Members of the Group Management Team

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Riku Kytömäki
President and CEO »

 

Callum Gough
SVP Operations »  

 

Tiina Bies (prev. Hiltunen)
SVP Human Resources »

 

Mikko Kettunen
SVP, CFO »


 

 

Kari Loukola
SVP Exel Composites Americas and President DSC
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Kim Sjödahl
SVP, R&D and Technology »


 

 

 

Olli Tevä
SVP, Sales & Marketing »

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

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Riku Kytömäki

Born 1971, M.Sc. (Eng.)
President & CEO

Joined the company in 2014
Member of the Group Management Team since 2014
Exel Composites' President and CEO since 2014
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 40,200 Exel Composites shares (on 30 June 2018)

Previous main positions
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Product Group “Large AC Motors” at ABB
President, ABB Electrical Machines Ltd, China
Senior Vice President, Global Operations Manager, ABB Business Unit Motors & Generators
Senior Vice President, Head of Global Product Group “Wind Power Generators” at ABB

Areas of responsibility

  • Creation of added value to the Group and shareholders
  • Managing and developing the Group's business operations to achieve profitable growth
  • Developing the corporate strategy
  • Implementing the Board of Directors' decisions
  • Developing and maintaining a well-functioning organization
  • Customer and investor relationships
  • Other responsibilities of the President and CEO

CV Riku Kytömäki

 

 


 

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Callum Gough

Born 1960, M.Sc. (GM)
SVP Operations
                        
Joined the company in 2006           
Member of the Group Management Team since 2007
British citizen

Holdings: 9,837 Exel Composites shares (on 30 June 2018)

Previous main positions
Managing Director, Exel Composites UK
Operations Director, Motherwell Bridge Aerospace
General Manager/Operations Director, Motherwell Bridge Plastics

Areas of responsibility

  • Continuous productivity improvement
  • Quality, environment and safety
  • Strategic purchasing
  • Investments
  • Strategic site planning

 
 


 

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Tiina Bies (prev. Hiltunen)

Born 1966, M.Sc. (Econ.) 
SVP Human Resources

Joined the company in 2014
Member of the Group Management Team since 2014
Finnish citizen

No Exel Composites holdings (on 30 June 2018)

Previous main positions
Regional HR Service Manager, Finland and Eastern Europe, Yara Suomi Oy
HR Director, Foster Wheeler’s Global Power Group

Areas of responsibility

  • Leading the HR function
  • Creating, establishing and implementing HR Strategy, -processes and -procedures globally
  • Internal communication of  HR-related subjects globally

 


 

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Mikko Kettunen

Born 1976, M.Sc. (Econ.)
SVP, CFO

Joined the company in 2015
Member of the Group Management Team since 2015
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 1,000 Exel Composites shares (on 30 June 2018)

Previous main positions
CFO, Maillefer Group,CFO, Foster Wheeler Energia Oy

Areas of responsibility

  • Accounting and Treasury
  • Business Controlling
  • Investor Relations
  • ICT
  • Risk Management
  • Secretary to the Company's Board of Directors

 

 


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Kari Loukola

Born 1962, M.Sc. (Eng.), M.Sc. (Econ.)
SVP, Exel Composites Americas, President of Diversified Structural Composites Inc. (DSC)

Joined the company in 2013
Member of the Group Management Team since 2013
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 6,000 Exel Composites shares (on 30 June 2018)

Previous main positions
SVP, Sales & Marketing, Exel Composites Plc
Head of Business Development, Nokia Siemens Networks Japan
Head of OSS Product Management, Nokia Siemens Networks
Head of Middleware Business Line, Nokia Siemens Networks
Head of Service Management Business Line, Nokia

Areas of responsibility

  • P&L and growth responsibility for DSC and the Americas

 


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Kim Sjödahl

Born 1974, M.Sc. (Eng.)
SVP, R&D and Technology

Joined the company in 1997
Member of the Group Management Team since 2012
Finnish citizen

Holdings: 10,000 Exel Composites shares (on 30 June 2018)

Previous main positions

VP Product Development, Finnish and German units, Exel Composites Plc

Areas of responsibility

  • Group-wide development of products, product platforms and product technology and tooling
  • Leading, coordinating and developing product development activities in the Group
  • Leading R&D and IPR management activities 
     

 


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Olli Tevä

Born 1970, M.Sc. (Eng.)
SVP, Sales & Marketing

Joins Exel Composites in 2018 (August)
Member of the Group Management Team since 2018 (August)
Finnish citizen

No Exel Composites holdings (on 30 June 2018)

Previous main positions

Global Sales Director, Ensto Oy
Vice President, Solutions and After-market services, Danfoss A/S (Vacon Oyj)
Vice President for Sales in Middle East, India, South East Asia and Pacidic, Vacon Oyj
Marketing Director Renewable energy, Vacon Oyj
Sales and product management roles, Vaisala Oyj
Area Manager, Drives Sales in Europe, ABB Drives

Areas of responsibility

  • Sales and marketing
  • Sales management
  • Leading sales organization
  • Optimization of Sales channels
  • Creating sales and marketing strategies
  • Product management – Product Sales – Product Strategies

 

 

Updated 20 August 2018

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