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Board of Directors

The Board was selected by the Annual General Meeting on 12 April 2016.

Selecting Board members
According to the Articles of Association, the Ponsse Plc Board consists of at least five and at most eight members. The Board members are selected by the Annual General Meeting which – according to the Articles of Association – must be held by the end of June each year. The period of office of the Board members ends at the next Annual General Meeting. The Board selects a chairperson for the period of office from among its members.

Board meetings
During the year under review 2016, the Board convened nine times. The Board members
actively participated in the meetings – the attendance rate was 92.7 %.
 

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Juha Vidgrén_2017

Chairman of the Board
JUHA VIDGRÈN, B. 1970
Master of Pedagogy
Ponsse Plc, Board Member since 2000
Shareholding in Ponsse Plc on 31 December 2016: 6 207 000 shares
Epec Oy, Chairman of the Board

Work experience
Ponsse Plc, Deputy to the CEO 2003
Ponsse Plc, Public Relations Manager 2000-2003
Ponsse Plc, Press Officer 1998-2000

Other key positions of trust
Einari Vidgrén Foundation, Chairman of the Board
Einari Vidgren Oy, Board Member
Klaffi Tuotannot Oy, Board Member
University of Oulu, Board Member
Vieremän Kylänraitti Association, Chairman of the Board
Vieremän Oriyhdistys Association, Chairman of the Board
Suomen Filmiteollisuus (SF) Oy, Board Member 

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Mammu Kaario

Vice Chairman
MAMMU KAARIO, B. 1963
Master of Law, MBA
Ponsse Plc, Board Member since 2010
Shareholding in Ponsse Plc on 31 December 2016: 4,500 shares
Independent of the company and major shareholders

Work experience
Korona Invest Oy, Investment Manager 2011-2016
Unicus Oy, Partner 2006-2011
Conventum Corporate Finance Oy, Director 1998-2005
Prospectus Oy, Director 1994-1998
Kansallis-Osake-Pankki, Specialist 1988-1994

Other key positions of trust
Aspo Oyj, Board Member
CapMan Oyj, Board Member
Makai Holding Oy, Chairman of the Board
PerusTerveys Suomi Oy, Chairman of the Board
Robit Oyj, Board Member
SstazZ Oy, Chairman of the Board
Suomen Hoivatilat Oy, Board Member

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Matti Kylävainio_2016

MATTI KYLÄVAINIO, B. 1974
Director of sawmill operations of Keitele Group
M.Sc. (Econ.)
Ponsse Plc, Board Member as of 12 April 2016
Independent of the company and major shareholders

Work experience
Keitele Group, Director of sawmill operations since 2014
Keitele Group, sales and management positions as  export manager and sales director since 1999 

Other key positions of trust
Keitele Group, Board Member since 1992

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Ossi Saksman_2017

OSSI SAKSMAN, B. 1951
Commercial Counsellor, Administrative Notary
Ponsse Plc, Board Member since 2009
Shareholding in Ponsse Plc on 31 December 2016: 5,000 shares
Independent of the company and major shareholders

Work experience
Carlson Oy, Managing Director 1990-2008, Office Manager 1977-1983
Kuopion Osuuspankki, Bank Manager 1984-1989
Saastamoinen Yhtymä Oy, Accounting Manager 1975-1976, Finance Manager 1973-1974

Other key positions of trust
Sepa Oy, Chairman of the Board

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Janne Vidgrén_2017

JANNE VIDGRÈN, B. 1968
Area Director of Ponsse Plc
Commercial College Graduate
Ponsse Plc, Board Member since 16 April 2013
Shareholding in Ponsse Plc on 31 December 2016: 3 691 742 shares 

Work experience
Area Director of Ponsse Plc (Austria, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic) since 2007
Area Export Manager of Ponsse Plc 2001-2007
Marketing Manager of Ponsse Plc 1994-2001

Other key positions of trust
Epec Oy, Board Member 

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Jukka Vidgrén_2017

JUKKA VIDGRÈN, B. 1983
Managing Director of Mutant Koala Pictures
Bachelor of Culture and Arts
Ponsse Plc, Board Member since 2011
Shareholding in Ponsse Plc on 31 December 2016: 3 764 778 shares 

Work experience
Mutant Koala Pictures, Entrepreneur since 2004

Other key positions of trust
Einari Vidgrén Foundation, Board Member
PAVA ry, Chairman of the Board
Suomen Filmiteollisuus SF, Chairman of the Board

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