Management team

Board of Directors

According to the Articles of Association, Electrolux Professional’s Board of Directors shall consist of at least 3 and at most 9 directors, apart from those persons who, pursuant to law, may be appointed according to other arrangements. Electrolux Professional’s Board of Directors comprises seven members elected by the General Meeting plus two employee representatives and one deputy in accordance with the Trade Union Representatives (Status at the Workplace) Act.

According to the Nominating Committee are all of the Board members elected by the Annual General Meeting, except Daniel Nordhäll, considered to be independent under the rules of the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance, in relation to the Company’s major shareholders and in relation to management and the Company.

The information regarding shareholding below includes own holdings and holdings of related persons and affiliated companies on April 3, 2020.

Kai Wärn

Born 1959. M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.
Chairman of the Board of Directors and board member since 2019. Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.
Other board assignments: Board member of Husqvarna AB, AB Electrolux, Exandio Holding AB and Comparsio AB.
Current and previous positions: President and CEO  of Husqvarna AB, Operations Partner at IK Investment Partners Norden AB, President and CEO of Seco Tools AB, various positions within ABB.
Independent in relation to the company and the Executive Management Team as well as the company’s major shareholders.
Holding: 104,000 shares of Class B.

Lorna Donatone

Born 1957. MBA, Texas Christian University, the United States. B.Sc. Tulane University, the United States.
Board member since 2019. Member of the Audit Committee.
Other board assignments: Board member of Sodexo Foundation and National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, United States.
Current and previous assignments/positions: Various senior positions within the Sodexo Group.
Independent in relation to the company and the Executive Management Team as well as the company’s major shareholders.
Holding:

Hans Ola Meyer

Born 1955. B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden.
Board member since 2019. Chairman of the Audit Committee.
Other board assignments: Board member of Upplands Motor Holding AB.
Current and previous positions: Senior Vice President Controlling and Finance at Atlas Copco AB.
Independent in relation to the company and the Executive Management Team as well as the company’s major shareholders.
Holding:

Daniel Nodhäll

Born 1978. M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden.
Board member since 2019. Member of the Remuneration Committee and the Audit Committee.
Other board assignments: Board member of Husqvarna AB and Saab AB.
Current and previous positions: Head of Listed Companies at Investor AB.
Independent in relation to the company and the Executive Management Team, but not in relation to the company’s major shareholders.
Holding: 6,000 shares of Class B.

Martine Snels

Born 1969. M.Sc. Agriculture, industrial engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven campus Geel, Belgium, studies in mathematics, Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium, Advanced Finance, London Business School, England. Finance for non-financials, Singapore Institute of Management, Singapore. B2B Marketing, Vlerick Business School, Belgium.
Board member since 2019. Member of the Remuneration Committee.
Other board assignments: Independent Non-Executive Director of Resilux.
Current and previous positions: Member of the Executive Board of GEA Group and various positions within FrieslandCampina, inlcuding Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director Ingredients.
Independent in relation to the company and the Executive Management Team as well as the company’s major shareholders.
Holding:

Carsten Voigtländer

Born 1963. Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. Doctoral Degree/Dr.-Ing., Process Engineering, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. Business Administration for Engineers, ESMT Berlin, Germany. Advanced Management Programme, INSEAD.
Board member since 2019.
Other board assignments: Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saurer Intelligent Technology Ltd. Board member of Arbonia AG and BBC Group AG. Non-Executive Director of INNIO Group and Star Deutschland GmbH. Member of the Foundation Board of Friedhelm Loh Stifung.
Current and previous positions: CEO and owner of Voiglaender Board Advisory. CEO of Vaillant Group.
Independent in relation to the company and the Executive Management Team as well as the company’s major shareholders.
Holding:

Katharine Clark

Born 1979. B.Sc. (Hons) Business Information Systems Management, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom. Professional Diploma in Marketing, Charted Institute of Marketing, United Kingdom.
Board member since 2020.
Other board assignments: –
Current and previous positions: VP EMEA, Global Smart Residential, UK and Managing Director, Yale EMEA, UK at Assa Abloy.
Independent in relation to the Company and the Executive Management Team as well as the Company’s major shareholders.
Holding: –

Ulf Karlsson

Born 1958. Board member since 1998. Employee representative of the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO).
Holding:

Joachim Nord

Born 1966. Board member since 2019 and deputy board member since 2016. Employee representative of the council for negotiation and cooperation (PTK).
Holding: 110 shares of Class B.

Per Magnusson

Born 1964. Deputy board member since 1995. Employee representative of the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO).
Holding:

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