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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Matti Ruotsala

60 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors

Matti Hyytiainen

56 2012 Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman of the Executive Board

Robert Remenar

61 2013 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Juha Torniainen

49 2012 Member of the Executive Board, Chief Financial Officer

Julie Bellamy

53 2015 Group Senior Vice President, Human Resources; Member of the Executive Board

Vesa Vahamottonen

49 2015 Group Senior Vice President, Business Development; Member of the Executive Board

Andre Gerstner

38 2015 President, Rolling Stock Business; Member of the Executive Board

Jyrki Keronen

49 2015 President, Wiring Systems, APAC; Member of the Executive Board

Jani Kiljala

40 2014 Member of the Executive Board; President, Wiring Systems, Europe and South America

Frank Sovis

54 2012 Member of the Executive Board; President of Wiring Systems, North America

Reinhard Buhl

64 2014 Independent Director

Wolfgang Diez

62 2013 Independent Director

Henrik Lange

55 2016 Independent Director

Shemaya Levy

68 2012 Independent Director

Mingming Liu

64 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Matti Ruotsala

Mr. Matti Ruotsala has been Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of PKC Group Oyj since April 3, 2008. He also serves as Chairman of the Company's Remuneration Committee. He joined the Board in 2006. Mr. Ruotsala is Chief Operating Officer and Deputy to the CEO of Fortum Corporation. Previously, he held such executive positions as Executive Vice President at Fortum Corporation Power Division (2009-2013), President Fortum Generation at Fortum Corporation (2007–2009); Vice President at AGCO Corporation and Managing Director at Valtra Oy Ab (2005–2007); Chief Operating Officer and Deputy CEO (2001–2004), and Technical and Commercial Director (1995–2000) at KCI Konecranes Plc, and Asia Pacific Area Director at Kone Corporation´s crane business (1991–1994). Mr. Ruotsala is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kemijoki Oy and Teollisuuden Voima Oyj, and Member of the Board of Oy Halton Group Ltd and Componenta Oyj. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Matti Hyytiainen

Mr. Matti Hyytiainen has been President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chairman of the Executive Board of PKC Group Oyj since April 4, 2012. He was Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Company from March 31, 2010 until December 31, 2011. He also served as Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He has experience as CEO and President of Etteplan Oyj (2008-2011). Prior to this appointment, he spent several years with KONE, where he held such positions as Senior Vice President of Escalator division from 2001 to 2007, President of KONE Elevators Co., Ltd between 1996 and 2000, and of PT KONE Indo Elevator from 1994 until 1996, General Manager of KONE Oyj Hissit Suomi from 1989 to 1994, and Assistant Controller of KONE Oyj Hissit Suomi between 1984 and 1986. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kemppi Oy. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Robert Remenar

Mr. Robert (Bob) J. Remenar has served as Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of PKC Group Oyj since April 4, 2013. He has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since April 4, 2012. He is also Member of the Company's Nomination and Remuneration Committee. Previously he was President & CEO at Nexteer Automotive (2009-2012), Vice President, Delphi Corporation and President, Delphi Steering (2002-2009), Executive Director, Delphi Energy and Chassis Division (2000-2001), before that in other executive positions within Delphi since 1998 and several executive and managerial positions within General Motors since 1985. He is also Member of the Advisory Board of Current Capital LLC, Member of the President´s Advisory Council (PAC) of Walsh College, Troy, Michigan, Member of Dean´s Business Advisory Council (DBAC), Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

Juha Torniainen

Mr. Juha Torniainen has been Member of the Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer of PKC Group Oyj since July, 1 2012. He joined the Company from his position as Managing Director of Staffpoint Oyj (2009-2012), prior to which he made a career in international financial management. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Perlos Oyj (2006-2009), among others. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Julie Bellamy

Mrs. Julie Bellamy has been Group Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Member of the Executive Board at PKC Group Oyj since August 6, 2015. She is responsible for leading and further developing human resource excellence within PKC globally. Most recently, Mrs. Bellamy has served as the VP, Human Resources, PKC North America. She holds Bachelor of Arts degree.

Vesa Vahamottonen

Mr. Vesa Vahamottonen has been Group Senior Vice President, Business Development and Member of the Executive Board at PKC Group Oyj since August 6, 2015. His responsibilities include quality, risk management, technology and various global initiatives to develop PKC’s operations. He has previously worked at Efore Oyj where he served as President and CEO. He holds Licentiate in Technology.

Andre Gerstner

Mr. Andre Gerstner has been President, Rolling Stock Business and Member of the Executive Board at PKC Group Oyj since August 6, 2015. He has global responsibility for leading and further developing PKC’s business for rolling stock customer segment. Mr. Gerstner has previously served as President and CEO of Groclin S.A. He has Industrial Engineering studies.

