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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Juha Vidgren

46 2010 Chairman of the Board

Juho Nummela

39 2008 Chairman of the Management Team, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jarmo Vidgren

41 2008 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group Sales and Marketing Director, Member of the Management Team

Mammu Kaario

54 2016 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Petri Harkonen

47 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Team

Gary Glendinning

47 2017 Managing Director of Ponsse UK Ltd and Ponsse Ireland, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia

Carl-Henrik Hammar

42 2015 Managing Director of Ponsse AB

Risto Kaariainen

46 2017 Managing Director of Ponsse China (Beihai Ponsse Trading Co. Ltd) and Japan

Jaakko Laurila

46 Area Director, Russia and Belarus, Managing Director of OOO Ponsse

Marko Mattila

43 2016 Managing Director of Ponsse Latin America Ltda

Clement Puybaret

36 Managing Director of Ponsse S.A.S.

Pekka Ruuskanen

48 2011 Managing Director of Ponsse North America Inc.

Sigurd Skotte

54 2011 Managing Director of Ponsse AS

Martin Toledo

46 2017 Managing Director of Ponsse Uruguay Ltd, Chile and Argentina

Juha Inberg

43 Director for Technology and Research & Development, Member of the Management Team

Paula Oksman

57 Director of Human Resources and Ponsse Academy, Member of the Management Team

Jussi Hentunen

34 2017 Area Director Baltic Countries, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia

Jani Liukkonen

Country Director Finland

Eero Lukkarinen

51 2016 Area Director, Canada

Tuomo Moilanen

52 2017 Area Director for Germany and Austria

Janne Tarvainen

49 2017 Area Director Spain, Portugal, South Africa and Australia

Tapio Mertanen

51 Service Director, Member of the Management Team

Tommi Vaananen

43 2015 Director of Supply Chain Process, Purchasing Director, Member of the Management Team

Janne Vidgren

49 2017 Director

Jukka Vidgren

33 2011 Director

Matti Kylavainio

42 2016 Independent Director

Ossi Saksman

65 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Juha Vidgren

Mr. Juha Vidgren has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ponsse Plc since October 26, 2010. Prior to that, he was Deputy Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. He has been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since 2000. He has also served as Deputy to the Chief Executive Officer of the Company in 2003, Public Relations Manager (2002-2003) and Press Officer (1998-2000). He is Chairman of the Board of Viereman Oriyhdistys Association and Viereman Kylanraitti Association and Einari Vidgren Foundation. Apart from that, he serves as Member of the Board of Directors at University of Oulu, Einari Vidgren Oy, Klaffi Tuotannot Oy and Suomen Filmiteollisuus (SF) Oy. He holds a Master’s degree in Pedagogy.

Juho Nummela

Mr. Juho Nummela has served as Chairman of the Management Team, President and Chief Executive Officer at Ponsse Plc since June 1, 2008. He has been Member of the Company's Management Team since January 2, 2005. He joined the Company in 2002. Previously, he was Factory Director for the Company between 2006 and 2008 as well as the Company's Quality and Information Technology Director between 2005 and 2006. He holds Doctorate in Technology degree.

Jarmo Vidgren

Mr. Jarmo Vidgren has served as Group Sales and Marketing Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Ponsse Plc since 2008. From October 22, 2001, he has occupied the post of Member of the Management Team. He has been with the Company since 1997. Between 2007 and 2008, he acted as Vice President for the North-European Business Area at the Company. Prior to this, he was also the Company's Sales Director for Finland from 2004 to 2008. From 2001 to 2004, he held the post of Area Sales Manager at the Company. From 1997 to 1999, he acted as Warranty Handler at the Company. Between 1999 and 2001, he occupied the posts of Warranty Handler and Area Sales Manager of Used Machines at Ponsse AB. He is Commercial College Graduate in Marketing.

Mammu Kaario

Ms. Mammu Marja Lisa Kaario has served as Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ponsse Plc since April 12, 2016. She has previously been Independent Director since March 31, 2010. She is Investment Director at Korona Invest Oy. She is also Chairman of the Board at Makai Holding Oy, as well as Board Member at Aspo Oyj. From 2006 until 2011, she was partner at Unicus Oy. Between 1998 and 2005, she occupied the post of Director at Conventum Corporate Finance Oy. From 1994 to 1998, she was Director at Prospectus Oy. Between 1988 and 1994, she served as Specialist at Kansallis-Osake-Pankki. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Law degree.

Petri Harkonen

Mr. Petri Harkonen serves as Chief Financial Officer at Ponsse Plc. In addition, since October 1, 2009, he has occupied the post of Member of the Management Team of the Company. He has been with the Company since 2009. He previously worked for Suunto Oy, where he held the position of Director of Operations and Quality between 2007 and 2009. He holds Master of Science degree in Technology.

