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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Melker Schorling

69 2006 Chairman of the Board of Directors

Arne Frank

58 2010 Chief Executive Officer, President, Director

Fredrik Nilsson

39 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

Anne Olesen

52 Vice President; Chief Marketing Officer, CSR

Karsten Nielsen

53 2011 Chief Technology Officer, Vice President

Carla Packness

46 2015 Vice President of HR & Communications

Octavio Diaz de Leon

49 Vice President, President AAK North Latin America

Torben Friis Lange

53 Vice President; President Asia

Gerardo Garza Lopez de Hereida

55 Vice President, President AAK South Latin America

Jan Lenferink

53 2015 Vice President, President AAK Europe

Renald Mackintosh

65 Vice President, Chairman Infant Nutrition

David Smith

56 2011 Vice President, President European Supply Chain

Terrence Thomas

54 Vice President, President AAK USA and Canada

Jens Wikstedt

58 2015 Vice President, President SB&N

Leif Hakansson

59 2005 Member of the Board of Directors, Employee Representative

Marianne Kirkegaard Knudsen

48 2015 Director

Marta Schorling

32 2013 Director

Ulrik Svensson

55 2007 Director

Annika Westerlund

60 2005 Member of the Board of Directors, Employee Representative

Lillie Valeur

46 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Melker Schorling

Mr. Melker Schorling no longer serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of AAK AB (publ) effective as of May 17, 2017. He has held this position since 2006. He has been Member of the Company's Board since 2005. He is Chairman of the Board of Melker Schorling AB. He was Chief Executive Officer of a number of companies, including Securitas AB from 1987 to 1992 and of Skanska from 1993 to 1997. He is Chairman of the Boards of Hexagon AB, Securitas AB and HEXPOL AB, and Member of the Board of Hennes & Mauritz AB. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration.

Arne Frank

Mr. Arne Frank has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of AAK AB (publ) since April 6, 2010. In addition, he has been Member of the Company's Board of Directors since May 21, 2010. Previously, he was President of Business Area Chocolate & Confectionery Fats of the Company from 2010 until April 6, 2010. Mr. Frank is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Inwido AB (publ.) and Member of the Board of Directors of Alfa Laval AB (publ). He served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of TAC; Executive Vice President of Building Automation Business Unit at Schneider Electric S.A.; and Chairman and CEO of Carl Zeiss Vision Holding GmbH. He holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management.

Fredrik Nilsson

Mr. Fredrik Nilsson has been Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of AAK AB (publ) since January 17, 2014. He was previously Director Group Controlling and Investor Relations. He has been with the Company since 2007, and held several different senior financial positions in AAK and Sandvik during the last 15 years. He is a graduate with a Master of Science in Business Administration from the University of Vaxjo.

Anne Olesen

Ms. Anne Mette Olesen serves as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, CSR of AAK AB (publ). Before that, she has been as Vice President for Human Resources, Communications and CSR at the Company since October 1, 2010. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering.

Karsten Nielsen

Mr. Karsten Nielsen has served as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at AAK AB (publ) since January 12, 2011. He joined the Company in 1988. Mr. Nielsen holds a Graduate Diploma in Food Technology.

Carla Packness

Ms. Carla Leilani Packness has been Vice President of HR & Communications of AAK AB (publ) since 2015. She holds Master of Business Administration and Human Resource Management degree.

Octavio Diaz de Leon

Mr. Octavio Diaz de Leon serves as Vice President of AAK AB (publ) and President AAK North Latin America at the Company. Before that, he was Vice President, Managing Director of AarhusKarlshamn Mexico within the Company from January 12, 2011. He joined the Company in 2007. Mr. Diaz de Leon holds a Master of Business Administration degree as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

Torben Friis Lange

Mr. Torben Friis Lange serves as Vice President at AAK AB (publ) and President Asia at the Company. He was previously Vice President and President of Business Area Chocolate & Confectionery Fats at the Company since January 12, 2011. He has been employed by the Company since 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Dairy Technology. He has also obtained a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.

