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Board of directors

The Board of Directors

Bengt Kjell

MBA, Stockholm School of Economics
Born 1954
Board member and Chairman of the Board since 2015


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Bengt Kjell

Born 1954
MBA, Stockholm School of Economics
Board member and Chairman of the Board since 2015
Nationality: Swedish

Current appointments
Board Chairman: Hemfosa Fastigheter AB and Nyfosa AB
Vice Chairman of the Board: Indutrade AB and Pandox AB
Director: AB Industrivärden and ICA Gruppen AB et al.

Previous appointments
Acting CEO: AB Industrivärden
C
EO and President: AB Handel och Industri 
Vice CEO: Industrivärden
Senior partner: Navet AB
Board Chairman: Kungsleden AB and Skånska Byggvaror Holding AB
Director: Höganäs AB, Skanska AB and Munters AB

Independent in relation to the Company but not in relation to its major owners.
Shareholding (SSAB, as at Dec 31, 2018): 100,000 B shares

 

Bo Annvik

Bo Annvik

MSc (Eng.) Business Administration
Born 1965
Board member since 2019

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Bo Annvik

Born 1965
MSc (Eng.) Business Administration
Board member since 2019
Nationality: Swedish

Current appointments
President and CEO of Indutrade AB
Previous appointments
CEO of Haldex AB
senior positions in Volvo Cars, SKF and Outokumpu

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.

Shareholding (SSAB, as at April 8, 2019): -

Petra Einarsson, board member at SSAB since 2014.

Petra Einarsson

BSc (Business Administration and Economics)
Born 1967
Board member since 2014


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Petra Einarsson

Born 1967
BSc (Business Administration)
Board member since 2014
Nationality: Swedish

Current appointments
CEO: BillerudKorsnäs AB
Director: Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Previous appointments
Financial Manager: Sandvik Materials Technology
President: Sandvik Materials Technology business area, Sandvik Strip product area and
Sandvik Tube product area
Director: Swedish Association of Industrial Employers
Member of the Council: Swedish Steel Producers’ Association.

Independent in relation to the Company and its major owners.
Shareholding (SSAB, as at Dec 31, 2018): 10,000 B shares

Marika Fredriksson

Marika Fredriksson

Born 1963
MBA (Finance and Investment, Marketing)
Board member since 2016

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Marika Fredriksson

Born 1963
MBA (Finance and Investment, Marketing)
Board member since 2016
Nationality: Swedish

Current appointments
CFO & Group Executive Vice President: Vestas Wind Systems A/S (since 2013)
Director: Sandvik AB

Previous appointments
Director: ÅF AB.
CFO: Gambro AB, Autoliv Inc (Stockholm, Sweden), Volvo Construction Equipment, (Brussels, Belgium)
and Volvo Construction Equipment International AB

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.
Shareholding (SSAB, as at Dec 31, 2018): -


Marie Grönborg

Marie Grönborg

MSc (Eng.) Chemical Engineering
Born 1970
Board member since 2019

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Marie Grönborg

Born 1970
MSc (Eng.) Chemical Engineering
Board member since 2019
Nationality: Swedish

Current appointments
EVP Perstorp Group, Business Area Specialties & Solutions

Previous appointments
senior positions in Perstorp Group and Formox AB. 

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.  

Shareholding (SSAB, as at April 8, 2019): -


Pasi Laine

Born 1963
MSc (Eng.)
Board member since 2017

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Pasi Laine

Born 1963
MSc (Eng.)
Board member since 2017
Nationality: Finnish

Current appointments:
President and CEO of Valmet Oyj (since 2013).

Previous appointments:
Director: HKScan Oyj and Tamfelt Oyj
Several senior positions: Metso group, including President of Pulp, Paper and Power Technology, President of Metso Automation

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.
Shareholding (SSAB, as at December 31, 2018):  712 A shares, 4,031 B shares

Matti Lievonen, board member of SSAB.

Matti Lievonen

BSc (Eng), eMBA
Born 1958
Honorary Finnish title of Vuorineuvos 
D.Sc. (Tech.) h.c.
Board member since 2014, Vice Chairman of the Board since 2018



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Matti Lievonen

Born 1958
BSc (Eng), eMBA,
Honorary Finnish title of Vuorineuvos
D.Sc. (Tech.) h.c.
Board member since 2014
Nationality: Finnish

Current appointments
Board Chairman: Fortum Abp
Member of the Board: Salvay Group

Previous appointments
President and CEO: Neste Corporation
Board Chairman: Nynäs AB
Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company
Deputy Chairman of the Board: Confederation of European Paper Industries.
Director: Chemical Industry Federation, Confederation of Finnish Industries, 
Rautaruukki Corporation, Finnish Oil and Gas Federation and EUROPIA
Member of the Supervisory Board: the Finnish Fair Corporation, European Business Leaders'
Convention and the Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA
Member of the Advisory Board: National Emergency Supply Agency (Finland)
Several senior positions: UPM-Kymmene

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.
Shareholding (SSAB, as at Dec 31, 2018): 4,315 A shares, 25,018 B shares

Martin Lindqvist

Martin Lindqvist

BSc (Economics)
Born 1962
Board member since 2011

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Martin Lindqvist

Born 1962
BSc (Economics)
Board member since 2011
Nationality: Swedish

Current appointments
President and CEO: SSAB (employed at SSAB since 1998),
Chairman: Swedish Steel Producer's Association and
Vice Chairman: Swedish Association of Industrial Employers
Director: Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA and  Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Previous appointments
Director: Indutrade
Head of business area: SSAB EMEA
CFO: SSAB AB
Chief controller: NCC

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

Shareholding (SSAB, as at Dec 31, 2018): 11,709 A shares, 21,023 B shares

Sture Bergvall

Appointed by the employees

Electrician, SSAB Europe
Born 1956
Employee representative since 2005


Mikael Henriksson

Appointed by the employees

Furnace operator, SSAB Special Steels
Born 1961
Employee representative since 2017

Tomas Westman

Appointed by the employees

RM coordinator, SSAB Europe
Born 1955
Employee representative since 2015

Tomas Jansson

Alternate member

Sales Coordinator, SSAB Europe
Born 1966
Employee representative since 2014

Tomas Karlsson

Alternate member

Maintenance mechanic, SSAB Europe
Born 1962
Employee representative since 2015

Patrick Sjöholm

Alternate member

Automation engineer, SSAB Special Steels
Born 1965
Employee representative since 2011