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Board of Directors

Outokumpu's Board of Directors consists of seven members elected by the Annual General Meeting.

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Chairman of the Board of Directors

Jorma Ollila

b. 1950, Finnish citizen
M.Sc. (Pol.) (University of Helsinki 1976)
M.Sc. (Econ.) (London School of Economics 1978)
M.Sc. (Eng.) (Helsinki University of Technology 1981)
Outokumpu Board member 2013–
Chairman of the Board 2013–
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee
 
Work experience
Chairman of the Board: Nokia Corporation 2006–2012
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer: Nokia Corporation 1999–2006
President and Chief Executive Officer: Nokia Corporation 1992–1999
President: Nokia Mobile Phones 1990–1992
Senior Vice President, Finance: Nokia 1986–1989
Various managerial positions within corporate banking: Citibank 1978–1985

Positions of trust
Chairman of the Board; Xinova Management Company LLC 2016-
Chairman of the Board: Miltton Oy 2015–
Chairman of the Board: Royal Dutch Shell Plc 2006–2015
Vice Chairman of the Board: Otava Ltd 1996–
Board member: TBG AG 2016-
Board member: Tetra Laval Group 2013–
Board member: University of Helsinki 2009–
Chairman of the Boards of Directors and the Supervisory Boards: The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA and Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA 2005–
Advisory Partner: Perella Weinberg Partners 2014–

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

 

Olli Vaartimo

b. 1950, Finnish citizen
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Outokumpu Board member 2010–
Vice Chairman of the Board 2011–
Chairman of the Audit Committee

Work experience
CFO: Metso Oyj 2003–2010
Executive Vice President, Deputy to the President and CEO: Metso Oyj 2003–2010
Member of the Executive Team 1999–2010 and Vice Chairman of the Executive Team 2004–2010: Metso Oyj
President and CEO (acting): Metso Oyj 2003–2004
President and CEO: Metso Minerals Oy 1999–2003
President and CEO: Nordberg Group, Rauma Oyj 1993–1999
Executive Vice President: Rauma Oyj 1991–1998

Positions of trust
Chairman of the Board: BMH Technology Oy 2017–
Chairman of the Board: Kuusakoski Group Oy 2016–
Vice Chairman of the Board: Kuusakoski Oy ​2016–
Vice Chairman of the Board: BMH Technology Oy 2016–2017
Chairman of the Board: Valmet Automotive Oy 2003–2014
Board member: Sampo-Rosenlew Oy 2016–
Board member: Black Bruin Oy 2016– (earlier Sampo-Hydraulics Oy)
Board member: Valmet Automotive Oy 2014–
Board member: Kuusakoski Oy 2008–2016
Board member: Kuusakoski Group Oy 2008–2016
Board member: Alteams Oy 2008–2014
Board member: Northland Resources SA 2013–2014

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

 

Members of the Board of Directors

Markus Akermann

b. 1947, Swiss citizen
M.Econ. (University of St.Gallen, Switzerland)
Outokumpu Board member 2013–
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Work experience
Chief Executive Officer: Holcim Group 2002–2012
Chairman of the Board: Holcim Group Support Ltd 2002–2012
Member of the Board: Holcim Ltd 2002–2013
Member of the Group Executive Committee with responsibility for Latin America, international trading activities and Corporate Human Resources and Training: Holcim Group 1993–2001
Member of the Board and Managing Director: Holcim Apasco SA de CV, Mexico 1993–2012
Area Manager Central America, Andean Countries and international trading activities: Holcim Group 1986–1993

Positions of trust
Member of the Board: Votorantim Cimentos S.A. 2013–
Member of the Board: ACC Mumbai, India 2005–2012
Member of the Board: Ambuja Cements Ltd Mumbai, India 2006–2012
Member of the Executive Board: World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) 2008–2011

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Roberto Gualdoni

b. 1956, German citizen
MBA, M.Sc. (Eng.)
Outokumpu Board member 2014–
Member of the Audit Committee

Work experience
Chief Executive Officer: Styrolution Group 2011–2014
President, Styrenics: BASF SE 2010–2011
Senior Vice President, Global Procurement Raw Materials: BASF SE 2007–2010
Senior Vice President, Global Procurement Basic Products: BASF SE 2006–2007
Group Vice President, Business Unit Engineering Plastics Europe: BASF SE 2001–2005
Group Vice President, Business Unit Foam Products Europe: BASF SE 1998–2001
Chief Controller, Regional Division Central Europe: BASF SE 1996–1998
Controlling, Sales Division Germany: BASF SE 1994–1996
European Market Coordinator – Specialty Chemicals: BASF SE 1991–1994
Market Coordinator North Europe/Germany – Specialty Chemicals: BASF SE 1991
Product manager, Superabsorbers and Dispersing Agents: BASF SE 1990–1991
Marketing Manager, Textile, Leather, Paper and Specialty Chemicals: BASF Argentina S.A. 1988–1989
Assistant to the General Manager: BASF Argentina S.A. 1987–1989
Commercial Coordinator: Tenaris 1983–1986

