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Board of Management

Jaakko Eskola

President & CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation since 2015. Born 1958, M.Sc. (Eng.). Joined the company in 1998.

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Senior Executive Vice President and Deputy to the CEO, 2013-2015; President, Marine Solutions, 2006-2015; Vice President, Power Plants Sales & Marketing, 2005-2006; Wärtsilä Development & Financial Services Oy, President, 1998-2005; PCA Corporate Finance, Executive Director, 1997-1998; Kansallis-Osake Pankki, various managerial positions in international project finance, 1986-1997; Industrialization Fund of Finland, Corporate Analyst, 1984-1986; VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Researcher, 1983-1984.

Positions of trust

The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries, Member of the Board.

Relevant prior positions of trust

European Marine Equipment Council (EMEC), President, 2008-2011.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: 6,420 shares

Pierpaolo Barbone

Deputy to the CEO since 2015 and President, Services & Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation, since 2013. Born 1957, M.Sc. (Eng.). Joined the company in 1996.

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President Services, South Europe & Africa, 2013; Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President Services, Middle East & Asia, 2010-2013; Wärtsilä Italia S.p.A., Executive Vice President, 2000-2003; Ciserv Group, President, 2001-2006; Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President Field Service, 1997-2009; Wärtsilä Italia S.p.A., Vice President Services, 1997-2003; Fincantieri C.N.I. S.p.A., Isotta Fraschini diesel engines business unit, Sales manager, 1989-1996.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: 5,600 shares

Päivi Castrén

Executive Vice President, Human Resources since 2012. Born 1958, M.Sc. (Soc. Sc.). Joined the company in 2005.

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Human Resources, 2005-2011; Nokia Corporation, Director, Human Resources, Nokia Finland, 2002-2005; Nokia Networks, HR Director, 2000-2002; Nokia Networks, Networks Systems division, HR Director, 1999-2000; Nokia Networks, HR manager, 1995-1998; Valmet Paper Machinery, HR manager, 1988-1995.

Positions of trust

The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries, Chairman of the Committee of Education and Employment; Wilhelm Wahlforss Foundation, Chairman of the Board; Member of the IMD Executive Education Advisory Council.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: 3,970 shares

Javier Cavada Camino

President, Energy Solutions & Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation, since 2015. Born 1975, PhD (Eng.). Joined the company in 2002.

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Services South Europe and Africa, 2013-2015; Vice President, Propulsion Services, 2015; Wärtsilä Propulsion, Director, Quality & Operational Development, 2012-2013; Wärtsilä Propulsion Wuxi Co., Ltd., Managing Director, 2011-2013; Cedervall Zhangjiagang Marine Components Co., Ltd., Managing Director, 2011-2013; Wärtsilä CME Zhenjiang Propeller Co. Ltd., Technical Director, 2009-2011; Professor at University of Cantabria, Spain, 2007-2009; Wärtsilä Propulsion Spain, S.A., Director, Delivery Centre, 2008-2009; Production Manager, 2002-2007; Robert Bosch Spain, S.A., Production Manager, Starter Motor, 1999-2002; Technical Manager, Production lines, 1997-2002.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: no shares

Kari Hietanen

Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Legal Affairs since 2012. Company Secretary since 2002. Born 1963, LL.M. Joined the company in 1989.

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Legal Affairs, 2002-2011; Wärtsilä Power Divisions, Group General Counsel, 2000-2002; Wärtsilä Diesel Group, General Counsel, 1994-1999; Metra Corporation and Wärtsilä Diesel Group, Legal Counsel, 1989-1994.

Positions of trust

European Engine Power Plants Association, EUGINE, President; German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Board; Finnish-Russian Intergovernmental Economic Commission,  II Deputy Chairman; Finnish-Korean Trade Association, Deputy Chairman of the Board; East Office of Finnish Industries Ltd, Member of the Board; Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK), Chairman of the Trade Policy Committee.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: 4,274 shares

Roger Holm

President, Marine Solutions and Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation, since 2015. Born 1972, M.Sc. (Econ.). Joined the company in 1997.

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation: Senior Vice President, Engines, 2013-2015; Vice President Seals & Bearings, 2011-2013; Vice President Solutions Management, Services, 2010-2011; Vice President Business Development, Services, 2008-2010; Chief Information Officer, 2006-2008; Program Director, Global ERP Program, 2002-2006; Corporate Controller, 2001-2002; Wärtsilä Finland Oy & Wärtsilä NSD Finland Oy: various managerial positions, 1997-2001.

Positions of trust

GS-Hydro, Member of the Board of Directors.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: no shares

Atte Palomäki

Executive Vice President, Communications & Branding, Wärtsila Corporation, since 2008. Born 1965, M.Sc. (Pol.). Joined the company in 2008.

Primary working experience

Nordea Bank AB (publ.), Group Chief Press Officer, 2007-2008, Chief Communication Officer, Finland, 2005-2006; Kauppalehti, Senior Business Correspondent, 2002-2005; MTV3, Senior Economic Correspondent, 2000-2002, News Producer, 1995-2000 and News Anchor, 1993-1995.

Positions of trust

Taloudellinen Tiedotustoimisto TAT (Economic Information Office), European Association of Communication Directors (EACD) and Management Group of the Finland Promotion Board, Member of the Boards.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: 3,869 shares

Marco Ryan

Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer since 26 September 2016. Born 1966, B.Sc. (IM). Joined the company in 2016.

Primary working experience

Flint Group, Interim Chief Digital Officer, 2016; Thomas Cook Group, Chief Digital Officer, 2013-2015; Thomas Cook Touristik GMbH, Managing Director Omnichannel, 2013-2014; Accenture Interactive, Managing Director (ASEAN), 2011-2013; Premier Farnell Plc, Senior Vice President eCommerce and Digital, 2006-2011; Capgemini Consulting, Executive Consultant, 2001-2006; Interactive Collector Plc, VP Interactive Services, 1999-2001; Telematix and Keyhaven Ltd, Managing Director, 1997-1999; British Army, Officer with various management and operational roles, 1985-1997.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: no shares

Marco Wirén

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2013. Born 1966, M.Sc. (Econ.). Joined the company in 2013.

Primary working experience

SSAB, Executive Vice President and CFO, 2008-2013; SSAB, Vice President Business control, 2007-2008; Eltel Networks, CFO and VP Business Development, 2002-2007; NCC, VP Business Development and Group Controller, 1995-2001.

Positions of trust

Neste Corporation, Member of the Board.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2016: 3,640 shares

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