and Group Executive Team Member, 2013–2014; UPM-Kymmene Wood Oyj as Senior Vice President, Plywood business, 2011–2014; Vitalis Gladius Oy as Owner and Senior Partner, 2010–2011; Paloheimo Group and Fenestra Ltd as President and CEO, 2007–2010; held several management positions at Finnforest Ltd. in Finland, United Kingdom and Germany, 1996–2006; and served at Koskisen Ltd. as General Manager and Marketing Director, 1993–1996. He has been Member of the Board of China Paper Association (CPA) since 2013. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Antti Salminen

Mr. Antti Salminen has been appointed President, Municipal & Industrial and EMEA, Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj, effective as of November 1, 2014. He has served as Member of the Management Board and Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Management at the Company since 2011. He joined the Company in 2011. Previously, he worked for KONE Corporation, where he held the positions of Director of New Equipment Business for Asia Pacific between 2009 and 2011, as well as Vice President of Delivery Process from 2005 until 2009. He was also Managing Consultant and Head of Business Process Consulting at Capgemini Finland from 2000 to 2005. In addition, he was Research Scientist, Project Manager and Program Manager at the Helsinki University of Technology between 1995 and 2000. He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Engineering.

Wolfgang Buechele

Dr. Wolfgang Buechele has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2014. He no longer serves as President and Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board of the Company, effective as of April 30, 2014. He started in the role on April 1, 2012. He was also Independent Member of the Board of Directors at the Company between April 8, 2009 and March 21, 2012. He has experience as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at BorsodChem Zrt. (2009-2011). He has been CEO of Linde AG since 2014. He has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Merck KGaA (since 2009, Chairman since 2014) and Member of the Board of Partners of E. Merck KG (since 2009), as well as Member of the Board of Cefic since 2012 and Member of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Germany since 2014. He has also been Chairman of Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations since 2016. Previously, he served as Member of the Board and CEO of BorsodChem Zrt. from 2009 until 2011, Senior Advisor of Permira Beteiligungsberatung GmbH (2008-2011), Project Advisor for Blackstone Group LLP in 2008, and he held various positions at BASF AG from 1987 until 2007. He was President of the Fine Chemicals Division from 2005 to 2007, President of the Performance Chemicals Division between 2003 and 2005, and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF Printing Systems GmbH. In addition he acted as President for the Eastern Europe, Africa, West Asia Regional Division between 2001 and 2003; Group Vice President of Business Management at Fine Chemicals Europe from 1999 until 2001; Managing Director of Global Marketing Cosmetic Raw Materials from 1997 to 1999; Managing Director of Regional Marketing Catalysts Asia from 1993 to 1997; Head of Research Group Industrial Catalysts from 1990 to 1993, and Research Chemist between 1987 and 1993. He is Doctor of Natural Science and holds Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Chemistry.

Kaisa Hietala

Ms. Kaisa Hietala has been Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 21, 2016. She holds Master of Science degree in Physics and Master of Science in Environmental Science. She is currently working as EVP, Renewable Products at Neste Corporation and as a member of the Neste Executive Board. She is Member of the Company’s Audit Committee.

Juha Laaksonen

Mr. Juha Olavi Laaksonen no longer serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Kemira Oyj effective as of March 24, 2017. He has held the position since October 4, 2007. He has also served as Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee and Member of Personnel and Remuneration Committee. He was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fortum Corporation from 2000 until 2012. He was Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Sato Oyj (2007-2015), and has been Chairman of the Board of The Association of Finnish Fine Arts Foundations since 2012, Caruna Networks Oy since 2014, The Fortum Art Foundation since 2006 and Alfred Kordelin Foundation since 2014, as well as Member of the Boards of Directors of Sponda Plc since 2013 and Taaleritehdas Plc since 2013. He has also been Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Fortum Oyj (2000), Executive Vice President of Finance and Planning at Fortum Oil & Gas Oy (1999), CFO of Neste Oyj (1998-1999) and Corporate Controller of Neste Oyj (1997-1998). Previously, he was Member of the Supervisory Board of Kemijoki Oy from 2002 until 2013, Member of the Board of Directors of Neste Oil Oyj between 2005 and 2007, Member of the Board of Directors at Teollisuuden Voima Oy from 2003 to 2010, Member of the Supervisory Board of Tapiola Mutual Insurance Company between 2002 and 2007, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Fortum Pension Fund from 2001 until 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Timo Lappalainen

Mr. Timo Lappalainen has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2014. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. He is President and Chief Executive Officer of Orion Corporation since 2008. He has been Chairman of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland since 2015 (Member since 2008), as well as Member of the Boards of Confederation of Finnish Industries since 2015, Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research since 2010, Member of the Supervisory Board of The Finnish Fair Corporation since 2009 and Member of the Council of The Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce since 2008. He was Member of the Board of ICC Finland (2014) and Vice Chairman of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland (2013-2014) and Member of the Board of Vaisala Oyj (2011-2014). He previously served at Orion Corporation as Senior Vice President, Proprietary Products and Animal Health, 2005–2007; Orion Corporation as Executive Vice President, Orion Pharma, 2003–2005; Orion Corporation as Senior Vice President, Business Development, 1999–2003; Leiras Oy as Vice President, International Marketing and Business Development, 1994–1999; Finvest Ltd. as Vice President, Business Development and General Manager of Finvest’s German unit, 1989–1993; Arthur Andersen & Co. (Chicago, USA) as Consultant, 1987–1988.

Kin Wah Fok

Ms. Kin (Winnie) Wah Fok no longer serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj effective as of March 24, 2017. She has held the position since March 22, 2011. She has been Senior Advisor of Wallenberg Foundations AB (formerly known as Foundation Administration Management Sweden AB) since 2013. She was Member of the Board of Aktiebolaget SKF (2004-2013) and HOPU Investments Co., Ltd. (2013-2015) and has been Member of the Boards of Volvo Car Corporation (since 2010) and G4S plc (since 2010), as well as Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (since 2013) and HOPU Fund II Management Co. Ltd. since 2015. She served within EQT Partners Asia Limited as Chief Executive Officer / Senior Partner between 2001 and 2010, and as Managing Director between 2000 and 2001; within CEF New Asia Partners Limited CEFNAP as Managing Director between 1998 and 1999, within Peregrine Direct Investments Limited, PDIL, as Director and Co-Head between 1994 and 1998, and within Strategic Assets International Limited as Director between 1988 and 1994. She was also Senior Advisor at Investor AB (2010-2012) and Husqvarna AB (2010-2012). She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from University of New South Wales.

Olli Turunen