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Proposed members for the Board of Directors 2017

Stock exchange release on January 16, 2017: Valmet's Nomination Board's proposal for the composition and remuneration of the Board of Directors

The proposed members for the Board of Directors are the following:

 

Bo Risberg
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Jouko Karvinen
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Aaro Cantell
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Lone Fønss Schrøder
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Eriikka Söderström
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Tarja Tyni
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Rogério Ziviani
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Bo Risberg

Bo Risberg born 1956

Valmet Board member since 2015
Chairman of the Board since 2015
Chairman of the Board's Remuneration and HR Committee

Independent of the company and independent of significant shareholders

Swedish citizen

BSc (Mech. Eng), MBA

 

 


Bo Risberg worked for Hilti Corporation during 1999-2013 of which as Chief Executive Officer during 2007-2013. During 1995-1999 Bo Risberg worked as Management Consultant for A.T. Kearney Inc. He held various positions at ABB Group during 1988-1995, and worked as Manager of the Project Department and Applications Engineer, Pulp and Paper Systems for Flakt Canada Ltd. during 1981-1987.

Chairman of the Board: 
Piab Group Holding AB

Vice Chairman of the Board:
Grundfos Holding A/S

Board Member:
Nordstjernan AB
Trelleborg AB, Board Member, Member of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee
Stäubli Holding AG
Poul due Jensen Foundation

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Jouko Karvinen born 1957

Valmet Board member since 2016
Member of the Board's Remuneration and HR Committee

Independent of the company and independent of significant shareholders 

Finnish citizen

M.Sc. (Tech.)


Jouko Karvinen has served as the CEO of Stora Enso Oyj between 2007 and 2014. Before that Karvinen served as the CEO of the Medical Systems Division and Executive Vice President of Royal Philips. From early 80’s until 2001 Karvinen held various managerial and executive positions, including as Executive Vice President of ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd. & Head of Automation Technology Products Division.  

Board Member:
Since 2016 Finnair Group, Vice Chairman and Member of Audit Committee
Since 2016 Komatsu Corporation of Japan, International Advisory Board
Since 2015 IMD Business School, Switzerland, Foundation Board and Supervisory Board

Relevant past positions of trust:
2010-2016 SKF AB, Board Member and Member of Personnel Committee
2011-2016 Nokia Oyj Board Member, 2013-2016 Vice Chairman, 2012-2016 Chairman of Audit Committee, Member of Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee

 

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Aaro Cantell born 1964

Valmet Board member since 2016 

Independent of the company and not independent of significant shareholders

Finnish citizen

M.Sc. (Tech.)

 


Aaro Cantell is an entrepreneur and Chairman of the Board in Normet Group Oy since 2005. Before that Cantell worked as Managing Partner and Owner at Fenno Management Oy during 1997-2007. Cantell has worked for Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra as Investment Director during 1993-1997, for Cantell Oy as consultant during 1992-1993, and for Fibox Oy Ab as Product Marketing Manager during 1990-1992. Before that, Cantell has worked for Fiskars Oyj Abp during 1989-1990 and for Helsinki University of Technology during 1987-1989.

Chairman of the Board:
Normet Group Oy
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Affecto Oyj

Member of the Board:
Federation of Finnish Technology Industries, Member of the Board Executive Committee
Solidium Oy, Board Member 

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Lone Fønss Schrøder born 1960

Valmet Board member since 2014
Chairman of the Board's Audit Committee

Independent of the company and independent of significant shareholders

Danish citizen

M.Sc. (Econ.), Accounting; LL.M.

 

Lone Fønss Schrøder is Co-Founder of Norfalck AB since 2006. She was the President and CEO of Wallenius Lines AB between 2005 and 2010. She was Senior Vice President of A P Møller Mærsk A/S in which group she held various executive and CEO positions from 1982 to 2003. In 2003 to 2005 she was working Chairman and working board member in the reconstruction of the Kværner-Aker group of companies.

Board Member:
Saxobank A/S, Vice Chairman
Volvo PV AB, Chairman of the Audit Committee
Schneider SE, Board Member and Member of the Audit Committee
Bilfinger Berger SE
INGKA Holding B.V. (IKEA Group), Board member and Audit Committee member
Akastor ASA, Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Canada Steamship Lines, Board member
Credit Suisse London, Senior Advisor

Relevant past positions of trust:
NKT Holding A/S, Chairman of the Audit Committee 2010-2015
Aker Solutions, Member of the Audit Committee 2009-2014
Yara International ASA, Board Member and Member of the Audit Committee 2004-2009
Vattenfall AB, Board Member and Member of the Audit Committee 2003-2012

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Eriikka Söderström born 1968

Finnish citizen

M.Sc. (Econ.)


Eriikka Söderström worked for Kone Corporation as Chief Financial Officer in 2014-2016 and as Corporate Controller in 2013-2014. Before that she worked as Chief Financial Officer of Vacon PLC in 2009-2013 and prior to that she worked for Oy Nautor Ab in 2008-2009 as Chief Financial Officer and as Management Consultant. In 1994-2007 she worked in several senior finance and control roles in Nokia corporation and her last position in the company was Corporate Controller of Nokia Siements Networks. In 1991-1993 Eriikka Söderström worked as Secretary General of the Sudent Union of Vaasa University.

Board Member:
Comptel Oyj, Board Member since 2013 and Chairman of Audit Committee since 2016

Relevant past positions of trust:
University of Vaasa, Board Member 1992-1993  

 

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Tarja Tyni born 1964

Valmet Board member since 2016
Member of the Board's Audit Committee 

Independent of the company and independent of significant shareholders

Finnish citizen

LL.M.


Tarja Tyni works as Senior Vice President, Corporate Clients and Business Development in Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited since 2008. Before that she worked for Nordea Bank Finland Abp as Head of Corporate Finance and Equities between 2007 and 2008, and for Nordea Corporate Finance Oy as Executive Director between 1996 and 2007. Tyni worked as Vice President, Debt Issues for Union Bank of Finland Ltd and Merita Bank Ltd between 1989 and 1996.

Chairman of the Board:
Innova Oy Mandatum Life Investment Services Ltd

Board Member:
Euroben Life & Pension Limited 

 

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Rogério Ziviani born 1956

Valmet Board member since 2013

Independent of the company and independent of significant shareholders

Brazilian citizen

BSc in Business Management, MBA

Main occupation: Board professional


Rogério Ziviani served as the Head of Pulp Business Unit of Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. between 2004 and 2008, the International Business & Logistic Executive Director of Suzano Papel e Celulose S.A. between 2001 and 2004 and the Executive Director of BahiaSul Celulose S.A. between 1990 and 2001.

Board Member:
Innovatech Negócios Florestais

Relevant past positions of trust:
Contax Participações S.A
Board of Directors of HSBC – SRI – FI – Sustainability Fund
Autometal S.A., Member of the Board 2013-2014
São Carlos Empreendimentos e Participações S.A., Member of the Board 2011-2013
Marcopolo S.A., Member of the Board 2009-2012
Duratex S.A., Member of the Board 2009-2011

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