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Electrolux AB (ELUXb.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Staffan Bohman

69 2018 Chairman of the Board

Jonas Samuelson

50 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Therese Friberg

2018 Chief Financial Officer

Jan Brockmann

52 2015 Chief Operations Officer

Daniel Arler

49 2018 Executive Vice President, Head of Major Appliances APAC & MEA

Ricardo Cons

51 2017 Executive Vice President, Head of Major Appliances Latin America

Ola Nilsson

49 2016 Executive Vice President, Head of Home Care & Small Domestic Appliances

Anna Ohlsson-Leijon

50 2018 Executive Vice President, Head of Major Appliances Europe

Alan Shaw

55 2016 Executive Vice President, Head of Major Appliances North America

Alberto Zanata

58 2009 Executive Vice President, Head of Professional Products

Lars Hygrell

54 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Mikael Ostman

51 2017 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of the Board of Directors

Lars Worsoee-Petersen

60 2011 Senior Vice President, Head of Human Resources and Organizational Development

Gunilla Brandt

65 2006 Director, Employee Representative

Ulf Carlsson

60 2001 Director, Employee Representative

Petra Hedengran

54 2014 Director

Bo Rothzen

55 2017 Director, Employee Representative

Hasse Johansson

69 2008 Independent Director

Ulla Litzen

62 2016 Independent Director

Bert Nordberg

62 2013 Independent Director

Fredrik Persson

50 2012 Independent Director

David Porter

53 2016 Independent Director

Ulrika Saxon

52 2011 Independent Director

Kai Warn

59 2017 Independent Director

Sophie Arnius

2018 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Staffan Bohman

Jonas Samuelson

Mr. Jonas Samuelson has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Electrolux AB, effective as of February 1, 2016 and he has also been Member of the Board of Directors of the Company since April 6, 2016. He has previously been Head of Major Appliances Europe, Middle East and Africa and Executive Vice President at the Company since September 28, 2011. Prior to that, he served as Chief Financial Officer of the Company from 2008. In addition, he was Chief Operating Officer and Head of Global Operations Major Appliances from February 1, 2011 until September 28, 2011. He held various business development and finance positions in General Motors, the United States, between 1996 and 1999. He also worked as Treasurer and Director of Commercial Finance and Business Support in Saab Automobile AB between 1999 and 2001 and earlier worked for the company from 1993 till 1995. In addition, he held several senior management positions within controlling and finance in General Motors North America, between 2001 and 2005. He was also Chief Financial Officer of Munters AB, between 2005 and 2008. He is Board Member of Polygon AB. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

Therese Friberg

Ms. Therese Friberg has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Aktiebolaget Electrolux effective as of October 1, 2018. She has previously been CFO of Major Appliances EMEA. She was appointed CFO of Major Appliances EMEA in 2016. Therese joined the company in 1999 and has held several positions within the company, including Head of Group Business Control, Sector Controller Home Care & SDA, Pricing Manager EMEA and Product Line Kitchen Controller EMEA. She is holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Stockholm University, Sweden.

Jan Brockmann

Mr. Jan Brockmann has been Chief Operations Officer at Electrolux AB since 2015. Previously, he was Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President at the Company from February 1, 2011 until 2015. He held management positions within Valeo Group from 1994 until 1999 and was also Project Manager in Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH from 2000 to 2001. He held senior management positions within Volkswagen Group between 2001 and 2010. Mr. Brockmann joined Electrolux as Head of R&D for Global Operations, Electrolux Major Appliances in 2010. He holds Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Business Administration degree.

Daniel Arler

Mr. Daniel (Dan) Arler has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Major Appliances APAC & MEA at Aktiebolaget Electrolux effective as of October 1, 2018. He no longer serves as Executive Vice President and Head of Major Appliances Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Aktiebolaget Electrolux, effective as of October 1, 2018. He has held the position since February 1, 2016. Dan Arler has previously been Senior Vice President of the Kitchen product line with the business area (2009-2016). He has been with Electrolux since 2002, with previous responsibilities including heading the Laundry product line in Asia-Pacific (2004-2006), General Manager of Electrolux Japan (2006-2008) and head of the Electrolux brand’s business activities in EMEA. Prior to joining Electrolux he held various management positions within Stanley Works Europe (1999-2002) and at Whirlpool Corporation in Europe (1993-1999). He holds Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Aston University.

Ricardo Cons

Mr. Ricardo Cons has been Executive Vice President, Head of Major Appliances Latin America at Aktiebolaget Electrolux since February 1, 2017. Before that, he has been Interim Head of Major Appliances Latin America at the Company since October 1, 2016. He previously held various positions in Volvo Brazil, 1986–1997; management positions at Electrolux Brazil, including CEO Small Appliances, Sales and Marketing Director Major Appliances, 1997-2011; management positions at Franke in Brazil, 2011-2016. He holds Bachelor in Business Administration and Marketing, and MBA in Team Management.

