Mr. Kai Hietarinta

 

Mr. Kai Hietarinta was born in Helsinki in 1932 and is married with three children. He received a MBA from the Swedish School of Economics, MSc from Helsinki University of Technology and a Dr. Econ. (H.C.). He also achieved military degrees: Lieutenant Commander in Navy and Order, Commander of Finnish Lion. He is also HCHM of Finnish Ice Hockey Federation, a Life Member of the International Ice Hockey Federation and a Member of the Finnish Olympic Committee.

His career with Neste Oy has covered the following positions:

  • ·         1964 Marketing Manager
  • ·         1968 Asst. Commercial Director
  • ·         1974 Vice President and Chief of Staff of CHM
  • ·         1977 Senior Vice President and Commercial Director
  •                                                ·         1978 Executive Vice President and Deputy Managing Director
  •                                                ·         1981 – 1997 Deputy CEO a nd Vice Chairman of the Board
  •                                                ·         Chairman of several Neste Oy daughter companies
  •                                                ·         1990 – 1995 Chairman of Sovereign Oil & Gas
  •                                                ·         1992 – 1995 Vice Chairman of Gasum and Borealis
  •                                                ·         1981 – 1990 Chairman of Finnish Oil & Gas Federation
  •                                                ·         1985 – 1995 Member of the Board of Citi Bank (Finland)
  •                                                ·         Chairman of the Advisory Board of Insead (Finland)
  •                                                ·         1996 – 2001 Member of the Board of NCC Finland
  •                                                ·         1996 Member of the Board of Lundin Petroleum
  •                                                 ·         1996 Member of the Board of Vostoc Nafta
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