Gary Glendinning

Mr. Gary Glendinning has been appointed Managing Director of Ponsse Ireland and Area Director for Ponsse Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, and Serbia within Ponsse Plc effective as of January 1, 2018. He has previously been Managing Director of Ponsse UK Ltd and Ponsse Ireland, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia of Ponsse Plc since June 14, 2017. He has previously been Managing Director of Ponsse UK Ltd and Ponsse Ireland. He has been with the Company since 1997.

Carl-Henrik Hammar

Mr. Carl-Henrik Hammar has been appointed Managing Director of Ponsse AB within Ponsse Plc, effective as of July 1, 2015. He transfers to Ponsse as of March 16, 2015. He is Forest Engineer. He transfers from the position of Stora Enso's Marketing Area Manager (Wood Supply Sweden). He has worked with Stora Enso since 2001 in various supervisory positions in wood procurement, supply and logistics in Sweden and China. Hammar has extensive experience in different forest sector functions starting from early 1990s when he started his career as a forest machine operator.

Risto Kaariainen

Mr. Risto Kaariainen serves as Managing Director at Ponsse China (Beihai Ponsse Trading Co. Ltd) at Ponsse Plc and he has been responsible for operations in Japan since June 14, 2017. He has been with the Company since 2007.

Jaakko Laurila

Mr. Jaakko Laurila serves as Area Director, Russia and Belarus, Managing Director of OOO Ponsse of Ponsse Plc. He has been with the company since 2002.

Marko Mattila

Mr. Marko Mattila has been appointed Managing Director of Ponsse Latin America Ltda within Ponsse Plc, effective as of August 1, 2016. He has previously served as Area Director, Baltic Countries, Chile and North American Dealers at Ponsse Plc. Before that, he has been Area Director, North American Dealers at Ponsse Plc since June 1, 2011. He previously was Director for North-American Business Area, Managing Director of Ponsse North America Inc. within the Company from 2007 to June 1, 2011. He joined the Company in 2007. He is a Forestry Engineer.

Clement Puybaret

Mr. Clement Puybaret serves as Managing Director at Ponsse S.A.S. within Ponsse Plc. He has joined the Company in 2006.

Pekka Ruuskanen

Mr. Pekka Ruuskanen has served as Managing Director of Ponsse North America Inc. at Ponsse Plc since June 1, 2011. He joined the Ponsse Group in 1998. He has been a Ponsse forest machine user trainer, regional sales manager and product specialist. He has worked in the harvesting and forest industry in the United States and in Finland, Sweden and Germany. In addition to being a forestry engineer, he is a qualified forest machine operator.

Sigurd Skotte

Mr. Sigurd Skotte has been appointed Managing Director at Ponsse AS within Ponsse Plc, effective as of September 1, 2011. He has previously served at Tretorget AS, where he has worked as a Project Manager in the forest sector. He has been employed by Ponsse AS previously from 2005 to 2007, during which time he was responsible for marketing and worked as a Salesperson.

Martin Toledo

Mr. Martin Toledo has served as Managing Director of Ponsse Uruguay Ltd, Chile and Argentina at Ponsse Plc since June 14, 2017. He has previously been Country Manager of Ponsse Uruguay Ltd. within Ponsse Plc. He has been with the Company since 2005.

Juha Inberg

Mr. Juha Inberg serves as Director for Technology and Research & Development at Ponsse Plc. In addition, since January 1, 2009, he has occupied the post of Member of the Company's Management Team. He joined the Company in 2003. Previously, he served as Engineering Manager for the Company between 2006 and 2008 and as Research and Development Engineer between 2003 and 2006. He holds Doctorate in Technology degree.

Paula Oksman

Ms. Paula Oksman serves as Director of Human Resources and Ponsse Academy at Ponsse Plc. She has been Member of the Company's Management Team since August 1, 2005. She joined the Company in 2005. Prior to joining the Company, she served as Manager of Human Resources at Genencor International Oyj between 1996 and 2005 and as Head of Training Division of University of Jyvaskyla, Continuing Education Center from 1987 till 1996. She holds a Master of Arts degree.

Jussi Hentunen

Mr. Jussi Hentunen has served as Area Director Baltic Countries, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia at Ponsse Plc since June 14, 2017. He has previously been Area Director Baltic Countries and Chile at Ponsse Plc since May 3, 2016. He has previously served as Area Director (Spain, Portugal, Italy), Product Manager, used machines at Ponsse Plc. He has been with the Company since 2006. He holds BBA degree.

