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Kesko Oyj (KESKOA.HE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Esa Kiiskinen

55 2012 Chairman of the Board

Mikko Helander

58 2015 Chairman of the Group Management Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Jorma Rauhala

53 2017 Executive Vice President, Building and Technical Trade Division, Deputy to President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Management Board

Peter Fagernas

66 2018 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Jukka Erlund

44 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Member of the Group Management Board

Mika Majoinen

55 2018 Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel, Member of the Group Management Board

Matti Mettala

55 2015 Executive Vice President, Human Resources; Member of the Group Management Board

Ari Akseli

46 2017 Executive Vice President, Grocery Trade Division; Member of the Group Management Board

Johan Friman

53 2017 Executive Vice President, Car Trade, President of VV-Auto Group, Member of the Management Board

Anni Ronkainen

52 2015 Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, Member of the Group Management Board

Matti Naumanen

61 2016 Director

Toni Pokela

45 2012 Director

Jannica Fagerholm

57 2016 Independent Director

Piia Karhu

42 2018 Independent Director

Matti Kyytsonen

69 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Esa Kiiskinen

Mr. Esa Kiiskinen has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kesko Oyj since April 16, 2012. He has been Member of the Company's Board since March 30, 2009. He is Chair of the Remuneration Committee. He is food retailer and has been K-food retailer from 1990. He was Chairman of the Delegation for Entrepreneurs at Confederation of Finnish Industries EK (2012-2014), Vice-Chairman of the Board at Confederation of Finnish Industries EK (2012-2014), and he has been Board Member at Taaleri Plc from 2014, Finnish Family Firms Association (2011-2012), Board Chair at Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade (2008-2012) and Board Chair at Saija ja Esa Kiiskinen Oy (since 1995). He served as Board Member at Federation of Finnish Commerce (from 2008 until 2012), Board Chair at K-Retailers’ Association (from 2008 until 2012) and Board Member at Vahittaiskaupan Tilipalvelu VTP Oy from 2008 until 2012. Mr. Kiiskinen is Business College Graduate.

Mikko Helander

Mr. Mikko Helander has been Chairman of the Group Management Board and President and Chief Executive Officer of Kesko Oyj since January 1, 2015. Before that, he has been Deputy Managing Director and Member of the Group Management Board of the Company since October 1, 2014. He has also served at Confederation of Finnish Industries EK as member of the Board since 2016 and Deputy Chair of the Board 2016, Finland Chamber of Commerce as member of the Board since 2016, Finnish Commerce Federation as member of the Board since 2015 and Deputy Chair of the Board 2015, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company as member of the Board since 2015 and Chair of the Board since 2016, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA as member since 2015, Finnish Fair Corporation as Board member since 2015, East Office of Finnish Industries Oy as member of the Board since 2015. He served at Metsa Fibre Oy as member of the Board 2008-2014, German Pulp and Paper Association (VDP) as member of the Board 2013-2014, Myllykoski Paper Oy as Vice Chair of the Board 2007-2012, Finnish Forest Industries Federation as member of the Board 2007-2011. He has been employed by Kesko Corporation since 2014. He previously served at Metsa Board Corporation as Chief Executive Officer 2006-2014, Metsa Tissue Corporation as Chief Executive Officer 2003-2006, Valmet Corporation as Head of Converting Machinery Division (UK) and member of the company’s Management Board 1999-2003, Vice President for the Calender Business Unit 1997-1999, Head of Operations (Valmet Rotomec S.p.a., Italy) 1994-1997, Head of Project Department at Valmet Jarvenpaa 1993–1994, Managing Director of Kasten Hovik 1990-1993, Valmet Paper Machinery Inc., Production Manager at Valmet Jarvenpaa 1987-1990, Valmet Corporation as Project Engineer 1984-1987. He holds Master of Science degree in Technology.

Jorma Rauhala

Mr. Jorma Rauhala has served as Executive Vice President, Building and Technical Trade Division, Deputy to President and Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Group Management Board at Kesko Oyj since November 15, 2017. He previously was Member of the Group Management Board and Executive Vice President, Grocery Trade Division at Kesko Oyj from January 1, 2015 till November 15, 2017. He has served as President of Kesko Food Ltd and Member of the Group Management Board at Kesko Oyj since February 5, 2013. He was Vice President for the K-citymarket chain's food trade (2012-2013), before which he was Kespro Ltd's Managing Director from 2007 until 2012 and Purchasing Director from 2003 until 2007. He joined the Kesko Group in 1992. He has been Chair of the Board of the Finnish Grocery Trade Association in 2017 (until November 20, 2017) and from 2013 until 2014 and board member 2013-2016. He was also Member of the Board of the Association of Finnish Advertisers from 2014 till November 24, 2017. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Peter Fagernas

