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.

Our stock exchange release on 28 August 2019 - Raute strengthens its strategy implementation - Changes to Executive Board, read here

 

Tapani Kiiski
President and CEO, 16 March 2004-
Finnish citizen
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-
 

   

Tarja Järvinen
b. 1963, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Finnish citizen
Group Vice President, CFO, 1 February, 2019–
Deputy to President and CEO, 1 September 2019–
Finance, ICT, other business support
With the company since: 2019–
Member of the Executive Board since: 1 February 2019
Employment history:
Teknikum Group Ltd.: Chief Financial Officer 2018-2019; various financial administration and management positions among others in CGI Oy, Vepsäläinen Oy, Koskisen Oy, and Danfoss Editron Oy 1999-2018.

   

Kurt Bossuyt
b. 1975, Engineer
Belgian citizen
Group Vice President, Basic Services, 1 September 2019-
Basic services market
With the Company since: 2016
Member of the Executive Board since: 1 September 2019
Employment history:
Raute Corporation 2016-2019, various positions, such as General Manager, Basic Service Unit; Sales Manager, Technology Services; Service Head, EMEA; Spare Parts manager; Head of Product management, Technology Services; 2000-2016 General Manager Haco (Australia) Pty Ltd; 1996 – 2000 Service Engineer, Bekaert (Belgium).

 

   

Marko Hjelt
b. 1969, Master of Education
Finnish citizen
Group Vice President, CHRO, 1 October 2013-
People excellence, safety
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.
 

   


Mika Hyysti
b. 1965, B.Sc. (Eng.)
Finnish citizen
Group Vice President, CTO, 1 October, 2013-
Innovations, products and services, and R&D
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. 

   
Timo Kangas,
b. 1965, Engineer, EMBA
Finnish citizen
Group Vice President, Power,  1 September 2019-
Power market, customer excellence functions
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

 

 

   

Jani Roivainen
b. 1974, B. Sc. (Eng.)
Finnish citizen
Group Vice President, Metrix, 1 September 2019-
Metrix market
With the Company since: 2011
Member of the Executive Board since:1 September 2019
Employment history:
Raute Corporation: President, Metriguard Technologies, Inc. 2017-, General Manager, Mecano Business 2011-2017; Elektrobit Oyj 2000-2011 various positions, such as Senior Account Manager, Project Manager and SW Designer.

 

   

Jukka Siiriäinen
b. 1962, M. Sc. (Eng.)
Finnish citizen
Group Vice President, Grow, 1 September 2019-
Grow market
With the Company since: 1987
Member of the Executive Board since:1 September 2019
Employment history:
Raute Corporation: Various positions, such as President, Raute Group Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore 1996-, Vice President, Raute Wood Asia Pte Ltd 1993-1996, Area Sales Manager Raute Representative Office Singapore 1991-1993; Chief Design Engineer and Product Manager 1987-1991.

 

   

Petri Strengell
b. 1962, M.Sc. (Eng.)
Finnish citizen
Group Vice President, COO, 1 October 2013-
Supply chain and quality.
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