The Board of Directors

Systembolaget AB’s Board of Directors comprises nine Members and two Employee Representative Members, together with two Deputies to the Employee Representatives.

Members

Kenneth Bengtsson

Kenneth Bengtsson

Chairman

Born: 1961

Principal education: Upper secondary school economics course graduate and numerous internal training courses within the ICA system.

Other positions held: Chairman of Mekonomen AB, Ahlsell AB, Clas Ohlson, the Ersta diakoni charitable organisation, Eurocommerce, Junior Achievement in Sweden, and the World Childhood Foundation. Member of the Board of Herenco.

Elected: 2014

Positions previously held: President & CEO of ICA AB, 2001–2012, Member of the Board of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, 2010–2013, and Chairman of the Board of the Swedish Trade Federation, 2005–2010.

Independence: The Chairman is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Thord Andersson

Thord Andersson

Born: 1961

Principal education: B.Sc. (Sociology), Örebro University, and B.Sc. (Market Economics), IHM Business School, Gothenburg.

Other positions held: Senior Consultant at ÅF Infrastructure and corporate consultant with own company. Member of the Board of Örebrokompaniet.

Elected: 2011

Positions previously held: Operations Manager for the Vänersamarbetet economic association, CEO of Apel AB, Unit Manager for the Örebro Regional Development Council with responsibility for trade & industry and infrastructure, Information Manager at E.ON Sweden, Marketing Manager for the Capio corporate group, focusing primarily on private health care, Chairman of the Board of Inkubera AB and Member of the Boards of ALMI Invest Östra Mellansverige AB, SKB, and Svensk kärnbränsle AB.

Independence: The Member is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Robert Damberg

Robert Damberg

Born: 1982

Principal education: International studies in sociology and political science at the Linnaeus University and Uppsala University.

Other positions held: County Council Commissioner, Uppsala County Council.

Elected: 2016

Positions previously held: Political Secretary, 2011-2014 to Uppsala County Council, Green Party spokesman, 2010, Chairman of the Swedish Youth Temperance Organisation, UNF, 2005-2009.

Independence: The Member is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Pia Fagerström

Pia Fagerström

Born: 1966

Principal education: M.Sc. (Economics) from Stockholm University.

Other positions held: Deputy Director, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs.

Elected: 2014

Positions previously held:

Independence: The Member is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Crister Fritzson

Crister Fritzson

Born: 1961

Principal education: B.Sc. (Market Economics) from MIS in Stockholm.

Other positions held: President & CEO of SJ AB since 2012, Member of the Boards of Trafik i Mälardalen AB, Net Insight AB, Samtrafiken i Sverige AB, Almega Tjänsteförbunden, Linkon AB, Svensk Turism AB, the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, and the Railway Industry’s Collaboration Forum. Chairman of the Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies.

Elected: 2012

Positions previously held: CEO of Boxer, President & CEO of Teracom Group. Chairman of the Boards of Plus-TV Finland, Boxer Danmark and BSD Denmark.

Independence: The Member is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Håkan Leifman

Håkan Leifman

Born: 1963

Principal education: Ph.D. (Sociology) from Stockholm University.

Other positions held: Director of the Swedish Council for Information on Alcohol and Other Drugs (CAN), Member of the Board of SAD (the Swedish Association for Alcohol & Drug Research), Member of Svenska Spel’s Science Council, the Swedish Standards Institute’s supervisory council, and the Government’s advisory board on alcohol, narcotics, doping and tobacco (ANDT).

Elected: 2014

Positions previously held:

Independence: The Member is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Frida Johansson Metso

Frida Johansson Metso

Born: 1984

Principal education: Registered Psychologist, Uppsala University.

Other positions held: Assistant Operations Manager at the Red Cross Centre for Tortured Refugees, Member of the Swedish Liberal Party Board since 2011, Member of the Stockholm Municipal Council since 2010.

Elected: 2016

Positions previously held: Chairman of the Swedish Liberal Party Youth Association, LUF, 2007-2010.

Independence: The Member is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Viveca Bergstedt Sten

Viveca Bergstedt Sten

Born: 1959

Principal education: LL.B. Stockholm University, B.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration), Stockholm School of Economics.

Other positions held: Author and lecturer. Member of the Boards of the Swedish Red Cross Center for Tortured Refugees, Börjessons Bil and Eknö Hemman, and an expert member of the Vinge Advokatbyrå Expert Panel.

Elected: 2014

Positions previously held: Senior Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary of PostNord AB, Senior Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary of Posten AB, Senior Legal Counsel of LetsBuyit Com, Senior Legal Counsel of Amadeus Scandinavia (then known as SMART AB), and Corporate Legal Counsel of SAS. Member of the Boards of Svensk Kassaservice AB, Strålfors AB and Post Danmark A/S. Member of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise Corporate Legal Reference Group, 2005-2011, member of the Government Commission on Bribery (Ju 2009:05): Working Group, and member of the IT Observatory/IT Commission 1996-2003.

Independence: The Member is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Kerstin Wigzell

Kerstin Wigzell

Born: 1945

Principal education: Behavioural and Social Sciences at Stockholm University..

Other positions held: Vice Chairperson of Swedish Pensions Agency. Member of the Boards of the University of Linköping and the National Swedish Police Board’s Ethics Council. Member of the Board of the Swedish Agency for Health and Care Services Analysis.

Elected: 2009

Positions previously held: Assistant Undersecretary at the Swedish Government Offices. Director General of the Swedish National Board for Youth Affairs and the National Board of Health and Welfare, Director General of the National Swedish Social Insurance Board. Special Commissioner at the Government Offices of Sweden. Chairman of the Boards of Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts, and the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare. Deputy Chairman of the Board of Systembolaget and of the Swedish Agency for Health and Care Services Analysis. Member of the Boards of WHO and the National Judiciary Administration, the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research, and the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics.

Independence: The Member is adjudged by the owner to be independent in relation to the company and the company management.

Employee representatives

Berit Morén

Berit Morén

Member

Born: 1957

Principal education: Two-year upper secondary school course, Staff Nurse.

Other positions held: Employed as a salesperson since 1979. Personnel and Consultation Contact for the Eastern sales region. Member of the Board of the Stockholm Salespersons Club.

Appointed: 2011

Maria Nilsson

Maria Nilsson

Member

Born: 1965

Principal education: Social Sciences courses at upper secondary school, and the College of Printmaking Arts in Stockholm.

Other positions held: Employed since 1988. Chairman of Systembolaget’s Staff Association, Chairman of the Stockholm Salespersons Club, Deputy Chairman of the Stockholm Regional Board, Member of the Trade delegation.

Appointed: 2015

Karin Larsson

Karin Larsson

Deputy

Born: 1958

Principal education: Vocational upper secondary school courses in health care.

Other positions held: Employed as a member of the sales team since 1989. Member of the Board of Systembolaget’s Staff Association, Chairman of the Salespersons’ Club, Jönköping, Member of the Board of the Pension Foundation, Coordinating Work Environment Representative (SAMO) for Systembolaget.

Appointed: 2012

Nils Undall-Behrend

Nils Undall-Behrend

Deputy

Born: 1954

Principal education: Upper secondary school science courses, and mechanical engineering.

Other positions held: Employed since 1982, Store Manager since 1991. Member of Systembolaget’s Staff Association, Chairman of the Managers Club, Malmö.

Appointed: 2015