Mr. Peter Fagernas has been Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Kesko Oyj since April 11, 2018. He is Deputy Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Jukka Erlund

Mr. Jukka Erlund has served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Member of the Group Management Board at Kesko Oyj since November 1, 2011. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics and Executive Master of Business Administration degree. He has been Kesko Food Ltd's Vice President for Finance from 2010 to 2011, as well as Kesko Corporation's Vice President, Corporate Controller from 2007 to 2010 and Kesko Corporation's Corporate Business Controller from 2004 to 2007. He joined Kesko in 2004. He has been with Confederation of Finnish Industries EK as Member of the Economy and Tax Committee from 2012, and with the Finnish Commerce Federation as Chair of the Tax and Economic Policy Committee from 2011. He has also served at Suomen Luotto-osuuskunta as member of the Board since 2012 and Luottokunta as member of the Board 2012.

Mika Majoinen

Mr. Mika Majoinen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel and Member of the Group Management Board at Kesko Oyj effective as of January 1, 2018. He has been employed by Kesko Ltd since 1990. He was Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary for Kesko’s Board of Directors and Group Management Board 2005-2017, division lawyer for Rautakesko Ltd 2001-2005, lawyer for the Builders’ and Agricultural Supplies Division 1998-2001, development manager at Kesko Corporation’s Legal Affairs Department 1996-1998, lawyer at Kesko Corporation’s Legal Affairs Department 1990-1996. He has worked for Finnish Commerce Federation as member of the Legal Affairs Committee since 2018 and Confederation of Finnish Industries EK as member of the Legal Affairs Committee since 2018. He holds Master of Laws degree.

Matti Mettala

Mr. Matti Mettala has served as Member of the Group Management Board and Executive Vice President, Human Resources of Kesko Oyj since January 1, 2015. Before that he has been Member of the Group Management Board and Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Stakeholder Relations at Kesko Oyj since October 1, 2012. He has also served at Huoltoupseeriyhdistys ry as member of delegation since 2013, Finnish Commerce Federation as member of the Research Committee since 2013, Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade as member of the Board since 2005. He was employed by Kesko Ltd 1990-2005 and since 2012. He previously worked at K-retailers' Association as Managing Director 2005-2012, Kesko Hardware and Builders’ Supplies as Vice President for Finance 2002-2005, Rautakesko Ltd as Development Director 2001-2002, Builders’ and Agricultural Supplies Division as Project Manager 1999-2000, Kesko Hardware and Builders’ Supplies as Vice President for the Rautia chain 1998-1999, Builders’ and Agricultural Supplies Division as Retail Services Manager 1996-1998, Vahittaiskaupan Takaus Oy as Retail Services Manager 1994-1996, Kesko Ltd's Credit Department as Credit Manager 1991-1992, Kesko Ltd's Credit Department as Legal Counsel 1990-1991. He holds Master of Laws degree.

Ari Akseli

Mr. Ari Akseli has been Executive Vice President, Grocery Trade Division and Member of the Group Management Board at Kesko Oyj since November 15, 2017. He holds Master of Science in Economics. He has been employed by Kesko Ltd since 1995. He was Vice President for Commerce, Kesko’s grocery trade 2013-2017; President, Anttila Oy 2010-2013; President, K-citymarket Oy 2008-2013. He has served at The Finnish Grocery Trade Association as Chair of the Board since November 20, 2017; AMS Advisor Board as member since 2013; IGS Advisor Board as member since 2016; Ruokatieto as Vice Chairman of the Board since 2016, member of the Board 2013-2015; Association for Finnish Work as member of the Executive Committee since 2014.

Johan Friman

Mr. Johan Friman has been Executive Vice President, Car Trade, President of VV-Auto Group and Member of the Management Board at Kesko Oyj since January 1, 2017. He holds Master of Science (Economics). He has served at Association of Automobile Importers in Finland as member of the Board since 2017, LeasePlan Belgium as member of the Board 2010-2016, LeasePlan Denmark as member of the Board 2011-2016, VMF Verband markenunabhangiger Fuhrparkmanagementgesellschaften, Deutschland: member of the Board 2006-2016. He was employed at LeasePlan Deutschland GmbH: Managing Director 2006-2016, LeasePlan Finland Oy: Managing Director 1997-2006, Inchcape Motors Finland Oy: Managing Director of the Retail business 1995-1997 and Marketing Director of the importer 1995, Bilia Oy: Sales Manager, Dealer Manager and Fleet sales 1991-1994.

