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Group Executive Committee

Martin Lindqvist

Martin Lindqvist

President & CEO

BSc (Economics), Uppsala University

Born 1962
Nationality: Swedish

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2001.
Employed at SSAB since 1998.

Previously: Head of business area: SSAB EMEA, 
Head of business area: SSAB Strip Products,
CFO: SSAB AB, CFO: SSAB Strip and Chief Controller: NCC.

Shareholding (SSAB): Insider register/transactions

Olavi Huhtala

EVP & Head of SSAB Europe

BSc (Engineering)

Born 1962
Nationality: Finnish

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2014.
Employed at SSAB/Rautaruukki since 1987.

Previously: EVP: Ruukki Metals, President: Ruukki Fabrication and
Executive roles in Sales and Production: Rautaruukki Metform.

Shareholding (SSAB): Insider register/transactions
Charles Schmitt

Charles Schmitt

EVP & Head of SSAB Americas

BSc (Business Administration/Finance)
The University of Texas at Arlington, two-year steel fellowship at the American Iron and Steel Institute.

Born 1959
Nationality: American

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2011.
Employed at SSAB/IPSCO since 1990.

Previously: Several positions: US Steel Corporation and VP of the Southern Business Unit: SSAB Americas.

Shareholding (SSAB): Insider register/transactions

Per Olof Stark

EVP & Head of SSAB Special Steels

MSc, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Born 1954
Nationality: Swedish

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2014.
Employed at SSAB since 1983.

Previously: Head of business unit: SSAB Wear Services, 
President: wholly owned subsidiary Plannja,
Head of marketing: SSAB’s former Plate Division,
Head of business area: Europe and the US and
Head of global Marketing, Head of Sales and Product development: SSAB Plate.

Shareholding (SSAB): Insider register/transactions


Jonas Bergstrand, Executive Vice President and Head of Legal and Strategy

Jonas Bergstrand

Executive Vice President and Head of Legal and Strategy

LLM, Uppsala University

Born 1965
Nationality: Swedish

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2006.
Employed at SSAB since 2006.

Previously: Corporate counsel ABB, OM Gruppen and Ericsson Radio Systems.

Shareholding (SSAB): Insider register/transactions

Håkan Folin, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Håkan Folin

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

MSc, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Born 1976
Nationality: Swedish

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2013.
Employed at SSAB since 2006.

Previously: CFO: SSAB APAC, CFO: Tibnor and
Head of Business Development: SSAB.

Shareholding (SSAB): Insider register/transactions
Taina Kyllönen, SSAB's Group Executive Committee

Taina Kyllönen

Executive Vice President and Head of Group Communications

MSc (Economics), Aalto University, Helsinki

Born 1967
Nationality: Finnish

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2014.
Employed at SSAB/Rautaruukki since 2004.

Previously: SVP, Marketing and Communications,
SVP, Marketing, VP, Communications and Branding: Rautaruukki Corporation
and VP, Investor Relations: Metso Corporation and Rauma Corporation.

Shareholding (SSAB): Insider register/transactions

Maria Långberg

Executive Vice President and Head of Group HR & Sustainability

BSc (Business Administration), Uppsala University
MBA, Stockholm School of Economics

Born 1970
Nationality: Swedish

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2016.
Employed at SSAB since 2013.

Previously: President Merox and VP Group Sustainability, SSAB,
EVP & Head of Group Communications, SSAB,
Senior Consultant, JKL, SVP Group Communications, Gambro.

Shareholding (SSAB): Insider register/transactions
Martin Pei, Executive Vice President and Head of Technical Development

Martin Pei

Executive Vice President and CTO

PhD, The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Born 1963
Nationality: Swedish

Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2007.
Employed at SSAB since 2001.

Previously: Head of business area SSAB APAC, EVP, Technical Director: SSAB,
Manager R&D Department: SSAB and General Manager, Slab Production: SSAB Plate.

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