People: UPM Kymmene Oyj (UPM1V.HE)

UPM1V.HE on Helsinki Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bjorn Wahlroos

62 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jussi Pesonen

54 2013 Member of the Group Executive Team, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Berndt Brunow

64 2005 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Tapio Korpeinen

51 2013 Chief Financial Officer; Executive Vice President, UPM Energy; Member of the Group Executive Team

Jyrki Ovaska

56 2013 Executive Vice President, Technology; Member of the Group Executive Team

Riitta Savonlahti

50 2004 Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Member of the Group Executive Team

Bernd Eikens

49 2013 Executive Vice President, UPM Paper ENA; Member of the Group Executive Team

Pirkko Harrela

54 2013 Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations; Member of the Group Executive Team

Tapio Kolunsarka

39 2013 Executive Vice President, UPM Raflatac; Member of the Group Executive Team

Kim Poulsen

48 2013 Executive Vice President, UPM Paper Asia; Member of the Group Executive Team

Mika Sillanpaa

56 2013 Executive Vice President, UPM Plywood; Member of the Group Executive Team

Kari Stahlberg

43 2013 Executive Vice President, Strategy; Member of the Group Executive Team

Heikki Vappula

47 2013 Executive Vice President, UPM Biorefining; Member the Group Executive Team

Juha Makela

52 2008 General Counsel, Member of the Group Executive Team

Matti Alahuhta

62 2008 Independent Director

Piia-Noora Kauppi

39 2013 Independent Director

Wendy Lane

63 2005 Independent Director

Ari Puheloinen

2014 Independent Director

Veli-Matti Reinikkala

56 2007 Independent Director

Kim Wahl

54 2012 Independent Director

Mika Mikkola

Investor Relations Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Bjorn Wahlroos

Mr. Bjorn Wahlroos has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors at UPM-Kymmene Corp since March 26, 2008. He also is Chairman of the Company's Nomination and Governance Committee. From 2001 to 2009, he held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at Sampo plc, and became Chairman of the Board of Sampo plc in 2009. Between 1998 and 2000, he served as Chairman of Mandatum Bank plc. Prior to this, he held the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Mandatum & Co Ltd between 1992 and 1997, Member of the Executive Committee and Executive Vice President of the Union Bank of Finland between 1985 and 1992. Prior to 1985, he served as Professor of Economics. He is Chairman of the Board of Nordea Bank AB (publ) and Hanken School of Economics. He holds a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Economics.

Jussi Pesonen

Mr. Jussi Pesonen has served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of UPM-Kymmene Corp since January 2004, and he has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2007. He has also been Member of the Group Executive Team since 2001. He was Member of the Group Executive Board of the Company from 2001 until November 1, 2013. He joined the Company in 1987. He held several management positions at UPM Paper Divisions between 1987 and 2001. He was Chief Operating Officer of the Paper Divisions, and Deputy to the President and CEO at the Company between 2001 and January 2004. He is Chairman of the Board of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company and the Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF), Co-Chairman of the Forest Solutions Group (FSG) in World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), as well as Board Member of the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) and East Officer of Finnish Industries Oy. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Berndt Brunow

Mr. Berndt Brunow has served as Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at UPM-Kymmene Corp since 2005, and he has been Independent Director of the Company’s Board since 2002. He is also Chairman of the Company’s Remuneration Committee. Prior to that, between 2002 and 2007, he was President and Chief Executive Officer at Oy Karl Fazer Ab. From 2000 till 2002, he acted as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sanitec Corporation. He has over 20 years of experience in executive positions at Finnpap and UPM-Kymmene Corporation. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Lemminkainen Corporation and Oy Karl Fazer Ab, as well as Member of the Board of Hartwall Capital Oy Ab. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Tapio Korpeinen

Mr. Tapio Korpeinen has been appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Energy; Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Group Executive Team of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, effective as of November 1, 2013. Before that, he has served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company since May 1, 2010, and he has been Member of the Group Executive Team and Member of the Group Executive Board since 2008. Previously, he was President of Energy and Pulp Business Group at the Company from 2008 until May 1, 2010. He has been employed by UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 2005. He is Chairman of Pohjolan Voima Oy, and Member of the Board of Teollisuuden Voima Oyj and Kemijoki Oy, as well as Supervisory Board Member of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. He held several management posts at Jaakko Poyry Consulting in Finland and North America from 1991 to 1998, and from 1999 to 2005. He also worked for A.T. Kearney in Finland from 1998 to 1999, and for McKinsey & Company in Sweden between 1988 and 1990. Between 2005 and 2008, he was Vice President of Corporate Development and Senior Vice President of Strategy at UPM. He holds a Master of Science degree in Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree.

