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Leadership Team


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Roeland Baan, CEO 

Roeland Baan

b. 1957, Dutch citizen
M.Sc. (Econ.)
President and Chief Executive Officer 2016–
Chairman of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2016–
Responsibility: Group management; legal, corporate affairs and compliance; safety, health and environment and internal audit
Employed by the Outokumpu Group since 2016

Work experience

Executive Vice President and CEO: Aleris Europe and Asia 2013–2015
Executive Vice President and CEO, Global Rolled and Extruded Products: Aleris 2011–2013
Executive Vice President and CEO, Europe and Asia: Aleris 2008–2011
Executive Vice President and member of the Management Committee; specific responsibilities for the Global Pipes and Tubes Division and the South African carbon steel operations: Arcelor Mittal Group 2006–2007
Chief Executive Officer: Mittal Steel Europe 2004–2006
Senior Vice President, Operations, SHV Energy BV: SHV NV 2001–2004
Chief Executive Officer, Thyssen Sonnenberg Recycling GmbH & Co. KG: SHV NV 1998–2001
Senior Vice President, Business Development and Asia Operations: SHV NV 1996–1998
Various positions at Shell International Petroleum Co. 1980–1996

Positions of trust

Vice Chairman: International Stainless Steel Forum 2017–
Supervisory Board member: SBM Offshore N.V. 2018–
Board member: World Steel Association 2016–
Board member: International Stainless Steel Forum 2016–
Board member: Eurofer 2015–
Chairman: International Stainless Steel Forum 2016–2017
Vice Chairman: European Aluminium Association 2014–2015
Board member: Borusan Mannesmann Boru Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. 2012–2018

 

Christoph de la Camp

b. 1963, German citizen
MBA, B.Sc. (Eng.)
CFO as of July 1, 2016
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team as of July 1, 2016
Responsibility: Financial controlling, taxation, treasury and risk management, business analysis and business controlling
Employed by the Outokumpu Group as of July 1, 2016

Work experience

Chief Financial Officer: INEOS Styrolution Holding GmbH 2011–2016
Chief Financial Officer: INEOS Nova LLC (INEOS Stynerics LLC) 2007–2011
Finance Director: NOVA Innovene International SA 2005–2007
Various commercial, project management and financial positions: BP Plc 1994–2005

Business areas

Maciej Gwozdz

b.1975, Polish citizen
Executive MBA, M. Sc. (Econ.)
President - Europe 2018–
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2016–
Responsibility: Europe business area
Employed by the Outokumpu Group since 2016

Work experience

Executive Vice President - Operations, Europe: Outokumpu Oyj  2016–2017   
Senior Vice President, Steering Europe: ZF Friedrichshafen AG SVP 2016
Vice President, Steering Europe: TRW Automotive/ZF Group  2013–2016   
Operations Director Steering Europe: TRW Automotive 2011–2013  
Plant Manager: TRW Automotive  2006–2011
HR and Production Manager: TRW Automotive 2001–2006 
Various HR positions: South African Breweries International 1998–2001 


 

Kari Tuutti

b. 1970, Finnish citizen
M.Sc. (Econ.)
President – Long Products 2014–
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2012–
Responsibility: Long Products business area
Employed by the Outokumpu Group since 2011

Work experience

Executive Vice President – Marketing, Communications and Sustainability: Outokumpu Oyj 2013–2014
Executive Vice President – Marketing, Communications and IR: Outokumpu Oyj 2012–2013
Senior Vice President – Marketing, Communications and IR: Outokumpu Oyj 2011–2012
Director, Marketing Creation: Nokia 2009–2011
Vice President, Communications: Nokia 2008
Director, Communications, Multimedia Business Group: Nokia 2002–2007
Senior Manager, Investor Relations: Nokia 1999–2002
Manager, Treasury, Finland and Geneva: Nokia 1995–1999
Analyst, Treasury: Merita Bank 1994–1995

Positions of trust

Board member: Fagersta Stainless AB 2015–2016, 2017-
Chairman of the Board: Fagersta Stainless AB 2014–2015, 2016–2017
 

Michael Williams

b. 1960, US citizen
B.Sc. (Information science)
President – Americas 2015–
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2015–
Responsibility: Americas business area
Employed by the Outokumpu Group since 2015

