Board of Directors

Under the Swedish Companies Act, the Board of Directors is responsible for the company’s organisation and the administration of the company’s affairs.

The Board is required to continuously assess the financial situation of the company and Group. Its main task is to manage the company’s activities on behalf of the owners in a way that secures the owners’ interest in a strong long-term return on capital.

The Annual General Meeting appoints the members of the Board, which according to the Articles of Association is to consist of between four and nine Directors. At present, the Board consists of eight Directors.

*Shareholding per 31 December 2016.

Erik Paulsson

Erik Paulsson

Chairman of the Board since 2007 and Member of the Board since 1998.

Born: 1942
Other assignments

Chairman of the Board of Backahill AB, SkiStar AB and Wihlborgs Fastigheter AB. Board Member of Catena AB.

Education

Lower secondary school. Business manager since 1959.

Shareholding

Private and through companies 25,184,285*

Elected
1998
Independent from company and management
No
Independent from major shareholders
No

Eva Eriksson

Eva Eriksson

Board Member since 2011

Born: 1959
Other assignments

Board Member of Hemsö Fastighets AB.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering

Shareholding

10,000*

Elected
2011
Independent from company and management
Yes
Independent from major shareholders
Yes

Märtha Josefsson

Märtha Josefsson

Board Member since 2005

Born: 1947
Other assignments

Board Member of Skandia Fonder AB and World Wildlife Fund and Öresund Investment AB.

Education

Bachelor´s degree in Economics

Shareholding

120,960*

Elected
2005
Independent from company and management
Yes
Independent from major shareholders
Yes

Pär Nuder

Pär Nuder

Board Member since 2010

Born: 1963
Other assignments

Chairman of the Board of AMF Pension AB, Third AP Fund, Öbergs färghus and Hemsö Fastighets AB. Board Member of SkiStar AB, Beijerinvest AB, IP Only and Cleanergy. Senior Counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group.

Education

LL.M.

Shareholding

10,007*

Elected
2010
Independent from company and management
Yes
Independent from major shareholders
Yes

Svante Paulsson

Svante Paulsson

Board Member since 2007

Born: 1972
Other assignments

Responsible for strategy and projects in Backahill AB. Deputy Chairman of the Board of Backahill AB. Board Member of  Diös Fastigheter AB and AB Cernelle

Education

High School in USA

Shareholding

With family and via company 165,818*

Elected
2007
Independent from company and management
Yes
Independent from major shareholders
No

Mats Qviberg

Mats Qviberg

Deputy Chairman since 2012 and Director of the Board since 2001

Born: 1953
Other assignments

Chairman of the Board of Bilia AB and Investment AB Öresund.

Education

Bachelor´s degree in Business Administration

Shareholding

with wife 3,150,182*

Elected
2001
Independent from company and management
Yes
Independent from major shareholders
Yes

Anette Akslin

Anette Akslin

Board Member

Born: 1961
Other assignments

Chairman of the Board of GU Ventures AB and RO Gruppen Förvaltning AB. Board member of Fondstyrelsen at Gothenburg University.

Education

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration

Shareholding

1,000

Elected
2016
Independent from company and management
Yes
Independent from major shareholders
Yes

Anna Engebretsen

Anna Engebretsen

Board member

Born: 1982
Other assignments

Board member of; Investment AB Öresund, Bilia AB och MQ Holding AB

Education

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration

Shareholding

200 000

Elected
2016
Independent from company and management
Yes
Independent from major shareholders
No