Board of Management

Håkan Agnevall, President & CEO


President & CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation since 2021

Born 1966, M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA. Joined the company in 2021.

Primary working experience 
• Volvo Bus Corporation, President, 2013-2020
• Bombardier Transportation, Vice President, 2010-2013
• ABB Robotics, Senior Vice President, 2007-2009
• ABB High Voltage Cables, Vice President, 2003-2006

Positions of trust
• Technology Industries of Finland, Member of the Board

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2021: 55,000 shares

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Arjen Berends, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2018

Born 1968, MBA. Joined the company in 1988.

Primary working experience
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Finance & Business Control, Marine Solutions, 2012-2018
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Finance & Business Control, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations, 2010-2012
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Finance Director, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations, 2007-2010
• Finance Director, Propulsor Business and Finance Director, Wärtsilä Propulsion Netherlands B.V., 2002-2007
• Controller Marine / Manufacturing and Finance Director, Wärtsilä Norway AS, 1998-2002
• Wärtsilä Netherlands B.V., various controller positions, 1988-1998

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2021: 1,500 

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Tamara de Gruyter, President, Wärtsilä Marine Systems, Executive Vice President and Head of Portfolio Business

President, Wärtsilä Marine Systems, Executive Vice President and Head of Portfolio Business since 2020

Born 1972, B.Sc. Shipbuilding Engineering. Joined the company in 1998. 

Primary working experience 
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Chief Transformation Officer and Head of Portfolio Business, 2019-2020
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Marine Business Europe & Africa, 2019
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Services North Europe, 2017-2018
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Propulsion System Services, 2015-2018
• Wärtsilä Qiyao Diesel Company, Managing Director, 2014-2016
• Wärtsilä Pumps Pte Ltd, Managing Director, 2013-2014
• Wärtsilä CME Zhenjiang Propeller Co. Ltd., Managing Director, 2009-2013

Positions of trust
• Combient AB, Member of the Board

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2021: no shares

Kari Hietanen, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Legal Affairs


Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Legal Affairs since 2012

Born 1963, LL.M. Joined the company in 1989.

Primary working experience
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Legal Affairs, 2002-2011
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Power Divisions, Group General Counsel, 2000-2002
• Wärtsilä Diesel Group, General Counsel, 1994-1999
• Metra Corporation and Wärtsilä Diesel Group, Legal Counsel, 1989-1994


Positions of trust
• European Engine Power Plants Association, EUGINE, Vice President
• German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board
• Finnish-Korean Trade Association, Member of the Board
• East Office of Finnish Industries Ltd, Member of the Board
• Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK), Member of the Trade Policy Committee
• International Trade Committee, Finland Chamber of Commerce / ICC Advisory Board, ICC Finland, Member
 
• Industrial Forum of the European Commission, Member
• China Office of Finnish Industries, Member of the Board
• Disciplinary Committee of Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd, Member
• Takeover Board of the Securities Market Association, Member

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2021: 17,333 shares 

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Roger Holm, President, Wärtsilä Marine Power and Executive Vice President

President, Wärtsilä Marine Power and Executive Vice President since 2020

Born 1972, M.Sc. (Econ.). Joined the company in 1997.

Primary working experience
• Wärtsilä Corporation, President, Marine Business and Executive Vice President, 2019-2020
• Wärtsilä Corporation, President, Marine Solutions and Executive Vice President, 2015-2019
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Senior Vice President, Engines, 2013-2015
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Seals & Bearings, 2011-2013
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Solutions Management, Services, 2010-2011
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Vice President, Business Development, Services, 2008-2010
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Chief Information Officer, 2006-2008
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Program Director, Global ERP Program, 2002-2006
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Corporate Controller, 2001-2002
• Wärtsilä Finland Oy and Wärtsilä NSD Finland Oy, various managerial positions, 1997-2001

Positions of trust
• Hanken School of Economics, Member of the Board

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2021: 15,196 shares

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Hannu Mäntymaa, President, Wärtsilä Voyage and Executive Vice President

Hannu Mäntymaa

President, Wärtsilä Voyage and Executive Vice President since October 2022

Born 1977, M.Sc. (Eng.). Joined the company in 2003.

Primary working experience
• Vice President, Performance Services, Wärtsilä Marine Power, 2020-present 
• Managing Director, Wärtsilä Finland Oy, 2020-present 
• Director, Power Supply; Director R&D and Engineering, Wartsila Marine Power Solutions, 2018-2020 
• Managing Director, CSSC Wartsila Engine (Shanghai) Company Ltd, Shanghai, China, 2014-2017
• Vice President, Business Development, Wärtsilä Ship Power 4-stroke, 2014-2014 
• Vice President, Wärtsilä Operational Excellence, Wärtsilä PowerTech, 2012-2013
• Director, Quality & Operational Development, Wärtsilä Industrial Operations, 2010-2012 
• General Manager positions at Wärtsilä; Process Development and Material supply, 2006-2010
• Senior Expert, Global ERP project, Wärtsilä IM, 2004-2005 
• Development engineer, Module factory, Wärtsilä Vaasa Factory, 2003-2004

Positions of trust
Ostrobothnian Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board

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Atte Palomäki, Executive Vice President, Communications, Branding & Marketing


Executive Vice President, Communications, Branding & Marketing since 2018

Born 1965, M.Sc. (Pol.). Joined the company in 2008.

Primary working experience
• Wärtsilä Corporation, Executive Vice President, Communications and Branding, 2008-2018
• Nordea Bank AB (publ.), Group Chief Press Officer, 2007-2008
• Nordea Bank AB (publ.), Chief Communication Officer, Finland, 2005-2006
• Kauppalehti, Senior Business Correspondent, 2002-2005
• MTV3, Senior Economic Correspondent, 2000-2002
• MTV3, News Producer, 1995-2000
• MTV3, News Anchor, 1993-1995


Positions of trust
• Marketing Executives Group Inc, Vice Chairman
• Finland Promotion Board, Member of the Board


Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2021: 14,493 shares

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Teija Sarajärvi, Executive Vice President, Human Resources

Executive Vice President, Human Resources since 2022

Born 1969, MA. Joined the company in January 2022.

Primary working experience
• Huhtamaki Oyj (2015-2021), several different roles, last position as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Safety 
• OP Financial Group (2012-2015), Executive Vice President, Human Resources
• Metso Oyj (2009-2012), several different roles, last position as Senior Vice President, Human Resources
• Nokia Oyj (1998-2009), several different roles, last position as Director, Human Resources, Nokia Markets
• ABB Oyj (1993-1998), several different roles 

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