Board of
directors

Board of Directors

Mikael Smedeby
Chairman of the Board since 2016

Member of the Audit Committee. Attorney, Partner and Managing Partner in Advokatfirman Lindahl, Uppsala.

Elected: 2009
Born: 1968
Education: Master of Laws at Uppsala University

Other assignments:
Chairman of the Board in Coeli Wealth Management AB, Coeli Holding AB, Fastum UBC Förvaltning AB, Salléngruppen AB and Sallén Elektriska AB. Boardmember in Motion Display Scandinavia AB, Uppsala Innovation Centre AB, Disruptive Materials AB and Advokatfirman Lindahl i Uppsala AB.

Holding:
 32,500 shares.

Francesco Franzé
Vice Chairman of the Board since 2016

Member of the Remuneration Committee.
Senior Vice President (SVP) in Husqvarna Group.

Elected: 2015
Born: 1964
Education: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Other assignments: Chairman of the Board in Panarea AB and The Barbecue Company AB. Boardmember in Adrian Michel AG, Toni Lauenberger AG and Technischen Werkstatt Amacher AG.

Holding:
3,400,000 shares.

Håkan Halén
Board member since 2015

Chairman of the Audit and the Remuneration Committee. Previosly worked as Vice President and CFO for Hexagon AB.

Elected: 2015
Born:
1954
Education: Master of Science (Econ.) at Stockholm University

Other assignments:
Chairman of the Board in Halén Invest AB and Gallerians Bilvård Sthlm AB.

Holding: 1,997,470 shares.

Gerald Engström
Board member since 2017

Previously worked as CEO and President in Systemair AB and CEO in Ziehl-ebm AB.

Elected: 2017
Born:
1948
Education:
Upper secondary school qualification in Engineering, Business studies at Stockholm University

Other assignments:
CEO of Färna Invest AB. Chairman of the board in Systemair AB, Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB (publ) and Camina Heating Systems AB. Board member in Färna Herrgård AB, Masbohallen AB, Ljungarps Mekaniska AB and Coppersmith’s AB.

Holding: 4,882,547 shares, of wich 2,450,266 shares in private and 2,432,281 shares through the related company Färna Invest.

Helene Richmond
Board member since 2017

Member of the Remuneration Committee.
Sales and Marketing Director in Cooper Roller Bearings Co. Ltd, which is a company within SKF Group.

Elected: 2017
Born:
1960
Education:
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Lund University.

Other assignments: Board member in NIBE Industrier AB.

Holding: 39,000 shares.

Sofia Axelsson
Board member since 2018

Member of the Audit Committee. CEO and President for Svedbergs

Elected: 2018
Born:
1973
Education:
Master of Science in Public Finance/Business Administration at Gothenburg University.

Other assignments:

Holding: 0 shares.

Subscribe to our newsletter

HANZA’s website uses cookies to optimize your visit. By continuing, we assume your
permission to deploy cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. LEARN MORE.

Hanza-logo

HANZA Group AB

2018 - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

+46 8 624 62 00 info@hanza.com