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Uponor Oyj (UPONOR.HE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jorma Eloranta

66 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Jyri Luomakoski

50 2008 President, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Committee

Sebastian Bondestam

55 2013 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, President of Uponor Infra, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Member of the Executive Committee

Annika Paasikivi

42 2014 Deputy Chairman of the Board

Maija Strandberg

48 2017 Executive Vice President Finance, Member of the Executive Committee

Fernando Roses

47 2015 Executive Vice President, Technology and Corporate Development, Member of the Executive Committee

Minna Blomqvist

48 2017 Executive Vice President, Human Resources; Member of the Executive Committee

Bill Gray

52 2012 President of Uponor North America, Member of the Executive Committee

Jan Tewes

49 2015 President of Building Solutions – Europe, Member of the Executive Committee

Pia Aaltonen-Forsell

43 2017 Director

Markus Lengauer

52 2015 Independent Director

Eva Nygren

62 2011 Independent Director

Jari Rosendal

52 2012 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jorma Eloranta

Mr. Jorma Eloranta has been Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uponor Oyj since March 19, 2014. He was Independent Deputy Chairman of the Company's Board from March 15, 2012 until March 19, 2014 and has been Independent Member of the Company's Board since March 15, 2005. He also serves as Chair on the Company’s Personnel and Remuneration Committee. Mr. Eloranta is a former President and Chief Executive Officer of Metso Corporation (2004-2011). Prior to that, he held corresponding positions at Kvaerner Masa-Yards Inc. (2001-2003) and Patria Industries Group (1997-2000). In the past, he also served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Finvest Group and Jaakko Poyry Group (1996), and before that, as President of Finvest Inc. (1985-1995). Mr. Eloranta holds a Master of Science degree in Technology and holds honorary Doctorate of Science in Technology.

Jyri Luomakoski

Mr. Jyri Luomakoski has been President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Member of the Executive Committee of Uponor Oyj since October 27, 2008. He has been with the Company since 1996. He started as Controller (1996-1997) and Group Controller (1997-1999) at Oy Uponor Ab. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 1999, and joined Uponor’s Executive Committee on October 1, 1999. In 2002, he took over the Deputy CEO position and held it until October 27, 2008, when he was elected President and CEO of the Company. Prior to Uponor, Mr. Luomakoski served as Deputy Managing Director and CFO at Oy Lars Krogius Ab (1991-1996) and held Director and Manager positions in Germany and Finland as Datatrans’ employee (1987-1991). He holds a Master of Business Administration degree.

Sebastian Bondestam

Mr. Sebastian Bondestam has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer, President of Uponor Infra, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain and Member of the Executive Committee of Uponor Oyj since April 1, 2013. He has been President of Uponor Infra since April 1, 2013, Deputy Chief Executive Officer since March 18, 2010, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain since 2007 and Member of the Executive Committee of Uponor Oyj since April 1, 2007. He was Executive Vice President (EVP) of Supply Chain Building Solutions - Europe of the Company from April 1, 2007 until April 1, 2013. Formerly, Mr. Bondestam worked for Tetra Pak, where he held such roles as Director, Packaging Material Supply Chain EU at Tetra Pak GmbH (2006-2007); Director, Converting EU at Tetra Pak Market Operations (2004-2006), and Vice President, Converting Americas at Tetra Pak Asia & Americas (2001-2004), and held various Director and Manager positions in Sweden, Singapore, China, United Kingdom and Italy at the company (1991-2000). In the past, he also worked as Research and Development Engineer at Tilgmann (1989-1991). He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Annika Paasikivi

Ms. Annika Paasikivi has been Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Uponor Oyj since March 19, 2014. She is Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee and Member of the Personnel and Remuneration Committee. She has been Chief Operating Officer of Oras Invest Ltd and CEO of Finow Ltd. She holds Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Science degree in Global Politics.

Maija Strandberg

Ms. Maija Strandberg has been appointed Executive Vice President Finance and Member of the Executive Committee at Uponor Oyj with effect from March 21, 2017. In addition, she has been named Investor Relations contact as of May 3, 2017. She will join the Company on March 6, 2017. She holds Master of Science degree in Economics. She has a versatile financial and general management experience in the pulp, paper, energy and machinery industries in Europe and the U.S., most recently in the role of Vice President, Finance at Valmet Pulp and Energy business line.

