The members of the Board have long and extensive experience of several different sectors both in Sweden and internationally. The Board includes directors with technical as well as commercial expertise. The Board proceeds according to an established agenda. The Board shall hold four meetings per financial year. Other meetings may be held when necessary. The Board shall primarily devote its time to all-embracing and long-term issues as well as issues that are of significance for the company. Furthermore, the Board shall continuously assess how the Chief Executive Officer fulfils his responsibilities regarding ongoing operations. 

The Chairman of the Board represents the Board both externally and internally. The Chairman shall lead the work of the Board, ensure the Board fulfils its tasks in accordance with prevailing legislation and the Articles of Association, and ensure meetings are held when required. 

The CEO is responsible for ongoing administration according to the guidelines and instructions provided by the Board. In accordance with separate instructions, the CEO shall refer to the Board all questions that are of fundamental significance, or of unusual character or of considerable value. The registered office of the company is located in the Municipality of Jönköping, Sweden.

 

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Claes Ödman

b. 1965

Chairman of the Board. Board member since 2011.

Education: Degree in Engineering Physics and an MBA, both from Chalmers in Gothenburg. 

Background: Head of Division and CEO of Ascom Wireless Solutions, and member of Group management of Swiss company Ascom. Has previously held various managerial positions at Ericsson AB, including in Singapore and Taiwan. 

Shareholding: 50,000 shares.

 
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Kerstin Sjöstrand

b. 1958

Board member since 2016.

Education: B.Sc. Business Administration from Stockholm University.

Background: Head of Business Support at SEB’s Division Life and Investment Management. Has worked 30 years at SEB within different roles such as CFO and chief of staff at division level and business manager for the Swedish card business.

Shareholding: 22,200 shares.

 
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Pia Hofstedt

b. 1961

Board member since 2016.

Education: Degree in Business Administration from Stockholm University and management training, Dale Carnegie.

Background: Extensive background as CIO within different industries. Currently CIO Quant AB. Former CIO at Aleris, Scandic Hotels, Salus Ansvar, Neo Net AB. 

Other directorships; CEO Neo Net Technology, CEO Hofstedt Management & Consulting.

Shareholding: 0 shares.

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Ingemar Skogö

b. 1949

Board member since 2011.

Education: MBA. 

Background: Previously county governor of Västmanland and Director General of the Swedish Aviation Administration and Swedish Road Administration. 

Other directorships: Fordonsforskning För Innovation, VINNOVA, Swedavia, Teologiska Högskolan i Stockholm AB.

Shareholding: 97,138 shares.

 
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Katarina Staaf

b. 1967

Board member since 2016.

Education: Degree in Financial Economics, Gothenburg University. 

Background: Executive Search Consultant at Poolia Executive Search. Former Head of Finance and Real Estate and member of Group committee at Riksbyggen, CEO for Riksbyggen BoSpar and CEO of Evli Funds AB and Portfolio Manager at Skandia and SEB. 

Other directorships: Sixth National Government Pension Fund, Fund management Länsförsäkringar AB, Fast Partner AB (publ), Entra ASA and Staaf & Partners AB.

Shareholding: 0 shares.

 

 
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Jochem Garritsen

b. 1972

Board member since 2015. 

Education: Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering, Policy Analysis and Management, University of Delft. Jochem is from the Netherlands. 

Background: Senior Business Manager at Nokia. Has worked in the telecommunication industry in The Netherlands and abroad since 1999. Is a strong international leader and has held senior sales and business line head positions for professional services.

Shareholding: 32,142 shares.