Jani Liukkonen

Eero Lukkarinen

Mr. Eero Lukkarinen has been appointed Area Director, Canada at Ponsse Plc, effective as of June 1, 2016. He no longer serves as Managing Director of Ponsse AB, a Swedish subsidiary of Ponsse Plc, effective as of end of July 1, 2015. He has held this position since March 12, 2012. Prior to this, he was Marketing Director of Kesla Oyj. His previous experiences include a position of Executive Manager of the Forest Management Association of North Karelia (2003-2009). From 1999 until 2003, he worked for Ponsse as an Exports Manager and as Managing Director of Ponsse AB. Mr. Lukkarinen holds a Master of Science degree in Forestry Economics.

Tuomo Moilanen

Mr. Tuomo Moilanen has been Area Director for Germany and Austria at Ponsse Plc since September 1, 2017. He is responsible for the German and Austrian sales areas. He is also responsible for forest company cooperation. Tuomo Moilanen transferred from his previous role as manager of forest company cooperation, which he has held since 2011.

Janne Tarvainen

Mr. Janne Tarvainen has been Area Director Spain, Portugal, South Africa and Australia at Ponsse Plc since June 5, 2017. He joined from PileForest Ltd. Tarvainen has previously worked as the district sales manager for Junttan Ltd and in various international sales and marketing roles. Between 1994 and 1998, Tarvainen worked as a project and district sales manager for Ponsse Plc, responsible for the Russian and Latin American markets.

Tapio Mertanen

Mr. Tapio Mertanen serves as Service Director at Ponsse Plc. He has been Member of the Company's Management Team since May 3, 2010. He joined the Company in 1994. Between 2007 and 2010, he acted as Distribution Development Director at the Company. Prior to this, between 2004 and 2007, he served as the Company's Service Director. He also served as After Sales Manager at Ponsse Plc between 1997 and 2004, as well as the Company's Parts Manager between 1995 and 1997. He graduated from Technical College where he completed an MTD (Management Training Course).

Tommi Vaananen

Mr. Tommi Vaananen has been appointed Director of Supply Chain Process of Ponsse Plc, effective as of November 1, 2015. He has been Member of the Management Team of the Company since October 1, 2013. He has also served as Purchasing Director at the Company since October 1, 2013. He transferred to this position from Metso Corporation, where he was Directorm Analyzers Product Group at Metso Automation from 2010 until 2013 and Director of Kajaani Operations from 2006 until 2010. Mr. Vaananen holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree.

Janne Vidgren

Mr. Janne Vidgren has served as Director of Ponsse Plc since April 16, 2013. He no longer serves as Area Director Austria and Germany at the Company effective as of August 1, 2017. He was previously Area Director Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic at the Company from 2007 till June 14, 2017. He has been with the company since 1994. He was previously Area Export Manager at the Company from 2001 until 2007 and Marketing Manager from 1994 until 2001. He is Commercial College Graduate. He is Member of the Board of Epec Oy.

Jukka Vidgren

Mr. Jukka Vidgren has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Ponsse Plc since April 12, 2011. He is Managing Director at Mutant Koala Pictures. He holds a Bachelor of Culture and Arts degree. He has been Entrepreneur at Mutant Koala Pictures since 2004. He serves as Member of the Board of Directors of Einari Vidgren Foundation, PAVA ry, POEM Foundation and Suomen Filmiteollisuus SF.

Matti Kylavainio

Mr. Matti Kylavainio has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Ponsse Plc since April 12, 2016. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics. He works as the director of sawmill operations of Keitele Group since 2014. Kylavainio has worked in Keitele Group, a Kylavainio family company, since 1999, being engaged in various sales and management positions as an export manager, sales director and, most recently, as the director of sawmill operations since 2014. Kylavainio has been a member of the Board of Directors of Keitele Group since 1992. Matti Kylavainio has graduated from the Turku School of Economics, majoring in international business.

Ossi Saksman

Mr. Ossi Saksman has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Ponsse Plc since April 28, 2009. He is also Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Savon Voima Corporation, Cooperative Osuuskunta KPY, Sepa Oy and at KPY Sijoitus Oy. Apart from that, he acts as Deputy Chairman of the Board at Savon Energiaholding Oy, Carlson Oy and Deputy Board Member of Veljekset Halonen Oy. He is also Member of the Board of Technopolis Kuopio Oy. Between 1990 and 2008, he occupied the post of Managing Director at Carlsson Oy. From 1977 to 1983, he served as Office Manager at the company. Apart from that, he was Bank Manager at Kuopion Osuuspankki (1984-1989), as well as Accounting Manager (1975-1976) and Finance Manager (1973-1974) at Saastamoinen Yhtyma Oy. Mr. Saksman is Commercial Counselor, Administrative Notary.