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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Antti Herlin

62 2006 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Henrik Ehrnrooth

49 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Jussi Herlin

34 2016 Vice Chairman of the Board

Ilkka Hara

43 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Mikko Korte

50 2016 Head of Operations Development; Member of the Executive Board

Susanne Skippari

44 2017 Executive Vice President, Human Resources; Member of the Executive Board

Hugues Delval

47 2017 Executive Vice President, Service Business; Member of the Executive Board

Tomio Pihkala

43 2016 Chief Technology Officer, Member of the Executive Board

Klaus Cawen

61 2016 Member of the Executive Board; Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances, Russia, Legal Affairs

Max Alfthan

57 2014 Member of the Executive Board, Head of Marketing and Communications

Axel Berkling

51 2016 Head of Asia-Pacific, Member of the Executive Board

Thomas Hinnerskov

47 2016 Head of Central and North Europe; Member of the Executive Board

William Johnson

60 2012 Member of the Executive Board, Head of Greater China

Heikki Leppanen

61 2005 Member of the Executive Board, Head of New Equipment Business

Pierre Liautaud

60 2016 Member of the Executive Board; Head of South Europe, Middle East and Africa

Larry Wash

57 2012 Member of the Executive Board, Head of Americas

Jukka Ala-Mello

55 2006 Secretary to the Board of Directors

Iiris Herlin

29 2015 Director

Matti Alahuhta

66 2017 Independent Director

Anne Brunila

61 2009 Independent Director

Ravi Kant

73 2014 Independent Director

Juhani Kaskeala

72 2009 Independent Director

Sirpa Pietikainen

59 2006 Independent Director

Sanna Kaje

2016 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Antti Herlin

Dr. Antti Juhani Herlin has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kone Corporation since 2003 and as Member of the Company's Board of Directors since 1991. He is also Chairman of the Company's Compensation and Nomination Committee and Member of the Audit Committee. Between 1996 and 2003, he served as Deputy Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors, and between 1996 and 2006, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Security Trading Oy and Holding Manutas Oy, Vice Chairman of the Board of Sanoma Corporation, and Member of the Board of Caverion Corporation. He holds a Doctorate of Science degree in Economics (honoris causa) and Technology (honoris causa) and a Doctorate of Arts degree (honoris causa).

Henrik Ehrnrooth

Mr. Henrik Ehrnrooth has served as Member of the Executive Board at Kone Corporation since May 1, 2009 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since April 1, 2014. He previously was Chief Financial Officer of the Company from May 1, 2009 until April 1, 2014. Previously, he served at Goldman Sachs from 1998 to 2009, most recently as Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division and at UBS in various positions from 1994 to 1998. He also serves as Member of the Board of UPM-Kymmene Corporation and Member of the Foundation Board of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD, Switzerland) and Member of the Board of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT). He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Jussi Herlin

Mr. Jussi Herlin has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kone Corporation since January 11, 2016. Before that he has been Independent Vice Chairman of the Board since February 24, 2014. He has been Member of the Board of the Company since March 5, 2012. He is also Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee and Member of Nomination and Compensation Committee. He is Senior Business Analyst, Strategy Development at the Company since 2016. Mr. Herlin was Consultant at Accenture between 2012 and 2014 and Deputy Member of the Board of Kone Corporation between 2007 and 2012. He is also Member of the Board of Security Trading Oy, the Tiina and Antti Herlin Foundation and Technology Industries of Finland, TT Foundation for the Confederation of Finnish Industry and Employers, Foundation for Economic Education’s Supporters’ Association and Member of the Supervisory Board of the Finnish Fair Corporation. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Ilkka Hara

Mr. Ilkka Hara has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board at Kone Corporation, effective as of August 8, 2016. Ilkka Hara joined Kone from Microsoft, where he served as General Manager and CFO for the Phones Business from 2014 to 2016 based in Redmond, Washington, U.S.A. His previous roles include various finance and M&A related leadership roles at Nokia from 2004 to 2014. Prior to working for Nokia, Ilkka gained experience in investment banking with a special focus in the technology sector. He worked at ABN AMRO 2003-2004 and Morgan Stanley 2001-2003. He is Member of the Board of Directors of Hartili Oy. Ilkka holds a M.Sc. (Finance and Accounting) from the Helsinki School of Economics.

