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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 and The Finnish Foundation for Share Promotion, Member of the Board.

Relevant prior positions of trust
European Marine Equipment Council (EMEC), President, 2008-2011.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2018: 41,739 shares

Arjen Berends

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 1 October 2018. Born 1968, MBA. Joined the company in 1988.

Primary working experience
Wärtsilä Corporation: Vice President Finance & Business Control, Marine Solutions, 2012-2018; Vice President Finance & Business Control, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations, 2010-2012; Finance Director, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations, 2007-2010; Finance Director, Propulsor Business & Finance Director, Wärtsilä Propulsion Netherlands B.V., 2002-2007; Controller Marine / Manufacturing & Finance Director, Wärtsilä Norway AS, 1998-2002; various controller positions in Wärtsilä Netherlands B.V., 1988-1998.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2018: no 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 31.12.2018: 14,799 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, Vice President; German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Member 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), Member of the Trade Policy Committee; International Trade Committee, Finland Chamber of Commerce / ICC Advisory Board, ICC Finland, member.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2018: 15,633 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
Hanken School of Economics, Member of the Board.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2018: 11,796 shares

Atte Palomäki

Executive Vice President, Communications & Branding, 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 and 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
European Association of Communication Directors (EACD) and Management Group of the Finland Promotion Board, Member of the Board.

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2018: 14,493 shares

Marco Ryan

Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer since 2016. Born 1966, BSc (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 31.12.2018: no shares

Marco Wirén

President, Energy Solutions and Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation, since 1 October 2018. Born 1966, M.Sc. (Econ.). Joined the company in 2013.

Primary working experience
Wärtsilä Corporation, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, 2013-2018; 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 31.12.2018: 20,184 shares

 

 

Pierpaolo Barbone acted as Deputy to the CEO since 2015 and President, Services & Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation, until 31 December 2018.

Javier Cavada Camino acted as President, Energy Solutions & Executive Vice President, Wärtsilä Corporation, until 30 September 2018.

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