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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Christoph Vitzthum

48 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

Panu Routila

53 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Board, Head of Business Area Equipment

Teo Ottola

49 2015 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Group Executive Board

Ole Johansson

66 2017 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Fabio Fiorino

50 2017 Executive Vice President, Business Area Service, Member of the Group Executive Board

Mika Mahlberg

54 2017 Executive Vice President, Business Area Port Solutions, Member of the Group Executive Board

Juha Pankakoski

50 2017 Executive Vice President, Technologies, Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Group Executive Board

Susanna Schneeberger

44 2017 Executive Vice President, Strategy, Member of the Group Executive Board

Mikko Uhari

60 2017 Executive Vice President, Industrial Equipment, Member of the Group Executive Board

Sirpa Poitsalo

54 2016 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Member of the Group Executive Board

Timo Leskinen

47 2013 Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Member of the Group Executive Board

Marko Akras

50 2016 Senior Vice President, Industrial Service, Region APAC

Bernie D'Ambrosi

50 2016 Senior Vice President, Industrial Service, Region AME

Scott Gilbey

55 2016 Senior Vice President, Customer Experience and Service Offering

Anders Gustafsson

53 2017 Senior Vice President, Supply Operations

Eerikki Makinen

43 2016 Senior Vice President, Product Management and Engineering

Tomas Myntti

54 2016 Senior Vice President, Industrial Service, Region EMEA

Marko Tulokas

45 2016 Senior Vice President, Industrial Cranes

Andreas Wittke

50 2016 Senior Vice President, Components

Ari Kiviniitty

60 2016 Chief Technology Officer

Mikael Wegmuller

51 2009 Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Miikka Kinnunen

40 2017 Vice President, Investor Relations

Lars Fredin

56 2013 Vice President, Head of Business Unit Lift Trucks

Topi Tiitola

48 2016 Vice President, Integration Management Office

Jan-Anders Wik

2009 Secretary of the Board

Janina Kugel

47 2016 Independent Director

Bertel Langenskiold

67 2017 Independent Director

Ulf Liljedahl

52 2016 Independent Director

Malin Persson

49 2005 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Christoph Vitzthum

Mr. Christoph Vitzthum has been Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors at Konecranes Abp since March 23, 2016. He has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors since March 26, 2015. He is also Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Member of Human Resources Committee at the Company. He is President and CEO of Fazer Group. He previously served at Wartsila Corporation as President Services, Executive Vice President (2009-2013), President Power Plants, Executive Vice President (2006-2009), President (2003-2006), Vice President, Finance & Control, Marine Division (1999-2002) and Business Controller, Power Plants Division (1997-1999). He also served at Metra Finance Oy (1995-1997) as Dealer. He has been Member of the Boards of NCC AB, Oras Invest Oy, East Office of Finnish Industries, Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Federation and Finnish-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, as well as Delegation Member of EVA and Member of the Supervisory Board of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Panu Routila

Mr. Panu Routila has been President, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Board and Head of Business Area Equipment at Konecranes Abp since May 1, 2016. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Executive Board at Konecranes Abp since November 1, 2015. He previously served at Ahlstrom Capital Oy 2008-2015 as President and CEO; Kuusakoski Group, Alteams Oy 2002-2008 as CEO; Outokumpu Group, Drawn Copper products 1997-2002 as Director; 1995-1997: Controller; Partek Group 1986-1995 and held various financial management positions in Finland, France and Belgium. He has experience from listed companies via his duties as a Board member and Chairman of the Board of Ahlstrom Corporation since 2014 and from Vacon Plc where he was a Board member and Chairman of the Board in 2010-2015. He serves at Onvest Oy as Board Member. Mr. Routila has a Master of Science (Economics) degree from Turku School of Economics.

Teo Ottola

Mr. Teo Ottola has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp since July 29, 2015. He was Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp from August 20, 2007. Prior to that, he spent several years with Elcoteq and held such positions as Chief Financial Officer of Elcoteq SE (2004-2007); Senior Vice President (Business Control and Accounting) (1999-2004) and Group Business Controller (1998-1999) at Elcoteq Network Oyj, and Business Controller at Elcoteq Lohja Oy (1996-1998). Earlier in his career, he was Financial Planner at Rautaruukki Oy (1992-1996). Mr. Ottola holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Ole Johansson

