PROPOSAL OF THE SHAREHOLDERS' NOMINATION BOARD FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

The Shareholders' Nomination Board elected by the Annual General Meeting of Exel Composites Plc proposes to the Annual General Meeting to be held on 22 March 2018 that Mr Petri Helsky, Mr Kai Kauto, Mr Reima Kerttula, Ms Helena Nordman-Knutson and Mr Jouko Peussa be re-elected as members of the Board of Directors for the term ending at the closure of the Annual General Meeting of 2019.

The Nomination Board further proposes Mr Reima Kerttula to be elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the term ending at the closure of the Annual General Meeting of 2019.

All nominees are independent of the Company and its major shareholders, and have given their consent for the election.

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

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

Holdings: 9,252 Exel Composites shares (on 31 December 2017)

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
______

 

Petri Helsky
Born 1966, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)
 
CEO of Metsä Tissue, Member of the Metsä Group Management Board
Member of the Board since 2016
Finnish citizen
 
Holdings: 2,663 Exel Composites shares (on 31 December 2017)

Previous main positions
Member of Kemira Management Board
President, Asia-Pacific Region, Kemira
President, Paper Segment, Kemira  
         
Independence
Independent of the Company and its major shareholders
______

 

Kai Kauto
Born 1966, M.Sc (Mechanical Engineering)

President, Teknoware
Member of the Board since 2017
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 1,521 Exel Composites shares (on 31 December 2017)

Previous main positions
General Manager, Microplate Instrumentation Business, Thermo Fisher Scientific Oy
Vice President of Sales,Tecnomen Oyj
Director, Product Management, Tecnomen Oyj

Independence
Independent of the Company and its major shareholders
______

 

Helena Nordman-Knutson
Born 1964, M.Sc (Pol. Sciences), M.Sc (Econ.)
 
Executive Director, Hallvarsson & Halvarsson
Member of the Board since 2017
Finnish citizen
 
Holdings: 1,521 Exel Composites shares (on 31 December 2017)

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, member of the Audit Committee, Rejlers
Member of the Board, Bygga Bostäder
 
Independence
Independent of the Company and its major shareholders
______

 

Jouko Peussa
Born 1957, Licentiate of Technology

Director, Innovation & Technology, Ingersoll Rand Compression Technologies
Member of the Board since 2016
Finnish citizen   
 
Holdings: 2,663 Exel Composites shares (on 31 December 2017)
 
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
______

 

 
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