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Board of Directors

The general objective of the Board of Directors is to direct Metso Outotec's business and strategies in a manner that secures a significant and sustained increase in the value of the company for its shareholders.

Board in general

Metso Outotec’s Board consists of five to ten members, whom the Annual General Meeting elects for a term that lasts until the end of the next Annual General Meeting. According to the Finnish Act on Personnel Representation in the Administration of Undertakings, a personnel representative participates in the meetings as an invited expert with no voting rights or legal liability for the Board’s decisions. There is no specific order of appointment of Board members. The members of the Board are expected to act as a resource and to offer their expertise and experience for the benefit of the company.

The Board is convened by the Chair, or if the Chair is unavailable, by the Vice Chair. The Board has a quorum when more than half of the members are present and one of these is the Chair or the Vice Chair. A decision of the Board shall be carried by a majority of those present or, in the case of a tie, the Chair shall have the casting vote. Metso Outotec’s President and CEO as well as CFO participate in the Board meetings, and the General Counsel acts as Secretary of the Board. Other Metso Outotec Executive Team members and other executives participate in the meetings when needed.

Metso Outotec Board of Directors

The Metso Outotec Board consists of Kari Stadigh as Chair, Klaus Cawén as the Vice Chair and Christer Gardell, Antti Mäkinen, Ian W. Pearce, Emanuela Speranza and Arja Talma as members.

Committees of Metso Outotec Board of Directors

Arja Talma acts as the Chair and Klaus Cawén, Ian W. Pearce and Emanuela Speranza as members of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Antti Mäkinen acts as the Chair and Kari Stadigh and Christer Gardell members of the Remuneration and HR Committee.

Links

Metso Outotec Board Charter

Metso Outotec Audit & Risk Committee Charter

Metso Outotec Remuneration and HR Committee Charter

 

Kari Stadigh

Kari Stadigh

Chair of the Board

Chair of the Metso Outotec Board and Member of the Remuneration & HR Committee since 2021

Nationality: Finnish
Born: 1955
Education: Master of Science (Eng.), BBA

Independent of the company
Independent of significant shareholders

Main occupation

Several positions of trust


Other positions of trust

Chair of the Board: Saxo Bank AS
Vice Chair of the Nokia Board, Chair of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee and member of the Personnel Committee: Nokia Corporation

Klaus Cawén

Klaus Cawén

Vice Chair of the Board

Vice Chair of the Metso Outotec Board and Member of the Audit & Risk Committee since 2021

Nationality: Finnish 
Born: 1957
Education: Master of Laws (LL.M.) (Eng. & Fin.)

Independent of the company
Independent of significant shareholders

Main occupation

Several positions of trust

Other positions of trust

Executive Advisor: KONE Corporation
Member of the Board: Toshiba Elevator and Building Systems Corporation
Member of the Board: East Office of Finnish Industries Ltd
Member of the Board: Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy
Senior Advisor: DevCo Partners Oy

Christer Gardell

Christer Gardell

Member of the Board

Member of the Metso Outotec Board and the Remuneration and HR Committee since 2020

Nationality: Swedish
Born: 1960
Education: MBA

Independent of the company
Independent of significant shareholders

Main occupation

Managing Partner and co-founder, Cevian Capital

Antti Mäkinen

Antti Mäkinen

Member of the Board

Member of the Metso Outotec Board, Chair of the Remuneration and HR Committee since 2020

Nationality: Finnish
Born: 1961
Education: Master of Laws

Independent of the company
Not independent of significant shareholders

Main occupation

The CEO of Solidium Oy

Other positions of trust

Chair of the Board: Stora Enso
Member of the Board: Rake Oy
Member of the Board: Rake Real Estate Oy

Ian W. Pearce

Ian W. Pearce

Member of the board

Member of the Metso Outotec Board since 2020 and Member of the Audit & Risk Committee since 2021

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 1957
Education: B.Sc.

Independent of the company
Independent of significant shareholders

Main occupation

Several positions of trust

Other positions of trust

Senior Advisor to the Board: KoBold Metals (USA)
Chair of the Board: Newgold Inc. (Canada)
Chair of the Board: MineSense Technologies Ltd (Canada)
Advisor to the Board: MineSense Technologies Ltd (Canada)
Member of the Board: NextSource Inc. (Canada)
Member of the Board: Northland Power Inc. (Canada)

Emanuela Speranza

Emanuela Speranza

Member of the Board

Member of the Metso Outotec Board since 2020 and Member of the Audit & Risk Committee since 2021

Nationality: Italian
Born: 1968
Education: M.Sc. (Tech.), B.Sc., Business Administration 

Independent of the company
Independent of significant shareholders

Main occupation

Chief Commercial Officer, Ametek Inc.

Arja Talma

Arja Talma

Member of the Board

Member of the Metso Outotec Board and Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee since 2020

Nationality: Finnish
Born: 1962
Education: M.Sc. (Econ.), eMBA

Independent of the company
Independent of significant shareholders

Main occupation

Board professional

Other positions of trust

Chair of the Board: Verkkokauppa.com
Member of the Board: Aktia Bank Plc
Member of the Board: Glaston Corporation