Behind the numbers are always people – and ideas and strategies. Here, it’s about the people making a difference at Valmet Automotive and their plans for the future of our company. Welcome.

Business ID: 0143991-2
Place of registration: Uusikaupunki, Finland

Management and Board

The drive for innovation and an uncompromising focus on customers and quality are what characterize both our Management Board and Supervisory Board. They are united in their unconditional passion for automobiles and the mobility concepts of the future. Get to know the women and men who are taking our company and its customers on the “fast lane to future vehicles.”

Management

Olaf Bongwald
CEO

Minna Huhtaniska
General Counsel

Juha Torniainen
CFO

Charlotte Caswell
SVP Group HR

Pasi Rannus
SVP Manufacturing

Robert Hentschel
SVP Engineering

Remigiusz Grześkowiak
SVP Roof & Kinematic Systems

Jyrki Nurmi
SVP EV Systems

Christian Kleinhans
SVP Business Development and Communications

Hans-Joachim Vogt
SVP CI & Quality

BOARD

Jarkko Sairanen, Chairman of the Board

Philip-Christian Eller

Ulrich Hackenberg

Kari Heinistö

Timo Kokkila

Hans Joachim Schöpf

Shareholders

The shareholders of Valmet Automotive are the two Finnish investment companies Tesi and Pontos Group, as well as the Chinese battery market leader CATL.

Tesi is a state-owned investment company that aims to support the Finnish economy, employment and economic growth through capital investments. Pontos Group is a private investment company, which concentrates on private equity investments, among others, in Finland, the Baltic States, Russia and select CIS states. Tesi and Pontos Group each hold 38,46% of the company shares. Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL) is a worldwide leading supplier of electric vehicle batteries and power storage, headquartered in Ningde, Fujian, China. CATL holds 23,08% of the company’s shares.

Financial information

Valmet Automotive publishes its consolidated financial statements and a media release related thereto on its website at the earliest when the financial statements are completed.

Valmet Automotive Group prepares its financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). All figures are presented in Euros.

2018

Employees

Some 6,000 employees work at Valmet Automotive. And this number is rapidly growing. In 2018, we are in the middle of one of the largest recruiting campaigns for 1,000 new car builders in Finland, mainly in the manufacturing of the Mercedes-Benz GLC and the new A-Class.

But we are also looking for reinforcement at many of our engineering, manufacturing and testing locations in Germany, Poland and Spain. Our roughly 1,000 engineers are searching for new colleagues for ambitious projects of the future and leadership positions.

Career

RESPONSIBILITY

At Valmet Automotive, we value honesty and mutual respect. They are essential to our values and operational principles. We always fulfill the legal requirements and we compete in the spirit of fair play. We also ensure equality, an invest in occupational well-being and safety. These factors make Valmet Automotive an innovative, efficient and high-quality service provider and workplace.

Whistleblowing gives all our employees and partners the opportunity to report suspected deviations either by providing personal contact information or totally anonymous, and thereby to support our rules and values.

Whistleblowing

Group Business Development, M&A

As a strategic upstream partner for the engineering and manufacturing of conventional cars and e-cars, we are in the sights of many OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and mobility service providers – all potential customers. Group business development is your first point of contact in this field – a gateway and interface to our four business areas. This also goes for our cooperating partners, takeover candidates, and mergers and acquisitions advisors. And when it comes to mergers and acquisitions, we are always a sought-after and fair partner. We look forward to meeting you.

Contacts:

Christian Kleinhans
(Munich, Germany)
Mobile: +49 172 378 1247
christian.kleinhans@valmet-automotive.com

Certificates

Manufacturing

Engineering

Moving

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