Gerardo Garza Lopez de Hereida

Mr. Gerardo Garza Lopez de Hereida serves as Vice President at AAK AB (publ) and President AAK South Latin America of the Company. He has been employed at the Company since 2014. He holds a graduate diploma in Business Administration, Food Engineering.

Jan Lenferink

Mr. Jan Lenferink has been Vice President and President AAK Europe of AAK AB (publ) since 2015. He has been employed at the Company since 2015. He is educated within Food Technology.

Renald Mackintosh

Mr. Renald Mackintosh is Vice President of AAK AB (publ) and Chairman Infant Nutrition at the Company. He was President Infant Nutrition, Food Service and Personal Care at the Company. Before that, he has been Vice President and President of Business Area Food Ingredients Continental Europe at the Company. He joined the Company in 2002. Mr. Mackintosh holds a Master of Science degree in Food Technology.

David Smith

Mr. David Smith has been Vice President of AAK AB (publ) and President European Supply Chain at the Company since January 12, 2011. He joined the Company in 2001. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Graduate Diploma in Business Management.

Terrence Thomas

Mr. Terrence (Terry) W. Thomas serves as Vice President of AAK AB (publ) and President AAK USA and Canada at the Company. He joined the Company in 2013. He has experience in food ingredients company, Ingredion Incorporated and a predecessor, National Starch, from 1984. He held the position of Vice President North America Strategy and General Manager, Ingredient Solutions, among others. He was previously National Starch’s Vice President, General Manager North America, and prior to that, Vice President and General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and Vice President and General Manager for Latin America and South Africa where he had responsibility for overall operations and strategy throughout those respective regions. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University and a Master of Business Administration degree from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management.

Jens Wikstedt

Mr. Jens Wikstedt has been Vice President and President SB&N at AAK AB (publ) since 2015. Before that, he has been Vice President and President Europe within the Company since January 17, 2014. He joined the Company in 2014. He joined from Schneider Electric, where he has held several different international senior management positions during the last 14 years. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from Goteborgs universitet from 1985.

Leif Hakansson

Mr. Leif Hakansson has been Member of the Board of Directors, Employee Representative at AAK AB (publ) since 2005. He has been appointed by IF-Metall. Mr. Hakansson holds a number of Board positions as well as senior positions in trade unions, local government and regional government. He is educated within Electrical Engineering.

Marianne Kirkegaard Knudsen

Ms. Marianne Kirkegaard Knudsen has been Member of the Board of Directors of AAK AB (publ) since May 5, 2015. She is also SVP Products & Marketing of CSM and Board Member of Dansk Supermarked. She held various positions at Unilever and Carlsberg. She holds MBA in International Trade from Aarhus Handelshojskole and eMBA SIMI from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Marta Schorling

Ms. Marta Schorling has been Member of the Board of Directors of AAK AB (publ) since May 3, 2013. She is also Member of the Board of Melker Schorling AB and HEXPOL AB. She has experience as Strategy Consultant at Pond Innovation & Design. She holds Master of Science in Business and Economics.

Ulrik Svensson

Mr. Ulrik Svensson has been Member of the Board of Directors of AAK AB (publ) since 2007. Mr. Svensson is Chief Executive Officer of Melker Schorling AB. He is also Member of the Boards of Assa Abloy AB, HEXPOL AB, Loomis AB, Hexagon AB and Flughafen Zurich AG. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of a number of listed companies, such as Swiss International Airlines and Esselte. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration.

Annika Westerlund

Ms. Annika Westerlund has been Member of the Board of Directors, Employee Representative at AAK AB (publ) since 2005. She has been appointed by PTK-L. Ms. Westerlund is Laboratory Assistant. She holds a degree from a Technical College.

Lillie Valeur

Ms. Lillie Li Valeur has been Independent Director of AAK AB (publ) since May 3, 2013. She is Vice President in Arla Foods amba, responsible for Asia Strategy and Incubation. She has experience as General management, strategy and business development; global and Asia market expertise; Food, ingredients, pharmaceutical and consultancy industry experience; B2C and B2B commercial background with Novartis, Arla Foods and Bain & Co. She has been Member of the Board of Directors of Meda AB. She holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Medicine.