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VBG Group AB (publ) (VBGb.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Hansson

70 2008 Chairman of the Board

Anders Birgersson

59 2001 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Johnny Alvarsson

67 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Claes Wedin

61 Chief Financial Officer

Bo Hedberg

60 Director of Business Development

Christina Holgerson

52 Director of TQM and Human Resources

Volker Biesenbruck

2017 Division Manager, Edscha Trailer Systems

Anders Erken

53 2011 Division Manager, VBG Truck Equipment

Clas Gunneberg

53 2016 Division Manager, Mobile Climate Control

Thomas Moka

52 Division Manager, Ringfeder Power Transmission

Jouni Isoaho

58 2016 Director, Employee Representative

Cecilia Pettersson

49 2011 Director, Employee Representative

Peter Augustsson

62 2011 Independent Director

Jessica Malmsten

53 2016 Independent Director

Louise Nicolin

44 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Hansson

Mr. Peter Hansson has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at VBG Group AB since April 21, 2008, and he has been Member of the Company's Board of Directors since 2001. He is also Member of Company's Compensation Committee, Nominating and Audit Committees. He has been Owner of PKH-konsult AB since 2014. Previously, he has been employed in Senior Management within Volvo Lastvagnar AB since 1972, and was Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars Sweden from 1995 until 2006. He also served as CEO of the Gothenburg Opera from July 1, 2006 until 2014. He currently acts as Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Boras Bil Forvaltnings AB and a number of its subsidiaries. He is also Member of the Board Directors at Herman Krefting Foundation for Allergy and Asthma Research, the World Childhood Foundation, First Rent A Car Aktiebolag and Bra Bil Sverige AB. He holds a Master of Science degree in Political Science and Bachelor of Science from Goteborgs universitet. He also has Management Training from Centre d’Etudes Industrielles, Geneve.

Anders Birgersson

Mr. Anders Birgersson has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at VBG Group AB since 2001. He has worked in the engineering industry, within logistics, production, production development and business management since 1984. He previously worked for ABB in Production and Logistics (1979-1988), SKF as Production Manager and Technical Manager (1989-1997) and ESAB as Production Manager, Managing Director and Business Area Manager (1997-2001). At present, he is Member of the Board of Directors at Elos Medtech AB, Christian Berner Tech Trade AB, Sparbanken Lindkoping AB, the Herman Krefting Foundation for Allergy and Asthma Research, the SLK Employees' Foundation and the VBG-SLK Foundation. He holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola and studied Business Administration at the University of Skovde.

Johnny Alvarsson

Mr. Johnny Alvarsson serves as Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at VBG Group AB. He has been Independent Member of the Company's Board of Directors since 2004. He is also Member of the Company's Compensation Committee and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He has Industrial experience within Ericsson Telecom, where he worked as Chief Engineer from 1975 until 1987. He was also Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Zeteco AB from 1988 until 2000, and at Elektronikgruppen BK AB from 2000 to 2004. In addition, he has acted as President and CEO of Indutrade AB since November 2004. He is Chairman of the Boards of Directors at FM Mattsson Mora Group AB, Manava Konsult AB and Dacke Industri AB, as well as Board Member of Indutrade Aktiebolag and its subsidiaries. He also serves as Board Member of Instalco Intressenter AB and Sdiptech AB. He holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Economics from Linkopings universitet.

Claes Wedin

Mr. Claes Wedin serves as Chief Financial Officer at VBG Group AB. He has been employed by the Company as Secretary since 1997. He has experience in Business Administration and Senior Management within the Process and Aircraft industry, as well as in Public Administration. He previously worked as Director of Finances at the Alvsborg County Council (1992-1997), CFO and deputy Managing Director at Miller-Nohab (1986-1992), Controller and Business Analyst at Volvo Flygmotor (1982-1986) and Economist at Union Carbide (1979-1982). He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from Goteborgs universitet.

Bo Hedberg

Mr. Bo Hedberg serves as Director of Business Development at VBG Group AB. He has been employed by the Company since 1996. He was previously employed in various positions within the Company, including Director of R&D and Marketing. He was Marketing Director at Mark IV Automotive (1994-1996). He also held various positions at Saab Automobile (1981-1994), including Platform Manager in the purchasing division. He holds Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lulea University of Technology.

Christina Holgerson

Ms. Christina Holgerson serves as Director of TQM and Human Resources at VBG Group AB. She previously was Member of the Board of Directors of the Company from 2001 until 2004. She has been employed by the Company since 2000 and earlier between 1986 and 1996. She held various positions within the VBG Group, including Design Engineer, Quality Manager responsible for purchasing and Quality and Environmental Manager. She has many years of experience in the automotive industry, including Quality and Environmental Manager in the Brink Group 1996-2000. She has been Board Member of the Scandinavian Automotive Supplier Association (FKG) since 2012. She studied Mechanical Engineering at Nils Ericson Upper-Secondary School. She is Qualified Human Resources Specialist, FEI.

