Board Of Directors

According to the Articles of Association, the Company’s Board of Directors must consist of at least five and at most ten directors, apart from those persons who, pursuant to law, may be appointed according to other arrangements.

Swedish Match’s Board of Directors consists of seven members elected by the General Meeting plus three employee representatives and their three deputies in accordance with the Trade Union Representatives (Status at the Workplace) Act.

Information about current shareholdings is also available in the Finansinspektionen's insider register.

Born 1955. M.Sc. in Economics and Business. Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2007. Board member since 2006. Chairman of the Compensation Committee.

Other Board Assignments:

Chairman of Cederroth AB and Euroflorist AB.

Previous positions:

Chief Executive Officer, Duni AB; Marketing Director, Procter & Gamble UK; Marketing Director and Regional Director, Procter & Gamble Scandinavia; Marketing Director, Procter & Gamble E&SO.

Own and related parties´ shares: 30,000
Independence in relation to the company/senior management: Yes
Independence in relation to major shareholders of the Company: Yes

Born 1957. B.A. University of Cambridge. Chartered Accountant. Board member since 2006. Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and member of the Audit Committee.

Other Board Assignments:

Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committees of the Booker Group Plc., Stock Spirits Group Plc., and 2 Sisters Food Group.

Previous positions:

Head of Acquisitions and Head of Strategy Development, British American Tobacco Plc.; Director of Corporate Finance, Rothmans International Plc.; Managing Director, Rothmans Holdings BV; President, Ed. Laurens International SA.

Own and related parties´ shares: 19,200
Independence in relation to the company/senior management: Yes
Independence in relation to major shareholders of the Company: Yes

Born 1956. B.Sc.in Management Science. Board member since 2008. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Other Board Assignments:

Non Executive Director of Amcor Ltd., of Davide Campari- Milano S.p.A and of Electrocomponents plc.

Previous positions:

President and Director General, Colgate Palmolive France SAS; Chairman and Managing Director, Colgate Palmolive UK Ltd.; Marketing Manager, Pepsi Cola International Holland and Ireland.

Own and related parties´ shares: 5,250
Independence in relation to the company/senior management: Yes
Independence in relation to major shareholders of the Company: Yes

Born 1952. M.Sc. in Pharmacy and Ph.D. in Pharmacology Uppsala University. Board member since 2013. Member of the Audit Committee.

Other Board Assignments:

Chairman of the Board of Index Pharmaceuticals; Vice Chairman of Moberg Derma; Board member of Stiftelsen Industrifonden, Apotek Produktion & Laboratorier AB (APL), and Sarsia Seed.

Previous positions:

Vice President; Director of Quintiles Phase I, Europe; CEO, Quintiles, Scandinavia; Director, Quintiles, Sweden; Managing Director of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Upjohn; Head of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Opthalmics; Head of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Läkemedel.

Own and related parties´ shares: 3,180
Independence in relation to the company/senior management: Yes
Independence in relation to major shareholders of the Company: Yes

Born 1952. J.D. Wake Forest University, B.A. DePauw University, and BSE Purdue University. Board member since 2011. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Other Board Assignments:

Board member of Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Previous positions:

President of Commercial Foods, ConAgra Foods Inc.; Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, ConAgra Foods Inc.; Partner, Brunswick Group; Senior Vice President and General Counsel, PepsiCo Inc.

Own and related parties´ shares: 11,200
Independence in relation to the company/senior management: Yes
Independence in relation to major shareholders of the Company: Yes

Born 1943. M.Sc. in Economics and Business. Board member since 1999. Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Other Board Assignments:

Chairman of Folktandvården Stockholm AB, Arkitektkopia AB and Björn Axén AB. Board member of Cloetta AB, Endomines AB and Nordea Fonder AB.

Previous positions:

President and Chief Executive Officer, Svenska Spel AB; Vice President, Posten AB; Division Manager, Holmen AB; Division Manager, Åhléns AB; Director, AB Nordiska Kompaniet; Product Manager, Modo AB; Project Manager, McCann Gunther & Bäck.

Own and related parties´ shares: 5,200
Independence in relation to the company/senior management: Yes
Independence in relation to major shareholders of the Company: Yes

Born 1961. M.Sc. Royal Institute of Technology and M.Sc. Aeronautics and Astronautics MIT. Owner and Management Consultant, J. Westh Företagsutveckling AB and Chairman and co-owner of EMA Technology AB. Board member since 2011. Member of the Audit Committee.

Other Board Assignments:

Board member of Absolent AB, Saab AB, Intrum Justitia AB and CGI Group Inc.

Previous positions:

Senior Vice President and Head of Group Function Strategy and Operational Excellence and member of Group Management Team, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson; Group Vice President and member of the Executive Management Team, Assa Abloy AB; Chairman, Absolent AB; Partner, McKinsey & Co. Inc.

Own and related parties´ shares: 2,500
Independence in relation to the company/senior management: Yes
Independence in relation to major shareholders of the Company: Yes

Employee representatives

Born 1953. Board member since 1999. Appointed by the Council for Negotiation and Co-operation (PTK) within Swedish Match. Board member of the Swedish Association of Management and Professional Staff (Ledarna) at the snus factories in Gothenburg and Kungälv, Sweden. Works with strategic technical projects at Swedish Match’s snus factories in Gothenburg and Kungälv.

Previous positions:

Technical Manager, Electrical Manager, and Electrician, at Swedish Match’s snus factory in Gothenburg.

Own and related parties´ shares: 0

Born 1965. Board member since 2013. Appointed by the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) within Swedish Match. Chairman of the Trade Union at the snus factory in Gothenburg, Sweden. Forklift driver at the Gothenburg factory.

Previous positions:

Mill worker, Machine Operator, Forklift driver at the Gothenburg snus factory.

Own and related parties´ shares: 0

Born 1958. Board member since 1999. Appointed by the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) within Swedish Match Industries. Chairman of the Trade Union Association at the match factory in Tidaholm, Sweden. Insurance Manager for insurance policies of persons employed under collective agreements at the Swedish Match’s match factory in Tidaholm.

Previous positions:

Line Operator at Swedish Match’s match factory in Tidaholm.

Own and related parties´ shares: 0

Deputies

Born 1970. Deputy member since 2013. Appointed by the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) within Swedish Match. Chairman of the Swedish Food Workers’ Trade Union Association (Livs) at SMD Logistics in Solna, Sweden. Module technician at SMD Logistics in Solna.

Previous positions:

Module Technician, Swedish Match’s distribution facility in Solna.

Own and related parties´ shares: 0

Born 1960. Deputy member since 2010. Appointed by the Council for Negotiation and Co-operation (PTK) within Swedish Match. Chemist and works with chemical analysis of tobacco and products as well as quality assurance concerning analytical methods at the R&D department within Swedish Match Scandinavia Division in Stockholm, Sweden.

Previous positions:

The Customs (and Excise) Department Stockholm; Astra Pharmaceutical Production Södertälje.

Own and related parties´ shares: 0

Born 1954. Deputy member since 2007. Appointed by the Council for Negotiation and Co-operation (PTK) within Swedish Match Industries. Production Supervisor at Swedish Match’s match factory in Vetlanda, Sweden.

Previous positions:

Supervisor, Swedish Match’s match factory in Vetlanda.

Own and related parties´ shares: 1,000

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