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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mikael Lilius

70 2013 Independent Chairman of the Board

Pekka Vauramo

62 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Team

Eeva Sipila

46 2018 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Team

Christer Gardell

59 2013 Vice Chairman of the Board

Uffe Hansen

50 2018 President, Recycling; Member of the Executive Team

Mikko Keto

52 2019 President, Minerals Services and Pumps business areas; Member of the Executive Team

Jani Puroranta

45 2016 Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Executive Team

John Quinlivan

58 2019 President, Valves; Member of the Executive Team

Markku Simula

53 2018 President, Aggregates Equipment; Member of the Executive Team

Sami Takaluoma

46 2018 President, Minerals Consumables; Member of the Executive Team

Victor Tapia

53 2018 President, Mining Equipment; Member of the Executive Team

Raimo Brand

54 2017 Director, Personnel Representative

Antti Makinen

58 2018 Director

Peter Carlsson

49 2016 Independent Director

Ozey Horton

68 2011 Independent Director

Lars Josefsson

65 2013 Independent Director

Nina Kopola

59 2013 Independent Director

Arja Talma

57 2016 Independent Director

Juha Rouhiainen

Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Mikael Lilius

Mr. Mikael Lilius has been Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Metso Oyj since December 31, 2013. Ha has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since March 28, 2013. He is Chairof the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee and Member of the Nomination Board. He is a former Chief Executive Officer of Fortum Oyj (2000-2009). Earlier in his career, he held corresponding positions at Gambro AB (1998-2000), Incentive AB (1991-1998) and KF Industri AB (Nordico) (1989-1991). In the past, he also served in various managerial positions at Huhtamaki Oyj (1981-1989) such as the President of the Packing Division of the company (1986-1989), among others. Mr. Lilius holds a number of directorships. He is Chair of the Boards of Directors of Wartsila Oyj Abp and Ahlstrom Capital Oy, and Member on the Board of Evli Bank Oyj, as well as Member of the Supervisory Board of Ab Kelonia Oy. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Boards of Mehilainen Oy (2011-2015), Huhtamaki Oyj (2005-2013), East Office of Finnish Industries (2009-2012) and Sanitec Oy (2005-2008). He was also Deputy Chairman of the Board of Aker Solutions ASA (2009-2013) and Vice Chairman of the Board of Sanitec Oy (2008-2009), as well as Member of the Boards of Wartsila Oyj Abp (2010-2011) and Hafslund ASA (2003-2010). He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Pekka Vauramo

Mr. Pekka Vauramo has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj effective as of November 1, 2018. He was previously President and CEO, Finnair Corporation, 2013–2018; held several leading positions at Cargotec Corporation, 2007–2013; several leading positions at Sandvik AB, 1995–2007; several leading positions at Tamrock Corporation, 1985–1995; was Mine Design Engineer, Outokumpu Corporation, 1983–1985. He has been Member of the Board, Nokian Tyres plc, since 2018 and Member of the Board, Boliden Minerals AB, since 2016. He holds M. Sc. (Tech.) Mining Engineering.

Eeva Sipila

Ms. Eeva Sipila has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Team of Metso Oyj since February 2, 2017 and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Company from November 1, 2018. She was previously Deputy CEO from February 2, 2017 till February 2, 2018. Prior to that, she was Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Team at the Company from August 1, 2016. She has been appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj for a period from February 3, 2018 till October 31, 2018. She no longer serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of the Company effective as of March 21, 2016. She has held this position since March 29, 2012. She was Chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee. She was Executive Vice President and has been Chief Financial Officer at Cargotec Corporation from 2008 to 2016. Her past work experience include Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications at Cargotec Corporation (2005-2008) and Vice President, Investor Relations at Metso Corporation (2002-2005). Before Metso, she worked as an equity analyst at Mandatum Stockbrokers, Sampo-Leonia and Leonia Bank (1999-2002). From 1997 to 1998 she worked as an associate consultant at Arkwright AB in Sweden. She also served as Member of the Board of Basware Oyj (2010-2013). She has been Member of the Board and Audit Committee of Outokumpu Corporation since 2017. She holds Master of Science in Economics from Helsinki School of Economics (now part of Aalto-yliopisto) and is CEFA (Certified EFFAS Financial Analyst) from Svenska Handelshogskolan.

