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Essimari Kairisto

Member of Supervisory Board

Essimari Kairisto

Essimari Kairisto is the highest-ranking woman among the emerging top supervisory directors in the Management Scope Next50 2024. She brings a diverse international background in finance and management, having served as CFO of Hochtief Solutions until 2016. She holds supervisory roles in multiple global companies across the automotive, energy, chemicals, and construction sectors.

Current roles:

  • Member of Supervisory Board, MCF Corporate Finance (D)
  • Chair of AC, SB member, Fugro N.V. (NL)
  • Chair of AC, SB member, IVECO Group N.V. (I)
  • Vicechair of SB, chair of AC, TenneT Holding B.V. (NL)
  • Vicechair of SB, chair of AC, Fortum Oyj (FIN)
  • Member of SB and AC, Applust Services S.A. (E)
  • Member of SB and AC, Freudenberg & Co. KG (D)

Previous roles:

  • Member of the Executive Board/CFO Hochtief Solutions AG
  • General Manager Finance/CFO of Sasol O&S Group International
  • Managing Director and CFO of Sasol Germany GmbH
  • Managing Director/CFO of Lahmeyer International GmbH
  • several management positions in Germany at RWG Solutions AG
  • several management positions in Germany, Norway and US at Schlumberger. KG (D)