Ola Nilsson

Mr. Ola Nilsson has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Home Care & Small Domestic Appliances at Aktiebolaget Electrolux effective as of April 1, 2016. He joined Electrolux in 1994 and held positions in various Group functions until 1998 before moving to Asia-Pacific to eventually become CFO and later Managing Director of Small Appliances in Australia 1999-2002. From 2003, he held management positions in Small Appliances based in Stockholm, and was appointed President Asia-Pacific within the Small Appliances business area in 2008. Ola Nilsson took up his recent position as Head of Laundry Product Line within Major Appliances EMEA in 2012. He holds Master of Science degree in International Business Administration from the University of Lund, Sweden.

Anna Ohlsson-Leijon

Ms. Anna Ohlsson-Leijon has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Major Appliances Europe at Aktiebolaget Electrolux effective as of October 1, 2018. She no longer serves as Chief Financial Officer at Aktiebolaget Electrolux, effective as of October 1, 2018. She has held the position since April 1, 2016. Anna Ohlsson-Leijon joined Electrolux in 2001 as Director of Project Management. She has since held senior management positions including Director of Electrolux Internal Audit since 2003, head of the Group’s internal audit function from 2005, Group Treasurer from 2008, and Head of Corporate Control & Services from 2011. She was appointed CFO of Major Appliances EMEA in 2013. She was also Chief Financial Officer of Kimoda and held various positions within PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is Board Member of Alfa Laval AB. She holds Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Linkoping, Sweden.

Alan Shaw

Mr. Alan Shaw has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Major Appliances North America at Aktiebolaget Electrolux, effective as of February 1, 2016. Alan Shaw worked for Husqvarna AB, a producer of outdoor power products, from 2013 to 2015. He was President and CEO of outdoor grill maker Char-Broil LLC from 2005 to 2013, prior to which he was President and CEO of consumer power equipment company Murray Group from 2003 until 2005. He has also held a number of senior management positions in Whirlpool Corporation, 1987-1991. He was Marketing Director at a Whirlpool JV, Consul, in Brazil, 1991-1994 and held various senior management positions in Asia-Pacific and North America at Whirlpool Corporation, 1994-2003. Alan Shaw has Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Idaho, and Master of Business Administration in Marketing from Indiana University.

Alberto Zanata

Mr. Alberto Zanata has served as Executive Vice President and Head of Professional Products at Electrolux AB since June 12, 2009. He held senior management positions in Electrolux Professional Products within factory management, marketing, product management and business development between 1989 and 2002. He also served as Head of Professional Products in North America from 2003 to 2008. He holds a university degree in Electrical Engineering with Business Administration.

Lars Hygrell

Mr. Lars Hygrell has been Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at Aktiebolaget Electrolux since May 1, 2017. He has been employed at the Company since 2009. He previously held various senior positions within Electrolux including Vice President of Marketing and Brands for Major Appliances EMEA and Vice President Global Brand Management. He also held various positions within marketing for Saab Automobile and General Motors Europe. He holds Master of Industrial Engineering and Management.

Mikael Ostman

Mr. Mikael Ostman has been appointed Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors at Electrolux AB, effective as of January 1, 2017. Mikael Ostman joined Electrolux as corporate counsel in 2002. He was previously Law Clerk with the Stockholm District Court 1996-1997, Lawyer at Advokatfirman Vinge 1997-2000, Corporate Counsel at Telia Mobile AB 2000-2002, Corporate Counsel at AB Electrolux 2002-2006, Head of Electrolux Legal Affairs Europe 2006-2010 and Head of Electrolux Corporate Legal Department 2010-2016. He holds Bachelor of Science in Economics and Master of Laws from Stockholm University.

Lars Worsoee-Petersen

Mr. Lars Worsoee-Petersen has been Senior Vice President and Head of Human Resources and Organizational Development at Electrolux AB since October 15, 2011. He joined Electrolux as Head of Human Resources Electrolux in Denmark in 1994. He was also Vice President Human Resources within Electrolux Major Appliances Europe (1999-2000), Head of Electrolux Holding A/S in Denmark (2000-2002) and Head of Human Resources for Electrolux Major Appliances North America (2002-2005). He was Head of Group Staff Human Resources at Husqvarna AB from 2005 to 2011. He then rejoined the Company in 2011. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics.

Gunilla Brandt

Ms. Gunilla Brandt has been Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Electrolux AB since 2006. She is Representative of the Federation of Salaried Employees in Industry and Services.

Ulf Carlsson

Mr. Ulf Carlsson has been Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Electrolux AB since 2001. He is Representative of the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions.

