Board of Directors

Johnny Alvarsson

Johnny Alvarsson

Chairman

Position

Chairman of Manava Konsult AB since 2017.

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Education MSc. Eng., Industrial Economics, Institute of Technology at Linköping University.
Elected 2004
Born 1950
Other Board assignments Chairman of FM Mattsson Mora Group AB, Manava Konsult AB and Dacke Industri AB. Board member of Beijer Alma AB, Instalco Intressenter AB and Sdiptech AB.
Work experience

Managing Director and CEO of Indutrade AB 2004-2017. Managing Director of the listed companies Elektronikgruppen BK AB 2000– 2004 and Zeteco AB 1988– 2000. Chief Engineer at Ericsson Telecom 1975–
1987.

Remuneration*, SEK 390,000
Attendance at Board meeting 12 (12)
Own shareholding and shareholdning of related parties 1,000
Independent of executive management Yes
Independent of major shareholders Yes
Anders Birgersson

Anders Birgersson

Board member

Position

President and CEO of VBG Group AB since 2001.

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Education

MSc. Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Chalmers Institute of Technology. Business Administration, University of Skövde.

Elected 2001
Born 1958
Other Board assignments Board member of Elos Medtech AB, Sparbanken Lidköping AB, the Herman Krefting Foundation for Allergy and Asthma Research, the VBG-SLK Foundation and the SLK Employees’ Foundation.
Work experience

Has worked in the engineering industry since 1984 in logistics, production, product development and senior management. Production Manager, Managing Director and Business Area Manager in the ESAB Group 1997–2001. Production Manager and Technical Manager in the SKF Group 1989–1997. Production and logistics in the ABB Group 1979–1988.

Remuneration*, SEK
Attendance at Board meetings 12 (12)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties 1,017
Independent of executive management No
Independent of major shareholders No
Louise Nicolin

Louise Nicolin

Board member

Position

President and owner of Nicolin Consulting AB since 2011.

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Education

MSc. Eng., Molecular Biotechnology, Uppsala University. Executive MBA, Stockholm School of Business. International Directors Programme (IDP-C), Insead, Fontainebleau.

Elected 2014
Born 1973
Other Board assignments

Chairman of AB Better Business World Wide, Sweden. Board member of Volati AB, Dellner Couplers AB, Enzymatica AB, Simris Alg AB and UppdragsHuset Sverige AB.

Work experience Consulting assignments for such companies as AstraZeneca, Maquet Critical Care, Octapharma, Recipharm, GE Healthcare, Pfizer and Pharmadule 1998–. Marketing Manager and Business Area Head at Plantvision 2007–2011. Engineering Consultant at Semcon 1998–2000.
Remuneration*, SEK 220,000
Attendance at Board meetings 12 (12)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties
Independent of executice management Yes
Independent of major shareholder Yes
Peter Augustsson

Peter Augustsson

Board member

Position

Chairman of Peter Augustsson Development AB since 2005.

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Education MSc. Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Chalmers Institute of Technology.
Elected 2011
Born 1955
Other Board assignments

Chairman of Smoltek Nanotech Holding AB, AXsensor AB, Mechanum Sverige AB, QLT Marine AB, Climate Arena Sweden AB and Fortaco Group Oy. Board member of Walleniusrederierna AB, Ljunghäll Group AB and Mechanum Stockholm AB.

Work experience

Has worked in the automotive and component industry since 1978. Saab Automobile AB 1998–2005. SKF AB 1994–1998. Volvo Personvagnar AB 1978–1994.

Remuneration*, SEK 220,000
Attendance at Board meetings 11 (12)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties 1,100
Independent of executive management Yes
Independent of major shareholders Yes
Jessica Malmsten

Jessica Malmsten

Board member

Position

Senior Manager Customer Relationship Management at Volvo Bil AB since 2017.

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Education M. Sc. Electronical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology
Elected 2016
Born 1964
Other Board assignments
Work experience Has held various senior positions in business and operations development. GöteborgsOperan AB, 2007–2017. Volvo Personbilar Sverige AB and Volvo
Personvagnar Norden AB, 2001–2007. Volvo Personvagnar AB 1987–2001.
Remuneration*, SEK 220,000
Attendance at Board meetings 12 (12)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties 100
Independent of executive management Yes
Independent of major shareholders Yes
Mats R Karlsson

Mats R Karlsson

Board member

Position

Chairman of Mats R Karlsson & Partners since 2017.

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Education

MSc. Eng., Industrial Economics, Institute of Technology at Linköping University.

Elected 2018
Born 1958
Other Board assignments Chairman of Ideation AS and Enequi AB. Board member of Fire Fighting Systems AS.
Work experience President and CEO of Axel Johnson International, 2008–2016. President of AxFlow, 2004–2008. Business Area President of Munters Humicool Europe, 1998–2004. Business Area Manager, Primus-Sievert, 1993–1998. Head of Business Development at Sanitec, 1990–1993 and Atlas Copco, 1985–1990.
Remuneration* 220,000
Attendance at Board meetings 6 (8)
Own shareholdning and shareholding of related parties
Independent of executive management Yes
Independent of major shareholders Yes
Cecilia Pettersson

Cecilia Pettersson

Board member and employee representative white-collar employees

Position

Employee in the purchasing and logistics division of VBG Truck Equipment, VBG Group. Employed since 1998.

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Education Three-year economics programme.
Elected 2011
Born 1968
Other Board assignments
Work experience
Remuneration*, SEK
Attendance Board meetings 11 (12)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties
Independent of executive mangement
Independent of major shareholders
Jouni Isoaho

Jouni Isoaho

Board member and employee representative blue-collar employees

Position

International welding specialist (IWS) at VBG Truck Equipment. Employed since 1996.

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Education Upper secondary welding education
Elected 2016
Born 1959
Other Board assignments
Work experience
Remuneration*, SEK
Attendance Board meetings 11 (12)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties
Independent of executive mangement
Independent of major shareholders

* Remuneration approved at the 2018 AGM.

Deputy member of the Board

Karin Pantzar

Vänersborg, born 1977
Deputy Board member since 2010.
Employee representative white-collar employees. Employed since 1998.

Auditor

Johan Malmqvist

Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB
Auditor in charge
Born 1975
Authorised Public Accountant
Auditor for the company since 2019.