Executive Committee


Management shareholding

Michael Rauterkus

b. 1966, German citizen, M.Sc. (BA)
President and CEO
Employed by Uponor Corporation since 2021
Member of the Executive Committee since 21 August 2021
 

Key positions of trust

Member of the Board, Oras Invest, 2020–06/2021
Chairman of the Advisory Board, SLV GmbH, 2017–


Career highlights

President and CEO, Uponor Corporation, 21 August 2021-
CEO, Grohe AG, 2015–2019
Several managerial positions at the Grohe Group, 2006–2015 
General Manager Northern Continental Europe, Hasbro, Inc., 2004–2006 
Several managerial positions, Levi Strauss & Co., 1997–2004  
Managerial positions in sales, Kraft Jacobs Suchard (now Mondelez), 1990–1997

Sebastian Bondestam

b. 1962, Finnish citizen, M.Sc. (Eng.)
President, Uponor Infra
Employed by Uponor since 2007
Member of the Executive Committee since 1 April 2007


Key positions of trust

President, TEPPFA, the European Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association, 2022–
Chair of the Board, NPG, the Nordic Plastic Pipe Association, 2020–
Deputy Chair of the Board and Chair of the Remuneration Committee, Glaston Corporation, 2018–


Career highlights

Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Uponor Corporation, 2007–
Director, Infrastructure, Uponor Corporation, April–June 2013
Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Building Solutions - Europe, Uponor Corporation, 2007–2013
Nominated deputy to the managing director, Uponor Corporation, 2010–
Director, Packaging Material Supply Chain EU, Tetra Pak GmbH, 2006–2007
Director, Converting EU, Tetra Pak Market Operations, 2004–2006
Vice President, Converting Americas, Tetra Pak Asia & Americas, 2001–2004
Various managerial positions in Sweden, Singapore, China, UK and Italy, Tetra Pak, 1991–2000
R&D Engineer, Tilgmann, 1989–1991

Jennifer Hauschildt

b. 1969, United States citizen, BA (Mathematics), MBA
Chief Human Resources Officer
Employed by Uponor since 2014
Member of the Executive Committee since 1 April 2022
 

Key positions of trust

Member of the Board, MidWestOne Bank
Member of the Board, MidWestOne Financial Group Inc (MOFG)
Member of the Board, Minnesota High Tech Association
 

Career highlights

Vice President, Human Resources, Building Solutions - North America, Uponor, Inc., 2019–03/2022,
Vice President, IT, Building Solutions - North America, Uponor, Inc., 2014–2019
Various managerial positions in human resources and IT, Thomson Reuters, 1993–2013

Karsten Hoppe

b. 1971, German citizen, M.Sc. (Industrial Engineering), MBA, Ph.D. (Business)
President, Building Solutions – Europe
Employed by Uponor Corporation since 2019
Member of the Executive Committee since 1 February 2019
 

Career highlights

CEO, MTD Products EMEA, 2017–2018
Head of Marketing, Central Europe, Hilti Group, 2013–2016
SVP, Corporate Development, Hilti Group, 2011–2013
Other positions in Hilti Group, 2009–2011
Principal, Boston Consulting Group, 1998–2008

Markus Melkko


b.1975, Finnish citizen, M.Sc. (Tech.), B.Sc. (Econ.)
CFO
Employed by Uponor since 2022
Member of the Executive Committee since 1 January 2022
 

Career highlights

Interim CEO, Tikkurila Oyj, June 2021–December 2021
CFO, Tikkurila Oyj, February 2019–June 2021
CFO, Unisport Saltex, August 2017–January 2019
CFO, Ekokem Oyj, May 2015–August 2017
EVP, Business Development and Finance, Cleantech Industries Global N.V., 2014–2015
VP, Strategy and Business Development, Fazer Food Services, 2013–2014

John Reutter

b. 1971, United States citizen, B. Sc. (Accountancy), MBA
Interim President, Building Solutions – North America
Employed by Uponor since 2018
Interim member of the Executive Committee since 10 January 2022
 

Career highlights

Vice President, Finance, Uponor Building Solutions – North America, Uponor, Inc., July 2018–
Vice President, Finance, Global Healthcare Division, Ecolab, Inc., 2015–2018
Other positions in Ecolab, Inc. 2004–2015
Manager, Strategy and Operations, Deloitte Consulting, 2001–2004
Senior Auditor, Deloitte and Touche, 1997–1999