Changes in KONE’s Board of Directors – Andreas Opfermann steps down from KONE’s Board

Stock Exchange Release Published 24/03/2022

KONE Corporation, stock exchange release, March 24, 2022 at 4 p.m. EET

Changes in KONE's Board of Directors - Andreas Opfermann steps down from KONE's Board

Andreas Opfermann has today informed that he will resign from his position as a member of the Board of Directors of KONE, effective end of March 31, 2022, due to the significant and increasing time demands in his current role at Linde.

According to the Articles of Association, KONE's Board of Directors comprises a minimum of five and a maximum of ten ordinary members, and a maximum of three deputy members. As of the beginning of April, the Board will consist of the following ordinary members: Matti Alahuhta, Susan Duinhoven, Antti Herlin, Iiris Herlin, Jussi Herlin, Ravi Kant, Jennifer Xin-Zhe Li and Krishna Mikkilineni. The Board is chaired by Antti Herlin and vice-chaired by Jussi Herlin.

For further information, please contact:
Natalia Valtasaari, Head of Investor Relations, tel. +358 204 75 4705


KONE Corporation

Johannes Frände
Secretary to the Board

Ilkka Hara

About KONE
At KONE, our mission is to improve the flow of urban life. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, KONE provides elevators, escalators and automatic building doors, as well as solutions for maintenance and modernization to add value to buildings throughout their life cycle. Through more effective People Flow®, we make people's journeys safe, convenient and reliable, in taller, smarter buildings. In 2021, KONE had annual sales of EUR 10.5 billion, and at the end of the year over 60,000 employees. KONE class B shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. in Finland.

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