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
 

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

Bill Gray

b. 1965, U.S., Canadian and British citizen, B.Com. (Finance and Marketing), B.A.
President, Building Solutions – North America 
Employed by Uponor since 2008
Member of the Executive Committee since 15 February 2012
 

Career highlights

Vice President, Sales, Uponor North America, 2011–2012
General Manager, Canada, Uponor Ltd., 2008–2011
Director, Canadian Sales, ITT Corporation - Residential & Commercial Water Canada, 2006–2008
Regional Manager, Ontario, Canada, ITT Corporation - Residential & Commercial Water Canada, 2004–2006
Product Line Manager, Fire Protection, ITT Corporation - Residential & Commercial Water Canada, 2003–2004
Area Manager, Nova Scotia, Canada, ITT Corporation - Residential & Commercial Water Canada, 2000–2003

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

Minna Yrjönmäki


b.1967, Finnish citizen, M.Sc. (Business Administration and Financial Accounting)
CFO
Employed by Uponor since 2019
Member of the Executive Committee since 3 August 2019

Career highlights

SVP, Group Financial Controlling, Outokumpu Corporation, 2016–2019
Interim CFO, Outokumpu Corporation, May 2016–June 2016
SVP, Financial Services and Reporting, Outokumpu Corporation 2014–2016
Group Controller, Ahlstrom Corporation, 2011–2014
Business Area Controller, Building and Energy, Ahlstrom Corporation, 2010–2011
Various finance and managerial positions, Ahlstrom Corporation, 2004–2010
Various finance and managerial positions, Huhtamaki Corporation, 1991–2004