Mr. Ole Johansson has been Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Konecranes Abp since March 23, 2017. He has previously been Director at the Company since 2016. He was Vice Chairman of the Board at Konecranes Abp from March 26, 2015. He is Member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. He previously served at Wartsila Corporation 2000–2011 as President & CEO; Wartsila NSD Oy 1998–2000 as President & CEO; Wartsila Corporation 1975–1998 as Vice President, Wartsila Diesel Inc. and Wartsila Diesel Group in various positions in Finland, USA, France and Switzerland. He has served at Aker Arctic Technology Inc. as Chairman of the Board; Hartwall Capital Oy Ab as Chairman of the Board; Svenska Handelsbanken AB as Board Member. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Fabio Fiorino

Mr. Fabio Fiorino has been Executive Vice President, Business Area Service and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp since 2017. He was Executive Vice President, Head of Business Area Service and Chief Customer Officer, Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp from January 1, 2013. He served as Executive Vice President, Head of Business Area Service and Member of the Group Executive Board between January 1, 2012 and January 1, 2013. He has served as Vice President, Head of Service, and Region Americas at Konecranes Americas from 2010 until 2011. He also held the positions of President of R&M Materials Handling, Inc. at Morris Material Handling, Inc. from 2006 until 2009. He served from 2002 until 2006 as President, Konecranes Americas and from 1998 until 1999 as VP, Business Development, Latin America. From 1995 until 1998 he was Marketing Manager, AECL at Konecranes Canada, Inc. and Mechanical/Project Engineer from 1989 until 1994. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering, a P. Eng. and an MBA degree.

Mika Mahlberg

Mr. Mika Mahlberg has been Executive Vice President, Business Area Port Solutions and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp since 2017. He served as Vice President, Head of Business Unit Port Cranes at Konecranes Abp from 2013. He has been Member of the Senior Management Team since 2013. He has been employed by the Company since 1997. He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering. He previously was Director, VLC Cranes (2006-2007); Director, STS Cranes (2000-2006) and Project Manager, Harbor and Shipyard Cranes (1997-2000) at KCI Konecranes. He also served at Crown Cork & Seal Company (1996–1997) as World Class Manufacturing Manager; and at Partek Group (1990–1995) where he held various managerial positions in Business Area Precast Concrete in Finland and Belgium.

Juha Pankakoski

Mr. Juha Pankakoski has been Executive Vice President, Technologies, Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp since 2017. He was Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Group Executive Board at Konecranes Abp, from January 1, 2015. He no longer serves as Vice President, Head of Business Unit Parts in the Company, effective as of the end of 2014. He held that position from 2010. He was Member of the Senior Management Team from 2013 until 2014 and has been employed by the Company since 2004. He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering and Executive Master of Business Administration degree. He previously served at Konecranes 2008–2010 as Director, Corporate Business Process Development; 2004–2008 as Director, Supply Operations; Tellabs 2003–2004 as Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, 2002–2003 as Regional Director, EMEA Operations, 2000–2002 as Director, Operations; and 1998–2000 as Plant Manager. From 1997 until 1998, he was Operations Manager at Philips Medical Systems and h held various management positions in operations and business development at Fujitsu ICL Computers from 1993 until 1997. He has been Board Member of Kaukomarkkinat Ltd.

Susanna Schneeberger

Ms. Susanna Schneeberger has been Executive Vice President, Strategy and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp since 2017. She served at Terex Material Handling & Port Solutions from 2015 to 2016 as Vice President & Managing Director. Prior to that, she worked for Trelleborg AB, including from 2007 to 2012 as Director, Strategic Business Development (Group) and from 2012 to 2015 as Vice President, Sales & Marketing (Trelleborg Industrial Solutions). She also worked for IXOS Software AG/OpenText from 2002 to 2006 as Director, Strategy & Markets, Head of European Marketing; at IconMedialab AG from 2000 to 2002 as Management Consultant, Project Manager, Engagement Manager and at International Masters Publishers/ Meister Verlag AG from 1997 to 2000 as Product Division Manager, Project Manager New Business. She holds Master of Science degree and an MBA degree.

Mikko Uhari

Mr. Mikko Uhari has been Executive Vice President, Industrial Equipment and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp since January 2017. He was Executive Vice President, Strategy and Technology; Head of Business Unit Industrial Equipment and Member of the Group Executive Board at the Company from July 2016. He served as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Technology, and Member of the Group Executive Board at Konecranes Abp from January 1, 2013. He served as Head of Market Operations at Konecranes Abp from January 1, 2012 until January 1, 2013. He served as Head of Business Area Equipment of the Company from 2010 to December 31, 2011. He has been Member of the Group Executive Board since 1997. He joined Konecranes in 1997 and held such positions as President, Harbour and Shipyard Cranes (1997- December 31, 2003), President, Special Cranes (Heavy Lifting) (2004-2005) and President, New Equipment Business Areas (2005-2009). Prior to that, he worked for KONE Corporation (1982-1997), where he held various managerial positions at Wood Handling Division in Finland, Sweden, and in the USA, including GVP, Marketing (1996-1997); GVP, Project Business (1992-1996) and Director, Wood Handling Unit, Finland (1990-1992). Mr. Uhari has obtained a Licentiate of Science degree in Engineering.

