Board of Management

Håkan Agnevall, President & CEO


President & CEO of Wärtsilä Corporation since 2021

Born 1966, M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA, Honorary Doctor of Technology. 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 31.12.2023: 167,300 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
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Wärtsilä Propulsion Netherlands B.V., Finance Director, and Wärtsilä Corporation Propulsor Business Finance Director, 2002-2007
• Wärtsilä Corporation, various roles, 1988-2002

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2023: 5,000

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Tamara de Gruyter, President, Portfolio Business and Executive Vice President


President, Portfolio Business and Executive Vice President since 2024

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

Primary working experience 

• Wärtsilä Corporation, President, Wärtsilä Marine Systems, Executive Vice President and Head of Portfolio Business, 2020-2023
• 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 Corporation, various roles, 1998-2015

Positions of trust
• Combient AB, Member of the Board

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2023: 4,700 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, President
• German-Finnish Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board
• East Office of Finnish Industries Ltd, Deputy 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 31.12.2023: 20,033 shares 

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Roger Holm, President, Wärtsilä Marine and Executive Vice President


President, Wärtsilä Marine and Executive Vice President since 2024

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

Primary working experience
• Wärtsilä Corporation, President, Marine Power and Executive Vice President, 2020-2023
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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, various roles, 1997-2011

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

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2023: 15,196 shares

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Anders Lindberg, President, Wärtsilä Energy and Executive Vice President


President, Wärtsilä Energy and Executive Vice President  since 2023

Born 1965, MBA, M.Sc. Eng. Joined the company in 2023.

Primary working experience

  • Dellner Couplers AB, CEO & President, 2021-2023
  • Ørsted, Executive Vice President EPC and QHSE, 2015-2021
  • Bombardier Transportation, various roles, last position President Rolling Stock Division, 2001-2014
  • Adtranz, various roles, last position General Manager Propulsion & Controls, 1997-2001
  • ABB Traction, various roles, last position Manager Converter Engineering Electrical Division, 1991-1996

Positions of trust

  • Windeed AB, Non-Executive Director
  • Climeon AB, Non-Executive Director
  • MT Höjgaard A/S, Non-Executive Director

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2023: no shares

 

 

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, various roles, last position as Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Safety, 2015-2021      
• OP Financial Group, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, 2012-2015
• Metso Oyj, various roles, last position as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, 2009-2012
• Nokia Oyj, various roles, last position as Director, Human Resources, Nokia Markets, 1998-2009
• ABB Oyj, various roles, 1993-1998

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2023: no shares

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Saara Tahvanainen, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications


Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications since 2023

Born 1974, M.S.S. Joined the company in 2023.

Primary working experience

  • UPM, Vice President, Stakeholder Relations, 2018-2023
  • HERE Technologies, Head of Executive Communications, 2017
  • Outokumpu, various roles, last position as Executive Vice President, Communications, Marketing and Investor Relations, 2012-2017
  • Nokia, Senior Communications Manager, 2006-2012
  • Fazer, Communications Manager, 2004-2006

Holdings in Wärtsilä Corporation on 31.12.2023: 1,375 shares