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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; Wärtsilä Corporation, President, Marine Solutions, 2006-2015; Wärtsilä Corporation, 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

Ahlstrom-Munksjö Oyj, 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 31.12.2019: 41,739 shares

Arjen Berends

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

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Finance & Business Control, Marine Solutions, 2012-2018; Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Finance & Business Control, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations, 2010-2012; Wärtsilä Corporation, 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; Wärtsilä Netherlands B.V., various controller positions, 1988-1998

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2019: no shares

Alid Dettke

Executive Vice President, Human Resources since 24 October 2019. Born 1981, Double-degree BA (Hons) European Business. Joined the company in 2017.

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Open Innovation, 2018-2019; Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Digital Innovation, 2017-2018; Accenture Interactive, Senior Manager, Digital, Accenture Singapore, 2012-2017; Accenture Interactive, Manager, Digital, Accenture Singapore, 2010-2012; Accenture Interactive, Consultant, Digital, Accenture Singapore, 2007-2010; Research International Asia, Senior Research Executive, 2005-2006; BASF, Management Trainee, Regional e-Commerce Solutions, BASF South East Asia, 2004

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2019: 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 Corporation, 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, Member 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 31.12.2019: 15,633 shares

Roger Holm

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

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Senior Vice President, Engines, 2013-2015; Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Seals & Bearings, 2011-2013; Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Solutions Management, Services, 2010-2011; Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Business Development, Services, 2008-2010; Wärtsilä Corporation, Chief Information Officer, 2006-2008; Wärtsilä Corporation, Program Director, Global ERP Program, 2002-2006; Wärtsilä Corporation, Corporate Controller, 2001-2002; Wärtsilä Finland Oy and 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 31.12.2019: 11,796 shares

Atte Palomäki

Executive Vice President, Communications, Branding & Marketing since 2018. Born 1965, M.Sc. (Pol.). Joined the company in 2008.

Primary working experience

Wärtsilä Corporation, Executive Vice President, Communications and Branding, 2008-2018; Nordea Bank AB (publ.), Group Chief Press Officer, 2007-2008; Nordea Bank AB (publ.), Chief Communication Officer, Finland, 2005-2006; Kauppalehti, Senior Business Correspondent, 2002-2005; MTV3, Senior Economic Correspondent, 2000-2002; MTV3, News Producer, 1995-2000; MTV3, News Anchor, 1993-1995

Positions of trust

Finland Promotion Board, Member of the Board

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2019: 14,493 shares

Marco Wirén

President, Energy Business and Executive Vice President since 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 31.12.2019: 20,184 shares

 

Päivi Castrén acted as Executive Vice President, Human Resources until 24 October 2019.

Marco Ryan acted as Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer until 17 July 2019.

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