Sirpa Poitsalo

Ms. Sirpa Poitsalo has been Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp since July 14, 2016. She served as Vice President and General Counsel of Konecranes Abp from September 1, 2009. Previously, she was Member of the Executive Board and Director - General Counsel between 1999 and September 1, 2009. Within the Company she was also Member of the Extended Management Team from 2009 until 2013 and has been Member of the Senior Management Team since 2013. She joined Konecranes Abp in 1988 as Legal Counsel and became Assistant General Counsel in 1997. Ms. Poitsalo holds Master of Legal Letters degree.

Timo Leskinen

Mr. Timo Leskinen has been Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Member of the Group Executive Board of Konecranes Abp since August 1, 2013. He joined the Company from Fiskars Oyj Abp (2009-2013), where he most recently held the position of Vice President, Head of HR. He was also Director HR at Nokia Services (2008-2009); Director, HR at Nokia Customer and Market Operations (2006-2007); Head of Operations at Nokia Ventures Organization (2004-2006) and HR Manager (2000-2004), as well as HR Consultant at MPS (1999-2000). He holds a Master of Science degree in Psychology.

Marko Akras

Mr. Marko Akras has been Senior Vice President, Industrial Service, Region APAC at Konecranes Abp since June 2016. He served as Senior Vice President, Customer Experience and Service Offering at Konecranes Abp from 2015. He previously was Vice President, Head of Customer and Service Technology of Konecranes Abp from 2011 until 2015. Within the Company he was also Member of the Extended Management Team from 2012 until 2013, and has been Member of the Senior Management team since 2013. He has been employed since 1992. He has held various executive positions in the Service business area within the Company and between 1993 and 2001 has held various positions in service and product management. From 2001 until 2004, he was General Manager, Global Parts Center at KCI Konecranes. He was Director, Crane Service Nordic at KCI Konecranes/Konecranes from 2004 until 2007, as well as Director, Head of Business Unit Cranes Service at Konecranes from 2007 until 2009 and VP, Head of Service, Western Europe, Middle East and Africa (WEMEA) at the company from 2009 until 2011. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering.

Bernie D'Ambrosi

Mr. Bernie D'Ambrosi has been Senior Vice President, Industrial Service, Region AME at Konecranes Abp since June 2016. He served as Senior Vice President, Head of Region Americas at Konecranes Abp from March 25, 2015. He holds B.A. (Bachelor of Arts), Political Science Major, Economics Minor from Youngstown State University and J.D. (Juris Doctor) from University of Toledo College of Law. He has been employed at the Company since 2002. He previously served at Konecranes 2012–2015 as VP, Region AME, Service; 2009–2012 as VP, Industrial Crane Solutions, Region AME; 2002–2009 as Senior Legal Counsel, Region AME; Bertin Steel Processing, Inc. 1993–2002 as VP, General Counsel.

Scott Gilbey

Mr. Scott Gilbey has been Senior Vice President, Customer Experience and Service Offering at Konecranes Abp since July 2016. From 2012 to June 2016 he was Director of Marketing, Service and Industry at the Company and from 2009 to 2014 he served as Director of Marketing and Communications, Region Americas at the Company. He worked at Morris Material Handling from 2004 to 2009 and held various positions, including General Manager Eastern Canada, Vice President Service Canada, Director of Marketing Americas. He also worked for Valley City Architectural Furniture, Fujitec America, Trow Consulting Engineers and Dover Corporation, among others.

Anders Gustafsson

Mr. Anders Gustafsson has been Senior Vice President, Supply Operations at Konecranes Abp since June 2016. He was Chief Supply Chain Officer, Member of the Senior Management at the Company from April 25, 2016. He worked for Atlas Copco Secoroc from 2009 to 2016 as Vice President Global Manufacturing. He also served at Tophammer Equipment, Atlas Copco Secoroc from 2003 to 2009 as Vice President, Global Manufacturing and held various positions within ABB, including at ABB Stal as Plant Manager, at ABB Switchgear as Manufacturing Manager, Manager Quality and Operations Development and Quality and Operations Development. He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Eerikki Makinen

