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 and Manava Konsult AB. Board member of Beijer Alma AB, Instalco Intressenter AB, Sdiptech AB, Conveniunt AB and Rotundagruppen.
Work experience

President and CEO of Indutrade AB, 2004–2017.
President of the listed companies Elektronikgruppen
BK AB (2000–2004) and Zeteco AB (1988–2000).
Chief Engineer at Ericsson Telecom, 1975–1987.

Remuneration*, SEK 745,000
Attendance at Board meeting 9 (9)
Own shareholding and shareholdning of related parties 1,000
Independent of executive management Yes
Independent of major shareholders No
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 9 (9)
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, Enzymatica AB, Optinova Group Ab (Finland) and Atteviks Bil AB.

Work experience Consultant in corporate governance, business development and quality assurance. Marketing Manager and Business Area Head at Plantvision 2007–2011. Contractor and consultant in medtech and the pharmaceuticals industry, 1998–.
Remuneration*, SEK 275,000
Attendance at Board meetings 8 (9)
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 and Climate Arena Holding AB. Board member of Walleniusrederierna 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 275,000
Attendance at Board meetings 9 (9)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties 1,100
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 Board member of Askalon AB Centriar Holding AB
and Profilgruppen AB. Board member of Fire Fighting Systems AS and Fergas Group AB.
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* 300,000
Attendance at Board meetings 9 (9)
Own shareholdning and shareholding of related parties
Independent of executive management Yes
Independent of major shareholders Yes
Anna Stålenbring

Anna Stålenbring

Board Member

Position

Advisor and Owner of A Advisory AB

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Education Degree in Business Administration from Växjö University, Advanced Management Programme (AMP) Insead, Fontainbleau
Elected 2020
Born 1961
Other Board assignments Board member of Troax Group AB, FM Mattsson
Mora Group AB, Lammhults Design Group AB, Medica-
Natumin AB, Infobric Groups AB, Engcon AB and
Investment AB Chiffonjén.
Work experience Executive positions in the industry, primarily at Itab (1986–1994) and Nefab (1994–2016). Consulting firm (2016–2020).
Remuneration*, SEK 365,000
Attendance at Board meetings 9 (9)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties 2000
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 8 (9)
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 8 (9)
Own shareholding and shareholding of related parties
Independent of executive mangement
Independent of major shareholders

* Remuneration approved at the 2021 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

Andreas Mast

Ernst & Young AB
Auditor in charge
Born 1979
Authorised Public Accountant
Auditor for the company since 2021.