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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Claes-Goran Sylven

60 2013 Chairman of the Board

Per Stromberg

56 2013 Chief Executive Officer

Anders Svensson

55 2014 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Executive Officer of ICA Sweden

Sven Lindskog

56 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Lena Boberg

49 2013 Chief Executive Officer of ICA Real Estate

Marie Halling

56 2014 Chief Executive Officer of ICA Bank

Tony Holmberg

48 2016 Chief Executive Officer of ICA Special

Anders Nyberg

63 2015 Chief Executive Officer of Apotek Hjartat

Edgar Sesemann

58 2013 Chief Executive Officer of Rimi Baltic

Petra Albuschus

51 2015 Chief Human Resources Officer

Maria Lundberg

51 2018 Chief Information Officer

Liv Forhaug

49 Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer

Kerstin Lindvall

48 2016 Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer

Bjorn Olsson

48 2013 Chief Corporate Communication Officer

Jan Prokopec

2019 Chief Digital Officer

Jonathon Clarke

51 2013 Director, Employee Representative

Lennart Evrell

65 2019 Director

Fredrik Hagglund

52 2013 Director

Magnus Moberg

53 2008 Director

Fredrik Persson

51 2018 Director

Magnus Rehn

53 2013 Director, Employee Representative

Bo Sandstrom

2019 Director

Anette Wiotti

53 2017 Director

Andrea Gisle Joosen

55 2010 Independent Director

Jeanette Jager

50 2015 Independent Director

Cecilia Wennborg

56 2005 Independent Director

Frans Benson

2014 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Claes-Goran Sylven

Mr. Claes-Goran Sylven has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since May 20, 2013. He was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Company until May 20, 2013. He has been employed by the Company since 2003. He is Chairman of the Retail Investment Committee and Member of the Nomination Committee and Chairman of the Reward Group. He is also Chairman of the Board of MQ Holding AB and Member of the Boards of Centrum Fastigheter i Norrtalje AB, among others, as well as ICA Retailer, ICA Kvantum Flygfyren in Norrtalje. He has previously been Chairman of the Board of Directors at ICA AB, Svensk Handel forsakringar, as well as Member of the Boards of Directors at NorthStar Estate AB, Stone Properties Pelikanen AB (formerly CF Projekt Ettan AB) and Saker Handel i Sverige AB. He was also CEO of ICA-handlarnas Forbund. He has studied finance and business (finance, business management, leadership development, among others).

Per Stromberg

Mr. Per Stromberg has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB), effective as of May 20, 2013. He previously served as CEO of ICA Group from April 2012 until the company’s acquisition by Hakon Invest. He is Member of the Boards of Byggmax AB, ICC Sverige and The Consumer Goods Forum, as well as Member of the Steering Group for GEN-PEP. He is also Industrial Advisor to Segulah Advisor AB. Before that, he was President and CEO at such companies as Lantmannen (2007-2012) and Sardus AB (2006-2007). Earlier in his career he worked for Kraft Foods (1988-2006) as Managing Director, Kraft Foods Sweden; Managing Director, Kraft Foods Denmark, and Director Business Development, Kraft Foods International, London, and held various managing positions at Kraft Freia Marabou, Sweden. He was also Chairman of the Board of Energigardarna i Eslov AB, as well as Member of the Boards of Lantmannen ek. for (economic association), Li Service AB, Scandinavian Farmers AB, SPBI Service AB and Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. He holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Uppsala Universitet.

Anders Svensson

Mr. Anders Svensson has been Chief Executive Officer of ICA Sweden at ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since May 20, 2013 and Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Company since March 4, 2014. He previously held a corresponding position at ICA AB until the company was acquired by Hakon Invest. Prior to joining ICA’s Group Management in 2009, he worked for Arla (2002-2009) as Senior Vice President at Arla Foods Consumer Nordic, Managing Director of Arla Foods Sweden and Sales Director at Arla Foods Sweden. Earlier in his career, he was Sales Director at Procter & Gamble Sweden and Director of Customer Service & Logistics at Procter & Gamble Nordic. He also held various managing positions at Procter & Gamble Nordic and Procter & Gamble UK (1993-2002), and was Consultant at Andersen Consulting (1988-1993). He also served as Chairman of the Boards of Arla Foods Norge A/S, Rynkeby Foods A/S and Arets Kock Aktiebolag, as well as Member of the Boards of Arla Foods AB (publ), Bregott AB, Dagligvaruleverantorernas Forbund (DLF) and Svenska Retursystem Aktiebolag. He was Deputy Board Member for FRAS Integration AB, GS1 Sweden AB, Karin Svensson Consulting Aktiebolag, Restaurangakademien Aktiebolag and Validoo AB. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Svensk Handel AB (Swedish Trade Federation) and Member of the Board of Swedish Food Retailers Federation and Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. He is also Member of AMS Sourcing B.V. supervisory board. Mr. Svensson has graduated from Lunds Universitet with a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics.

