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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Harri Sjoholm

63 2017 Chairman of the Board, Member of the Management Team

Mika Virtanen

43 2017 Group Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Global Management Team

Matti Kotola

67 2017 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Ilkka Miettinen

54 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Global Management Team

Kari Alenius

52 Vice President EMEA, Member of the Global Management Team

Tommi Lehtonen

47 2017 Vice President Down-the-Hole, Member of the Global Management Team

Tuomo Niskanen

60 2017 Vice President Top Hammer & Region EMEA, Member of the Global Management Team

Mikko Vuojolainen

52 2017 Vice President Americas Region, Member of the Global Management Team

Antti Leino

2017 Vice President Research & Development, Member of the Global Management Team

Jaana Rinne

55 2017 Group Human Resources Director / Head of Group Human Resources, Member of the Global Management Team

Brian Bowler

2017 Head of Australasia (incl. New Zealand), Member of the Global Management Team

Jorma Juntunen

2017 Head of CIS countries and Eastern Europe, Member of the Global Management Team

David Mildren

56 2017 Director of UK Operations, Member of the Global Management Team

Jari Gadd

50 2015 Secretary

Tapio Hintikka

75 2008 Independent Director

Mammu Kaario

54 2017 Independent Director

Kalle Reponen

52 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Harri Sjoholm

Mr. Harri Sjoholm has been Chairman of the Board and Member of the Management Team at Robit Plc since 1998. He has also been appointed Acting Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Global Management Team of the Company for a period from January 1, 2017 till April 30, 2017. He is also Member of the Company Nomination, Remuneration and Working Committee. He has also participated in the Company’s operative activities since 1989. In 1988-2002, Mr. Sjoholm acted as a management consultant in Oy Swot Consulting Harri Sjoholm Ltd, a company founded by him, as well as in Oy SWOT Consulting Finland Ltd since 2002. Oy SWOT Consulting Finland Ltd is a subsidiary of Oy Swot Consulting Harri Sjoholm Ltd. Mr. Sjoholm has also acted as the CEO (2000-2005) and as the chairman of the board of directors (1993-1999) of Fast Henkilostopalvelut Oy. Mr. Sjoholm has acted as sales and marketing manager (1985-1987), in the Business Development unit (1984) and as Area Sales Manager (1980-1983) in Tamrock Corp. Mr. Sjoholm has been the chairman of the board of directors of Kehitysyhtio Tulevaisuus Oy (2008-2012) and Oy Winrock Technology Ltd (1992-2001) as well as a member of the board of directors of Tasowheel Oy since 2015. Mr. Sjoholm holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Mika Virtanen

Mr. Mika Virtanen has been appointed Group Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Global Management Team at Robit Plc effective as of May 1, 2017. Virtanen has made a career of over 20 years in several management positions in metal and automation industry. He has worked since 2002 for Cargotec Corporation in international operations, where his positions have been among others President (Bromma), Senior Vice President Spreader Division (Kalmar), Vice President Kalmar Intelligent Solutions (Kalmar), Vice President Kalmar STS & RTG Cranes Business (Kalmar) and Managing Director (Bromma Malaysia). Virtanen has been responsible for e.g. business management and development, management by results, R&D, structural renewals as well as production management. Virtanen has also worked a long period at Outokumpu Poricopper Oy. Virtanen's education is M.Sc. in Economics and Production Technologies and he has graduated from Tampere University of Technology in 2002 majoring in industrial economy and production technology.

Matti Kotola

Mr. Matti Kotola has been Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Robit Plc since March 28, 2017. He has been Independent Director of the Company since 2015. He is also Member of the Company Working Committee. Mr. Kotola has a long experience in mining and construction industry. Previously, Mr. Kotola has acted in managerial positions at Sandvik AB (1998-2012) and at Tamrock Oy (1979-1997). Mr. Kotola has not acted as a member of the board of directors during the previous five years. Mr. Kotola holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Ilkka Miettinen

Mr. Ilkka Miettinen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Global Management Team at Robit Plc effective as of February 22, 2017. Miettinen has a long experience and career in corresponding CFO positions as well as in business development in the following companies: Vexve Oy, Metso Mining and Construction HQ, Pilkington Group and as an auditor in PWC. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Kari Alenius

Mr. Kari Alenius has been appointed Vice President EMEA and Member of the Global Management Team at Robit Plc. He holds M. Sc. Engineering. He previously was Sales Director in Teknikum Group Ltd. He has previously operated in the following management positions in Finland and abroad: Sales Manager (IMI Fabi S.p.A.) in Italy, Sales Director Asia Pacific (Rio Tinto Minerals & Luzenac) in Singapore, Business Development Manager (Rio Tinto Minerals & Luzenac) in France as well as Industry Manager (Rio Tinto Minerals & Luzenac) in Belgium. Alenius has also worked for Tamfelt Corporation and United Paper Mills.

Tommi Lehtonen

Mr. Tommi Lehtonen has been appointed Vice President Down-the-Hole and Member of the Global Management Team of Robit Plc, effective as of April 2017. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. He has served in several business and sales management positions in Metso both in Finland and abroad among others in USA and France.

