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Clas Ohlson AB (CLASb.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kenneth Bengtsson

56 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Lotta Lyra

42 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Peter Jelkeby

54 2017 Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Goran Melin

55 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Acting Director of Human Resources

Tony Dahlstrom

53 2010 Director of Purchasing

Magnus Hojman

50 2011 Director of Supply Chain

Henrik Andersson

46 2012 Director, Employee Representative (Unionen)

Robert Flahiff

50 2015 Director, Employee Representative (Handels)

Mathias Haid

47 2015 Director

Charlotte Stromberg

58 2017 Director

Goran Sundstrom

55 2014 Director

Anne Thorstvedt Sjoberg

2017 Director

Ros-Marie Grusen

46 2016 Independent Director

Cecilia Marlow

57 2007 Independent Director

Goran Nasholm

62 2015 Independent Director

Sara Kraft Westrell

43 2013 Director of Information and Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Kenneth Bengtsson

Mr. Kenneth Bengtsson has been Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors of Clas Ohlson AB since September 13, 2014. He has been Independent Member of the Board of the Company since September 7, 2013. He has been active in ICA for more than 30 years, including 11 years as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bengtsson is Chairman of the Board of Ahlsell AB, Ersta diakoni, Systembolaget, World Childhood Foundation, Eurocommerce and Ersta diakoni, as well as Board Member of Synsam and Herenco.

Lotta Lyra

Mrs. Lotta Lyra has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Clas Ohlson AB, effective as of August 1, 2017. She came from a position as Head of Development & Expansion at IKEA Group, where she is a member of the Group management team. Before the role as Head of Development & Expansion, Lotta Lyra has held several leading positions within IKEA Group, for instance as CEO assistant and within strategy development and digital transformation. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Stockholm School of Economics. Besides several leading positions at IKEA Group Mrs. Lyra has held various positions within Sodra Skogsagarna and McKinsey & Co.

Peter Jelkeby

Mr. Peter Jelkeby has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Clas Ohlson AB, effective as of August 1, 2017. He has been appointed Acting President and Chief Executive Officer at Clas Ohlson AB for the period from January 1, 2017 until July 31, 2017. Previously, he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer at the Company. He has been employed by the Company since 2008. He was Deputy Country Manager for Ikea in the United Kingdom between 2006 and 2008. Previously, he held various roles within Ikea, including in sales and marketing in the United Kingdom and in Purchasing in the Russian and Asian markets. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Handelshogskolan Goteborg at Goteborgs Universitet (Gothenburg University).

Goran Melin

Mr. Goran Melin has served as Chief Financial Officer at Clas Ohlson AB since November 1, 2010 and he has been Acting Director of Human Resources since 2016. He has also been employed by the Company since 2010. He previously worked for Ohrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1987 to 2010, as Authorized Public Accountant from 1991 to 2010 and as Partner from 2001 to 2010. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Handelshogskolan Goteborg at Goteborgs Universitet (Gothenburg University).

Tony Dahlstrom

Mr. Tony Dahlstrom has served as Director of Purchasing at Clas Ohlson AB since 2010. He has been employed by the Company from 1982 to 2007 and again since 2009. Previously, he was Category Manager at the Company from 2009 until 2010. He was also Chief Executive Officer of OS Technology Nordic between 2008 and 2009. He acted as Product Manager at the Company between 1996 and 2008. In addition, he held a number of posts within Sales, Warehouse and Customer Services at Clas Ohlson from 1982 until 1996.

Magnus Hojman

Mr. Magnus Hojman has served as Director of Supply Chain at Clas Ohlson AB since 2011. He was employed at Accenture over a period of 10 years, where he was Consultant and Member of the Senior Executive Group in Management Consulting. He has also worked in strategic development with a retail company in Sweden and throughout the Nordic region. Prior to his appointment, he was Venture Manager at venture capital group, Real Venture Group, as well as spent five years in sales and management at Procter & Gamble Scandinavia. He holds Master of Business Administration degree from Lunds Universitet (Lund University) and University of California.

Henrik Andersson

Robert Flahiff

Mathias Haid

Mr. Mathias Haid has been Director of Clas Ohlson Aktiebolag since September 12, 2015. He has been Pilot at Lufthansa Cargo AG, training officer at Lufthansa’s airline operations in 1998-2015. He was Member of the Board of Clas Ohlson AS and Clas Ohlson Oy 2002-2005.

Charlotte Stromberg

Goran Sundstrom

Mr. Goran Sundstrom has been Director of Clas Ohlson Aktiebolag since September 13, 2014. He holds Master of Business Administration degree from Lunds universitet. He has experience as Founder and CEO of Sundstrom & Partners. He also held various senior positions in Corporate Finance at Alfred Berg Fondkommission AB, Aros Securities AB and Nordea Securities. His previous positions included controller at Scania AB. He is Chairman of the Board of Logitall AB and Member of the Boards of Parks & Resorts Scandinavia AB and Sundstrom & Partners AB.

Anne Thorstvedt Sjoberg

Ros-Marie Grusen

Ms. Ros-Marie Grusen has been Independent Director at Clas Ohlson Aktiebolag since September 10, 2016. She holds B.Sc. Social Science/Behavioral Science. She was CEO of Norsk Medisinaldepot AS and Region Manager for the Scandinavian area Celesio AG, CEO of Admenta Sweden AB/LloydsApotek, CEO of Plantagen AB and senior positions at IKEA. She is Board member of Besqab AB and Granngarden AB.

Cecilia Marlow

Ms. Cecilia Marlow has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Clas Ohlson AB since 2007. She was CEO of Kronans Droghandel from 2008 to 2011. Previously, she was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of JC/JStore between 2006 and 2007, CEO of Polarn O. Pyret between 2004 and 2006, CEO of Ordning&Reda between 2001 and 2003, as well as CEO of Publicis Welinder from 1997 to 2001. She is Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kivra, and Member of the Board at Midsona, Platzer Fastigheter, Fazer Group, MatHem, Nordea Fonder and Internationella Engelska Skolan. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm (Stockholm School of Economics).

Goran Nasholm

Mr. Goran Nasholm has been Independent Director at Clas Ohlson Aktiebolag since September 12, 2015. He is mechanical engineer and holds Master of Business Administration degree. He was CEO of Ahlsell AB 1999-2015. Goran Nasholm has previously been the vice President of Ahlsell AB, been division manager within Ahlsell AB, been the managing director of Jirva AB, purchasing director of Calor Celsius AB and had a number of purchasing positions within the Alfa Laval Group. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Fresks Holding AB and LW AB as well as Board Member of Martin & Servera AB.

Sara Kraft Westrell

Ms. Sara Kraft Westrell has been appointed Director of Information and Investor Relations at Clas Ohlson AB, effective as of November 1, 2013 at the latest. She has experience from working with information for both Swedish and global listed companies. Ms. Kraft Westrell has a background in corporate communications with previous positions as Director of Information at Hexagon AB, Communications Advisor at Kreab and most recently Marketing and Communications Director at JB Education AB. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Lunds Universitet and National University of Singapore.