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Matti Kuivalainen elected board member of Rettig ICC b.v.

Matti Kuivalainen (52), M.Sc. Masters of Business Administration (eMBA) and Bachelors of Engineering (Automation Technology), has today been elected board member of Rettig ICC b.v.

Matti Kuivalainen has over 25 years of management experience, 12 of which were in executive positions with United Technologies and Honeywell, managing several industrial businesses with over billion dollar revenues. He also has small company experience as a CEO, Board of Director, and private investor. Most recently he was President of Otis, North, East and Central Europe, and Africa for United Technologies.

“Matti Kuivalainen has extensive experience and knowledge of the European construction industry, which is a key driver for the business of Rettig ICC. I am pleased with the appointment of Matti and with the industry expertise that this appointment brings to the table of Rettig ICC board of directors. I welcome Matti to Rettig ICC and look forward to developing the business further”, said Tomas von Rettig, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rettig ICC b.v. and President and CEO of Rettig Group.

Other members of the board of Rettig ICC b.v. are Matts Rosenberg (COO of Rettig Group), Christian Ståhlberg (General Counsel of Rettig Group) and Tomas Ölander (CFO of Rettig Group).

Matti Kuivalainen is also a member of the Rettig Group Board of Directors.

Appendix: CV of Matti Kuivalainen
Photography of Matti Kuivalainen: http://www.rettig.fi/en/media/media-library/ or josefina.tallqvist@rettig.fi

For further information:
Tomas von Rettig, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rettig ICC b.v. and President and CEO of Rettig Group:
Tel. +358 40 7455276


Rettig ICC b.v., a portfolio company of Rettig Group Ltd., is Europe’s leading supplier of heat emitters and indoor climate comfort. Rettig ICC designs, manufactures and supplies radiators, underfloor heating, valves and controls to more than 50 countries. It has manufacturing and distribution at 23 sites in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Sweden, Turkey and the UK. In 2015 Rettig ICC generated turnover of about EUR 555 million. www.rettigicc.com, www.rettig.fi

APPENDIX

CV: MATTI KUIVALAINEN

Professional experience:

2008-2016    United Technologies

President for Otis, North, East, and Central Europe, and Africa
President for Building & Industrial Systems, Germany, Nordic, Central and Eastern Europe
President for Carrier Commercial Refrigeration, Europe
General Manager for Carrier Commercial Refrigeration, Central and Eastern Europe

2003-2008, 1987-2000   Honeywell

General Manager for Honeywell Building Solutions, North and East Europe
General Manager for Honeywell Building Solutions, East Europe
Other roles in sales, marketing, and projects managements

2001-2002    KEKO Technologies

Chief Executive Officer

Education:

M.Sc. Masters of Business Administration (eMBA), Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburg, USA
Bachelors of Engineering (Automation Technology), the Technical Institute of Wärtsila, Finland

Languages:

Finnish, English, Czech

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