Mr. Eerikki Makinen has been Senior Vice President, Product Management and Engineering at Konecranes Abp since July 2016. He joined the Company in 2011 and served as Director, Light Lifting Product Management, Director, Engineering and Engineering Manager. Prior to that, he worked for SKF and served as Team Manager, Application Engineering from 2010 to 2011 and as Application Engineer from 2005 to 2010. He also served at Metso Paper as Senior Structural Analysis Engineer, Structural Analysis Engineer and Design Engineer. He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Tomas Myntti

Mr. Tomas Myntti has been Senior Vice President, Industrial Service, Region EMEA at Konecranes Abp since June 2016. Between March 2013 and June 2016 he was Senior Vice President, Head of Region EMEA at the Company. He served as Senior Vice President, Head of Region EUR (Europe) of Konecranes Abp from 2013. He was Senior Vice President, Head of Region NEI (Nordic, Eastern Europe and India) at the Company from November 4, 2011 until 2012. Within the Company he was also Member of the Extended Management Team, from 2011 until 2013, and has been Member of the Senior Management Team since 2013. He joined the Konecranes Group in 2008. Prior to his current position, he worked within the Company among others as Vice President, Head of Industrial Cranes, Region NEI (2010-2011) and Director, Market Operations, Head of Global Key Account Management and Sales Development in 2009. Before that, he was Chief Marketing Officer, Business Area Telecom and Media at TietoEnator Oyj (2007-2008), Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Hantro Products Oy (2000-2007), Global Account Director at Cadence Design Systems (1996-2000) and Global Account Manager at Intel Corporation (1994-1996). From 1989 until 1994, Mr. Myntti held various positions at Cap Gemini. Prior to that, he served at Digital Equipment Corporation in various positions from 1984 until 1989. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Marko Tulokas

Mr. Marko Tulokas has been Senior Vice President, Industrial Cranes at Konecranes Abp since June 2016. He served as Senior Vice President, Product and Applications Management, Industrial Equipment at Konecranes Abp from 2015. He previously was Vice President, Head of Business Unit Industrial Crane Solutions at Konecranes Abp since 2011 and has been Member of the Senior Management Team since 2013 and employed by the Company since 2004. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering and a Master of Business Administration degree. He previously served at Konecranes 2010–2011 as Director, Head of Business process management; Konecranes 2008–2010 as Director, Delivery Process; Konecranes 2007–2008 as Director, Strategy and Business Development, Process cranes; and at KCI Konecranes 2004–2007 he held leadership positions in sourcing and supply chain management in China and Finland. From 1998 until 2002, he held several positions in supply chain management at Asko Appliances, Uponor Plc.

Andreas Wittke

Mr. Andreas Wittke has been Senior Vice President, Components at Konecranes Abp since July 2016. Prior to that, he worked for SWF Krantechnik, including from 2008 to 2016 as Managing Director and from 2004 to 2008 as Sales Director. From 1995 to 2004 he was Sales Director at Kerstner GmbH and in 1994 he was Mechanical Engineer at ABB Gebaeudetechnik AG. He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Ari Kiviniitty

Mr. Ari Kiviniitty has been Chief Technology Officer at Konecranes Abp since June 2016. He served as Senior Vice President, Product Management and Development, Hoists & Components of Konecranes Abp from 2015. Before that, he served as SVP, Head of Product Management and Engineering from February 1, 2013 until 2015. He was Acting Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President, Head of Product Management and Engineering, deputy to Head of Business Area Equipment, Member of the Group Executive Board at the Company from January 1, 2012 until January 31, 2013. He has served as Chief Technology Officer of Konecranes Abp and Member of the Group Executive Board since 2005. He joined Konecranes in 1983 and served as Vice President, Standard Lifting Equipment (2004–2005), Managing Director, Hoist factory (2002–2004), Research & Development Manager (1999–2001) and Technical Director, Components, Singapore (1996–1998). Mr. Kiviniitty was Member of FEM (The European Federation of Materials Handling Equipment Manufacturers) until September 2014 serves as Member of Technology Industries of Finland, Business and Technology Working Group. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Mikael Wegmuller

Mr. Mikael Wegmuller has been Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Konecranes Abp since September 1, 2009. He previously served as Member of the Group Executive Board, Director of Marketing and Communications of the Company between 2006 and 2009. Within the Company he was also Member of the Extended Management Team from 2009 until 2013 and has been Member of the Senior Management team since 2013. Earlier in his career, he was Chief Operating Officer of Publicis Helsinki Oy (2003–2006) and Director of SEK & GREY Oy (2000–2003). He also served as Planning Group Director at Publicis Torma Oy (1997–2000), Sales and Marketing Manager at Finelor Oy (now L’Oreal Finland Oy) (1993–1997) and Product Group Manager at Chips Abp (1991–1993). Mr. Wegmuller holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Miikka Kinnunen

Mr. Miikka Kinnunen has been Vice President, Investor Relations at Konecranes Abp since 2017. Prior to that, he was Director, Investor Relations of Konecranes Abp. He has been Member of the Senior Management Team at the Company since 2013 and employed since 2009. He previously worked as Financial Analyst for Carnegie Investment Bank AB between 2001 and 2009. He holds Master of Science in Economics.