Fernando Roses

Mr. Fernando Roses has been Executive Vice President, Technology and Corporate Development and Member of the Executive Committee at Uponor Oyj since September 1, 2015. Before that, he was Executive Vice President, Offering and Supply Chain for Building Solutions – Europe at Uponor Oyj from April 1, 2013 and Member of the Executive Committee of the Company from October 26, 2007. He was Executive Vice President, Europe North, South & West at the Company from 2008 until April 1, 2013. He previously served as Executive Vice President, Uponor Europe, South, West (2007-2008), Vice President, Uponor Europe, South West (2006-2007) and Vice President, Uponor HS Spain & Portugal (2003-2006). He joined Uponor in 1994 and held various roles at Wirsbo, including Marketing, Sales & Operations Director (2002-2003) and Marketing & Sales Manager (1999-2002) at Wirsbo Spain & Portugal, and Technical, Logistic, Purchasing Director (1996-1999), Quality Assurance Manager (1996) and Technical Manager (1994-1996) at Wirsbo Spain. Mr. Roses holds a Master of Science degree in Marketing and an Executive Master of Business Administration as well as Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Minna Blomqvist

Ms. Minna Blomqvist has been appointed Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Member of the Executive Committee at Uponor Oyj effective as of September 2017. She holds Master of Science degree in Engineering. Blomqvist has a comprehensive background in human resources, including areas like change management, organizational design, integration as well as business strategy and process development. She joins Uponor from the international, stock listed company Wartsila Corporation, where she has held the position of Vice President, Human Resources at the Energy Solutions division. Earlier in her career, she has worked in various HR and business positions for Nokia Siemens Networks, Nokia, and Andersen Consulting.

Bill Gray

Mr. Bill Gray has been President of Uponor North America and Member of the Executive Committee of Uponor Oyj since February 15, 2012. Prior to this, he was Vice President, Sales, for Uponor North America (2011-2012) and General Manager, Canada, at Uponor Ltd. (2008–2011). Earlier in his career, he worked for Residential & Commercial Water Canada and held such roles as Regional Manager, Ontario, Canada (2004-2006), Product Line Manager, Fire Protection (2003-2004) and Area Manager, Nova Scotia, Canada (2000-2003). Mr. Gray holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance and Marketing as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Jan Tewes

Mr. Jan Peter Tewes has been President of Building Solutions – Europe and Member of the Executive Committee at Uponor Oyj since September 1, 2015. He holds Master of Science degree in Business and Master of Business Administration degree. Jan Peter Tewes has a varied professional background in the European sanitary and plumbing industry. Most recently, he was employed as Chief Marketing Officer and member of the global management team at Grohe Global, a German-based sanitary fittings provider. Prior to that, he served as managing director at Grohe Northern Europe/Baltics and Grohe UK/Ireland and, earlier, as Business Manager at Masterfoods Europe, among others.

Pia Aaltonen-Forsell

Markus Lengauer

Dr. Markus Lengauer has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Uponor Oyj since March 17, 2015. He is also Member of the Company’s Audit Committee. He was Chief Executive Officer of Rettig Group ICC division (2004-2013). He holds a Master of Science in Engineering degree and a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Eva Nygren

Ms. Eva K. Nygren has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Uponor Oyj since March 15, 2011. She serves as Director of Investments at Swedish Transport Administration. Ms. Nygren was President and Chief Executive Officer of Rejlers AB (2012-2014). In the past, she also served as Chief Executive Officer of Sweco Sverige AB and Sweco International AB (2008-2012), and as President at Sweco Russia (2006-2008). Formerly, she also held various management positions within the Sweco Group (1997-2006). Ms. Nygren is Architect by profession and she started her carrier serving in this role at various firms in Sweden (1979-1999).

Jari Rosendal

Mr. Jari Rosendal has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Uponor Oyj since March 15, 2012. He also serves as Member of the Company’s Audit Committee. He is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of Kemira Oyj. Mr. Rosendal has been President of Non-ferrous Solutions business area at Outotec Oyj and Member of the company’s Executive Board. Prior to this, he was President of Minerals Processing Division at Outotec (2003-2010). Earlier in his carrier, he worked for Outokumpu and held such roles as Vice President of Minerals Processing Division at Outokumpu Technology Group (2002-2003), and Product Director, Ceramec Filters Product Line, at Outokumpu Mintec Oy (2001-2002). He joined the company in 1989 and served in various management positions in Finland and the United States until 1997. Mr. Rosendal holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.