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Kemira Oyj (KEMIRA.HE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jari Paasikivi

64 2014 Chairman of the Board

Jari Rosendal

53 2014 Chairman of the Management Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jukka Hakkila

58 2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group General Counsel, Secretary of the Board of Directors and the Management Board

Kerttu Tuomas

61 2014 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Petri Castren

56 2017 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Management Board, Head of Americas

Eeva Salonen

58 2008 Executive Vice President, Human Resources; Member of the Management Board

Esa-Matti Puputti

59 2015 Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence; Member of the Management Board

Matthew Pixton

54 2018 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Management Board

Kim Poulsen

52 2015 President of Pulp & Paper and Head of Region APAC, Member of the Management Board

Antti Salminen

47 2017 President, Industry & Water Segment, Head of Region EMEA; Member of the Management Board

Wolfgang Buechele

59 2017 Independent Director

Shirley Cunningham

58 2017 Independent Director

Kaisa Hietala

47 2016 Independent Director

Timo Lappalainen

56 2014 Independent Director

Olli Turunen

2015 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Jari Paasikivi

Mr. Jari Pertti Paasikivi has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2014. Before that, he was Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company since March 21, 2012. He is Member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Nomination Board and Chairman of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee. He has been CEO of Oras Invest Ltd since 2006. Since 2017 he has occupied the post of Chairman of the Board at Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company, since 2013 he has held this same post at Oras Ltd and since 2010 at Tikkurila Oyj. Since 2015 he has served as Member of the Supervisory Board at Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA and at Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA. His former positions include Chairman of the Board at Technology Industries of Finland (2012-2015); Member of the Board and the Executive Committee of Confederation of Finnish Industries (20130-2015); Chairman of the Board of Uponor Corporation (2008-2014); Member of the Supervisory Board at Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (2012-2014); Member of the Nomination Board of Kemira Oyj (2009-2012); Deputy Chairman (2007-2014) and Member of the Board (2004-2011) of Finland Central Chamber of Commerce, as well as Chairman of the Board (2005-2007) and Member of the Board (1995-2007) of Rauma Chamber of Commerce. Previously, he also served as President and CEO of Oras Ltd (2002-2007), Managing Director of Oras Ltd (1994-2001), Plant Director of Oras Ltd (1989-1994), Marketing Manager of Oras Armatur A/S, Norway (1987-1989) and Marketing Manager at Oras Ltd (1983-1986). Mr. Jari Pertti Paasikivi holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Jari Rosendal

Mr. Jari Rosendal has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board of Kemira Oyj, effective as of May 1, 2014. Since 2017 he has acted as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland, as well as Member of the Board of Directors of Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK). He has been Member of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland since 2015. Since 2017 he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers and has been Member of the Board of Directors of CEFIC since 2014. He has been Member of the Board of Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers since 2011. Since 2012 he has served as Member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee at Uponor Oyj. He came from a position of Executive President, President of Americas region in Outotec Oyj (2013-2014). He was Member of Outotec Group Executive Board from 2006 until 2014. He was President of Minerals Processing Division from 2003 until 2010 and then held the position as President of Non-ferrous Solutions Business Area from 2010 until 2013, before becoming the President of Americas region. He held various positions in Outokumpu Group Division between 1989 and 2001. He was Product Director, Ceramec Filters Product Line at Outokumpu Mintec Oy from 2001 until 2002 and Vice President, Minerals Processing Division at Outokumpu Technology Group from 2002 until 2003. He has been Member of the Board of CEFIC since 2014, Member of the Board and Audit Committee of Uponor Oyj since 2012, as well as Member of the Board of Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers since 2011 and Vice Chairman of the Board since March 2014. Mr. Jari Rosendal holds Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Jukka Hakkila

Mr. Jukka Hakkila has served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Group General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors and the Management Board at Kemira Oyj since May 6, 2013. Before that, he has been Member of the Management Board, Group General Counsel and Executive Vice President at the Company since October 2005. He joined the Company in 2005. Previously, he served as Group General Counsel at Elcoteq Network Corporation between 2002 and 2005, Vice President at Finnish Export Credit plc in 2002, Chief Representative at Sampo Bank in New York from 2001 to 2002, Senior Vice President at Leonia Bank in New York from 1999 until 2000, and First Vice President of Leonia Corporate Bank from 1998 until 1999. He also worked at Finnish Export Credit Ltd. as Chief Legal Counsel for Business matters from 1996 to 1998, Senior Legal Counsel from 1995 until 1996, and Legal Counsel between 1988 and 1995. He has been Member of the Board of Pohjolan Voima Oy since 2013 and Teollisuuden Voima Oyj (2009-2017). He holds Master of Legal Letters degree.