Mikko Korte

Mr. Mikko Korte has been Head of Operations Development and Member of the Executive Board at Kone Corporation since January 1, 2016. Mikko Korte has been employed by KONE Corporation since 1995. Previously, he served as Head of New Equipment Business for KONE Americas (2013–2015), Managing Director for KONE Finland and Baltics (2011–2013), Service Director for KONE Central and North Europe (2007–2011), Service Business Director for KONE Scandinavia (2004–2007) and Service Operations Manager for KONE Finland (1999–2004). He holds Master of Science in Engineering.

Susanne Skippari

Ms. Susanne Skippari has been appointed Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Member of the Executive Board at KONE Corporation, effective as of February 1, 2017. Susanne began her career at KONE in 2007 and she has held various leadership positions in Human Resources. She has recently served as the Human Resources Director for the New Equipment Business (2015-2017), previously serving as the global Head of Talent Management (2007-2008 and 2011-2015). She was also Area Human Reosurces Director for Europe, Middle-East and Africa between 2009 and 2011. Before her position at KONE, Susanne worked for Nokia in various roles. She holds a M.Sc. (Econ) from the Turku School of Economics.

Hugues Delval

Mr. Hugues Delval has been appointed Executive Vice President, Service Business and Member of the Executive Board at KONE Corporation, effective as of February 1, 2017. Hugues Delval joined KONE in 1994. He previously was Senior Vice President, Head of Global Maintenance, Service Business (2015-2017), including Managing Director KONE France during 2011-2015 and Managing Director for KONE Belgium and Luxembourg (2009-2011). He holds a M.Sc. (Commercial Engineering) from HEC Brussels (I.C.H.E.C. Business School).

Tomio Pihkala

Mr. Tomio Pihkala has been Member of the Executive Board at Kone Corporation since September 1, 2013 and Chief Technology Officer of the Company since January 1, 2016. Before that, he has been Head of Operations Development in the Company since September 1, 2014. Previously, he was Head of Safety, Quality and Installation in the Company from September 1, 2013 until September 1, 2014. He has worked for Kone since 2001, first managing the Toshiba alliance development in Japan, then in Kone Technology and Research & Development Center in Hyvinkaa Finland. Between 2007 and 2010 he was contributing to the Kone business in China first as Director for Product Strategy and Marketing (2007-2008) and later as Director for the Service Business (2009-2010). He also serves as Member of the Board of Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation and Member of the Board of Vexve Oy. He has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Klaus Cawen

Mr. Klaus Cawen has served as Member of the Executive Board of Kone Corporation since 1991, and he has been Head of Mergers and Acquisitions and Strategic Alliances, Russia, Legal Affairs within the Company since 2001. He has also been appointed Interim Head of Central and North Europe at the Company for a period from April 26, 2016 to October 1, 2016 at the latest. He joined the Company in 1983. He holds the positions of Member of the Board of Oy Karl Fazer Ab, Member of the Board of East Office of Finnish Industries Ltd and Member of the Boards of Outotec Plc and Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation (Japan). He is also Member of the Supervisory Board of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. Previously, between 1991 and 2001, he served as General Counsel of Kone Corporation. He holds a Master of Legal Letters degree.

Max Alfthan

Mr. Max Alfthan has been appointed Member of the Executive Board, Head of Marketing and Communications at Kone Corporation, effective as of November 17, 2014. Max Alfthan has a background in heading marketing and communications activities in various companies. Previously, he served as Chief Strategy Officer of Fiskars (2008–2014), Senior Vice President for Communications of Amer Sports Corporation (2001–2008), Managing Director of Lowe Lintas & Partners Oy (1998–2001) and Marketing Director of Sinebrychoff (1989–1998). Max Alfthan has a Master of Science (Economics) degree from the Swedish School of Economics in Helsinki.

