Board of Directors

Francesco Franzé
Chairman of the Board since 2019, elected 2015.
Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee. Previous positions include Group Management of Husqvarna Group, Senior VP Industrial Operations of Electrolux Group as well as site manager at several manufacturing units abroad.

Born:
1964
Education: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).
Other assignments:
Chairman of the Board of Stresa AG, Panarea AB and The Barbecue Company AB. Board member of Adrian Michel AG, Toni Lauenberger AG and Technischen Werkstatt Amacher AG.

Holding: 3,435,000 shares.
Independent of the company and its management, but not of the company’s significant shareholders.

Gerald Engström
Vice chairman of the Board 2019, elected 2017.
Member of the Remuneration Committee. Founder of Systemair. Previous positions include CEO and President of Systemair AB and CEO of Ziehl-ebm AB.

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 of Systemair AB, and Camina Heating Systems AB. Board member of Färna Herrgård AB, Bluefish Pharmaceuticals AB (publ), Masbohallen AB, Ljungarps Mekaniska AB and Coppersmith’s AB.

Holding: 6,757,194 shares through the related company Färna Invest AB.
Independent of the company and its management, but not of the company’s significant shareholders.

Håkan Halén
Member of the Board since 2015.
Chairman of the Audit Committee.
Previous positions as Vice President and CFO of Hexagon AB.

Born: 1954
Education: Master of Science (Econ.) at Stockholm University.
Other assignments:
Chairman of the Board of Halén Invest AB and Gallerians Bilvård Sthlm AB.

Holding: 2,057,470 shares.
Independent of the company, its management and the significant shareholders.

Helene Richmond
Member of the Board since 2017.
CEO, Enertech AB
Previous position as manager in SKF Group.

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

Holding: 39,000 shares.
Independent of the company, its management and the significant shareholders.

Sofia Axelsson
Member of the Board since 2018.
Member of the Audit Committee. VP Consumer unit, Husqvarna Group. Previously CEO and President of Svedberg.

Born:
1973
Education: Master of Science in Public Finance/Business Administration at Gothenburg University.
Other assignments:
Board member of Herenco AB.

Holding: 4,000 shares.
Independent of the company, its management and the significant shareholders.