People: Kemira Oyj (KMRSF.PK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jari Paasikivi

60 2014 Chairman of the Board

Jari Rosendal

49 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Jukka Hakkila

54 2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group General Counsel

Kerttu Tuomas

57 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board

Petri Castren

52 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board

Eeva Salonen

54 2008 Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Member of the Management Board

Antti Salminen

43 2011 Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Management, Member of the Management Board

Heidi Fagerholm

50 2012 Member of the Management Board, Chief Technology Officer

Hilton Casas de Almeida

53 2008 Member of the Management Board; President, Region South America

Joe Chan

58 Member of the Management Board; President, Region Asia Pacific

Petri Helsky

48 2013 Member of the Management Board; President, Segment Paper

Randy Owens

50 Member of the Management Board; President, Segment Oil & Mining and Region NAFTA

Hannu Virolainen

50 2013 Member of the Management Board; President, Segment ChemSolutions and EHSQ/PSRA

Frank Wegener

52 2013 Member of the Management Board; President, Segment Municipal & Industrial and Region EMEA

Wolfgang Buechele

55 2014 Director

Timo Lappalainen

52 2014 Director

Juha Laaksonen

62 2007 Independent Director

Kin Wah Fok

58 2011 Independent Director

Tero Huovinen

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jari Paasikivi

Mr. Jari Paasikivi has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2014. Before that, he has been Vice Chairman of the Board of the Company since March 21, 2012. He is Member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Chairman of Personnel and Remuneration Committee. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Oras Invest Ltd since 2006. He has also served as Chairman of the Boards of Tikkurila Oyj (since 2010), Uponor Corporation (since 2008), Oras Ltd (since 2013) and Technology Industries of Finland (since 2012). He has also served as Member of the Boards at Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (since 2014), and Confederation of Finnish Industries (since 2013) and Member of the Supervisory Board of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (since 2012). He has also been Member of the Nomination Committee of the Company since 2009. 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 of Kemira Oyj, effective as of May 1, 2014. He comes from a position of President, Americas region in Outotec Oyj. He held various positions in Outokumpu Group Technology Division between 1989 and 2006. He has been a member of Outotec Group Executive Board since 2006. He was Head of Minerals Processing Division until 2010 and then held the position as Head of Non-ferrous Solutions Business Area until 2013, before becoming the President of Americas region.

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 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 a Master of Legal Letters degree.

Kerttu Tuomas

Ms. Kerttu Tuomas has served as 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 is also 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 previosuly 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 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 Netowrks (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 of 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.

Antti Salminen

Mr. Antti Salminen has served as Member of the Management Board and Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Management at Kemira Oyj 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.

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. She holds a Doctorate of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.

Hilton Casas de Almeida

Mr. Hilton Casas de Almeida has served as Member of the Management Board and President, Region South America at Kemira Oyj since February 6, 2008. He has been employed by the Company since 2007. He has also been Vice President of Brazil Finland Business Council since 2012. Previously, he served as Regional Business Director of the Functional Polymers Unit at Basf SA between 2004 and 2007; Sales Manager for Europe of the Functional Polymers Division at Basf AG between 2001 and 2004; Regional Sales and Marketing Manager, Product Manager, Sales Representative and Technical Assistant of the Specialty Chemicals Division at Basf SA from 1989 until 2001; Head of the Technical Department and Quality Control Head at Bera do Brasil Met. E. Com. Metais Ltda. from 1985 until 1988, and he worked at the Technical and Manufacturing units of Duratex SA between 1982 and 1985. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry.

Joe Chan

Mr. Joe Chan is Member of the Management Board and President, Region Asia Pacific at Kemira Oyj. He has been Member of Management Board since 2012. He joined the Company in 2011. He was Vice President, Head of Asia Pacific at Kemira Chemicals (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. from 2011 until 2012. Prior to this, he served at Bauhinia International Limited as General Manager (2008-2011), at Fujian Fynex Textile Limited as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) (2006-2007), at Ciba Region China (China, Taiwan, Hong Kong) as Segment Head for Paper Chemicals (2004-2006) and as Segment Head for Water Chemicals (2001-2003) and served as Asia Pacific Regional Director of Laporte Plc Pigments Division (2000-2001). He was also General Manager at Ciba Joint-Ventures, Qingdao (1998-2000); Business Group Manager at Textile Dyestuffs Division, Ciba-Geigy (H.K.) Ltd. (1995-1996); Vice President of Ciba-Geigy (Taiwan) Ltd. (1991-1994). Between 1979 and 1991 he held various posts at Dyestuffs & Chemicals Division, Ciba-Geigy (H.K.) Ltd, including Country Manager-PRC (1988-1991), Promotion Manager-Regional (1986-1988), Technical Sales Representative-PRC (1981-1986) and Sales Representative-HKG (1979-1981). He was also Sales Representative-HKG at BASF agent section, Jebsen & Co. Ltd. (1979). He holds Executive MBA degree from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