Volker Biesenbruck

Mr. Volker Biesenbruck has been Division Manager, Edscha Trailer Systems at VBG GROUP AB (publ) since October 16, 2017. He has been Marketing and R&D Director within the division.

Anders Erken

Mr. Anders Erken has been Division Manager, VBG Truck Equipment at VBG Group AB since October 2011. Prior to this, he was Production Director in charge of Supply Chain within the division. He joined the Company in 2007. Previously, he worked in Production and Logistics at ESAB AB (1990-2003) and was Branch Manager at Imaje AB (2004-2007). He holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lulea University of Technology.

Clas Gunneberg

Mr. Clas Gunneberg has been Division Manager, Mobile Climate Control at VBG GROUP AB (publ) since November 23, 2016. He is Civil Engineer in Mechanical Engineering from Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola and holds Executive MBA from Goteborgs universitet. He has been CEO and President of Mobile Climate Control since 2007. Before that, he was Management Consultant at StratFit Consulting (2006-2007), CEO of Finnveden Metal Structures AB (2002-2006), CEO of Dayco Automotive AB (1999-2002), Plant Manager at Dayco Automotive AB (1996-1999) and held various positions at AB SKF (1989-1996).

Thomas Moka

Mr. Thomas Moka serves as Division Manager, Ringfeder Power Transmission at VBG Group AB. He has been with the Company since 2004. For the last 15 years, he has worked in Marketing and Sales within various international corporations, in the Power Transmission sector. He previously worked for Ringspann GmbH as Product Manager (1996-2002) and GERWAH GmbH as Sales Manager (2002-2004). He holds Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Darmstadt and studied Economics at University of Hagen.

Jouni Isoaho

Mr. Jouni Isoaho has been Director, Employee Representative at VBG GROUP AB (publ) since September 2016. He represents blue-collar employees. He is international welding specialist (IWS) at VBG Truck Equipment. He has been employed since 1996. He has welding education from Artur Lundqvistskolan.

Cecilia Pettersson

Ms. Cecilia Pettersson has been Director, Employee Representative at VBG Group AB since 2011. She represents white-collar employees. She is employee in the purchasing and logistics division of VBG Truck Equipment, VBG Group. She has been employed by the Company since 1998. She has completed a three-year economics program.

Peter Augustsson

Mr. Peter Augustsson has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of VBG Group AB since May 3, 2011. He was also Member of the Company's Board from 2008 to 2009. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He has been Chairman of Peter Augustsson Development AB since 2005. In the past, he acted as Chief Executive Officer and President of Saab Automobile AB and SKF AB. He has worked in the vehicle and component industry since 1978. He served at Saab Automobile AB (1998-2005) and Volvo Personvagnar AB (1978-1994). He serves as Chairman of the Boards of Walki Group Oy, Fortaco Group Oy, Malte Manson Holding AB, Mechanum Sverige AB, QLT Marine AB, Johanneberg Science Park AB and AXsensor AB. He also serves as Member of the Boards of Ljunghall Group AB, Mechanum Stockholm AB and Walleniusredierna Aktiebolag. He holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola.

Jessica Malmsten

Ms. Jessica Malmsten has been Independent Director at VBG GROUP AB (publ) since April 26, 2016. She holds Master of Science degree in Electronical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology. She has been Business Development Director at GoteborgsOperan AB since 2007. She also serves as board member of Bra Bil Sverige AB. She has been active in the motor vehicle industry since 1987 and worked at Volvo Personvagnar Norden AB 2001–2007 and Volvo Personvagnar AB 1987–2001.

Louise Nicolin

Ms. Louise Nicolin has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of VBG Group publ AB since April 24, 2014. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She holds Master of Science degree in Molecular Biotechnology from Uppsala universitet and holds an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm. She has been CEO and Owner of Nicolin Consulting AB since 2000, as well as serves as Member of the Board of Volati AB, Dellner Couplers Aktiebolag, Uppdragshuset Sverige Aktiebolag and Enzymatica AB. She held consulting assignments for such companies as Astra-Zeneca, Maquet Critical Care, Octapharma, Recipharm, GE Healthcare, Pfizer and Pharmadule since 1998. She was Marketing Manager and Business Area Head at Plantvision 2007-2011 and Engineering Consultant at Semcon 1998-2000.