Jyrki Ovaska

Mr. Jyrki Ovaska has been appointed Executive Vice President, Technology and Member of the Group Executive Team at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, effective as of November 1, 2013. Before that, he has served as President of Paper Business Group, Member of the Group Executive Team and Member of the Group Executive Board at the Company since 2002. He has been employed by UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 1984. He previously held several management positions within United Paper Mills Ltd and UPM in the Printing Papers Division from 1984 to 2001. He was President of the Magazine Paper Division between 2004 and 2008, and President for Fine and Speciality Papers Division between 2002 and 2003. He is Board Member of AmCham Finland (The American Chamber of Commerce in Finland). He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Riitta Savonlahti

Ms. Riitta Savonlahti has served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Member of the Group Executive Team at UPM-Kymmene Corporation since May 2004. She has been employed by UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 2004. Between 1990 and 1994, she held HR Specialist positions at ABB. From 1995 until 2000, she was Human Resources Manager for Nokia Mobile Phones' Salo Operations. She also held the position of Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Raisio Group between 2000 and 2001, and at Elcoteq Network Corporation from 2001 to 2004. She is Board Member of Itella Corporation and Management Institute of Finland MIF Ltd. She holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Bernd Eikens

Mr. Bernd Eikens has been appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Paper ENA and Member of the Group Executive Team at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, effective as of November 1, 2013. Before that, he has been Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, UPM Paper Business Group at the Company from 2008 until 2013. He has been employed at the Company since 1998. He held several management positions at UPM Nordland Papier (1998-2005). He was also President, UPM-Kymmene Inc. North America (2005-2008). Previously, he served as Senior Process Engineer at International Paper Co. (1996-1998). He is Chairman of EUROGRAPH, the European Association of Graphic Paper Producers and the Owners’ Committee of Madison Paper Industries. He also serves as Board Member of Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Engineering.

Pirkko Harrela

Ms. Pirkko Harrela has been appointed Executive Vice President, Stakeholder Relations and Member of the Group Executive Team at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, effective as of November 1, 2013. Before that, she has served as Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications and Member of the Group Executive Team at the Company since 2004. Previously, she was Vice President of Corporate Communications at the Company from 2003 until 2004. She has been employed by UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 1985. Between 1985 and 2002, she held several posts in Communications within Finnpap and UPM Paper Division. She holds a Master of Arts degree.

Tapio Kolunsarka

Mr. Tapio Kolunsarka has been appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Raflatac and Member of the Group Executive Team at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, effective as of September 1, 2013. Before that, he has been Senior Vice President, UPM Raflatac, Europe, Middle-East and Africa at the Company from 2011 until 2013. He has been employed at the Company since 2002. He was previously Associate at McKinsey & Company from 2000 until 2002. He also held several management positions at UPM Raflatac in Finland and in the United States from 2002 until 2008. He was Senior Vice President, UPM Raflatac, Europe from 2008 until 2011. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Kim Poulsen

Mr. Kim Poulsen has been Executive Vice President, UPM Paper Asia and Member of the Group Executive Team at UPM-Kymmene Corporation since November 1, 2013. Before that, he has been Executive Vice President, Paper Business Asia Pacific and Corporate Relations; Member of the Executive Team from July 1, 2013 until November 1, 2013 and Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations; Member of the Executive Team at the Company from May 2, 2013 until July 1, 2013. He was General Manager at Koskisen Ltd. from 1993 until 1996. He held several management positions at Finnforest Ltd. in Finland, United Kingdom and Germany from 1996 until 2006. He also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Paloheimo Group and Fenestra Ltd. from 2006 until 2010. He was Senior Vice President, UPM Plywood (2011-2013). He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Mika Sillanpaa

Mr. Mika Sillanpaa has been appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Plywood and Member of the Group Executive Team at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, effective as of November 1, 2013. Before that, he has been Vice President, Sourcing at UPM Raflatac Group (2008-2013). He joined the Company in 1985. He held several management positions at UPM Raflatac in Finland and in France (1985-2000). He was Vice President, UPM Raflatac Europe (2001-2003) and Senior Vice President, Strategic Development at UPM Raflatac Group (2003-2008). He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Kari Stahlberg

Mr. Kari Stahlberg has been appointed Executive Vice President, Strategy and Member of the Group Executive Team at UPM-Kymmene Corporation, effective as of November 1, 2013. Before that, he has been Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy at the Company (2010-2013). He joined the Company in 2007. He was Director, M&A at the Company from 2007 until 2010. Previously, he served as Management Consultant at Jaakko Poyry Consulting Oy (1998-2000), M&A Advisor at JP Capital International Limited in the United Kingdom (2000-2006) and Investment Manager at Finnish Industry Investment Ltd (2006-2007). He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Heikki Vappula