Petri Helsky

Mr. Petri Helsky has served as Member of the Management Board and President, Segment Paper at Kemira Oyj since 2008. He joined the Company in 2007. He was also President, Region EMEA at the Company from October 2012 until April 2013. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President and SBU Manager at Kemira ChemSolutions between 2007 and 2008, Managing Director of Kemira ChemSolutions b.v. between 2007 and 2008, Business Manager for H2O2 EMEA at Solvay SA between 2002 and 2007, Managing Director of Oy Finnish Peroxides Ab from 1997 until 2002, General Manager of Solvay Nordic Ab from 1996 to 1997, Sales Manager of Solvay Nordic Ab from 1993 to 1996, and Sales Responsible at Dow Corning from 1992 to 1993. He holds a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering, as well as a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Randy Owens

Mr. Randy Owens serves as Member of the Management Board and President, Segment Oil & Mining and Region NAFTA at Kemira Oyj. Previously, he served as Vice President of the Strategic Business Unit Additives at Kemira Oyj's Kemira Pulp & Paper between 2002 and 2008. He joined the Company in 2002. Prior to that, he served as Business Manager of Sales, Product Management and Marketing Management for Vinings Industries between 1991 and 2002. He also worked within Sales at Nalco Chemicals from 1987 and 1991. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree.

Hannu Virolainen

Mr. Hannu Virolainen has served as Member of the Management Board and President, Segment ChemSolutions and EHSQ/PSRA at Kemira Oyj since April 2013. Before that, he has been Member of the Management Board and President, Segment Municipal & Industrial and EHSQ of Kemira Oyj since November 1, 2011. He has experience in heading international business operations in different parts of Kemira since 1989. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and a Master of Science degree in Agriculture. Between 2009 and 2011, he served within Kemira Oyj as Senior Vice President for Customer Segment Industrial. He also served within Kemira Oyj as President for BA Specialty between 2008 and 2009, and as Vice President for BU WS Fertilizers between 2004 and 2008. He served within Kemira GrowHow Oy as Executive Vice President for SBU Specialty Crop Care between 1999 and 2004, within Kemira Agro Oy as Vice President for Supply Chain and Information Technology between 1995 and 1999, and within Kemira Agro Oy holding sales, analytical and operational management positions between 1989 and 1994. He also served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Viestintatoimisto Pohjoisranta Oy from 2011 until March 2012, and as Chairman of the Board of Viestintatoimisto Pohjoisranta Oy between 2005 and 2010.

Frank Wegener

Mr. Frank Wegener has been Member of the Management Board and President, Segment Municipal & Industrial and Region EMEA at Kemira Oyj since April 2013. Before that, he has been Member of the Management Board and President, Segment ChemSolutions at Kemira Oyj since 2005. He was also Managing Director of Kemira ChemSoultions bv from 2005 until February 2013. He served as Managing Director at Kemira Chemie GmbH from 1998 until 2007. He joined the Company in 1998. In his career, he served at SBU Chemidet as Manager from 2004 until 2005 and at Arco Chemical Company (today: Lyondell Chemical), from 1995 to 1998 as Sales Manager Glycols, Solvents, BDO & Derivatives, and Senior Sales Representative Glycols & Solvents. Moreover he was Technical Sales Representative New Solvents at Safechem GmbH (Subsidiary of Dow Chemicals) (1993-1995), and Sales Representative pharmaceuticals at Janssen GmbH (Johnson & Johnson) (1992-1993). He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Technical Chemistry.

Wolfgang Buechele

Dr. Wolfgang Buechele has been 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 Member of the Supervisory Board of Merck KGaA (since 2009) and Member of the Board of Partners of E. Merck KG (since 2009). Previously, he served as 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.

Timo Lappalainen

Mr. Timo Lappalainen has been 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 Oyj. He is currently also a member of the Board of ICC Finland and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland.

Juha Laaksonen

Mr. Juha Olavi Laaksonen has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Kemira Oyj since October 4, 2007. He is also 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 has also been Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Sato Oyj since 2007, The Association of Finnish Fine Arts Foundations since 2012 and at The Fortum Art Foundation since 2006, 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.

Kin Wah Fok

Ms. Kin (Winnie) Wah Fok has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 22, 2011. She has been Senior Advisor of Foundation Administration Management Sweden AB since 2013. She was Member of the Board of Aktiebolaget SKF (2004-2013) 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 Investments Co., Ltd. (since 2013). 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.

Tero Huovinen

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