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Reima Kerttula

Chairman

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Petri Helsky

Member

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Helena Nordman-Knutson

Member

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Jouko Peussa

Member

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Kirsi Sormunen

Member

Born 1955, M.Sc. (Eng.)
Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Board since 2016
Member of the Board since 2009
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 21,561 Exel Composites shares* (on 30 September 2020)

* Includes shares owned through life insurance

Previous main positions
Amerplast Ltd., COO of the holding company, Managing Director of the operative companies
Senior Vice President, Flexibles, Suominen Corporation
President & CEO, Tamfelt Corporation
President, Metso Fabrics Inc.
Senior Vice President, Paper and Board Business Line, Metso Paper Inc.

Key positions of trust (current)
Member of the Board of Directors and co-owner, Amerplast Ltd.

Independence
Independent of the Company and its major shareholders

Born 1966, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)

CEO of Suominen Corporation
Member of the Board since 2016
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 7,911 Exel Composites shares (on 30 September 2020)

Previous main positions
CEO, Metsä Tissue
Member of Management Board, Metsä Group
Member of Management Board, Kemira
President, Asia-Pacific Region, Kemira
President, Paper Segment, Kemira

Independence
Independent of the Company and its major shareholders

Born 1964, M.Sc (Pol. Sciences), M.Sc (Econ.)

Executive Director, Partner, Hallvarsson & Halvarsson
Member of the Board since 2017
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 6,769 Exel Composites shares (on 30 September 2020)

Previous main positions
Sales Director and Senior Consultant, Springtime
Head of Telecom Research, Pareto Öhman
Head of Telecom Research and partner, Öhman Fondkommission
Head of Telecom Research, SEB

Key positions of trust (current)
Member of the Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee, Alimak Group
Member of the Board, Lexington Group
Member of the Board, Catella Fondbolag
Member of the Board, SFF Sveriges Finansanalytikers Förening

Independence
Independent of the Company and its major shareholders

Born 1957, Licentiate of Technology

Director, Innovation & Technology, Ingersoll Rand Compression Technologies
Member of the Board since 2016
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 7,911 Exel Composites shares (on 30 September 2020)

Previous main positions
Technology Director, Ingersoll Rand Compressed Air Systems and Services
Engineering Director EMEA, Ingersoll Rand Industrial Technologies
Engineering Director ESA, Ingersoll Rand Industrial Technologies

Independence
Independent of the Company and its major shareholders

Born 1957, M.Sc (Econ)

Member of the Board since 2020
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 2,168 Exel Composites shares (on 30 September 2020)

Previous main positions
Head of Nokia Bridge, Vice President, CSR, Nokia
Vice President, Sustainability/CSO, Nokia Oyj
Vice President, Head of Environmental Affairs, Nokia Oyj
Vice President, Strategy Development, Nokia
Finance Director/CFO, Nokia Americas

Key positions of trust (current)
Member of the Board of Directors, VR Group
Member of the Board of Directors, DNA
Member of the Board of Directors, Sitra
Member of the Board, Unicef Finland
Senior Advisor, Directors’ Institute of Finland, DIF Advisory Board Member, Lappeenranta University of Technology

Independence
Independent of the Company and its major shareholders

Evaluation of Independence

Exel Composites’ Board of Directors has reviewed the independence of Board members in accordance with Recommendation 15 of the Corporate Governance Code.

All Board members, Petri Helsky, Reima Kerttula, Helena Nordman-Knutson, Jouko Peussa and Kirsi Sormunen are independent Board members.

The Board was considered to comply with the Corporate Governance independency rules.