Jyrki Keronen

Mr. Jyrki Keronen has served as President, Wiring Systems, APAC and Member of the Executive Board at PKC Group Oyj since August 6, 2015. Before that, he has been Senior Vice President, Business Development and APAC and Member of the Executive Board of PKC Group Oyj since April 4, 2012. He has been employed by the Company since the fall of 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and Executive Master of Business Administration degrees. Previously he served as Senior Vice President at Rautaruukki Oyj Engineering ja Construction divisions (2009–2011), Vice President, Business Development at Nypro Inc. Consumer & Electronics division (2003–2009), President at Perlos Inc. (2002–2003), leadership positions in Perlos both in Americas regions and in Europe (1996–2002).

Jani Kiljala

Mr. Jani Kiljala has been Member of the Executive Board and President, Wiring Systems, Europe and South America at PKC Group Oyj since January 1, 2014. Before that, he has been President of Wiring Systems for Europe and Member of the Executive Board at the Company since January 14, 2013. He has been with the Company since 1999, most recently being responsible for the European and Asian customer relationships and engineering function. He holds a Master of Science degree in Technology. Previously he worked for PKC Wiring Systems as Vice President Sales & Engineering Europe & APAC (2012-2013), at PKC Eesti AS as Managing Director (2008-2012), at PKC Group Oyj as Account Director (2006-2008) and other management positions in production, logistics and IT (1999-2006).

Frank Sovis

Mr. Frank Sovis has served as Member of the Executive Board and President of Wiring Systems, North America at PKC Group Oyj since April 4, 2012. He holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from University of Michigan Previously, he was President & Chief Executive Officer at AEES (2009 – 2011), Chief Operating Officer at Noble International (2007 – 2009), President Interior Systems Division at Lear Corporation (2000 – 2006), Vice President at Lear Corporation (1995 – 2000), Director of Finance at Lear Corporation (1990 – 1994), Manufacturing Consulting at Ernst & Young (1987 – 1990), and Financial Specialist at General Motors (1983 – 1987).

Reinhard Buhl

Mr. Reinhard Buhl has been Independent Director of PKC Group Oyj since April 3, 2014. He holds Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) degree. He is Member of the Board of Management at ZF Friedrichshafen AG. Previously, he was ZF Group Car Chassis Technology Division Group Executive, ZF Lemforder GmbH (2004-2011), Car Chassis Technology Executive Vice President, ZF Lemforder Fahrwerktechnik GmbH (2003-2004), General Manager and Head of Business Unit Commercial Vehicle Axle Systems of Off-Road Driveline Technology and Axle Systems Division, ZF Passau GmbH (2000-2003), Deputy Group Vice President and Member of the Management Team and Head of Development Steering/Chassis Components Passenger Cars, ZF Lemforder Fahrwerktechnik GmbH & Co. KG (1996-2000). Before that several executive and managerial positions within Lemforder Metallwaren Juergen Ulderup AG & Co. He is Member of the Board of Trustees at Foundation for Applied Sciences Osnabrueck and Dr. Juergen and Irmgard Ulderup Foundation.

Wolfgang Diez

Mr. Wolfgang Diez has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of PKC Group Oyj since April 4, 2013. He holds a Diplom-Kaufmann in Business Administration. He is Independent consultant in automotive and supplier industry. Previously he was DaimlerChrysler AG´s Head of Global Corporate Bus Business and Member of management board Commercial Vehicle Division (2002-2006), EvoBus GmbH´s CEO and Chief Personnel Officer (1995-2006), Mercedes-Benz AG´s Director Business Administration and Controlling, Commercial Vehicle Division, before that in other managerial positions within Daimler-Benz AG since 1997.

Henrik Lange

Shemaya Levy

Mr. Shemaya Levy has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of PKC Group Oyj since April 4, 2012. He is also Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. He is a graduate of ENSAE (Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l´Administration Economique). Previously, he served as Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the RENAULT Group (1998-2004), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the RENAULT V.I. Group (1994-1998), Chief Operating Officer of RENAULT V.I., in charge of the European Branch (1991-1994), before that in other marketing, sales and managerial positions within RENAULT Group since 1972. Currently he is Member of the Supervisory Board and Nomination Committee, and Chairman of the Risk Committee at AEGON N.V., Vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee at TNT Express N.V.

Mingming Liu

Ms. Mingming Liu has been Independent Director of PKC Group Oyj since April 3, 2014. She holds C-MBA degree. She is Executive Representative of Voith Asia. Previously, she was President and CEO, Voith Paper Asia (2009-2014), President, Voith Paper China (2002-2009), Chief Representative, Voith Paper China (1998- 2002), General Manager, Sino German joint venture Yunnan Hongta Blue Eagle (1994-1998), Director, Sales and Marketing, Beijing Sitong Computer Software Company (1987-1989). She is Member of the Executive Board of Directors of Voith Industrial Service China, Member of Board of Directors of German Chamber of Commerce China, Shanghai.