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Chairman Risto Siilasmaa

b. 1966

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation. Board member since 2008. Chairman since 2012.

Master of Science (Eng.) (Helsinki University of Technology).

President and CEO of F-Secure Corporation 1988-2006.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of F-Secure Corporation. Member of the Board of Directors of Mendor Ltd. Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries. Member of the Board of Directors of The Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK).

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Elisa Corporation 2008-2012. Member of the Board of Directors of Elisa Corporation 2007-2008.

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Vice Chairman Jouko Karvinen

b. 1957

CEO of Stora Enso Oyj. Board member since 2011. Vice Chairman since 2013. Chairman of the Audit Committee. Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee.

Master of Science (Eng.) (Tampere University of Technology).

CEO of Philips Medical Systems Division 2002-2006. Member of Board of Management of Royal Philips Electronics 2006 and Group Management Committee 2002-2006. Holder of executive and managerial positions at ABB Group Limited from 1987, including Executive Vice President, Head of Automation Technology Products Division and Member of Group Executive Committee 2000-2002, Senior Vice President, Business Area Automation Power Products 1998-2000, Vice President, Business Unit Drives Products & Systems 1993-1998, Vice President, Power Electronics Division of ABB Drives Oy, Global AC Drives Feeder Factory and R&D Centre 1990-1993.

Member of the Board of Directors of Aktiebolaget SKF. Member of the Board of Directors of the Finnish Forest Industries Federation and the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI).

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Vivek Badrinath

b. 1969

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Accor Group.

Ecole Polytechnique and ENST. 

Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Orange 2013-2014. Head of Business Services of Orange 2010-2013.

Member of Group's Executive Committee, Head of networks and operators division 2009–2010. CTO of mobile activities of Orange 2004-2009.

CEO of Thomson India in 2000-2004.

Various technical positions with the long-distance networks division of Orange Group 1996-2000.

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Bruce Brown

b. 1958

Chief Technology Officer of The Procter & Gamble Company. Board member since 2012. Member of the Personnel Committee.

M.B.A. (International Business) (Xavier University). B.S. (Chemical Engineering) (Polytechnic Institute of New York University).

Various executive and managerial positions in Baby Care, Feminine Care, and Beauty Care units of The Procter & Gamble Company since 1980 in the United States, Germany and Japan.

Member of the Board of Directors of Agency for Science, Technology & Research (A*STAR). Strategy Adviser in US National Innovation. Member of the Board of Trustees of Xavier University. Chairman of the Advisory Board of MDVIP. Member of the Board of the University of Cincinnati Research Institute.

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Elizabeth Doherty

b. 1957

Independent Director. Board member since 2013. Member of the Audit Committee.

Bachelor of Science (University of Manchester). FCMA (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Reckitt Benckiser Group plc 2011-2013. Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Brambles Industries Ltd 2007-2009. Group International Finance Director of Tesco plc 2001-2007. Various executive and managerial positions within Unilever plc 1979-2001 including Senior Vice President Finance, Central and Eastern Europe; Commercial Director, Unilever Thai Holdings Ltd; Commercial Director, Frigo España SA; Supply Chain Manager, Mattessons Walls Ltd; and Internal Audit Manager.

Member of the  Board of Directors of Dunelm Group Plc. Member of the Board of Directors of Delhaize SA.

Member of the Audit Committee and Board of Directors of SAB Miller plc 2004-2011.

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Mårten Mickos

b. 1962

Chief Executive Officer of Eucalyptus Systems, Inc. Board member since 2012.

Master of Science (Eng.) (Helsinki University of Technology).

Senior Vice President, Database Group, Sun Microsystems 2008-2009. CEO, MySQL AB 2001-2008. Chairman, Vexillum Ab 2000-2001. CEO, MatchON Sports Ltd. 1999-2000. CEO, Intellitel Communications Ltd. 1997-1999.

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Elizabeth Nelson

b. 1960

Independent Corporate Advisor. Board member since 2012. Member of the Audit Committee.

M.B.A. (Finance) (The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania). B.S. (Foreign Service) (Georgetown University).

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Macromedia, Inc. 1997-2005. Vice President, Corporate Development, Macromedia, Inc. 1996-1997. Project Manager, Corporate Development and International Finance, Hewlett-Packard Company 1988-1996. Associate, Robert Nathan Associates 1982-1986.

Member of the Board of Directors of Pandora Media. Member of the Board of Directors of Zendesk Inc.

Brightcove, Inc. 2010-2014, Member of the Boards of Directors of Ancestry.com, Inc. 2009-2012, SuccessFactors, Inc. 2007-2012, Autodesk, Inc. 2007-2010 and CNET Networks, Inc. 2003-2008.

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Kari Stadigh

b. 1955

Group CEO and President of Sampo plc. Board member since 2011. Member of the Personnel Committee.

Master of Science (Eng.) (Helsinki University of Technology). Bachelor of Business Administration (Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Helsinki).

Deputy CEO of Sampo plc 2001-2009. President of Sampo Life Insurance Company Limited 1999-2000. President of Nova Life Insurance Company Ltd 1996-1998. President and COO of Jaakko Pöyry Group 1991-1996.

Member of the Board of Directors of Nordea Bank AB (publ). Chairman of the Board of Directors of If P&C Insurance Holding Ltd (publ), Kaleva Mutual Insurance Company and Mandatum Life Insurance Company Limited. Member of the Board of Directors of Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK). Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Finnish Financial Services. Member of the Board of Directors of Central Chamber of Commerce of Finland.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alma Media Corporation 2005-2011. Member of the Board of Directors of Aspo Plc. 2009. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aspo Plc. 2000-2008.

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Dennis F. Strigl

b. 1946

Retired CEO, Verizon Wireless, Author and Consultant.

Doctorate, Humane Letters (Honorary) Canisius
College, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Farleigh Dickinson University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Canisius College. 

President & Chief Operating Officer of Verizon Communications Corporation, 2007-2009. President & Chief Executive Officer of Verizon Wireless and Executive Vice President of Verizon Communications, 2000-2007.

President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic Mobile, 1991-2000, and Group President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell Atlantic Global Wireless, 1995-2000.

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer New Jersey Bell 1990, Vice President Product Management Bell Atlantic Corporation, 1989.

Various executive and managerial positions in wireless communications industry, including President and Chief Executive Officer Applied Data Research, of Ameritech Communications Corporation 1987-1988 and President Ameritech Mobile, 1984-1986.

Member of the Board of Directors of Anadigics, Inc. and, PNC Financial Services Group and PNC Bank.

Adjunct Professor, Princeton University and Rutgers University.

Trustee, Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, 2001-2009 and 2013-Present, (Chairman 2005-2009). 

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