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Swedish Match AB (SWMA.ST)

SWMA.ST on Stockholm Stock Exchange

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3 Dec 2020
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Conny Karlsson

65 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Lars Dahlgren

50 2008 Chief Executive Officer, President

Andrew Cripps

63 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Anders Larsson

2020 Group Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Hayes

54 2020 President, US Division

Hakan Soderberg

51 2017 President, Lights Division DivisionExecutive

Joakim Tilly

50 2013 President, Europe Division

Marie-Louise Heiman

55 2015 Senior Vice President, Group Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Secretary to the Board

Lars Lofman

64 2017 Senior Vice President R&D, Europe Division

Fredrik Peyron

53 2016 Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Group Communications

Patrik Engelbrektsson

55 2013 Director, Employee Representative

Par-Ola Olausson

48 2018 Director, Employee Representative

Dragan Popovic

47 2017 Director, Employee Representative

Charles Blixt

69 2015 Independent Director

Jacqueline Hoogerbrugge

57 2015 Independent Director

Pauline Lindwall

59 2017 Independent Director

Wenche Rolfsen

68 2013 Independent Director

Joakim Westh

59 2011 Independent Director

Emmett Harrison

60 Senior Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability

Biographies

Name Description

Conny Karlsson

Mr. Conny Karlsson serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is also Chairman of the Company's Compensation Committee and Member of the Company's Nominating Committee. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics and Business from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cake 0 emission AB, as well as Non-Executive Board Member of Malte Mansson AB and Yrkesakademin AB. Previously, he was Marketing Director of Procter & Gamble E&SO, Marketing Director and Regional Director of Procter & Gamble Scandinavia, Marketing Director of Procter & Gamble UK and CEO of Duni AB.

Lars Dahlgren

Mr. Lars Dahlgren has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Swedish Match AB since June 2008. From July 1, 2004 until June 2008, he was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at the Company. Prior to this, from April 1, 2004 to July 1, 2004, he was Acting Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at the Company. He joined Swedish Match AB in 1996 and has been Member of Group Management Team since 2004. He has managerial experience from various international positions within the Group. He was also Finance Director at Swedish Match Philippines and Financial Analyst at SBC Warburg. He has worked with Group Finance on the executive level since May 2002, primarily in the areas of Business Control, and Merger and Acquisition issues. He is Board Member of Orkla ASA. He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Andrew Cripps

Mr. Andrew Graham Cripps serves as Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and he is Chartered Accountant. He is Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee Chair of Howden Joinery Group plc and Boparan Holdings Ltd. He was previously Director of Investments at British American Tobacco Plc., Director of Corporate Finance at Rothmans International Plc., Managing Director of Rothmans Holdings BV and President of Laurens International SA.

Anders Larsson

Thomas Hayes

Mr. Thomas Hayes has been appointed as President, US Division of the Company effective 8/1/2020. He has previously been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, US Division, at the Company since 2006 and Member of the Group Management Team from October 1, 2017 till March 9, 2018. He holds B.S. in Accounting from Wake Forest University, USA. He previously was Chief Financial Officer Swedish Match International Division; Controller and Chief Accounting Officer, Chesapeake Corporation; Managing Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Hakan Soderberg

Mr. Hakan Soderberg serves as President, Lights Division DivisionExecutive of the Company. He joined Swedish Match in 2007. He holds M.Sc. BA from the University of Stockholm, Sweden. Previously, he was COO Lights International Division, Swedish Match; COO Continental Europe Division Netherlands, Swedish Match; Vice President Finance & IT International Division Netherlands, Swedish Match; Regional Finance Director Belgium, AstraZeneca; CFO South Africa, AstraZeneca; Director, Finance Supply chain and Logistics England, AstraZeneca; Director, Business logistics and Finance, AstraZeneca; Corporate controller, Astra AB.

Joakim Tilly

Mr. Joakim Tilly serves as President, Europe Division of the Company. He joined the Company in 2004 and the Company’s Group Management Team in 2008. Over the years he held such roles at Swedish Match as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Group Finance and Information Technology and Group Human Resources from June 4, 2012 until September 9, 2013; Senior Vice President of Group Finance and Information Technology, and Chief Financial Officer from June 2008 until June 4, 2012; Senior Vice President of Group Finance (until June 2008), and Vice President Group Finance. He is also former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Netgiro International, and Chief Financial Officer of Swedish Match Lighter Division. He holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Marie-Louise Heiman

Ms. Marie-Louise Heiman serves as Senior Vice President, Group Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Secretary to the Board of the Company. She joined the Company in 1996. She holds Master of Laws, LLM, from Uppsala University, Sweden. She was previously Vice President Legal Affairs, Swedish Match AB; General Counsel Swedish Match North Europe AB, Legal Counsel, AB Fo drtos, BCP Branded Consumer Products AB and Procordia AB.

Lars Lofman

Mr. Lars Olof Lofman has served as Senior Vice President R&D, Europe Division at Swedish Match AB since 2017. He has previously been Senior Vice President, Product Supply and Innovation, Scandinavia Division at the Company since December 20, 2013. He was previously President of Smokefree Products Division at the Company from March 10, 2011 until September 9, 2013. He joined the Company in 1987 and became Member of the Group Management Team in 2004. He was previously President of Swedish Match Distribution AB until March 10, 2011, Senior Vice President Product Supply and Marketing, Scandinavia Division from September 9, 2013 until December 20, 2013, President of Swedish Match North Europe Division, Vice President of Production and Development at Swedish Match North Europe Division, Vice President of Operations at Swedish Match Snuff Division, and Plant and Production Manager at Swedish Match North Europe Division. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. He is Controller from DIHM.