Work experience

Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Business Development: United States Steel Corporation 2013–2015
Senior Vice President, North American Flat-Roll Operations: United States Steel Corporation
2009–2013
Vice President, Midwest Flat-Roll Operations: United States Steel Corporation 2008–2009
General Manager, Gary Works Complex: United States Steel Corporation 2006–2008
Vice President, Commercial Products: Special Metals Corporation 2006
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Ormet Corporation 2004–2006
President & Chief Operating Officer: Ormet Corporation 2002–2004
Vice President, Operations & Sales, Ormet Aluminum Mill Products: Ormet Corporation 2000–2002
Vice President, Operations Ormet Aluminum Mill Products: Ormet Corporation 1999–2000
Various positions as Division Manager, Gary Works: United States Steel Corporation 1994–1999
Various positions: United States Steel Corporation 1992–1994
Senior Information & Automation Engineer: Armco Steel Corporation 1989–1992
Manager – Plant Manufacturing Systems: Koppers Corporation 1987–1989
Senior Systems & Project Manager: Omega Systems 1985–1987
Various positions: Commonwealth Clinical Systems 1983–1985

 

Liam Bates

b. 1971, UK citizen
B.Sc. hons Economics, MBA
Executive Vice President – Supply Chain Management, Europe 2016–
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2015–
Responsibility: Supply chain management in the Europe business area
Employed by the Outokumpu Group since 1993

Work experience

President – Quarto Plate: Outokumpu Oyj 2015–2016
Senior Vice President – Quarto Plate Europe: Outokumpu Stainless AB 2014–2015
Vice President – Mergers & Acquisitions: Outokumpu Oyj 2012–2014
Vice President – Business development: Outokumpu Oyj 2011–2012
Head of Pricing Office: Outokumpu Oyj 2009–2011
Head of Architecture, Building & Construction cluster: Outokumpu Oyj 2008–2009
Head of Degerfors Stainless, Long Products: Outokumpu Stainless AB 2002–2005
Various other positions in Outokumpu since 1993   

 

Olli-Matti Saksi

b. 1967, Finnish citizen
M.Sc. (Eng.)
Executive Vice President – Sales, Europe 2016–
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2014–
Responsibility: Sales in the Europe business area
Employed by Outokumpu Group since 2013

Work experience

President – EMEA: Outokumpu 2014–2016
Senior Vice President – Head of Sales EMEA: Outokumpu 2013–2014
SVP and General Manager, Division Rolled Products: Aleris 2011–2013
VP, Sales and Marketing: Aleris 2008–2011
VP, Sales and Marketing: ArcelorMittal 2004–2008
VP, Sales: Rautaruukki 2000–2004
Business Development and Corporate Planning: Fundia 1998–2000
Various positions: Rautaruukki 1991–1998 

 

Business support functions

 

Jan Hofman​​​n​

b. 1979, German citizen
M.Sc. (Econ.)​
Executive Vice President – Business Transformation & IT 2016–
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2015–
Responsibility: Business transformation and IT
Employed by the Outokumpu Group since 2012

Work experience

President – APAC: Outokumpu 2015–2016 
Chief Financial Officer – APAC: Outokumpu Oyj 2015
Senior Vice President – Group Strategy and Business Excellence: Outokumpu Oyj 2012–2014
Vice President – Business Development: Inoxum GmbH 2011–2012
Head of Business Development: ThyssenKrupp Stainless AG 2009–2011
​Various positions at ThyssenKrupp 2005–2009

Positions of trust

Board member: Shanghai Krupp Stainless Co. Ltd, 2015–2017
Board member: Outokumpu Nirosta GmbH 2012–2014​
Board member: ThyssenKrupp VDM GmbH 2011–2012

 

Reeta Kaukiainen

b. 1964, Finnish citizen
M. Sc. (Soc.)
Executive Vice President – Communications and Investor Relations 2017–
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2017–
Responsibility: Communications, investor relations and marketing
Employed by the Outokumpu Group since 2017

Work experience

Marketing & Communications Country Lead: Accenture Oy 2016–2017
Senior Vice President, Communications: Metsä Group 2012–2015
Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations: Tieto Corporation 2007–2012
Vice President, Communications: Elcoteq SE 2004–2007
Manager, Investor Relations: Elcoteq SE 2000–2004
Manager, Financial Communications: Metsä Tissue Oyj 1998–2000
Internal Auditor: Oy Shell Ab 1995–1998
Public Affairs Assistant: Oy Shell Ab 1989–1995

 

 

Johann Steiner

b. 1966, German citizen
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Executive Vice President – Human Resources and Organization Development 2016–
Member of the Outokumpu Leadership Team 2013–
Responsibility: Human resources and organization development
Employed by the Outokumpu Group since 2013

Work experience

Executive Vice President – Human Resources, IT, Health and Safety: Outokumpu 2013–2016
Executive Vice President – Human Resources and Health, Safety and Sustainability: Outokumpu Oyj 2013
Group HR Director: SAG Group GmbH 2012
Operating Partner: Humatica AG 2010–2012
Group HR Director: Clariant International AG 2002–2008
VP Executive Policies: EADS (former DaimlerChrysler Aerospace AG) 1999–2002
Senior Consultant: Towers Perrin 1993–1998