Petra Hedengran

Ms. Petra Hedengran has been Member of the Board of Directors of Aktiebolaget Electrolux since March 26, 2014. She is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit Committee of the Company. She has been General Counsel and Member of Group Management of Investor AB since 2007. She serves as Board Member of Alecta and The Association for Generally Accepted Principles in the Securities Market (Sw. Foreningen for god sed pa vardepappersmarknaden). She was previously Attorney and Partner at Advokatfirman Lindahl (2002-2007). She was also General Counsel of ABB Financial Services (1991-1998), as well as Law Clerk with the Stockholm District Court (1990-1991) and Associate at Gunnar Lindhs Advokatbyra (1988-1990). She holds Master of Laws degree.

Bo Rothzen

Mr. Bo Rothzen has been Director, Employee Representative at Aktiebolaget Electrolux since 2017. He is representative of the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions.

Hasse Johansson

Mr. Hasse Johansson has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Electrolux AB since April 1, 2008. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dynamate Industrial Services AB and Uniter AB, as well as Board Member of Fouriertransform AB, Skyllbergs Bruk AB, Calix Group AB, DevPort AB, Klippan Group AB and SEM Electromagnet Holding AB. He also served as Executive Vice President and Head of Research and Development of Scania CV AB (2001-2009). Previously, he held Senior Management positions with Delphi Corporation between 1990 and 2001. He holds Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.

Ulla Litzen

Ms. Ulla Litzen has been Independent Director at Aktiebolaget Electrolux since April 6, 2016. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee. She holds Bachelor of Science in Economics and Master of Business Administration degrees. She serves as Board Member of Alfa Laval AB, Husqvarna AB, NCC AB and Ratos AB. Previously, she was President of W Capital Management AB, wholly-owned by the Wallenberg Foundations, 2001-2005, Managing Director and member of Group Management of Investor AB 1996-2001, responsible for Core Holdings 1999-2000, President of Investor Scandinavia AB, 1996-1998.

Bert Nordberg

Mr. Bert Nordberg has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Electrolux AB since March 27, 2013. Apart from his duties at the Company, he chairs the Board of Vestas Wind Systems A/S and serves as Board Member at Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA, Essity AB, Saab Group and Axis Communications AB. Mr. Nordberg is a former Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sony Mobile Communications AB (2009-2012). In the past, he held various senior positions within the Ericsson Group (1996-2009) as well as at Data General Corporation and Digital Equipment Corporation (1985-1996). Mr. Nordberg is Engineer by education.

Fredrik Persson

Mr. Fredrik Persson has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Electrolux AB since March 27, 2012. He is also Member of the Company’s Audit and Nomination Committees. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Axel Johnson AB from 2007 until 2015. He serves as Board Chairman of JM AB, the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, ICC Sweden and Nasdaq Stockholm AB’s Listing Committee, as well as Board Member of Hufvudstaden AB and Ahlstrom Capital Oy. His previous positions include Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Axel Johnson AB (2000-2007), and Head of Research of Aros Securities AB (1998-2000). He also held various positions within ABB Financial Services AB (1992-1998). He holds Master of Science degree in Economics.

David Porter

Mr. David Porter has been Independent Director at Aktiebolaget Electrolux since April 6, 2016. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance. He has been Head of Microsoft Stores, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Corp. since 2009. He was previously Head of Worldwide Product Distribution at DreamWorks Animation SKG 2007-2009 and held various positions within WalMart Stores, Inc. 1984-2007.

Ulrika Saxon

Ms. Ulrika Saxon has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Electrolux AB since March 31, 2011. She has also been President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bonnier Growth Media since 2012. She has been Member of Bonnier AB Group Management since 2009. She is also Member of the Board of Svensk Filmindustri, Adlibris, KIT Media, FLX and Refunder. She previously held senior positions in various companies within the Bonnier Group from 1998. She was CEO of Bonnier Tidskrifter (2005-2012), Executive Director of Bonnier Magazines (2009-2012), Executive Director of Bonnier Entertainment (2011) and CEO of Bonzoo Media (2002-2005). She also held senior positions within marketing and media strategy consultancy (1991-1998). She studied Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics.

Kai Warn

Mr. Kai Warn has been Independent Director at Aktiebolaget Electrolux since March 23, 2017. He holds M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering degree. He is President and CEO of Husqvarna AB and Board Member of Husqvarna AB. Previously, he was Operations Partner at IK Investment Partners Norden AB, President and CEO of Seco Tools AB and held vrious positions within ABB.

Sophie Arnius

Ms. Sophie Arnius has been appointed Head of Investor Relations at Aktiebolaget Electrolux effective as of January 20, 2018 at the latest. Sophie Arnius has recently been Director Investor Relations at Swedish metals company Boliden, and has previously held similar positions within BillerudKorsnas.