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CEO and Executive Committee

Chief Executive Officer

Pekka KuusniemiPekka Kuusniemi

Born: 1968
Place of residence: Raisio, Finland
Education: M.Sc. (Econ.)

Position at Raisio: President and CEO, Raisio plc
Key employment history: Raisio plc 2017-; Hansa Armaturen GmbH, Germany: CEO 2014-2017; Oras Group: President & CEO 2008-2017, Sales and Marketing Director 2006-2007, Marketing Director 2002-2006; Tunturi Oy Ltd 1998-2001; R.J. Reynolds Finland Oy 1996-1998; Unilever Finland Oy Lever 1994-1996
Executive Committee membership: Member since 2017
Positions of trust: Finnish Food and Drink Industries Federation: Member of the Board of Directors; Raisio plc Research Foundation s.r.: Chairman of the Board; Purmo Group Oy Ab: Member of the Board of Directors; Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company: Member of Supervisory Board; The Finnish Naval Reserve: Member of Supervisory Board
Holdings in Raisio: series V 59,921*

Members of the Executive Committee

Virpi AaltonenVirpi Aaltonen

Born: 1972
Place of residence: Stockholm, moving to Turku region
Education: M.Sc. (Eng.)

Position at Raisio: Chief Operating Officer, Healthy Ingredients Unit and Operations
Key employment history: Raisio Oyj 12 / 2020- ; Hero Northern Europe 2019-2020: Supply Chain Director; Orkla 2013-2019: Supply Chain Director; Oy Panda Ab 2012-2013: Director Operations; Fazer 2008-2012: Planning Manager, Supply and Demand; Saarioinen 1996-2008: Production Manager, Design Engineering Manager, Project Manager, Production Planner.
Executive Committee membership: As of December 14, 2020
Positions of trust:
Holdings in Raisio:

Sari Koivulehto-MäkitaloSari Koivulehto-Mäkitalo

Born: 1974
Place of residence: Masku, Finland
Education: Master of Laws, trained on the bench

Position at Raisio: Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Responsibility
Key employment history: Raisio plc 2006-; Schering Oy: Lawyer 2001-2006; Konecranes Plc: Lawyer 2000-2001
Executive Committee membership: Member since 2013
Positions of trust: Finland Chamber of Commerce: Member of IPR Committee; Turku Chamber of Commerce: Member of Law Committee
Holdings in Raisio: series V 38,542*

Taru ÄmmäläTaru Ämmälä

Born: 1978
Place of residence: Turku, Finland
Education: M.Sc. Econ. & Bus. Adm.

Position at Raisio: Chief People Officer
Key employment history: Raisio plc 2021-, Nordkalk Corporation 2004−2019: Chief Human Resources Officer, HR Director, HR Manager
Executive Committee membership: since January 1, 2021
Positions of trust:
Holdings in Raisio:

Toni RannikkoToni Rannikko

Born: 1979
Place of residence: Naantali, Finland
Education: M.Sc. (Econ.)

Position at Raisio: Chief Financial Officer
Key employment history: Raisio plc 2019-; Cargotec plc: Vice President, Finance, Kalmar Mobile Equipment Division and other financial positions 2010-2018; Nokia plc: Sr. Project Manager, Business Development, Global Finance & Control 2007-2010; Nordea Bank Finland: Senior Branch Manager 2005-2007
Executive Committee membership: Member since 2019
Positions of trust:
Holdings in Raisio: series V 5,000*

Iiro WesterIiro Wester

Born: 1963
Place of residence: Helsinki, Finland

Position at Raisio: Chief Commercial Officer, Healthy Food Unit
Key employment history: Raisio Oyj 2018-, Saarioinen Oy: Executive Vice President, Customer Experience and New Markets 2017-2018, Valio Oy: Executive Vice President, Sales 2014-2016; Valio Sverige Ab: Managing Director 2012-2014; Posti/Itella: Marketing Director 2006-2012, Cloetta Fazer Ab: Category Director 1999-2006
Executive Committee membership: Member since 2018
Positions of trust:
Holdings in Raisio: series V 6,000*

**Holdings updated as per December 16, 2020.

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