Christer Gardell

Mr. Christer Gardell has been Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Metso Oyj since December 31, 2013. He has previously served as Independent Director at the Company since April 4, 2006. He is Member of the Company's Remuneration and Human Resources Committee. Between 2004 and 2007, he held the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors at AB Lindex. He co-founded Cevian Capital, a Swedish asset management company, in 2001 and works as its Managing Partner. Between 1996 and 2001, Mr. Gardell held the position of Chief Executive Officer of AB Custos. Previously, he was Partner at Nordic Capital and McKinsey & Company. He also served as Chairman of ASG and Pergo AB and Member of the Boards of Cookson Group (2012), Tieto Oyj (2010-2012), Skandia AB (2005-2006), Drott, Hufvudstaden and Perstorp AB. He was also Member and Chairman of the Board of Lindex AB (2004-2007). He serves as Board Member of Vesuvius PLC. Mr. Gardell holds a Master of Business Administration degree.

Uffe Hansen

Mr. Uffe Hansen has been President, Recycling and Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj since January 1, 2018. He joined the Company in 2016. He was previously Senior Vice President, Recycling business line, Metso, 2016–2017. Before that, he was Chief Commercial Officer, Triax A/S, 2013–2016 Vice President, Global Sales and Service, Metso Recycling, 2011–2013 Various management positions, Stibo Group, 1996–2011. He holds a Master Sc. B.A. degree.

Mikko Keto

Mr. Mikko Keto has been President, Minerals Services and Pumps business areas and Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj since February 11, 2019. He has previously been President, Minerals Services and Member of the Executive Team at the Company since January 1, 2018. He holds M.Sc. in Economics. He joined the Company in 2010. Mikko Keto has worked as Senior Vice President of Metso’s Spare Parts business line in 2016-2017, and Senior Vice President of Performance Services business line in 2014-2015. Before that he was President of Metso Automation Services in 2012-2013, and Vice President of Flow Control Services 2010-2011. He was Head of Sales for the Maintenance business unit at KONE Corporation 2008-2009. Before that, he held various management and sales positions at Nokia Networks from 1994 to 2007 in multiple countries.

Jani Puroranta

Mr. Jani Puroranta has been Member of the Executive Team and Chief Digital Officer at Metso Oyj since August 1, 2016. Prior to that, he was Director for R&D and Product Strategy at IT-consulting company Bilot from 2014–2016. He worked at telecom analytics company Alekstra from 2011–2013 as Managing Director and CEO. Before that, Puroranta held various management positions at Wulff Group Plc from 2008-2011, including the most recent one as Managing Director of Wulff Oy. He has also worked at McKinsey & Company from 2006–2007 as well as in the financial industry from 1998-2004 in various positions at Helsinki Stock Exchange, Privanet, and OMX Exchanges. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and MBA from INSEAD.

John Quinlivan

Mr. John Quinlivan has been President, Valves and Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj since February 11, 2019. He has previously been President, Valves and Pumps, and Member of the Executive Team at the Company since January 1, 2018. He has previously been Member of the Executive Team and President of Flow Control at Metso Oyj since July 23, 2015. He has held several management positions within Metso's Automation and Flow Control, since 1989, including Senior Vice President, Global Operations, Flow Control and Automation (2012-2015) and President of Metso Automation, North America (2004-2012). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts (1984).

Markku Simula

Mr. Markku Simula has been appointed President, Aggregates Equipment and Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj, effective as of January 1, 2018. He holds a M.Sc. degree in Engineering. He joined the Company in 1991. Markku Simula has worked as Senior Vice President, Aggregates business line and a member of Minerals Capital business area management team since January 2016. Prior to that, he was a member of Flow Control management team from 2014 to 2015 as Senior Vice President of the Oil and Gas business line. He was member of Automation management team from 2008 to 2014, and served as President, Flow Control business. Between 1991 and 2008, he held various managerial positions based in Finland, USA and France at Metso Automation, Neles Automation, Neles Controls and Neles-Jamesbury.

Sami Takaluoma

Mr. Sami Takaluoma has been appointed President, Minerals Consumables and Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj, effective as of January 1, 2018. He holds M.Sc. degree in Engineering. He joined the Company in 1997. Sami Takaluoma has worked as Vice President, market area Nordics in 2014-2017, and General Manager, market area UK & Ireland in 2010-2014. Prior to that, he held several managerial positions in Metso’s Wears business lines in 2003-2010.

Victor Tapia

Mr. Victor Tapia has been appointed President, Mining Equipment and Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj, effective as of January 1, 2018. He has previously served as President, Minerals Capital and Member of the Executive Team at Metso Oyj since June 1, 2017. He holds Master of Business Administration, Bachelor in Geology and is Engineering Geologist. Previously, he was President of the Atlas Copco Surface and Exploration Drilling Division from 2013 to 2016 and President of the Atlas Copco Geotechnical and Exploration Division from 2011 to 2013. From 2007 to 2011 Victor was General Manager of Atlas Copco Mining and Construction in Mexico, and from 2005 to 2007 he was Business Development Manager at Atlas Copco Mining and Construction in Argentina. From 1994 to 2005 he held various management positions at Atlas Copco Mining and Construction. From 1990-1994 he worked as a Geologist in different Peruvian projects at Petro Andes Corporation and Underground Engineering Contractors.

