Presentation of the Board

Appointed at the annual meeting of shareholders

 


Bengt Kjell

Bengt Kjell

(1954) MBA, Stockholm School of Economics

Director and Chairman of the Board since 2015.

President and CEO: AB Handel och Industri (since 2010).

Board Chairman: Hemfosa Fastigheter AB and Skånska Byggvaror AB.

Director: ICA Gruppen AB, Indutrade AB, Pandox AB and Swegon AB.

Formally Vice President, Industrivärden and senior partner in Navet AB, as well as Board Chairman Kungsleden AB and director of Höganäs AB, Skanska AB and Munters AB.

Independent in relation to the Company but not independent to the Company’s major owners. 

 Petra Einarsson

Petra Einarsson

(1967) BSc. President of the Sandvik Materials Technology business area since 2013.

Director of the Swedish Association of Industrial Employers and the Council of the Swedish Steel Producers’ Association.

Formerly: Financial Manager at Sandvik Materials Technology, President of Sandvik Strip product area and President of Sandvik Tube product area.

 Shareholding: 10 000 shares. Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders. 

 Kim Gran

Kim Gran

(1954) BSc (Economics). Honorary Finnish title of Vuorineuvos. President and CEO of Nokian Tyres plc since 2000 and until October 1, 2014.

Board Chairman: Rautaruukki and Rubber Manufacturers’ Association of Finland (RMAF).

Deputy Board Chairman: Chemical Industry Federation of Finland and YITplc.

Director: Nokian Tyres plc, East Office of Finnish Industries Oy and Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce.

Formerly: Vice President in Nokian Tyres plc, Managing Director in Pechiney Cebal, Corby UK and Marketing Director in Cebal-Printal, Devizes UK. Director of Supervisory Board in Iimarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

Shareholding: 22,260 shares. Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders. 

 Matti Lievonen

Matti Lievonen

(1958) BSc (Eng), eMBA. Honorary Finnish title of Vuorineuvos. President and CEO of Neste Oil Corporation since 2008.

Board Chairman: Chemical Industry Federation of Finland and Nynäs AB.

Chairman of Supervisory Board: Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company. Director: Confederation of Finnish Industries.

Formerly: Several senior positions in UPM-Kymmene, Deputy Board Chairman in Confederation of European Paper Industries, Director in Finnish Oil and Gas Federation and EUROPIA.

Shareholding: 15,333 shares. Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.


Martin Lindqvist

Martin Lindqvist

(1962) BSc (Economics).

President and CEO of SSAB, Employed at SSAB since 1998.

Chairman of the Employers' organisation with focus on industry.

Director: Indutrade and the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.

Formerly Head of business area SSAB EMEA, CFO of SSAB and Chief Controller, NCC.

Shareholding: 17,109 shares. Independent in relation to the Company’s major owners but not independent in relation to the Company.


Annika Lundius

Annika Lundius

(1951) LLM.

Board Member since 2011.

Deputy Director-General of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Director: AMF Pension

Formerly Legal Director and Financial Council, Swedish Ministry of Finance and CEO, Confederation of the Swedish Insurance Industry and Employers Association

Shareholding: 7,000 shares.

Independent in relation to the Company but not independent to the Company’s major owners. 


John Tulloch

John Tulloch

(1947) BA (AgrSc), MSc.

Board member since 2009.

Director: Russel Metals Inc.

Formerly Executive Vice President, Steel & Chief Commercial  Officer of IPSCO and Executive Vice President of SSAB & President Division IPSCO.

Shareholding: 15,000 shares. Independent in relation to the company’s major owners.

Independent in relation to the Company’s major owners but not independent in relation to the Company.


Lars Westerberg

Lars Westerberg

(1948) MSc and MBA.

Board Member since 2006.

Board Chairman: Husqvarna.

Director: Volvo, Sandvik, Stena and Meda.

Formerly President and CEO of Gränges, President, CEO and Chairman of Autoliv. 

Shareholding: 10,000 shares.  Independent in relation to the company and its major owners.

 
Appointed by the employees

Peter Holmér

Peter Holmér

(1958) Mechanic, SSAB Special steels.

Employee representative since 2012.


Tomas Jansson

Tomas Jansson

(1966) Sales Coordinator, SSAB Europe.

Employee representative since 2014

Tomas Karlsson

 Tomas Karlsson

(1962), Production Operations  SSAB Europe.

Employee representative since 2015

 
Alternate members


Sture Bergvall

(1956) Electrician, SSAB Europe.

Employee representative since 2005.


Patrick Sjöholm

Patrick Sjöholm

(1965) Automation engineer, SSAB Special steels.

Employee representative since 2011.

Tomas Westman

Tomas Westman

(1955) Production Operations, SSAB Europe.

Employee representative since 2015.

Shareholdings include shares owned by closely-related persons.
Jonas Bergstrand, EVP, Legal & Strategy, serves as secretary to the Board of Directors
Honorary Chairman: Björn Wahlström since 1991.