Sven Lindskog

Mr. Sven Lindskog has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of ICA Gruppen AB, effective as of September 2014 at the latest. He was most recently at Hoganas AB as Chief Financial Officer (2007-2014). Previously, he has been Chief Financial Officer of Sardus AB (2006-2007) and has worked in several different roles within Unilever in Sweden and abroad, including Finance Director of Unilever Nordic (2005-2006). He also held other senior positions at Unilever Nordic (1998-2004), Unilever global head office (1996-1998), Unilever Hungary (1994-1996) and Unilever Sweden (1989-1993). He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Lund University (Lunds universitet).

Lena Boberg

Ms. Lena Boberg has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICA Real Estate at ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB), effective as of May 20, 2013. She previously held a corresponding position at ICA AB until the company was acquired by Hakon Invest. Earlier in her career, she was Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at ICA Real Estate (2007-2011), and before that, held a CFO position at Skandrenting AB (1999-2007). In the past, she also served as Project Manager and Consultant at Knowit AB (1999), Financial Manager at Hagstromer & Qviberg Fondkommission AB (1996-1998), and Financial Manager at Nordien System AB (1995). She serves as Board Member of Rikshem AB (publ). She holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Uppsala Universitet.

Marie Halling

Ms. Marie Halling has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of ICA Bank within ICA Gruppen AB, effective as of September 1, 2014 at the latest. She previously served at Swedbank (2005–2014), including head of the Eastern region and member of Swedbank’s Group Executive Committee, head of Retail Banking and Private Banking. She also served at ForeningsSparbanken (1996-2005), including head of Corporate Banking ForeningsSparbanken Stockholm. She holds a Master of Laws degree.

Tony Holmberg

Mr. Tony Holmberg has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of ICA Special at ICA Gruppen Aktiebolag, effective as of January 1, 2016. He joined ICA in 1991. He was SVP Sales & Operations, ICA Sweden (2010–2015) and served at Rimi Baltic as Country Manager for Rimi Lithuania, etc. (2008– 2010). He was also Business Development Manager, Market department ICA AB (2007–2008) and Format Director ICA Kvantum and other ICA assignments (1991–2007). He completed management and finance courses at INSEAD Business School, IHM Business School, internally at ICA, etc.

Anders Nyberg

Mr. Anders Nyberg has been Chief Executive Officer of Apotek Hjartat within ICA Gruppen AB since January 15, 2015. He has previously been CEO of Apotek Hjartat since 2009. He was previously Deputy CEO ICA AB (2006–2008) and Axfood (2001–2005). He served at ICA (1992–2000) as Deputy CEO, ICA Sweden, Senior Vice President Strategy & Business Development, CEO, ICA Ost. Lhlens (1988–1992) and Regional Manager/Marketing Manager Livs. He was also Chairman of the Board of Swedish Pharmacy Association (2012-2016). He is Board Member of Swedish Pharmacy Association. He completed studies in Business and Finance at Stockholms universitet. He also has DIHR, Institutet for hogre kommunikations- och reklamutbildning.

Edgar Sesemann

Mr. Edgar Sesemann has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rimi Baltic at ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB), effective as of May 20, 2013. He previously held a corresponding position at ICA AB until the company was acquired by Hakon Invest. Prior to that, he held various positions within ICA, including CEO of Rimi Estonia (2008); Sourcing Director at ICA AB, ICA Sverige AB and ICA Handlarnas AB (1999-2008). He joined ICA in 1999. In the past, he was also Business Unit Director Grocery at KF Stormarknader (1992-1998), Category Director B&W Stormarknader (1990-1992), and Department Manager B&W Falkenberg and B&W Taby (1986-1990). He also served as Advisory Board Member for AMS Sourcing and Deputy Board Member of GS1 Sweden AB and Validoo AB. He is Board Member of Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Foundation (SSE Riga). Mr. Sesemann is a Certified Market Economist from IHM Business School, Stockholm.