Tuomo Niskanen

Mr. Tuomo Niskanen has been Vice President Top Hammer & Region EMEA and Member of the Global Management Team at Robit Plc since January 1, 2017. Before that, he has been Vice President Top Hammer and Member of the Management Team at the Company since August 1, 2016. He has acted in several management positions in Finland and abroad, where he also worked for 15 years in South Africa, Germany and Hong Kong. His previous management positions have been among others in Sandvik, Outokumpu and Alstom corporations. He holds Master of Science degree in Mining and eMBA Program.

Mikko Vuojolainen

Mr. Mikko Vuojolainen has been appointed Vice President Americas Region, Member of the Global Management Team at Robit Plc effective as of November 1, 2017 at the latest. In the past 20 years Vuojolainen has held various leadership positions in Cargotec, latest as a VP Crane Upgrades. He has extensive global business experience and has been based most of his career in the USA and Singapore. He has proven track record especially in developing sales and service business of industrial goods. Vuojolainen has graduated from the Tampere University of Technology in 1991 majoring in mechanical engineering. He also holds MBA degree from University of Hull, Singapore branch.

Antti Leino

Mr. Antti Leino no longer serves as Vice President Research & Development at Robit Oyj effective as of the beginning of February 2018. He has held the position since February 1, 2016 and he has been Member of the Global Management Team at the Company since January 1, 2017. He has previously been Member of the Management Team since February 1, 2016. Before that, he has been Research & Development Manager at Robit Plc and a member of management team in Abloy Oy Tampere factory (2006-2011). Before that he has worked for Moventas Oy and Metso Oyj (2000-2006). He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Jaana Rinne

Ms. Jaana Rinne has been appointed Group Human Resources Director / Head of Group Human Resources and Member of the Global Management Team at Robit Plc effective as of September 29, 2017. In the past 20 years Rinne has held various HR positions in Konecranes Corporation and the latest in Poyry PLC as SVP Human Resources. She has broad experience in creating corporate HR strategies, processes and developing human capital. Rinne holds a M. Sc. degree in Economics. She has graduated from the Turku School of Economics in 1987 majoring HR administration.

Brian Bowler

Mr. Brian Bowler has been Head of Australasia (incl. New Zealand) and Member of the Global Management Team at Robit Plc since September 27, 2017. He is also General Manager of DTARobit. Before entering Robit Plc, Bowler operated as a DTA General Manager in Ausdrill Ltd.

Jorma Juntunen

David Mildren

Mr. David Mildren has been appointed Director of UK Operations and Member of the Global Management Team at Robit Plc effective as of March 27, 2017. David has made a long career with Sandvik in the USA and Australia before returning to the UK in 2011. While at Sandvik, David led the global DTH business and previously managed Sales & Marketing as well as Global Manufacturing. Since returning to the UK, and for the last five years, David has worked as a Management Consultant at Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP in its London office where he is part of the Deals team specializing in operational excellence of industry companies.

Jari Gadd

Mr. Jari Gadd has served as Secretary of the Company’s Board of Directors of Robit Plc since August 2015. Mr. Gadd is the head of Borenius Attorneys Ltd Tampere office. Jari Gadd holds a Master of Science degree in Law.

Tapio Hintikka

Mr. Tapio Hintikka has been Independent Director of Robit Plc since 2008. He is also Chairman of the Company Nomination and Remuneration Committee. He is a professional board member. He has previously acted as the chairman of the board of directors of Hackman Oyj (1997–2002). In addition, he has acted as a member of the board of management (1990–1996) of Oy Nokia Ab and, inter alia, as a manager of the General Communication Products unit and in other management positions at Rauma-Repola Oy (1982–1990). Mr. Hintikka has acted as the chairman of the board of directors of Emtele Ltd in 2006–2011 and since 2015, Aina Group Oy (2009–2012), Teleste Corporation (2003–2009), TeliaSonera Ab (2002–2004) and Sonera Oyj (2001–2002). In addition, he has acted as the Vice-Chairman of Teleste Corporation (2001–2002). Mr. Hintikka has acted as a member of the board of directors, inter alia, of Aspocomp Group Plc (2007), Teleste Corporation (2001–2003), Onninen Oy (2000–2005) and Evli Bank Plc (2003–2010). Mr. Hintikka holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. Mr. Hintikka holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Mammu Kaario

Kalle Reponen

Mr. Kalle Reponen has been Independent Director of Robit Plc since 2012. He is also Member of the Company Working Committee. Currently he is a professional board member and an independent consultant. Mr. Reponen has previously acted as group strategy manager at Metso Corporation (2006–2013) and as a partner at MCF Corporate Finance (2003–2006), at Corporate Finance unit of Nordea Bank Finland Plc (2000–2003) and at Metra Oy (1988–2000). He has acted as a member of the board of directors of Glaston Corporation since 2014, Koskisen Group since 2014, Premix Oy since 2014 and Marketing Clinic Ltd since 2014. Mr. Reponen holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.