Board of Directors

Bengt Kjell

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

Current appointments

Chairman of the Board: Amasten Fastighets AB
Vice Chairman of the Board: Indutrade AB and Pandox AB
Director: AB Industrivärden and SSM Holding AB et al.

Previous appointments
Acting CEO: AB Industrivärden
President and C
EO: AB Handel och Industri 
Vice CEO: AB Industrivärden
Senior partner: Navet AB
Chairman: Hemfosa Fastigheter AB, Kungsleden AB, 
Skånska Byggvaror Holding AB and Nyfosa AB

Director: Höganäs AB, Skanska AB and Munters AB, ICA Gruppen AB and Amasten Fastighets AB et. al

Independent in relation to the Company but not in relation to its major owners.
Shareholding (SSAB, as at Dec 31, 2019): 40,000 B shares

Bo Annvik

Bo Annvik

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

Current appointments
President and CEO: Indutrade AB

Previous appointments
President and CEO: Haldex AB
senior positions in Volvo Cars, SKF and Outokumpu

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.

Shareholding (SSAB, as at December 31, 2019): -

Petra Einarsson, board member at SSAB since 2014.

Petra Einarsson

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

Current appointments
Director: Confederation of Swedish Enterprise

Previous appointments
President and CEO: BillerudKorsnäs AB
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, 2019): 10,000 B shares

Marika Fredriksson

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.
Proposed as a new member of the board of AB Industrivärden and will, in the event of an election, be assessed as not independent in relation to the company's major owners.

Shareholding (SSAB, as at Dec 31, 2019): 1,000 B-shares


Marie Grönborg

Marie Grönborg

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

Current appointments
President and CEO: Purac AB

Previous appointments
EVP Perstorp Group, Business Area Specialties & Solutions
senior positions in Perstorp Group and Formox AB. 

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.  

Shareholding: (SSAB, as at December 31, 2019) -

Pasi Laine

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

Current appointments:
President and CEO of Valmet Oyj (since 2013)
Director of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company

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

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.

Shareholding (SSAB, as at December 31, 2019):  712 A shares 4,031 B shares

Annareetta Lumme-Timonen

Born: 1967
Doctor of Technology, Aalto University
Board member since 2020
Nationality: Finnish

Current appointments:
Investment Director and member of the Group Management: Solidium Oy
Member of the external advisory board for sustainability issues: Aalto University
Chairman of Nomination Committee: Outotec Oyj

Previous appointments:
Director: start-up fund Vera Oy
Investment manager: 3i Nordic plc, Helsinki
Director: the Finnish Sustainable Investment Forum (Finsif) et. al

Independent in relation to the Company but not independent in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.
Shareholding: (SSAB; as at 30.3.2020): 142 A-shares and 1,775 B-shares
Martin Lindqvist

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
Director of Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise and Swedish Association of Industrial Employers

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, 2019): 11,709 A shares, 21,023 B shares

Sture Bergvall

Appointed by the employees

Electrician, SSAB Europe
Born 1956
Employee representative since 2005


Tomas Karlsson

Appointed by the employees

Maintenance mechanic, SSAB Europe
Born 1962
Employee representative since 2015

Patrick Sjöholm

Appointed by the employees

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

Mikael Henriksson

Alternate member

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

Tomas Jansson

Alternate member

Sales Coordinator, SSAB Europe
Born 1966
Employee representative since 2014

Tomas Westman

Alternate member

RM coordinator, SSAB Europe
Born 1955
Employee representative since 2015