Prior to joining SK Capital in 2015, Mr. Kerminen spent twenty-six years in various operating roles at Kemira Oyj, last serving as Chief Executive for the five-year period prior to his retirement in 2012. During his tenure, he led the transition of Kemira into a focused marketer of specialties which generated significant shareholder value. He is currently a Board Member of a number of private companies and the European Chemical Industry Association.
Mr. Kerminen currently serves on the Board of Directors of Archroma.
Mr. Kerminen graduated with a M.S. in Engineering and M.B.A from Helsinki University of Technology.