Axel Berkling

Mr. Axel Berkling has been Head of Asia-Pacific and Member of the Executive Board of Kone Corporation since October 1, 2016. He began his career in the finance department at Kone Germany in 1998. Between 2007 and 2012, he held various regional commercial roles including managing Kone's service business in Germany. In 2012, he was promoted to Managing Director of Kone Germany. Previously, he served as Managing Director of Nass Magnet GmbH 1996-1998 and held different roles at Arthur Andersen from 1992 till 1995. He holds a M.Sc. (Econ) from the Fachhochschule Nordostniedersachsen (currently Leuphana Universitaet Lueneburg).

Thomas Hinnerskov

Mr. Thomas Hinnerskov has been Head of Central and North Europe and Member of the Executive Board at Kone Corporation since September 1, 2016. Thomas Hinnerskov joined KONE from ISS A/S where he was part of the Executive Group Management. He has held several country and regional senior management positions within ISS, most recently as Regional CEO of Western Europe (2016) and prior to that Regional CEO of Asia Pacific (2012-2016). Prior to joining ISS in 2003, he worked at McKinsey & Company 2001-2002, TEMA Kapital 2002-2003 and Gudme Raaschou Investment Bank from 1995 to 2000. Thomas Hinnerskov holds a Master of Science, Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School.

William Johnson

Mr. William B. Johnson has served as Member of the Executive Board, Head of Greater China in Kone Corporation since June 5, 2012. Previously, he served as Managing Director of Kone China in the Company from 2004. He was also Service Vice President of Asia-Pacific at Carrier International Corporation (United Technologies) (2002–2004), Managing Director Australia at Carrier Air Conditioning Ltd. (United Technologies) (2001–2002), and held various managing roles with Otis Elevator Company and Trammell Crow Company. He holds Master of Business Administration degree.

Heikki Leppanen

Mr. Heikki Leppanen has served as Member of the Executive Board and Head of New Equipment Business at Kone Corporation since 2005. He joined the Company in 1982. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Technology at the Company between 2004 and 2005, and as Head of Global Research and Development between 2000 and 2004. He holds a Licentiate degree in Technology.

Pierre Liautaud

Mr. Pierre Liautaud has been appointed Member of the Executive Board, Head of South Europe, Middle East and Africa at Kone Corporation effective as of April 1, 2016. He has served as Member of the Executive Board at the Company since April 1, 2011. He no longer serves as Executive Vice President, West & South Europe, Africa and Customer Experience at the Company from April 1, 2011 till April 1, 2016. He previously worked for Microsoft EMEA as Vice President of Enterprise and Partner Group from 2003 until 2006, then as Area Vice President for Western Europe from 2006 until 2009. He was Chief Executive Officer at @viso (Vivendi-Softbank) between 1999 and 2001, and at Activia Networks from 2001 to 2003. He also worked for IBM Corporation between 1982 and 1999, most recently as Vice President for Marketing, Internet Division in 1998 and General Manager for Global Electronics Industry in 1999. He holds a Master of Science degree from both Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications.

Larry Wash

Mr. Larry G. Wash has been Member of the Executive Board and Head of Americas at Kone Corporation since July 23, 2012. He was previously President of Global Services for the Climate Solutions sector of Ingersoll Rand. He also served as Vice President of service and contracting business for Trane within North and Latin America, and in various senior roles with Xerox and Eastman Kodak. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University, a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University.

Jukka Ala-Mello

Mr. Jukka Ala-Mello has served as Secretary of the Board of Directors of Kone Corporation since 2006. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and is Authorized Public Accountant. He has served as Director of Kone Corporation and Managing Director and Member of the Board of Security Trading Oy and Holding Manutas Oy since 2006. He previously served as a Partner and APA Auditor in PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy (1993–2006) and Financial Manager of Panostaja Corporation (1990–1993). He is also Chairman of the Board of Panostaja Corporation and Chairman of the Board of OWH-Yhtiot Corporation.

