Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors are appointed by the annual general meeting for the period until the end of the next annual general meeting.

According to the Company’s Articles of Association, the Board of Directors shall consist of a minimum of three (3) and a maximum of seven (7) members without deputy members.

The composition of the Board of Directors is in compliance with the independence requirements of the Swedish corporate governance Code, meaning that

  1. the majority of the shareholder elected members of the Board are independent of the Company and the Management
  2. at least two of the shareholder-elected members of the Board independent of the Company and the Management are also independent of the Company’s major shareholders (shareholders controlling, directly or indirectly, at least ten per cent of the Securities or votes in the Company).
Gunnar Syvertsen
Gunnar Syvertsen
Chairman

Gunnar Syvertsen has been a member of the Board since 2014 and has been the chairman of the Board since 2018. Syvertsen has experience from being chairman of board, as well as the CEO from several companies and is currently member of the board of Mibau Holding GmbH, a position he has held since 2016. Syvertsen has served as CEO of HeidelbergCement Northern Europe AB, a regional division of HeidelbergCement AG, one of the largest building materials companies in the world listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

Syvertsen holds a master’s degree in engineering from Norwegian Institute of Technology.

Other current assignments

Frøya Invest AS (chairman), Gis AS (chairman), Bewi Holding AS (chairman), Mibau Holding GmbH (board member), Topaas og Haug AS Entreprenørforretning (board member) and Stema Shipping A/S (board member).

Elected 2014
Born 1954
Shares 150.000
Per Nordlander
Per Nordlander
Board member

Per Nordlander has been a member of the Board since 2014. Nordlander is a partner at Verdane Capital Advisors, a private equity firm investing in growth-oriented business. He is a former founder, CEO and member of the board of Avanza Bank Holding AB listed on Nasdaq Stockholm large cap. He has experience as a board member from several companies and is currently a member of the board of Allgon AB, listed on Nasdaq First North, and Livförsäkringsbolaget Skandia, ömsesidigt.

Nordlander holds a master’s degree in engineering physics from Uppsala University and has completed the Advanced Management Program at Stockholm School of Economics.

Other current assignments

Livförsäkringsbolaget Skandia, ömsesidigt (board member), ALLGON AB (publ) (board member), NF Holding AB (board member), Arctic Rose AB (board member), Verdane Alexander Holding AB (chairman), Arctic Mill AB (board member), Verdane Capital Advisors IX AB (board member), Verdane Capital IX (E) AB (board member), Estate Group Sverige AB (board member) and Bellman Group AB (publ) (chaiman).

Elected 2014
Born 1967
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Christina Schauman
Christina Schauman
Board member

Christina Schauman has been a member of the Board since 2016. Schauman has previous experience as CFO of Nasdaq, Apoteket AB and Carnegie Investment Bank AB as well as various positions in companies such as Stora AB, ABB and Investor. She has experience as a board member from several companies and is a current member of the board of ÅF AB and BillerudKorsnäs Aktiebolag, both listed on Nasdaq Stockholm large cap.

Schauman holds a degree in Accounting, Financial Management and International Business from Stockholm School of Economics.

Other current assignments

Calea AB (board member, CEO), BillerudKorsnäs Aktiebolag (publ) (board member), ÅF AB (board member), Orexo AB (board member), Ellos Group Holding AB (publ) (board member), Nordic Entertainment Group AB (board member), REEDA Capital Management AB (board member) and Coor Service Management Holding AB (board member).

Elected 2016
Born 1965
Shares 187.500
Bernt Thoresen
Bernt Thoresen
Board member

Bernt Thoresen has been a member of the Board since 2016. Thoresen has experience as board member and CEO of several companies. He is currently CEO, member of the board and part owner of ABRA Norge AS, a Norwegian investment company based in Trondheim.

Bernt Thoresen holds a degree in finance ("Handelsøkonom") from Handelsakademiet Oslo.

Other current assignments

BEWi Holding AS (board member), Frøya Invest AS (board member), NHB Invest AB (board member), Nrl Invest AS (chairman), Grøntvedt Pelagic AS (bord member), Stiklestadveien Eiendom AS (board member), ABRA Norge AS (CEO and board member), Warehouse AS (board member), Aurotech Ultrasound AS (board member), Abra Beslag AS (board member), Tommen Gram Folie AS (board member), Fosen Linjen AS (board member) and Norsk Havservice AS (board member).

Elected 2016
Born 1964
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Göran Wikström
Göran Wikström
Board member

Göran Vikström is the previous chairman of the Board and has been a member of the Board since 2014. Vikström has previous experience from positions as CEO from several companies and has been manager in companies such as Volvo Car, Tarkett AB and Beckers AB. Vikström is co-founder and previous chairman of the valve technology company Staccato Technologies AB.

Vikström holds a degree in engineering from Västerås University and a degree in Financial Items from Harvard Business School.

Other current assignments

Aktiebolaget Göran Wikström i Sigtuna (board member).

Elected 2014
Born 1944
Shares 125.000
Rune Marsdal
Rune Marsdal
Board member

Rune Marsdal has been a member of the Board since 2018. Marsdal has been the CFO and member of the board of Gjelsten Holding AS since 2003 and has experience and knowledge relating to accounting. He has experience as a board member of several other companies and is also an advisor to the board of Kid ASA listed on Oslo Stock Exchange.

Marsdal holds a master’s degree in Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School and is a certified Financial Analyst.

Other current assignments

Marsdal Invest AS (CEO and chairman), Gjelsten Holding AS (board member), G&A Air AS (board member), Gasolin Brødløs AS (board member), Gjelsten Invest II AS (board member), Vågsgaten Handel AS (board member), Brg Air AS (board member), Gs Eiendom AS (board member) and Sport 1 Gruppen AS (board member).

Elected 2018
Born 1971
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