Fredrik Peyron

Mr. Fredrik Peyron serves as Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Group Communications of the Company. He was Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Directors at Swedish Match AB from 2007 until 2014. He joined the Company in 2000 and became Member of Group Management Team in 2007 and rejoined in 2016. He holds Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from Lunds universitet. He previously served as Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Swedish Match AB, Legal Counsel at Akzo Nobel and Associate at Mannheimer Swartling Law firm. He was also Group Vice President, Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary at Autoliv.

Patrik Engelbrektsson

Mr. Patrik Engelbrektsson serves as Director, Employee Representative of the Company. He was Deputy Employee Representative in the Company during 2012. He has been appointed by the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) within Swedish Match. He is Chairman of the Trade Union Association at the Company’s snus factory in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is Logistic Technician at the Gothenburg Factory. He previously was Mill Worker, Machine Operator, Forklift driver at the Gothenburg snus factory.

Par-Ola Olausson

Mr. Par-Ola Olausson serves as Director, Employee Representative of the Company. He has been appointed by the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) within Swedish Match. He is Vice Chairman of IF Metall’s Trade Union Association at Swedish Match’s match factory in Tidaholm, Sweden. He has been Technical support at Swedish Match’s match factory in Tidaholm.

Dragan Popovic

Mr. Dragan Popovic serves as Director, Employee Representative of the Company. He previously was Deputy Director. He was appointed by the Council for Negotiation and Co-operation (PTK) within Swedish Match. He is Board Member of the Swedish Association of Management and Professional Staff (Ledarna) at the snus factories in Gothenburg and Kungalv, Sweden. He is Area Manager Production at Swedish Match’s snus factory in Gothenburg. Previously, he was Area Manager loose snus, Area Manager portion snus Original, Area Manager Pilot Plant and Machine Operator, at Swedish Match’s snus factory in Gothenburg.

Charles Blixt

Mr. Charles (Chuck) A. Blixt, Esq. has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Swedish Match AB since April 23, 2015. He is Member of the Compensation Committee. He was Independent Member of the Company's Board between 2007 and April 2011. He is Non-Executive Chairman of Atrum Coal Limited and Non-Executive Director at Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. He was also Member of the Board of Directors of Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees. He served as Interim General Counsel at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc, as well as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Reynolds American Inc and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings. He holds Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor degree from University of Illinois.

Jacqueline Hoogerbrugge

Ms. Jacqueline Hoogerbrugge serves as Independent Director of the Company. She is Member of the Compensation Committee. She holds Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Groningen. She was President of Operations at Cloetta. Previously, she was President Operations, Leaf International BV; Vice President Operations, Danone’s Medical Nutrition Division; Vice President Procurement, Numico Baby & Medical Food, and held various positions in engineering, manufacturing and procurement, Unilever; and various positions in engineering and sales Fluor Daniel. She is Non-Executive Board Member of Ikea Industry AB, Broadview BV, BA Glass and Dometic AB.

Pauline Lindwall

Ms. Pauline Lindwall has been Independent Director at Swedish Match AB since May 4, 2017. She holds BSc., University of Vaxjo. She is Non-Executive Board Member of McKesson Europe AG and Duni AB. Previously, she was Category Director Coffee, France and Southern Europe Mondelez International; Country Business Manager, Nestle Nutrition Germany & Austria; Country Business Manager, Nestle Nutrition Indonesia; Nordic Marketing Director, Nestle Nordic; Head of Nestle Innovation, Out of Home Coffee UK; Nordic Marketing Manager, Nestle Coffee & Beverages.

Wenche Rolfsen

Dr. Wenche Rolfsen Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swedish Match AB since 2013. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She is Chairman of the Board of Index Pharmaceuticals and Bioarctic AB; Board Member of Recipharm AB. She was previously Vice President; Director of Quintiles Phase I, Europe; CEO, Quintiles, Scandinavia; Director, Quintiles, Sweden; Managing Director of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Upjohn; Head of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Opthalmics; Head of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Lakemedel. She holds Master of Science in Pharmacy and Doctorate of Philosophy in Pharmacology Uppsala University.

Joakim Westh

Mr. Joakim Westh serves as Independent Director of the Company. He is also Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee. He acts as Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Saab AB and Non-Executive Board Member of Absolent Group AB. He is also Chairman of the Board of Amexci AB and Board Member and Chairman of the HR Committee of CGI Inc. He was previously Senior Vice President and Head of Group Function Strategy and Operational Excellence and Member of Group Management Team at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Group Vice President and Member of the Executive Management Team at Assa Abloy AB, Chairman and Owner of Absolent AB, as well as Partner at McKinsey & Co. Inc. He holds a Master of Science degree from the Royal Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT.

Emmett Harrison

Mr. Emmett Harrison serves as Senior Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability at Swedish Match AB. He has been with the Company since 1990 and has held various positions within the Organization in Marketing, Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability. He was also Vice President of Investor Relations at Swedish Match AB, Global Marketing Director of Swedish Match Lighter Division and Marketing Manager of Swedish Match North America Division. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the College of William and Mary, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University.