Kerttu Tuomas

Ms. Kerttu Tuomas has served as Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2014. She has been Independent Member of the Board of the Company since March 16, 2010. She also serves as Member of the Company’s Personnel and Remuneration Committee. Since 2016 she has been Member of the Board of Finnish National Opera and Ballet. She has also been Member of the Boards of Huhtamaki Oyj since 2017 and Aamu Suomen Lasten Syopasaatio sr since 2017/ From 2002 until 2017 she was Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Member of Executive Board at KONE Corporation. She previously acted as Member of the Board of Directors at the JTO School of Management (2007-2013); Group Vice President of Human Resources at Elcoteq Network Corporation (2000-2002), and Personnel and Organization Manager at Masterfoods Oy (1994-1999). She also served as Consultant at Mercury Urval from 1987 until 1993. Ms. Kerttu Tuomas holds Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

Petri Castren

Mr. Petri Castren has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj since September 1, 2013. He has also been Head of Americas at the Company since June 1, 2017. He holds Master of Legal Letters degree and Master of Business Administration degree. He joined Kemira from Nokia Siemens Networks, where he has been Head of Corporate Finance (Group Treasurer) from 2008 until 2013. Prior to that, he worked in different financial, mergers and acquisitions as well as business development managing positions in Nokia Siemens Networks and Nokia Corporation. He was Head of Corporate Development at Nokia Siemens Networks (2007-2008); Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Head of NSN negotiation and transition program at Nokia Corporation (1999-2007); held finance and business development management roles at Nokia Telecommunications, Inc. / Nokia Networks (United States) (1996-1999) and corporate finance and management roles at Skopbank, Helsinki, Finland / New York, United States (1988-1996). He has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company since 2013 and Member of the Board of Vaisala Oyj since 2017.

Eeva Salonen

Ms. Eeva Salonen has served as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Member of the Management Board of Kemira Oyj since 2008. She also joined the Company in 2008. Previously, she served as Vice President of Human Resources, Devices Research and Development at Nokia Oyj between January 1, 2008 and June 8, 2008. She was also Vice President of Human Resources, Mobile Phones Business Group at Nokia Oyj between 2004 and 2007, and Director of Business Human Resources of Nokia Mobile Phones, Global Operations, Logistics and Sourcing at Nokia Oyj between 2002 and 2004. In addition, she was Senior Business Human Resources Manager of Nokia Mobile Phones, Operations, Logistics and Sourcing for Europe and Africa at Nokia Oyj from 1999 to 2002. She was Human Resources Development Manager of Nokia Mobile Phones for Europe and Africa at Nokia Oyj between 1995 and 1999. She held various Consultant and Research Manager positions at Quality Systems Oy from 1987 to 1994. Ms. Eeva Salonen holds Master of Arts degree in Education.

Esa-Matti Puputti

Mr. Esa-Matti Puputti has been appointed Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj effective as of May 2015. He previously served at Fazer as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain & Sourcing, 2013–2015; Nokia as Vice President, Smart Devices Supply Chain Operations, 2011–2012; Nokia as Vice President, Strategy, Technology and Operational Development 2008–2011; Nokia as Vice President, Global Customer Logistics, 2007–2008; Nokia as Vice President, Operations and Logistics, Europe, Middle East, Africa, 2004–2007; Nokia as Vice President, Manufacturing Solutions, 1999–2003; ABB as Vice President, Production Technology, 1997–1999; ABB as Senior Researcher, Deputy Manager, Production Technology, 1992–1997; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan as Design Engineer, 1990–1992; University of Oulu as Researcher, Project Manager, 1985–1990. He holds Licentiate of Technology degree in Engineering.

Matthew Pixton

Mr. Matthew R. Pixton has been Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj since January 1, 2018. He holds Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. He previously worked at Dow Corning Corporation, Hemlock Semiconductor Division as Director of Science and Technology, 2014-2015; Dow Corning Corporation, Finished Products Division as Director of Science and Technology, 2009-2013; General Electric Corporation, Plastics Division as Manager of Research and Development, 2000-2008; General Electric Corporation, Plastics Division as Product Development Leader, 1995-1999.

Kim Poulsen

Mr. Kim Poulsen has been appointed President of Pulp & Paper and Head of Region APAC and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj effective as of November 1, 2015. He joined Kemira from UPM. He previously served at UPM-Kymmene PTE Ltd. as Executive Vice President and Group Executive Team Member, 2014–2015; UPM-Kymmene China Ltd. as Executive Vice President and Group Executive Team Member, 2013–2014; UPM-Kymmene Wood Oyj as Senior Vice President, Plywood business, 2011–2014; Vitalis Gladius Oy as Owner and Senior Partner, 2010–2011; Paloheimo Group and Fenestra Ltd as President and CEO, 2007–2010; held several management positions at Finnforest Ltd. in Finland, United Kingdom and Germany, 1996–2006; and served at Koskisen Ltd. as General Manager and Marketing Director, 1993–1996. He has been Member of the Board of China Paper Association (CPA) since 2013. Mr. Kim Poulsen holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Antti Salminen

Mr. Antti Salminen has been appointed President, Industry & Water Segment, Head of Region EMEA and Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj, effective as of June 1, 2017. He has also been appointed Interim President, Oil & Mining Segment and Region Americas at the Company for a period from March 9, 2017 till May 31, 2017. He no longer serves as President of Municipal & Industrial and EMEA, Member of the Management Board at Kemira Oyj, effective as of May 31, 2017. He has held the position since November 1, 2014. He has served as Member of the Management Board and Executive Vice President of Supply Chain Management at the Company since 2011. He joined the Company in 2011. Previously, he worked for KONE Corporation, where he held the positions of Director of New Equipment Business for Asia Pacific between 2009 and 2011, as well as Vice President of Delivery Process from 2005 until 2009. He was also Managing Consultant and Head of Business Process Consulting at Capgemini Finland from 2000 to 2005. In addition, he was Research Scientist, Project Manager and Program Manager at the Helsinki University of Technology between 1995 and 2000. Mr. Antti Salminen holds Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Engineering.