Petra Albuschus

Ms. Petra Albuschus has been Chief Human Resources Officer at ICA Gruppen AB since April 30, 2015. She previously served as Senior Vice President, Logistics at ICA Sverige (2008-2015). She also served at Procter & Gamble Nordic (1993–1998, 2005–2008), Procter & Gamble UK (1998–2001), Procter & Gamble ETC Belgium (2001–2005), inter alia as Director of Logistics, Nordics. She is Board Member of Electra Gruppen AB (publ). She holds Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Maria Lundberg

Ms. Maria Lundberg has been appointed Chief Information Officer at ICA Gruppen Aktiebolag, effective as of January 1, 2018. Maria has recently been CIO for ICA Sweden (2015-2017). She joined the Company in 2015. Before that, she was Head of Development Axfood IT 2011– 2015, SVP Tieto Sweden AB Head of Retail & Services 2008–2010, and held other senior roles within Tieto 1999–2008. She holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering.

Liv Forhaug

Ms. Liv Forhaug is no longer serves as Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer at ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB), effective as of 11 August 2019. She previously held a corresponding position at ICA AB until the company was acquired by Hakon Invest. Prior to joining ICA’s Group Management in 2013, she was Consultant, Project Leader (1996-2005) and Sector Leader for retail in Scandinavia and Partner (2006-2013) at McKinsey & Company where she served from 1996 till 2013. She is Member of the Board of Hufvudstaden AB, HUI Research AB and Thule Group AB. Ms. Forhaug holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm.

Kerstin Lindvall

Ms. Kerstin Lindvall has been Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer at ICA Gruppen AB since September 30, 2016. Kerstin Lindvall joined ICA in 1997 and has served as Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer for ICA Sverige AB since 2010. She is also Board Member of KRAV and member of Monitoring Board of the Swedish Chemicals Agency. She was previously Head of Environment & Social Responsibility (2002–2009), Quality specialist (1999–2001) and Head of environment (1997–1999). She also served on Swedish Board of Agriculture, coordinator for EU funding (1996–1997). She is Agronomist.

Bjorn Olsson

Mr. Bjorn Olsson has been Chief Corporate Communication Officer at ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since May 20, 2013. He previously held a corresponding position at ICA AB until the company was acquired by Hakon Invest. Prior to that, he was Vice President External Communication and the company. He joined ICA’s Group Management in 2009. Earlier in his career, he was Head of Media Relations / Acting Head of Communications at Swedish Trade Federation (2000-2003). Mr. Olsson graduated from Uppsala Universitet with Master’s degree in Political Science, Economics and Commercial Law.

Jan Prokopec

Mr. Jan Prokopec has been appointed Chief Digital Officer at ICA Gruppen Aktiebolag effective as of June 17, 2019. He has a background in the Schibsted Group and is former CEO of Blocket AB.

Jonathon Clarke

Mr. Jonathon Clarke has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since April 9, 2013. He is trained welder and studied Labor Law. Previously, he served as Employee Representative, Handelsanstalldas Forbund on the Board of ICA AB.

Lennart Evrell

Fredrik Hagglund

Mr. Fredrik Hagglund has served as Member of the Board of Directors of ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since May 20, 2013. He is Member of the Reward Group and Sustainability Committee of the Company. He was General Counsel at the Company until May 20, 2013. He joined the Company in 2002. He worked as Lawyer at Clifford Chance in Brussels from 1999 to 2002 and as Assistant Lawyer at Linklaters from 1996 to 1999. He was also Trainee in Anita Gradin’s cabinet for the European Commission. He is Member of the Boards of Directors of Svensk Handel (Swedish Trade Federation) and Independent Retail Europe, among others, as well as CEO of ICA-handlarnas Forbund. He previously was Member of the Board of ICA AB, EuroCommerce and the Swedish Anti-Corruption Institute, Vice President and Legal Counsel ICA-handlarnas Forbund. He holds Master of Laws degree.

Magnus Moberg

Mr. Magnus Moberg has served as Member of the Board of Directors at ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since April 23, 2008. He is also Member of the Company's Retail Investment Committee. He is Chairman and has been Member of the Board of Directors at ICA-handlarnas Forbund since 2006. He is also Chairman of the Board of Nya Ulfmag AB and Storbutiken i Falkoping AB, as well as Chief Executive Officer of Storbutiken i Falkoping AB. He is ICA retailer, Maxi ICA Stormarknad Falkoping. He also serves as Member of the Board of Jomag AB, among others. He was previously Member of the Board of Directors at ICA-handlarnas Forbund from 2002 to 2005 and served as Chairman of the Board of Kopet i Sandared AB, as well as Member of the Boards of Moberg & Svensson i Sandared AB and Ulfmag AB. He attended a number of courses within ICA. He studied finance and business (finance, business management, leadership development, among others).

