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, Member 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 on September 30, 2018:
25,626 pcs series A shares

   
Arja Hakala
b. 1957, M.Sc.(Econ.), MBA
Group Vice President, Strategy, 27 March 2018-, Deputy to President and CEO
With the Company since: 1990-
Member of the Executive Board since: 1 January 2001
Employment history:
Raute Corporation 2003-2018: GroupVice President, CFO, 1990-2003: Administrative Director; Luhta Oy 1985-1990: Controller
Raute shares on September 30, 2018:
3,880 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 on September 30, 2018:
1,150 pcs series A shares 

   


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 on September 30, 2018:
4,176 pcs series A shares 

 

Timo Kangas,
b. 1965, Engineer, EMBA
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 on September 30, 2018:
1,910 pcs series A shares

 

   

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 on June 30, 2018:
4,777 pcs series A shares

   

Olli-Pekka Vanhanen
b. 1964, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Group Vice President, CFO, March 27, 2018–
With the company since: 2018–
Member of the Executive Board since: March 27, 2018
Employment history:
Maillefer Oy, Chief Financial Officer 2014-2018; various financial management positions among others in Wärtsilä, Cargotec and Elcoteq 2000-2014.
Raute shares on September 30, 2018:
No shares.