Members of the Management Team

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TAPIO PAJUHARJU
CEO
Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration
born 1963, Finnish citizen
CEO and member of the Management Team from 2016
Member of the Board of Directors of Harvia in 2014–2016
Shares: 240,000

Work history:
CEO of Hartwall Ab Oy in 2014–2016, CEO of Lumene Oy in 2004–2014. Management positions at Huhtamäki Group in 1988–2004.

Positions of trust:
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Varamiespalvelu Group Oy in 2011–2017, member of the Board of Directors since 2009. Member of the Board of Directors of Forshire Midco Oy and Forshire Bidco Oy since 2017, of Walki Group Oy in 2016–2018, of Halti Oy in 2012–2014 and Jääkiekon SM-liiga Oy in 2013–2017.


ARI VESTERINEN
Chief Financial Officer
Master of Science degree in Engineering and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree
born 1963, Finnish citizen
Chief Financial Officer and member of the Management Team since 2014
Shares: 131,666

Work history:
Management consultant at LEAD Partners Oy in 2011–2014, Chief Financial Officer at TylöHelo Group in 1995–2011 and various positions in the group companies, such as Chief Financial Officer at Saunatec Oyj while the company was listed on the Helsinki Stock Exchange, along with his position as Chief Financial Officer. CEO of Helo Oy in 2010–2011 and as the CEO of Helo GmbH in 1993–2006.

Positions of trust:
Member of the Board of Directors of TylöHelo Group Oy 2009–2011 and in several TylöHelo Group companies.


DAVID AHONEN
Export Director
Vocational qualification in business and administration
born 1966, Finnish citizen
Export Director since 2016
Member of the Management Team since 2014
Shares: 135,000

Work history:
Harvia’s Export Manager in 1996–2016.

Positions of trust:
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kiinteistö Oy Killerin Tenniskeskus since 2010, member of the Board of Directors of Benlop Oy since 2012.


TIMO HARVIA
Director, Research & Development and Quality
Master of Science degree in Engineering
born 1978, Finnish citizen
Director, Research & Development and Quality since 2016
Member of the Management Team since 2014
Shares: 128,750

Work history:
Research & Development Director of Harvia Oy in 2014–2016, Research & Development Manager in 2010–2014 and as a Product Designer in 2004–2010.

Positions of trust:
Deputy member of the Board of Directors of Tiipeti Oy since 2014.


TOMAS HJÄLMEBY
Sales Director, Scandinavia
Technical education and professional experience in construction of wooden houses
born 1968, Swedish citizen
Sales director in Scandinavia since November 2018
Member of the Management Team since November 2018
Shares: 0

Work history:
Scandinavian Sales Director at TylöHelo AB in 2015–2018, regional Sales Manager at Inwido Sweden AB in 2013–2015, Sales Manager at GGM Plast AB in 2011–2013. Various sales and marketing management positions in companies providing construction equipment.


SAMI LINNA
Marketing Director
Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration
born 1978, Finnish citizen
Marketing Director since 2017
Member of the Management Team since 2017
Shares: 556

Work history:
Product Line Manager at Orkla Confectionery & Snacks Finland Ab in 2014–2017, Product Line Manager at Oy Panda Ab in 2010–2014. Various positions as Marketing Manager and Product Manager at Robert Bosch Oy in 2002–2010.


ANSSI PELKONEN
Sales Director, Finland
Vocational qualification in business and administration
born 1964, Finnish citizen
Sales Director in Finland
Member of the Management Team since 2014
Shares: 65,000

Work history:
Harvia’s Sales Director in Scandinavia in 2014–2018, Shop Manager at Carlson Oy in 2010–2014, Sales Manager at Harvia Oy in 2000–2010. Sales Representative at Black & Decker Oy in 1995–1999.


MIKA SUOJA
Production and Sourcing Director
Master of Engineering degree
born 1975, Finnish citizen
Production and Sourcing Director
Member of the Management Team since 2016
Shares: 40,000

Work history:
Director, Materials Administration at the Central Finland Health Care District in 2016, Chief Operating Officer at Pikval Oy in 2015–2016 and company’s Production Director in 2012–2015, Technology Director at Kojair Tech Oy in 2010–2012 and Production Manager at Sovella Oy in 2004–2009.


MARKUS WÖRMANSEDER
Sales Director, Central Europe
Technical chemistry, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
born 1974, Austrian citizen
Sales Director, Central Europe since 2017, Managing Director of Sentiotec GmbH since 2007
Member of the Management Team since 2017
Shares: 111,111

Work history:
Sales and marketing positions at AXAVIA Software GmbH, BEKO Engineering and Cadison Software GmbH.