Executive Board

Raute Group's Executive Board consists of the President and CEO, who acts as the Chairman, and of tha variable number of members appointed by Raute Corporation's Board of Directors.

The Executive board prepares the Group's business strategy and is in charge of its implementation. The Executive Board deals with all major operational issues, and its decisions are confirmed by the President and CEO. The members of the Executive Board are in charge of the day-to-day management of the company in their respective areas of responsibility.

 

Tapani Kiiski
President and CEO, 16 March 2004-
With the Company since: 2002
Member of the Executive Board since: 16 March 2004
Employment history:
Raute Corporation 2002-2004: various positions, such as Technology Director, Sales Director; KCI Konecranes International Plc 1994-2002: various positions, such as CIO; Kone Corporation, Kone Cranes 1985-1994: various positions, such as R&D Manager, R&D Director
Simultaneous positions of trust:
Helkama Bica Oy, Member of the Board 2014-
Häme Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Board 2014-
The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries,
Member of the Board 2016-
Technology Academy Finland, Member of the Board 2016-
Raute shares and stock options on Dec. 31, 2016:
18,000 pcs series A shares, 10,000 pcs stock options 2010 C

   
Arja Hakala
b. 1957, M.Sc.(Econ.), MBA
Chief Financial Officer, Deputy to President and CEO, 8 October 2003-
With the Company since: 1990-
Member of the Executive Board since: 1 January 2001
Employment history:
Raute Corporation 1990-2003: Administrative Director; Luhta Oy 1985-1990: Controller
Raute shares and stock options on Dec. 31, 2016:
1,750 pcs series A shares
   

Marko Hjelt
b. 1969, Master of Education
Group Vice President, Human Resources, 1 October 2013-
With the Company since: 2013-
Member of the Executive Board since:  1 October 2013
Employment history:
Raute Corporation 2013: Group HR Manager; Go On Yhtiöt 2010-2012: Head of the unit in Lahti and Hämeenlinna, Finland; Mercuri Urval 1999-2009: Senior Consultant.
Raute shares and stock options on Dec. 31, 2016:
200 pcs series A shares, 2,500 pcs stock options 2010 B and 2,500 pcs stock options 2010 C

   


Mika Hyysti
b. 1965, B.Sc. (Eng.)
Group Vice President, Technology, 1 October, 2013-
With the Company since: 1990-
Member of the Executive Board since: 1 October 2013
Employment history:
Raute Corporation 1990-2013: various positions, such as Automation Engineering Manager, R&D Manager and Technology Manager.
Raute shares and stock options on Dec. 31, 2016:
3,700 cps series A shares and 1,000 pcs stock options 2010 C

 

Timo Kangas,
b. 1965, Engineer
Group Vice President, EMEA,  14 March 2016-
With the Company since: 2004
Member of the Executive Board since: 1 October 2004
Employment history:
Raute Corporation 2004-2016: Group Vice President, Customer Care, Technology Services, EMEA; Group Vice President, Technology Services; Maintenance Service Manager; YIT Corporation 1999-2004: various positions, such as Key Account Manager, Area Manager
Raute shares and stock options on Dec. 31, 2016:
No shares or stock options

 

   

Antti Laulainen
b. 1967, M.Sc. (Eng.)
Group Vice President, Technology Services and Sales Management, 14 March 2016-
With the Company since: 2016
Member of the Executive Board since: 14 March 2016
Employment history:
Independent consultant 2014–2016; Outotec Oyj  2010–2013: Vice President, Market Operations; NSN/Nokia Networks 1997–2009: different executive roles for example in service business and customer operations.
Raute shares and stock options on Dec. 31, 2016:
No shares or stock options

   

Petri Strengell
b. 1962, M.Sc. (Eng.)
Group Vice President, Supply Chain, 1 October 2013-
With the Company since: 1987-
Member of the Executive Board since: 1 June 2004
Employment history:
Raute Corporation 1987-2013: various positions, such as Group Vice President, Technology and Operations; Engineering Manager, Production Director
Raute shares and stock options on Dec. 31, 2016:
5,250 pcs series A shares