Mr. Heikki Vappula has been appointed Executive Vice President, UPM Biorefining and Member the Group Executive Team of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, effective as of November 1, 2013. Before that, he has served as President of Energy and Pulp Business Group, Member of the Group Executive Team and Member of the Group Executive Board at the Company since May 1, 2010. He has been employed by UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 2006. Prior to that, he was Sales Manager at Balance Consulting Oy between 1992 and 1993, and Management Accountant at Nokia Group in Finland from 1993 until 1995. He also held several management positions at Nokia Networks Corporation in Denmark, Hungary, Finland and the United Kingdom between 1996 and 2002. He was Vice President of Nokia Mobile Phones Supply Line Management from 2002 to 2006, and Senior Vice President of UPM Sourcing between 2006 and 2010. He is Member of the Board of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation (FFIF). He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Juha Makela

Mr. Juha Makela has served as General Counsel at UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 2005, and he has been Member of the Group Executive Team at the Company since 2008. He has been employed by UPM-Kymmene Corporation since 2005. From 1991 till 1996, he held several positions at a number of law firms. Between 1997 and 2004, he held posts like Legal Counsel and Senior Legal Counsel within KONE Corporation. He is Supervisory Board Member of Kemijoki Oy. He holds a Master of Legal Letters degree.

Matti Alahuhta

Mr. Matti Alahuhta has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at UPM-Kymmene Corp since March 26, 2008. He is also Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee and Nomination and Governance Committee. He has served at KONE Corporation as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2006, and Member of the Board of Directors since 2003. He was President of the company from 2005 to 2006. In 2004, he was Executive Vice President of Nokia Corporation. He also acted as President of Nokia Mobile Phones between 1998 and 2003, and President of Nokia Telecommunications from 1993 until 1998. He is Member of the Foundation Board at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD, Switzerland) and Chairman of the Board of Aalto University Foundation. He is also Vice Chairman of the Board of the Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK), as well as Chairman of the Boards of Outotec Oyj and Aalto University Foundation. He holds a Doctorate of Science degree in Engineering.

Piia-Noora Kauppi

Ms. Piia-Noora Kauppi has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corp since April 4, 2013. She also serves as Chairman on the Company’s Audit Committee. Ms. Kauppi is Managing Director of Federation of Finnish Financial Services, and has been holding the position since 2009. She was previously Member of the European Parliament and various parliamentary committees (1999-2008), Head of the Finnish Delegation in the EPP-ED Group (2004-2008) and Legal Advisor for the Parliamentary Group of the National Coalition Party Kokoomus (1997-1999). Additionally, she has experience as Vice President of the European Banking Industry Committee EBIC. She is Board Member of Sulava Oy and Finnish Financial Ombudsman Bureau, as Member of the Supervisory Board of Helsinki Deaconess Institute and HSE Foundation, and as Chairman of the Executive Committee of European Banking Federation. Ms. Kauppi holds a Master of Legal Letters degree.

Wendy Lane

Ms. Wendy E. Lane has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at UPM-Kymmene Corp since March 2005. She is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She is Member of the Board of the Laboratory Corporation of America and Willis Group Holdings PLC. Since 1992, she has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Lane Holdings, Inc. Prior to that, from 1981 till 1992, she held the position of Managing Director and Principal at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp. Between 1977 and 1980, she was Banking Associate at Goldman, Sachs & Co. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, part of Harvard University.

Ari Puheloinen

Veli-Matti Reinikkala

Mr. Veli-Matti Reinikkala has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at UPM-Kymmene Corporation since March 27, 2007. He is also Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee. Since 2006, he has held the position of President of ABB Process Automation Division, as well as Member of the Group Executive Committee of ABB Ltd. He was Business Area Manager for ABB Process Automation in 2005. He acted as Automation Division Manager of ABB China between 2003 and 2004, as well as Manager for ABB Drives from 1997 until 2002. He was Chief Financial Officer of ABB Industry from 1994 to 1996. Before 1994, he held various positions within paper and packaging companies in Finland. He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree.

Kim Wahl

Mr. Kim Wahl has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at UPM-Kymmene Corp since March 30, 2012. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He is Board Member of DNB Bank ASA and Intermediate Capital Group plc, Chairman of Voxtra AS Voxtra Foundation, as well as Adjunct Professor at INSEAD Business School. He has been Chairman of the Board of the investment firm Stromstangen AS since 2009. He was Deputy Chairman and Co-founder of the European private equity firm IK Investment Partners between 1989 and 2009, Associate, Corporate Finance at Goldman Sachs & Co. between 1986 and 1989. Prior to 1986 he held positions in International Marketing and Financial Analyst at Trade Commission of Norway, Merrill Lynch and Norsk Hydro, Petroleum Division. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of San Diego and a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University.

Mika Mikkola

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