Raimo Brand

Mr. Raimo Brand has been Director, Personnel Representative of Metso Oyj since March 23, 2017. He is Engineer.

Antti Makinen

Mr. Antti Makinen has been Director of Metso Oyj since March 22, 2018. He is also Member of the Audit Committee. He holds Master of Laws. He is CEO, Solidium. He has also been Member of the Board at Rake Oy, Member of the Board at Sampo PLC and Member of the Board at Stora Enso.

Peter Carlsson

Mr. Peter Carlsson has been Independent Director of Metso Oyj since March 21, 2016. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics, Production & Quality Control. He is Chief Executive Officer, Northvolt. He is also Member of the Boards of Directors of Granges, Orbital Systems AB and Q-Group. Mr. Carlsson has been employed as Vice President, Supply Chain of Tesla Motors during 2011-2015 in California, the United States. During 2008-2011, Mr. Carlsson has been employed by NXP Semiconductors in Singapore as Sr. Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer and during 1995-2007 by Sony-Ericsson as Chief Procurement Officer (during 2004-2007) and in various management positions (1995-2004) in Sweden and in the United States. During 1994-1995, he worked as quality manager at Kami AB, Sweden and during 1993-1994 as research engineer at Lulea Technical University, Sweden.

Ozey Horton

Mr. Ozey K. Horton, Jr. no longer serves as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Metso Oyj, effective as of April 25, 2019. He has held the position since March 30, 2011. He is board professional and independent advisor. Mr. Horton retired from the Director's position in the Atlanta office of McKinsey & Company in February 2011. He joined the firm in 1981. He has led several practices within McKinsey & Company over the years. Prior to McKinsey, Mr. Horton had early career stints at Cummins Engine in production, Sonoco Products in packaging, and the JE Sirrine Company in project engineering. He has been Board Member at The Dabbagh Group Holding Co. Ltd, Worthington Industries (U.S.), Spoleto Festival (U.S.), Gaillard Performance Hall Campaign Cabinet (U.S) and Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center. He was Member of the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering Board of Visitors (1998-2010). He currently serves as Member of the Board of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (U.S.), Worthington Industries (U.S.), Spoleto Festival (U.S.), Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center and Rubicon, Ltd (NZ). He holds Master of Business Administration and BSE degrees.

Lars Josefsson

Mr. Lars Josefsson has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Metso Oyj since December 31, 2013. He is Member of the Remuneration and Human Resources Committee. He works as Independent Consultant. He served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Micronic Mydata in 2013 and as the CEO for Alimak Hek AB in 2012. Between 2003 and 2011 he served as President in Sandvik Mining and Construction. Prior to that, he held various positions in ABB and Alstom between 1977 and 2003. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Ouman Oy and Timezynk AB, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Vestas Wind Systems and Board Member of Holmen AB. He previously was Member of the Board of Wartsila Oyj from 2011 until 2013. He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering Physics.

Nina Kopola

Mrs. Nina Kopola has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Metso Oyj since December 31, 2013. She is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She served in various positions in Dynea Oy between 2000 and 2011. She was the Executive Vice President, Europe from 2008 until 2011 and Executive Vice President, Global market Applications, between 2006 and 2008. She is Member of the Board of Finnish Textile and Fashion and Traffic Management Finland Oy and Member of the Supervisory Board of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. She was Member of the Board of Konecranes (2011-2015), Chemical Industry federation (2011-2014) and Finnish Plastic Industry Federation (2011-2014). She holds Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering and Technology Licentiate.

Arja Talma

Ms. Arja Talma has been Independent Director of Metso Oyj since March 21, 2016. She is Chair of the Company's Audit Committee. She holds Master of Science degree in Finance and Executive Master of Business Administration degree. She currently acts as professional board member. She is Member of Board of Directors in Aktia Bank Plc, Posti Group Oyj and Verkkokauppa.com Oyj and Chairman of the Board of Serena Properties AB and Onvest Oy. Talma has been Senior Vice President, Store Sites and Investments in Kesko Corporation during 2013-2015, President of Rautakesko Ltd during 2011-2013, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (during 2005-2011) and Vice President, Corporate Controller (during 2004-2005) in Kesko Corporation, Executive Vice President in Oy Radiolinja Ab during 2001-2003 and in various audit and risk management positions in KPMG Wideri Oy AB during 1987-2001.

Juha Rouhiainen