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

Andres Caballero

b. 1974, United States citizen, M.Sc. (Engineering)
President, Building Solutions – North America
Employed by Uponor since 2022
Member of the Executive Committee since 25 July 2022
 

Career highlights

Co-founder, Buendia Productions LLC, 2019–
Founder and President, ArtixMind LLC, 2019–2022
Co-founder and Operating Partner, Kimerance Consulting Group S.A., 2018–2022
Business Executive for Home and Building Technologies, Honeywell, 2008–2018
Market Manager Americas, Topcon-Danfoss joint venture, 2005–2008

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

Markus Melkko


b.1975, Finnish citizen, M.Sc. (Tech.), B.Sc. (Econ.)
Chief Financial Officer
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