Iiris Herlin

Ms. Iiris Herlin has been Director of Kone Corporation since February 23, 2015. She holds Master degree in Social Sciences. She was Deputy Member of the Board between 2013 and 2014. She is also Member of the Board of Security Trading Oy and Member of the Board of the Tiina and Antti Herlin Foundation.

Matti Alahuhta

Mr. Matti Alahuhta has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kone Corporation since April 1, 2017. He was Director of the Company from 2003 till March 31, 2017. He is Member of the Company's Nomination and Compensation Committee. He was President of the Company from 2005 and Member of the Company's Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer from 2006 until March 31, 2014. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Nokia Corporation in 2004, President of Nokia Mobile Phones between 1998 and 2003, and President of Nokia Telecommunications between 1993 and 1998. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of DevCo Partners Corporation, Outotec Corporation, and Member of the Board of AB Volvo and ABB Ltd. He holds Doctorate of Science degree in Technology, as well as Doctorate of Technology degree (honoris causa).

Anne Brunila

Ms. Anne Maritta Brunila has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Kone Corporation since 2009. She is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. She has been Professor of Practice, Hanken School of Economics since 2014. Previously, she acted as Executive Vice President of Corporate Relations and Strategy, and as Member of the Management Team of Fortum from 2009 to 2012. Before that, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation from 2006 until 2009, as Director General in the Finnish Ministry of Finance from 2003 to 2006, and in several advisory and executive positions in the Bank of Finland from 1992 to 2000 and the European Commission between 2000 and 2002. Currently, she is Member of the Board of Stora Enso, Member of the Board of Sanoma Corporation, Chairman of the Board of Aalto University Foundation. She holds a Doctorate of Science degree in Economics and a honoris causa Doctorate of Science degree in Economics.

Ravi Kant

Mr. Ravi Kant has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Kone Corporation since February 24, 2014. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He served in different positions in Tata Motors from 1999, and as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer from 2005 to 2009 and after that as the Vice Chairman until 2014. Prior to that, he was Director, Consumer Electronics, Philips India; Director (Marketing), LML Ltd. and Vice President (Marketing), Titan Watches Ltd. His current positions of trust include Chairman of the Board of Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, Chairman of the Board of Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad, Member of the Board of Vedanta Ltd and Member of the Board of Hawkins Cookers Ltd. He is also Member of the Advisory Board of Accenture India. Previously he acted as chairman and director of several Tata companies in India and abroad. He holds Bachelor of Technology (with honors), Master of Science and Doctorate of Science (Hons) degrees.

Juhani Kaskeala

Mr. Juhani Kaskeala has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Kone Corporation since 2009. He is also Member of the Company's Nomination and Compensation Committee. He has been Managing Director of Admiral Consulting Oy since 2011. Previously, he served in the Finnish Defense Forces in several positions during the years from 1965 to 2009, as Commander of the Finnish Defense Forces between 2001 and 2009, and earlier for instance as Military Assistant to the President of the Republic of Finland and as Defense Attache in London, the Hague and Brussels. Currently, he acts as Member of the Board of Oy Forcit Ab, Nixu Oyj, Senior Advisor of Blic Oy and Member of the European Leadership Network.

Sirpa Pietikainen

Ms. Sirpa Pietikainen has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Kone Corporation since February 27, 2006. Since 2008, she has also acted as Member of the European Parliament. She has served as Negotiation Theory Lecturer and Consultant since 1999. Previously, she served as Member of the Parliament of Finland between 1983 and 2003, and as Finland’s Minister of Environment between 1991 and 1995. She currently is Chairman of GLOBE EU, Vice Chairman of the Board of the Martha Organization, Member of the Board of Alzheimer Europe, Finn Church Aid, Member of the Board of Lammi Savings Bank and Member of the KVS Foundation Advisory Board. She holds a Master of Science degree in Economics.

Sanna Kaje