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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Erkki Veikkolainen

64 2015 Independent Chairman of the Board

Hannu Huttunen

50 2015 Chairman of the Management Team, Chief Executive Officer

Pekka Kunnari

49 2015 Chief Financial Officer

Arto Pietila

58 2016 Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies; Member of the Management Team

Jari Sankala

50 2016 Senior Vice President, Defense & Security; Member of the Management Team

Jari-Pekka Innanen

48 2015 Vice President, Engineering; Member of the Management Team

Klaus Mantysaari

50 2016 Vice President Connectivity Solutions, Member of the Management Team

Kari Jokela

47 2014 Chief Legal Officer, Member of the Corporate Management Board

Karoliina Fyrsten

39 2015 Director of Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Marketing, Member of the Management Team

Tero Ojanpera

51 2017 Director

Kirsi Komi

54 2015 Independent Director

Seppo Makinen

64 2015 Independent Director

Juha Putkiranta

60 2015 Independent Director

Staffan Simberg

68 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Erkki Veikkolainen

Mr. Erkki Veikkolainen has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bittium Oyj (previously known as Elektrobit Oyj) since November 5, 2015. He has been Independent Director of the Company since March 14, 2008. He was also Chairman of the Company's Wireless Committee, between 2009 and 2010. He previously served in the Company as Executive Vice President, Contract R&D and Test Business Units from 2002 to 2003. Additionally to his current duties at the Company, he acts as Member of the Board at Aplicom Oy (since 2005), Elcoflex (Suzhou) Co. Ltd (since 2007), Maustaja Oy (since 2006), Mecanova Oy (since 2005) and Elcoflex Oy. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer of MEVita Invest Oy. He held also the position of Managing Director of Elektrobit Technologies Ltd. from 2001 to 2003, of Vice President, Business Development at Elektrobit Ltd., between 1998 and 2001. He also held different positions, latest Vice President, at Nokia Mobile Phones from 1985 to 1998. Mr. Veikkolainen holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, as well as an Executive Master of Business Administration degree.

Hannu Huttunen

Mr. Hannu Huttunen has been Chairman of the Management Team and Chief Executive Officer of Bittium Oyj since August 7, 2015. Before that, he was Managing Director of Bittium Technologies Ltd. (previously known as Elektrobit Technologies Ltd.) and was President of Wireless Business Segment within Bittium Oyj (previously known as Elektrobit Oyj) from 2010 until 2015. Additionally, since 2012, he has occupied the post of Member of the Board at Tekniseri Oy. In 2010, he acted as Head of Wireless Division at EXFO Inc. Between 2003 and 2010, he acted as Chief Executive Officer at NetHawak Oyj. Prior to this, from 2002 to 2003, he held the post of Executive Vice President at NetHawk Oy. In his professional career, he also held various positions at Nokia Mobile Phones Oy, such as IP Convergence unit manager (2002), Special Products Business unit manager (1998-2002) and NMT450 Business unit manager (1995-1998). Mr. Huttunen holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Pekka Kunnari

Mr. Pekka Kunnari has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Bittium Oyj effective as of November 2015. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics and Master of Legal Letters degree. He was working as Vice President, Finance in Wireless Business Segment between 2011 and 2015, and in other positions in the finance department since 2001.

Arto Pietila

Mr. Arto Pietila has been appointed Senior Vice President, Medical Technologies and Member of the Management Team at Bittium Oyj effective as of December 1, 2016. He has previously served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Member of the Management Team at the Company since August 7, 2015. He also serves as Member of the Board of Evocons Oy. He previously served as Senior Vice President-Operations, Wireless Solutions of Elektrobit Oyj, and from 2004, as Member of the Company's Executive Board, until 2010. He acted as the Company's Executive Vice President, Mobile Terminal Solutions from 2006 to 2008 and Executive Vice President, Contract Research and Development from 2004 to 2006. He held the post of Managing Director of Elektrobit Ltd in between 2002 and 2004 and Vice President from 2001 to 2002. During his professional career, he was also President and Chief Executive Officer of Polar Electro Ltd from 1999 to 2001. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Jari Sankala

Mr. Jari Sankala has been appointed Senior Vice President, Defense & Security and Member of the Management Team at Bittium Oyj effective as of December 1, 2016. He has previously served as Senior Vice President, Sales and Member of the Management Team at the Company since August 7, 2015. He holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Digital Communications. He previously worked at Elektrobit Wireles Communications Ltd as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Wireless Business Segment (2014-2015) and as Executive Vice President, Defence and Security (2011-2014). He also worked for NetHawk Group as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing (2005-2011) and Managing Director of NetHawk Germany (2001-2005). He was also Sales Director Northern Europe, Mobile Networks, Germany at Siemens AG (1996-2001).

Jari-Pekka Innanen

Mr. Jari-Pekka Innanen has served as Vice President, Engineering and Member of the Management Team of Bittium Oyj since August 7, 2015. He holds a Master of Science degree (ME). Previously, he held various positions at Elektrobit Wireles Communications Ltd and Elektrobit.