Anni Ronkainen

Ms. Anni Ronkainen has been Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer and Member of the Group Management Board at Kesko Oyj since April 20, 2015. She holds Master of Science degree in Economics. She has also served at Asiakastieto Group Plc as member of the Board since 2015, Nordic Morning Plc as member of the Board since 2015, Robit Plc as member of the Board 2015-2017, Sunduka Ltd: member of the Board 2015-2017, Institute of Marketing as member of the Board 2010-2015, the American Chamber of Commerce in Finland (AmCham Finland) as member of the Board 2011-2015, Marketing Executives Group as member of the Board 2009-2011. She has been employed by Kesko since 2015. She previously worked at Google Finland Ltd as Country Manager Finland 2009-2015, Industry Head, Multi-sector 2008-2009, McCann Worldgroup Helsinki Oy as CEO 2006-2008, Satama Finland Oy as Business Group Director 2001-2006.

Matti Naumanen

Mr. Matti Naumanen has been Director of Kesko Oyj since April 4, 2016. He is Trade Technician by education. He has been K-retailer since 1982. He previously worked at The K-Retailers’ Association’s Agricultural and Building and Home Improvement Retailers’ Club as Chair of the Board 2009-2016. He served at The K-Retailers’ Association as member of the Board 2009-2016, registered association Nurmeksen Yrittajat as Chair of the Board, registered association Joensuun Yrittajat as Chair of the Board.

Toni Pokela

Mr. Toni Pokela has served as Member of the Board of Directors of Kesko Oyj since April 16, 2012. He is food retailer. He has been K-food retailer from 1997. He has been Member of the Board and Managing Director of Pokela Oy Iso Omena since 1998, Chair of the Board of Iso Omenan Yrittajayhdistys ry since 2003, Chair of the Board of Foundation for Vocational Training in the Retail Trade since 2016 and Member of the Board of Finnish Commerce Federation since 2017. He has also served as Member of the Delegation for Entrepreneurs since 2017 and Chair of the Board of K-Retailes’ Association since 2016, Chairman of the Finnish Tennis Federation since 2017. He was Member of the Skilled Workforce Committee at Confederation of Finnish Industries EK from 2014 till 2016, Board Member at K-Retailers' Association from 2008 until 2012, Board Chair at K-Food Retailers' Club from 2010 until 2012 and Deputy Chair of the Board from 2008 until 2010, as well as Board Member at Finnish Grocery Trade Association from 2010 until 2011. He also served as Deputy Chair of K-instituutti Oy (2010-2012) and Member of the Board of Vahittaiskapan Takaus Oy (2010-2012). He holds executive Master of Business Administration degree.

Jannica Fagerholm

Ms. Jannica Fagerholm has been Independent Director at Kesko Oyj since April 4, 2016. She is Chair of the Audit Committee. She holds Master of Science degree in Economics. She has been Managing Director of Signe and Ane Gyllenberg Foundation since 2010. She previously served at SEB Gyllenberg Private Bank as Managing Director 1999-2010 and Handelsbanken Liv Finland as Country Director 1998-1999. She has been Member of the Boards of Sampo plc since 2013, Teleste Corporation since 2013, Kelonia Ab since 2010, Member of the Supervisory Board of Veritas Pension Insurance since 2010, Board Member of The Society of Swedish Literature in Finland since 2015, member of the Financial Board 2001-2015, Board Member of Eira Hospital Ltd since 2010, Board Member of Hanken School of Economics since 2008, Board Member of Aktia Abp 2012-2013 and Partiosaatio foundation1997-2013.

Piia Karhu

Matti Kyytsonen

Mr. Matti Kyytsonen has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kesko Oyj since April 13, 2015. He is Deputy Chairman of the Audit Committee and Member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics. He is also Chairman of the Board of Silverback Consulting Oy. He previously served at ISS Palvelut Oy as Managing Director 1992-2006, Esselte Oy as Managing Director 1984-1992, Oy Perkko as Managing Director 1983-1984, Tietoura-Yhtiot Oy as Marketing Director 1981-1983, Oy Foto-Nyblin Ab as Finance and Marketing Manager 1977-1981, Insinooritoimisto Oy Vesto as Accounting Manager 1974-1976, Oy Mobil Oil Ab as Financial Analyst 1973-1974. He has been Board Member of Eltel AB 2007-2017, Lindstrom Invest Oy since 2009 and Chair of the Board since 2017, Member of the Board of KP Tekno Oy since 2006, Port of Helsinki Ltd since 2015, Esperi Care Oy 2008-2016, Oy Center-Inn Ab 2007-2012, as well as Chair of the Board of Kiinteistopalvelut ry 1996-2001 and 2005-2006, Board Member of Palvelutyonantajat ry 1996-2001, Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK) 2005-2006, The Unemployment Insurance Fund: member and Chair of the Supervisory Board 1999-2006, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company: member of the Supervisory Board 1998-2006.