Board of Directors and Auditors

Board of Directors and Auditors

Composition of the Board: In accordance with the articles of association, the Board of Directors shall consist of three to ten members, without deputies. Board members are elected annually by the Annual General Meeting for the period until the next Annual General Meeting. In accordance with legislation, employees elect three Board members and a deputy. Trelleborg’s CFO participates in the Board meetings as does the General Counsel, who also serves as the Board’s Secretary.
The below information reflect the situations per December 31, 2018. 

Board Members elected by Annual General Meeting

Hans Biörck

Hans Biörck

Chairman
Other assignments: Chairman of the board of Skanska AB. Board member of Svenska Handelsbanken AB.
Qualifications: Graduate in business administration.
Previous experience: CFO of Skanska AB, Autoliv Inc. and Esselte AB.
Holdings 2018: 10,000 shares. 
Born: 1951. Elected to Board: 2009.
Dependence: No.

Gunilla Fransson

Gunilla Fransson

Board member
Other assignments: Chairman of the Board of Net Insight AB. Board member of Dunker Interests, Eltel AB, Nederman AB, Enea AB and Permobil AB.
Qualifications: M.Sc. Eng. and Licentiate of Technology.
Previous experience: Various senior positions at Saab AB and Ericsson AB.
Holdings 2018: 3,000 shares.
Born: 1960. Elected to the Board: 2016.
Dependence: Yes. Dependent in relation to the company’s major shareholders through his assignment on behalf of Trelleborg’s main owner, the Dunker Interests.

Johan Malmquist

Johan Malmquist

Board member
Other assignments: Chairman of the Board of Arjo AB and Tingstad Papper AB. Board member of Dunker Interests, Elekta AB, Getinge AB, Mölnlycke Health Care AB, Stena Adactum AB and the Chalmers University of Technology Foundation.
Qualifications: Graduate in business administration.
Previous experience: President and CEO of Getinge AB and various senior positions at Electrolux AB.
Holdings 2018: 5,000 shares.
Born: 1961. Elected to the Board: 2016.
Dependence: Yes. Dependent in relation to the company’s major shareholders through his assignment on behalf of Trelleborg’s main owner, the Dunker Interests.

Peter Nilsson

Peter Nilsson

President and CEO Trelleborg and Business Area President of Trelleborg Offshore & Construction.
Qualifications: M.Sc. Eng.
Other assignments: Chairman of the Board of Cibes Holding AB. Board member of the South Sweden Chamber of Commerce.
Previous experience: Business Area President at Trelleborg and positions within the Trelleborg Group, as well as management consultant at BSI.
Holdings 2018: 60,572 shares and 250,000 call options*.
Born: 1966. Elected to Board: 2006.
Dependence: Yes. Dependent in relation to the company as a result of his position as Trelleborg’s President.

Anne Mette Olesen

Anne Mette Olesen

Board member
Chief Marketing Officer, AAK AB
Other assignments: Board member of EASIS A/S.
Qualifications: MBA and B.Sc. Eng. 
Previous experience: Senior positions at Coloplast A/S, Chr. Hansen A/S and Danisco Ingredients A/S. 
Holdings 2018: 2,500 shares.
Born: 1964. Elected to Board: 2015.
Dependence: No.

Susanne Pahlén Åklundh

Susanne Pahlén Åklundh

Board member
Executive Vice President Alfa Laval AB 
Other assignments: Board member of Alfdex AB.
Qualifications: M.Sc. Eng.
Previous experience: Various management positions at Alfa Laval AB.
Holdings 2018: 3,000 shares.
Born: 1960. Elected to Board: 2016.
Dependence: No.

Panu Routila

Panu Routila

Board member 
President and CEO Konecranes
Other assignments: Board member of East Office of Finnish Industries Oy, Onvest Oy and Teknologi-industri in Finland
Qualifications: M.Sc. in Economics.
Previous experience: President and CEO of Ahlström Capital Oy, CEO of Alteams Oy, Director and Controller within Outokumpu Group, various management positions at Partek Group. 
Holdings 2018: - 
Born: 1964. Elected to Board: 2018. 
Dependence: No.


Jan Ståhlberg

Jan Ståhlberg

Board member 
Investment and advisory business through the Trill operations
Other assignments: Chairman of Bactiguard Holding AB. Board member of ITB-Med AB. Senior Advisor EQT AB. 
Qualifications: Graduate in business administration.
Previous experience: Co-founder of EQT AB. Formerly various positions in Ovako Steel.
Holdings 2018: 130,000 shares.
Born: 1962. Elected to Board: 2018. 
Dependence: Yes. Dependent in relation to the company’s major shareholders through his assignment on behalf of Trelleborg’s main owner, the Dunker Interests.