Wolfgang Buechele

Dr. Wolfgang Buechele has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since May 1, 2017. He has previously been Director of the Company since March 24, 2014. He no longer serves as President and Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Management Board of the Company, effective as of April 30, 2014. He started in the role on April 1, 2012. He was also Independent Member of the Board of Directors at the Company between April 8, 2009 and March 21, 2012. He has been CRO of M+W Group GmbH since 2017. Since 2016 he has been Chairman of Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations. Since 2009 he has held the post of Member of the Board of Partners at E. Merck KG and since 2014 has been Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Merck KGaA (Member 2009-2014). He previously served as Member of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Germany (2014-2016) and Member of the Board of Cefic (2012-2016). From 2014 until 2016 he was CEO of Linde AG. Previously, he served as Member of the Board and CEO of BorsodChem Zrt. from 2009 until 2011, Senior Advisor of Permira Beteiligungsberatung GmbH (2008-2011), Project Advisor for Blackstone Group LLP in 2008, and he held various positions at BASF AG from 1987 until 2007. He was President of the Fine Chemicals Division from 2005 to 2007, President of the Performance Chemicals Division between 2003 and 2005, and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BASF Printing Systems GmbH. In addition he acted as President for the Eastern Europe, Africa, West Asia Regional Division between 2001 and 2003; Group Vice President of Business Management at Fine Chemicals Europe from 1999 until 2001; Managing Director of Global Marketing Cosmetic Raw Materials from 1997 to 1999; Managing Director of Regional Marketing Catalysts Asia from 1993 to 1997; Head of Research Group Industrial Catalysts from 1990 to 1993, and Research Chemist between 1987 and 1993. Dr. Wolfgang Buechele is Doctor of Natural Science and holds Doctorate in Philosophy degree in Chemistry.

Shirley Cunningham

Ms. Shirley Elizabeth Cunningham has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2017. She has also serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Ag Business and Enterprise Strategy at CHS Inc., USA. She also serves on the board of directors of Ventura Foods, LLC since 2015 and Gildan Activewear, Inc. since 2017. Previously, she worked at CHS Inc. A Executive Vice President, Enterprise Strategy & CIO, 2013–2014; Monsanto Company as Chief Information Officer, 2008–2013; Monsanto Company as Vice President IT, 2003–2008; Monsanto Company as Vice President EMEA IT, 1998–2003. Ms. Cunningham holds Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University.

Kaisa Hietala

Ms. Kaisa Hietala has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 21, 2016. She is Member of the Company’s Audit Committee. Since 2014 she has occupied the post of Executive Vice President of Renewable Products at Neste Corporation. Her former experience includes Vice President of the Renewable Fuels Business at Neste Oil Corporation (2011-2014); Vice President of Supply of Neste Oli Singapore Pte Ltd (2009-2011); Commercial Director in Singapore (2008) and Feedstock Manager in Renewable Fuels Business operations at Neste Oil (2006-2008). Ms. Kaisa Hietala holds Master of Science degree in Physics and Master of Science in Environmental Science.

Timo Lappalainen

Mr. Timo Lappalainen has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kemira Oyj since March 24, 2014. He holds Master of Science degree in Engineering. Since 2008 he has acted as President and CEO of Orion Corporation. Since 2017 he has occupied the post of Vice Chairman of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland, Member of the Board of The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA and Member of the Board of The Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA. He has been Member of the Board of Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research (since 2010); Member of the Supervisory Board of The Finnish Fair Corporation (since 2009), as well as Member of the Council at The Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce (since 2008). He was Member of the Board of Confederation of Finnish Industries (2015-2016); Member of the Board of ICC Finland (2014) and Vice Chairman of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland (2013-2014) and Member of the Board of Vaisala Oyj (2011-2014). He previously served at Orion Corporation as Senior Vice President, Proprietary Products and Animal Health, 2005–2007; Orion Corporation as Executive Vice President, Orion Pharma, 2003–2005; Orion Corporation as Senior Vice President, Business Development, 1999–2003; Leiras Oy as Vice President, International Marketing and Business Development, 1994–1999; Finvest Ltd. as Vice President, Business Development and General Manager of Finvest’s German unit, 1989–1993; Arthur Andersen & Co. (Chicago, USA) as Consultant, 1987–1988.

Olli Turunen