Proposed members for the Board of Directors 2016

Stock exchange release on January 25, 2016: 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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Mikael von Frenckell
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Lone Fønss Schrøder
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Friederike Helfer
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Rogério Ziviani
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Aaro Cantell
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Jouko Karvinen
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Tarja Tyni
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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 serves as the Board of Directors in Piab Group Holding AB. Before that Risberg worked for Hilti Corporation during years 1999-2013 of which as Chief Executive Officer during 2007-2013. During 1995-1999 he has worked as Management Consultant for A.T. Kearney Inc. Risberg has held various positions at ABB Group during years 1988-1995, and worked as Manager of the Project Department and Applications Engineer, Pulp and Paper Systems for Flakt Canada Ltd. during years 1981-1987.

Chairman of the Board:
Piab Group Holding AB

Vice Chairman of the Board:
Grundfos A/S
IMD

Member of the Board:
Norstjernan AB
Trelleborg AB, Board Member, Member of the Audit Committee and Finance Committee

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Mikael von Frenckell born 1947

Valmet Board member since 2013. Vice Chairman of the Board since 2013. Member of the Board's Remuneration and HR Committee.

Independent of the company and independent of significant shareholders.

Finnish citizen

M.Sc. (Soc.)

 

 

In 1990-1995 Mikael von Frenckell held various positions in the Union Bank of Finland ultimately serving as the Executive Vice President and the member of the Executive Committee in 1993-1995. During the years 1985-1990 he was branch director and Executive Vice President of Sponsor Oy. Prior to that he was President for Ekström Oy in 1983-1985 and for Pierre Robert/Suomen Unilever Oy in 1981-1983.

Board Member
Antti Ahlströmin Perilliset Oy
Sponsor Capital Oy
Sponsor Capital Partners Oy

Relevant past positions of trust:
Waldemar von Frenckell Foundation, Chairman of the Board 1996-2014
Åbo Akademi Foundation, Delegation member 2001-2014
Metso Corporation, Board member 2010-2013, Vice Chairman of the Board 2012-2013
Tamro Oyj, Board member 2001-2011
Neste Oil Oyj, Member and Vice Chairman of the Board 2005-2011
Fiskars Oyj Abp, Vice Chairman of the Board 2000-2006
Helsinki Stock Exchange, Member and Vice Chairman of the Board 1992-1996
Hämeen Sähkö Oy, Board member 1995-1998
Vattenfall Oy, Board member 1998-2001
Industri Kapital 1994 Ltd, Board member 1994-1997
Kaukomarkkinat Oy, Member and Chairman of the Board 1988-1990
Lappset Group Oy, Chairman of the Board 1986-1990, 1995-1999
Maanpuolustuksen Tuki, Board member 1993-2004
Rosenlew W. Oy Ab, Board member 1983-1987
Suomen Pörssisäätiö, Member and Chairman of the Board 1991-2003
SYP-Invest Oy, Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Board 1990-1996
Sampo Life (today Mandatum Life), Member of the supervisory board 1996-2005
Wulff Oy Ab, Chairman of the Board 1988-1990

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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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Friederike Helfer born 1976

Valmet Board member since 2013. Member of the Board's Audit Committee.

Independent of the company and not independent of a significant shareholder.

Austrian citizen

M.Sc. Real Estate Development, Diplom-Ingenieur in Urban Planning, CFA charterholder

Main occupation: Partner at Cevian Capital

Friederike Helfer is a Partner at Cevian Capital, which she joined in 2008. Prior to that, Ms. Helfer served as Engagement Manager at McKinsey between 2004 and 2008.

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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:
Contax Participações S.A
Board of Directors of HSBC – SRI – FI – Sustainability Fund

Relevant past positions of trust:
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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Aaro Cantell born 1964

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

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Jouko Karvinen born 1957

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 2011 Nokia Oyj, Chairman of Audit Committee since 2012, Member of Nomination and Governance Committee
Since 2010 SKF AB, Member of Personnel Committee
Since 2016 Foundation Board and Supervisory Board of IMD business school, Lausanne, Switzerland
Since 2016 International Advisory Board of Komatsu Corporation of Japan


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Tarja Tyni born 1964

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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Updated; Jan 25, 2016