Board members appointed by employees

Jimmy Faltin

Jimmy Faltin

Employee representative
Machine operator, appointed by the Unions of the Trelleborg Group (LO).
Other assignments: Member of Trelleborg European Work Council, Unions of the Trelleborg Group (LO) and Negotiation delegation for the Technology Agreement of IF Metall. Division Chairman IF Metall Norra Västerbotten.
Qualifications: Education in behavioral science, labor agreements and labor laws.
Holdings April 2018:
Born: 1965. Elected to Board: 2018.


Peter Larsson

Peter Larsson

Employee representative
Plant manager, appointed by the Unions of the Trelleborg Group (PTK).
Other assignments: Chairman of Unionen Trelleborg AB. Member of Trelleborg European Works Council and Trelleborg Swedish Works Council (PTK). 
Qualifications: Engineer.
Holdings 2018: 3,000 shares. 
Born: 1965. Elected to Board: 2011.

Lars Pettersson

Employee representative
Machine operator, appointed by the Unions of the Trelleborg Group (LO). 
Other assignments: Member of Unions of the Trelleborg Group (LO).
Qualifications: Cabinetmaker, training in negotiation and in salary system development.
Holdings 2018:
Born: 1965. Elected to Board: 2018.


Ingemar Thörn

Ingemar Thörn

Employee representative, deputy
Customer service, appointed by the Unions of the Trelleborg Group (PTK).
Other assignments: Deputy Chairman of Unionen Trelleborg AB and member of Trelleborg Swedish Works Council (PTK).
Qualifications: Engineer, training in purchasing and logistics.
Holdings 2018: 100 shares.
Born: 1972. Elected to board: 2014.

*In February 2016, the principal owner – The Henry Dunker Donation Fund & Foundations – offered the President and CEO 250,000 call options in Trelleborg, with a term of fi ve years. Peter Nilsson purchased these call options at a price of SEK 15.20 per call option. Each call option entitles the holder to purchase one Series B share at a call price of SEK 143.16. The Black & Scholes method was used in the valuation of the call options. The principal owner’s intention in introducing the program was to encourage the President and CEO’s long-term commitment to the company. Trelleborg AB did not participate in the offer and will not have any expenses in connection with the offer.

**In November 2018, the principal owner – The Henry Dunker Donation Fund & Foundations – offered Trelleborg’s Group management 12,500 call options each, except the President and CEO who was offered 50,000 call options, in Trelleborg, with a term of five years. They purchased these call options at a price of SEK 9.86 per call option. Each call option entitles the holder to purchase one Series B share at a call price of SEK 175.83. The Black & Scholes method was used in the valuation of the call options. The principal owner’s intention in introducing the program was to encourage the Group management’s long-term commitment to the company. Trelleborg AB did not participate in the offer and will not have any expenses in connection with the offer.

Board's Committees

The Board has established three committees from within its ranks without this otherwise impacting the Board’s responsibilities and duties. These are the Audit, Finance and Compensation Committees.

Auditor

The Annual General Meeting appoints an auditor that examines the annual report and accounts, the consolidated financial statements, the administration of the Board of Directors and President and the annual report and accounts of subsidiaries, and submits an audit report.

Hans Warén

Authorized Public Accountant, Auditor in Charge
Auditor of the Trelleborg Group since 2017. Partner of Deloitte since 1998.
Qualifications: Graduate in business administration. Authorized Public Accountant since 1992.
Assignments: Axfood, Castellum, Gunnebo and Lindab
Born: 1964. 


Maria Ekelund

Authorized Public Accountant
Auditor of the Trelleborg Group since 2017. Partner of Deloitte since 2008.
Qualifications: Master in business administration. Authorized Public Accountant since 2002.
Assignments: Atos Medical, CellaVision, Ikano bostad and Xylem.
Born: 1970. 


Auditors’ remuneration 2018

SEK M  2018 2017 
Deloitte    
Audit assignment  24  24
Audit activities other than audit assignment  1  1
Tax consultancy services  0  1
Other services  0  1
Other auditors    
Audit assignment  3  3
Audit activities other than audit assignment  0  0
Tax consultancy service  0  0
Other services  0  0

Total

 28  30