Klaus Mantysaari

Mr. Klaus Mantysaari has been appointed as Vice President, Connectivity Solutions and Member of the Management Team of Bittium Oyj effective as of May 1, 2016. He has been Member of the Management Team since August 7, 2015. He has been working at Bittium since 2004. Previously he has been responsible for Telecom product and service area. He is also Deputy Member of the Board of Health Innovation Academy Oy. He holds Master of Science degree.

Kari Jokela

Mr. Kari Jokela has been Chief Legal Officer and Member of the Corporate Management Board at Bittium Oyj since September 1, 2014. He holds Master of Legal letters degree and has been trained on the bench. He previously served at Elektrobit Technologies Ltd as Senior Legal Counsel (2012–2014); Elektrobit Corporation as Senior Legal Counsel (2010–2012); Elektrobit Automotive GmbH as Senior Legal Counsel (2008–2010); Elektrobit Group Oyj as Senior Legal Counsel (2008); Polar Electro Oy as Group Legal Counsel (2000–2007) and Asianajotoimisto Gilbert, Segall and Young Oy, Attorneys at Law Helsinki as attorney (1998–2000).

Karoliina Fyrsten

Ms. Karoliina Fyrsten has served as Director of Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Marketing, and Member of the Management Team of Bittium Oyj since August 7, 2015. She holds a Master of Arts degree in International Business Communications. She was Corporate Communications Manager at Elektrobit Corporation (2015), and at Elektrobit Automotive GmbH (2013-2015). She was also responsible for communications at Elektrobit Group Plc (2002-2006) and for Investor Relations and Communications at JOT Automation Group Plc (2001-2002).

Tero Ojanpera

Kirsi Komi

Ms. Kirsi Komi has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Bittium Corporation since November 5, 2015. She is also Member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Financial Committee. She holds a Master of Laws degree and a LL.M. degree. She serves as Chairman of the Board of Veikkaus Oy and Finnish Red Cross, Blood Service, as Vice Chairman of the Board of Patria Oyj and Member of the Board of Directors' Institute of Finland, Guggenheim Helsinki Supporting Foundation, Martela Oyj, Finnvera Oyj, and Citycon Oyj, among others. Previoulsly, she was General Counsel and Member of the Executive Board of Nokia Siemens Networks (2007-2010), Vice President (legal), Member of NET Leadership Team and other NET/nokia senior management forums at Nokia Corporation, Networks Business Group (1997-2007), and held other positions at Nokia Corporation from 1992.

Seppo Makinen

Mr. Seppo Olavi Makinen has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Bittium Corporation since November 5, 2015. He holds a Master of Science degree in Physical Chemistry. He also serves as Member of the Board of Neurotar Oy, MedGroup Oy, Valirx Plc and Ginolis Oy. He has been Managing Partner of Taikon Advisor since 2010 and Regional Partner of Merieux Developpement since 2010. Previously, he also was Partner at Ventac Partners (2012-2016), Managing Partner at Bio Fund Management Oy (1997-2010) and Director in Life Science at Sitra (1987-1997), as well as Member of the Board of Magnasense Technologies Oy and Arcdia International Oy, among others.

Juha Putkiranta

Mr. Juha Putkiranta has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Bittium Corporation since November 5, 2015. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. He also serves as Member of the Board of Nordcloud Oy, Advisor to the Board of Meontrust Oy and Negotiation Board Member of Tuotantotalouden kilta. He has been Chief Executive Officer of Saafricon Oy since 2015. He previously was Corporate Vice President, Company Integration at Microsoft Corporation (2014), and held a number positions at Nokia Oyj, such as Executive Vice President, Operations (2013-2014), Senior Vice President, Head of Nokia Supply Chain (2008-2012), and Senior Vice President, Head of Multimedia Product marketing and R&D (2006-2007), among others.

Staffan Simberg

Mr. Staffan Simberg has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Bittium Oyj (previously known as Elektrobit Oyj) since March 14, 2008. Since 2010, he has also been Chairman of the Company's Audit and Financial Committee. Additionally to his current duties at the Company, he acts as Chairman of the Board of Simberg & Partners AB, Chairman of the Boards of NEZ-Invest AB (since 1994), and Member of the Boards of Endomines AB (publ.) and Oriola-KD Corporation. He was Advisor of the board of Directors of Valmet Automotive Group (2014). He has worked for Landis & Gyr AG as Member of the Advisory Board from 2007 to 2013 and held the post of Member of the Board of Powermill Service Group from 2005 to 2007 and of Dotcom Solutions AB from 2000 to 2005. He was also Industrial Advisor at Cargotec Oyj in 2009, 2012 and at Metso Group in 2011, as well as Chairman of Metso Panelboard between 2008 and 2009. Mr. Simberg was also Managing Director of Enermet Group from 2005 to 2007 and Associated Partner of Siar-Bossard from 1992 to 1994. He held senior positions at Nokia from 1978 to 1991. Mr. Simberg holds a Master of Business Administration degree. He is Management Consultant.