Board of Directors

Lennart Evrell

Lennart Evrell

Born 1954
Master of Science Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology and a degree in business administration from Uppsala University
Board member and Chairman of the Board since 2021
Nationality: Swedish

Current appointments
Director: Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA, Epiroc Aktiebolag, ICA Gruppen Aktiebolag, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise and the Member of the executive board: Confederation of Swedish Swedish Association of Industrial Employers

Previous appointments
Managing director and president: Boliden, Sapa and Munters.

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.

Shareholding (SSAB, as at February 1, 2022): 40,000 B shares


Bernard Fontana

Bernard Fontana

Born 1961
Engineering degree from Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées
Board member since 2022
Nationality: French


Current appointments
CEO and President of Framatome
Board of Directors: Board member of Thales Group

Previous appointments
CEO and President of Holcim Group and executive positions in Aperam and ArcelorMittal 

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.

Shareholding (SSAB, as at April, 2022): -


Mikael Makinen

Mikael Mäkinen

Born 1956
Master of Science, Naval Architecture, from Helsinki University of Technology
Board member since 2022
Nationality: Finnish


Current appointments
Board of directors: Chairman of Valmet and Aker Arctic Oyj, board member of Finnlines.

Previous appointments
CEO and President of Cargotec, and CEO of MacGregor and Rolls-Royce Marine
Board member of Stora Enso Oyj

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.

Shareholding (SSAB, as at April, 2022): -


Bo Annvik

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

Current appointments
• Board Chairman: Abdon Food AB
• President and CEO: Indutrade AB
• Director: Abdon Group AB

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

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.

Shareholding (SSAB, as at December 31, 2020): -

Petra Einarsson

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

Current appointments
Director: Alimak Group AB, Scandinavian Biogas Fules International AB and Svenska Aerogel AB, Norsk Hydro

Previous appointments
President and CEO: BillerudKorsnäs AB
EVP: Sandvik Group
Senior positions: Sandvik Materials Technology
Member of the Executive Board: Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Chairman of the Board: Swedish Steel Producers’ Association

Independent in relation to the Company and its major owners.
Shareholding (SSAB, as at Dec 31, 2020): 18,750 B shares

Marie Grönborg

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

Current appointments
CEO: TreeToTextile AB
Director: Permascand Top Holding AB

Previous appointments
President and CEO: Purac AB
EVP: Perstorp Group, Business Area Specialties & Solutions
Senior positions: Perstorp Group and Formox AB

Independent in relation to the Company and its major shareholders.  

Shareholding: (SSAB, as at January 31, 2022): 6,000 B shares

Maija Strandberg

Born: 1969
MSc, Economics from Turku School of Economics, Finland (part of Turku University)
Board member since 2021
Nationality: Finnish

Current appointments:
Senior Financial Counsellor at the Finnish Prime Minister’s office, Government Ownership Steering Department
Board member of Finnair Oyj and Neova Oy

Previous appointments:
Director: Nordic Morning Group, Exel Composites, VR Group, Dustin Group and Danske Bank Oyj
CFO: Uponor Oyj
Vice President: Finance at Valmet
Several senior positions: ALSO, John Deere, Timberjack, Huhtamäki 

Independent in relation to the Company as well as in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.
Shareholding:(SSAB; as at October, 2021): -

Martin Lindqvist

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

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

Previous appointments
Director: Indutrade Aktiebolag
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, 2020): 11,709 A shares, 21,023 B shares

Mikael Henriksson

Employee representative

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

Sven-Erik Rosén

Sven-Erik Rosén

Employee representative

Fork-lift operator, SSAB Europe
Born 1965
Employee representative since 2021


Tomas Westman

Employee representative

RM coordinator, SSAB Europe
Born 1955
Employee representative since 2015

Tomas Jansson

Employee representative (alternate member)

Sales Coordinator, SSAB Europe
Born 1966
Employee representative since 2014

Tomas Karlsson

Employee representative (alternate member)

Maintenance mechanic, SSAB Europe
Born 1962
Employee representative since 2015

Patrick Sjöholm

Employee representative (alternate member)

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