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The Board of Directors has overall responsibility for the company’s organization and administration through regular monitoring of the business and by ensuring the appropriateness of the organization, management team, guidelines and internal control. The Board approves strategies and targets, and decides on major investments, acquisitions and divestments of operations, among other matters.

Pär Boman (1961)

Pär Boman

Pär Boman

Engineering and Business/Economics degree

Chairman and member of the Board since 2016 (Board Member in SCA since 2010). Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee.

Other current assignments/positions:
Chairman of the Board of Svenska Handelsbanken AB and Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA. Deputy Chairman of the Board of AB Industrivärden and Board Member of Skanska AB. 

Independent in relation to the Company and Executive Management, but not in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2016

B shares: 3000

Ewa Björling (1961)

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M.D. and Associate Professor from Karolinska Institutet.

Board member since 2016 (in SCA since 2016).

Other current assignments/positions
Board Member of Biogaia AB, Mobilaris AB and Ullr AB. 

Independent in relation to the Company and Executive Management as well as in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2016

Maija-Liisa Friman (1952)

Maija-Liisa Friman

MSc Eng.

Board Member since 2016 (in SCA since 2016).

Other current assignments/positions:
Chairman of the Board of Helsinki Deaconess Institute. Board Member of Finnair Oyj and the Securities Market Association. Partner in Boardman Oy

Independent in relation to the Company and Executive Management as well as in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2016

Annemarie Gardshol (1967)

Annemarie Gardshol

MSc Eng.

Board Member since 2016 (in SCA since 2015).

Other current assignments/positions:
Board Member of Gardshol Consulting AB. Deputy Board Member of Gardshol Holding AB. CEO of PostNord Strålfors Group AB. 

Independent in relation to the Company and Executive Management as well as the Company’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2015

B shares: 700

Magnus Groth (1963)

Magnus Groth

MSc Econ, MBA

President and CEO since 2017 (in SCA since 2011).

Other current assignments/positions:
Board Member of Acando AB and Vinda, Hong Kong 

Independent in relation to the Company’s major shareholders, but not in relation to the Company and Executive Management.

Employed since: 2011

B shares: 21000

Louise Svanberg (1958)

Louise Svanberg

MSc Econ

Board Member since 2016 (in SCA since 2012). Member of the Remuneration Committee.

Other current assignments/positions:
Board Member of Careers Australia Group. Member of Advisory Board for Cue Ball Capital, Boston, and Member of MPM Bio-tech, investment committee.

Independent of the company, corporate management and Essity’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2016

B shares: 15000

Johan Malmquist (1961)

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MSc Econ

Board Member since 2016 (in SCA since 2016).

Other current assignments/positions:
Chairman of the Board of AB Tingstad Papper and Arjo AB. Board Member of the Chalmers University of Technology Foundation, Elekta AB, Getinge AB, Henry Dunkers Förvaltningsaktiebolag, Medvisor AB, Mölnlycke AB and Trelleborg AB.

Independent in relation to the Company and Executive Management as well as the Company’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2016

B shares: 4000

Barbara Milian Thoralfsson (1959)

Barbara Milian Thoralfsson

MBA, BA

Board Member since 2016 (in SCA since 2006). Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Other current assignments/positions:
Chairman of the Board of ColArt Holdings Ltd. Board Member of G4S Plc, Hilti AG and Norfolier GreenTec AS.

Independent in relation to the Company and Executive Management as well as the Company’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2016

Bert Nordberg (1956)

Bert Nordberg

Engineer

Board Member since 2016 (in SCA since 2012). Member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Other current assignments/positions:
Chairman of the Board of Innovativa Solutions Sweden AB, Sigma Connectivity AB and Vestas Wind Systems A/S. Board Member of AB Electrolux, Axis AB, Connectivity Spring AB, LU Holding AB, Rothschild Nordic AB, SAAB AB and Skistar AB.

Independent in relation to the Company and Executive Management as well as the Company’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2016

B shares: 5000

Lars Rebien Sörensen (1954)

B.Sc Forestry, B Sc. Econ

Board Member since 2017 (in SCA since 2017).

Other current assignments/positions:
Vice Chairman of the Board of Carlsberg A/S. Board Member of Jungbunzlauer, the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Independent in relation to the Company and Executive Management as well as the Company’s major shareholders.

Elected: 2017

Örjan Svensson (1963)

Senior Industrial Safety Representative at SCA Hygiene Products AB.

Member of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO).

Appointed: 2017

B shares: 75

Tina Elvingsson (1967)

Quality Technician at SCA Hygiene Products AB.

Board Member (employee representative) since 2017.

Appointed: 2017

B shares: 225

Niclas Thulin (1976)

Infrastructure Developer at SCA Hygiene Products AB.

Other current assignments/positions:
Limited Partner in TH Tryck & Reklam Kommanditbolag.

Appointed: 2017

Paulina Halleröd (1967)

MSc Eng.

Deputy Board Member (employee representative) since 2017.

Appointed: 2017

B shares: 370

Niklas Engdahl (1980)

BSc Eng.

Deputy Board Member (employee representative) since 2017.

Appointed: 2017

Martin Ericsson (1968)

MSc Eng.

Deputy Board Member (employee representative) since 2017.

Appointed: 2017

A shares: 200

B shares: 200

Mikael Schmidt (1960)

Mikael Schmidt

Senior Vice President, Group Function Legal Affairs, General Counsel since 2012 (in SCA since 1992).

Other current assignments/positions:

Deputy Board Member of Vinda, Hong Kong.

Employed since: 2012

B shares: 19000

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Auditor in charge: Hamish Mabon