Lars Fredin

Mr. Lars Fredin has been Vice President, Head of Business Unit Lift Trucks at Konecranes Abp since 2013. He has been Member of the Company’s Senior Management Team since 2013 and has been employed since 2009. He previously served at Bromma Conquip AB (2003–2009) as Vice President Sales & Marketing; Metget AB (2000–2003) as Business Consultant and Sales &Marketing Director (RFID technology); Kalmar AC (1998–2000) as President; Kalmar Industries (1996–1998) as Area Manager, East Asia. He currently serves at Byggning-Uddemann AB as Chairman of the Board. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Small Business Management.

Topi Tiitola

Mr. Topi Tiitola has been Vice President, Integration Management Office at Konecranes Abp since July 2016. He served as Director, Business Analysis and Support at Konecranes Abp from November 1, 2013. He has been Member of the Senior Management Team since 2013 and employed by the Company since 1995. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics. Previously, he served at Group Business Controller (2005-2013) and Financial Director (2000-2005) at the Company. He also held several Controller positions at Standard Lifting Equipment (1995–2000).

Jan-Anders Wik

Mr. Jan-Anders Wik has been Secretary of the Board of Konecranes Abp since June 11, 2009. He has a Master of Legal Letters degree and is an Attorney at Law.

Janina Kugel

Ms. Janina Kugel has been Independent Director at Konecranes Abp since September 15, 2016. She is Member of the Human Resources Committee. She has been Chief Human Resources Officer and Member of the Managing Board at Siemens AG since 2015. Her primary working experience includes: Siemens AG 2013–2015: Corporate Vice President, Human Resources; OSRAM 2012–2013: Chief Human Resources Officer; Siemens SpA, 2009–2012: Director, Human Resources; Siemens AG 2005–2009: Director, Corporate Development Executive; Siemens AG 2001–2004: Director, Strategy and Business Transformation; Accenture 1997–2000: Management Consultant.

Bertel Langenskiold

Mr. Bertel Langenskiold has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Konecranes Abp since March 23, 2017. He has been Director of the Company since March 22, 2012. He is also Chairman of the Human Resources Committee. He was Managing Director at Hartwall Capital Oy Ab from 2011 to 2015. His previous experience includes President of Metso Paper and Fiber Technology (2009-2011), Metso Paper (2007-2008), Metso Paper's Fiber Business Line (2006-2007), Metso Minerals (2003-2006), Tampella Power/Kvaerner Pulping, Power Division (1994 and 2000) and President and CEO of Fiskars Corporation (2001-2003). He has been Member of the Board of Kahrs Holding AB. He obtained a Master of Science in Engineering in 1976 from Abo Akademi.

Ulf Liljedahl

Mr. Ulf Liljedahl has been Independent Director of Konecranes Abp since September 15, 2016. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of Nomination Committee. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Volito AB since 2015. His primary working experience includes: Husqvarna AB 2011–2015: Senior Vice President and CFO; Cardo AB 2007–2011: Executive Vice President and CFO; Alfa Laval 1992–2007: various financial and general management positions in Sweden, Denmark and South Africa. He is Chairman of the Board of Bulten AB and Chairman of the External Nomination Committee of Peab AB.

Malin Persson

Ms. Malin Persson has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Konecranes Abp since 2005. She is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee since 2012 and was Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee between 2005 and 2011. She is CEO and Owner of Accuracy AB. She has served at Chalmers University of Technology Foundation as President and CEO; Volvo Group as holder of various executive positions including: Volvo Technology Corporation as President and CEO; AB Volvo as Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Business Development; Volvo Transport Corporation as Vice President, Business & Logistics Development. She has also acted at Ahlstrom Capital Oy as Board Member; Becker Industrial Coatings AB as Board Member; Getinge AB as Board Member; Hexatronic Scandinavia AB as Board Member; Hexpol AB as Board Member; Kongsberg Automotive Holding AB as Board Member; Magnora AB as Board Member; Mekonomen Group AB as Board Member; Mobile Climate Control Group Holding AB as Board Member; Presscise AB as Board Member; RO-Gruppen AB as Chairman of the Board. She holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.