Fredrik Persson

Mr. Fredrik Persson has been Director of ICA Gruppen Aktiebolag since April 12, 2018. He is also Member of the Retail Investment Committee. He holds Master of Science in Business and Economics. He is Chairman of the Board Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, JM and Svenska ICC, as well as Board member AB Electrolux, AB Hufvudstaden, Ahlstrom Capital OY, Interogo Holding AG and Nalka Invest AB. Previously, he was CEO Axel Johnson, Chief Analyst Aros Securities, and held various positions within ABB Financial Services.

Magnus Rehn

Mr. Magnus Rehn has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since April 9, 2013. He has upper secondary school education. He previously was Employee Representative, Unionen on the Board of ICA AB.

Bo Sandstrom

Anette Wiotti

Ms. Anette Wiotti has been Director of ICA Gruppen Aktiebolag since April 7, 2017. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She has completed various courses of study (finance, business management, leadership development etc.). She is Vice Chairman ICA-handlarnas Forbund, elected representative on boards and committees in ICA-handlarnas Forbud and ICA Sweden as well as ICA retailer, ICA Kvantum Arvika. She has several years’ experience as an ICA retailer. She held various roles as elected representative within ICA-handlarnas Forbund and ICA Sverige AB.

Andrea Gisle Joosen

Ms. Andrea Gisle Joosen has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since April 14, 2010. She is Member of the Reward Group and Sustainability Committee of the Company. She is Member of the Boards of Directors of Dixons Carphone plc, BillerudKorsnas Venture AB and James Hardie Industries plc, as well as Chairman of the Board of Acast AB (publ). She was CEO of Boxer TV Access AB, CEO of Panasonic Nordic AB and Panasonic Nordic, a branch of Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH. She previously served as Nordic Chief Executive Officer of Chantelle AB and Twentieth Century Fox AB. She was also Director of Marketing at Johnson & Johnson AB, and held different positions within Procter & Gamble AB and Mars Inc. She also served as Chairman of the Board of Teknikmagasinet AB and Panasonic Nordic AB and Member of the Boards of Lighthouse Group AB, Branchen Forbrugerelektronik DK, Elektronikbranschen and Radioleverantorernas Serviceaktiebolag. She holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Handelshogskolan i Kopenhamn, part of Goteborgs Universitet (Gothenburg University).

Jeanette Jager

Ms. Jeanette Jager has been Independent Director at ICA Gruppen Aktiebolag since April 22, 2015. She is Member of the Retail Investment Committee. She is also CEO of Bankgirot. She was previously Head of Marketing and Communications at Tieto. Before that, she was VP Financial Services Global Tieto, VP Capital Markets Global Tieto, Product and Market Director Tieto, TDC, CEO Inne AB, Marketing Director, Paynova AB. Formerly board member, SeeCity AB and mentor for Womentor. She has studies in Business and Finance from Stockholm University.

Cecilia Wennborg

Ms. Cecilia Daun Wennborg has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at ICA Gruppen AB (previously known as Hakon Invest AB) since 2005. She is also Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee and Sustainability Committee. She was Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ambea AB, and President and CFO of Carema Vard och Omsorg Aktiebolag. Until April 2005, she was Acting CEO of Skandiabanken. She was also Manager for Sweden at Skandia. Previously, she served as CEO of SkandiaLink Livforsakrings AB, and Financial and Administrative Director of SkandiaLink Livforsakrings AB. She serves as Member of the Boards of Directors at Getinge AB, Loomis AB, Bravida Holding AB, Sophiahemmet AB, Atvexa AB, Oncopeptides AB, Hotell Diplomat AB and Hoist Finance AB, among others. She is also Member of Aktiemarknadsnamnden (the Swedish Securities Council). She holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics, with supplementary studies in Journalism and Languages.

Frans Benson

Mr. Frans Benson has been Head of Investor Relations at ICA Gruppen AB since 2014. He has experience in both Finance and Communication from such companies as Vattenfall and AssiDoman as well as from consulting firms, including Spencer Stuart and JKL. In 2009 Mr. Benson was appointed Director of Investor Relations at Boliden.