 Positions of trust
Chairman of the Advisory Board: CABB GmbH 2017–
Board member: Carmeuse SA 2017–
Board member: Saudi Basic Industries Corp. 2017–
Board member: American Aerogel Corp. 2016–
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Styrolution Europe and Styrolution Americas 2012–2014
Chairman of the Board: BGS, Schwarzheide, 2001–2005
Member of the Steering Board: PlasticsEurope,Brussels/Belgium, 2012–2014
Board member: FIW, Munich, 1998–2001
Board member: BASF Intertrade AG, Zug/Switzerland, 2006–2007
Vice President: EXIBA, Brussels, 1998–2001

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

 

Kati ter Horst

b. 1968, Finnish citizen
M.Sc. (Marketing), MBA (International Business)
Outokumpu Board member 2016–
Member of the Audit Committee

Work experience
Executive Vice President, Head of Stora Enso Paper 2014–
Senior Vice President, Paper Sales, Printing and Living: Stora Enso 2013–2014
Senior Vice President, Office Paper Sales, Printing and Reading: Stora Enso 2012–2013
Director, Customer Service Centre West, Publication Paper: Stora Enso 2010–2012
Several managerial positions in the paper business, 1996–2010
Business analyst, Jaakko Pöyry Consulting, Singapore 1994–1996

​Positions of trust
Board member: EURO-GRAPH asbl 2017–
Board member: Finnish Forest Industries Federation 2015–

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Heikki Malinen

b. 1962, Finnish citizen
M.Sc. (Econ.), MBA (Harvard)
Outokumpu Board member 2012–
Member of the Remuneration Committee

Work experience
President and CEO: Posti Group Corporation (formerly Itella Corporation) 2012–
President and CEO: Pöyry PLC 2008–2012
Executive Vice President, Strategy, member of the UPM Executive Team: UPMKymmene Corporation, Helsinki, Finland 2006–2008
President: UPM North America, Chicago, USA 2004–2005
President of Sales: UPM North America, Chicago, USA 2002–2003
Managing Partner: Jaakko Pöyry Consulting, New York, USA 2000–2001
Engagement Manager: McKinsey & Co, Atlanta, USA 1997–1999
Director, Business Development UPM Paper Divisions, Helsinki, Finland 1994–1996

Positions of trust
Chairman: American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham Finland) 2009–2014
Vice Chairman: Service Sector Employers PALTA 2016–
Board member: Realia Group 2017–
Board member: East Office of Finnish Industries 2012–
Board member: Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 2014–2016
Board member: Federation of Finnish Technology Industries 2011–2012
Board member: Botnia Oy 2006–2008
Supervisory Board member: Finnish Fair Corporation 2014–
Supervisory Board member: Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company 2013

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.


Eeva Sipilä

b. 1973, Finnish citizen
M. Sc. (Econ.), CEFA
Outokumpu Board member 2017–
Member of the Audit Committee
 
Work experience

Chief Financial Officer and Deputy to the CEO: Metso Corporation 2016–
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer: Cargotec Corporation 2008–2016
SVP, Investor Relations and Communications: Cargotec Corporation 2005–2008
VP, Investor Relations: Metso Corporation 2004–2005
Investor Relations Manager: Metso Corporation 2002–2004
Equity Analyst: Mandatum Stockbrokers (part of Sampo group) 1999–2002
Associate Consultant: Arkwright AB, Stockholm, Sweden 1997–1998

Positions of trust

Board member in Metso Corporation (2012-2016) and Audit Committee chairman (2014-2016)
Board member in Basware Corporation 2010-2013

Independent of the company and its significant shareholders.

Remuneration

The current meeting fees confirmed by the Annual General Meeting 2017 are as follows:

Annual fee, EUR​​Meeting fee, EUR per meeting
​Chairman140 000​​600
​Deputy Chairman​80 000600​
​Other Board members​60 000600​
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Meeting fee is 1,200 euros per meeting for members who do not reside in Finland.

40% of the annual remuneration will be paid in the form of shares of the company, and the remainder in money. The shares would be purchased within two weeks from the release of the Interim report January 1 - March 31, 2017 of the company.