People: Autoliv Inc (ALV.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jan Carlson

54 2014 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Mats Wallin

50 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance

Ket Leong Chang

49 2012 President, Autoliv Asia

Steven Fredin

52 2011 President, Autoliv Americas Region

Jonas Nilsson

42 2014 President, Autoliv Europe

Steve Rode

52 2013 President - Autoliv Electronics

Johan Lofvenholm

45 Chief Technology Officer

Anthony Nellis

46 2014 Interim Vice President - Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary

Mats Adamson

55 2010 Vice President - Human Resources

Thomas Jonsson

47 2013 Vice President - Corporate Communications

Henrik Arrland

47 2011 Vice President - Purchasing

Svante Mogefors

59 2005 Vice President - Quality and Manufacturing

Jan Olsson

60 2011 Vice President - Research

Franck Roussel

48 2014 Vice President - Operational Projects and Global Work Stream Leader

George Lorch

73 2014 Lead Independent Director

Robert Alspaugh

67 2006 Independent Director

Franz-Josef Kortuem

64 2014 Independent Director

Xiaozhi Liu

58 2011 Independent Director

James Ringler

68 2002 Independent Director

Kazuhiko Sakamoto

68 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jan Carlson

Mr. Jan Carlson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Autoliv Inc and he has been Chairman of the Board of the Company since May 4, 2014. He has previously been appointed Interim Chairman of the Board of the Company, effective as of April 3, 2014. He was appointed a director of Autoliv on May 2, 2007 after becoming President and Chief Executive Officer of Autoliv on April 1, 2007. Mr. Carlson joined Autoliv in 1999 as President of Autoliv Electronics and held that position until April 1, 2005, when he became Vice President - Engineering of Autoliv and a member of the Company’s Executive Committee. He was President - Autoliv Europe from August 18, 2006 until April 1, 2007. As of July 2010, Mr. Carlson also serves on the Board and Compensation Committee of BorgWarner Inc. Since 2010 Mr. Carlson has also served on the board of Teknikforetagen, the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries. Prior to joining Autoliv, Mr. Carlson was President of Saab Combitech, a division within the Saab aircraft group specializing in commercializing military technologies. Mr. Carlson has a Master of Science degree in Physical Engineering from the University of Linkoping, Sweden.

Mats Wallin

Mr. Mats Wallin is Chief Financial Officer, Vice President - Finance of Autoliv Inc. Mr. Wallin has been Corporate Controller of Autoliv since 2002. Mr. Wallin was also acting Chief Financial Officer of the Company for four months during 2008. Mr. Wallin joined Autoliv in 2002, and oversaw the initial implementation of compliance procedures relating to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as amended. Between 1985 and 2002, Mr. Wallin held various positions in ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics from the Uppsala University in Sweden.

Ket Leong Chang

Mr. Chang Ket Leong is President, Autoliv Asia of Autoliv Inc. Mr. Chang has worked for Autoliv since 1997 when he started his career as Regional Purchasing Manager for Autoliv Asia Pacific. Prior to assuming his current position, he was the President of Autoliv China, an operation that, under his leadership, grew its sales from $10 million in 2000 to more than $1.1 billion in 2011. Mr. Chang holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical (Aeronautical) Engineering from the University of Technology in Malaysia and an MBA from the Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Steven Fredin

Mr. Steven R. Fredin is President, Autoliv Americas Region of Autoliv Inc. Mr. Fredin has worked for Autoliv since 1988 and has been a key technical leader in virtually all of Autoliv’s product areas. Prior to assuming his current position, he was Vice President Engineering of the Company. Mr. Fredin has also served as Director Global System Development of the Company and Vice President of Seatbelt Development for Autoliv North America. Mr. Fredin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University.

Jonas Nilsson

Mr. Jonas Nilsson serves as President, Autoliv Europe of Autoliv Inc. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Nilsson was the Senior Vice President of European Operations at IAC Group, a designer and manufacturer of interior products for the global automotive market, a position he held since March 2012. Between 2010 and 2012, Mr. Nilsson was the COO at Franke Kitchen Systems group, based in Aarburg, Switzerland, a global designer and marketer of kitchens systems. Prior to this, between January 2008 and January 2010, Mr. Nilsson was with Visteon as the Director of European Operations at the interiors division as well as the Business Unit Director of the Volvo Trucks, Renault and Nissan divisions. Prior to this, Mr. Nilsson worked for Lear Corporation between December 1999 and January 2008, in various roles of increasing responsibility such as Plant Manager, Operations Director and Business Unit Director based in Gothenburg, Sweden; Paris, France and Munich, Germany. Mr. Nilsson has a BSc in Engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg and an EMBA from ECSP Europe.

Steve Rode

Mr. Steve Rode is President - Autoliv Electronics of Autoliv Inc. He joined Executive Management Team on March 29, 2012. Mr. Rodé joined Autoliv in 2002, as part of the acquisition of Visteon Restraint Electronics. As Vice President of Autoliv Electronics America, he was responsible for integration and growth of the North American electronics team. In 2007, he was given responsibility for global electronics and has been in the growth of Active Safety business. Between 1985 and 2002, he held positions in manufacturing and product development at Ford Electronics and Visteon. Mr. Rodé holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada.

Johan Lofvenholm

Mr. Johan Lofvenholm serves as Chief Technology Officer at Autoliv Inc. He has previously been Vice President - Engineering of Autoliv Inc. Mr. Lofvenholm has worked for Autoliv since 1995 when he started his career as a trainee. Since then he has held several positions within the Company, such as Product Development Manager of Autoliv Sweden and Tech Center Director of Autoliv Sweden. In December 2004, Mr. Lofvenholm took on a regional responsibility when he was appointed Director of Technical & Marketing for Autoliv Asia Pacific. In this role he was also a member of the Asia Pacific Management Team as well as a member of the Autoliv Research & Development Board. In January 2008, Mr. Lofvenholm was appointed President of Autoliv India and was responsible for all Autoliv operations in India and in parallel also engaged in his previous engineering role. In July 2010, Mr. Löfvenholm took on the position of Vice President Electronics Europe, with responsibility for all passive electronic operations in Europe as well as membership on the Autoliv Europe and Electronics Management Board teams. Mr. Lofvenholm holds a Master of Science in Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Anthony Nellis

Mr. Anthony Nellis serves as Interim Vice President - Legal Affairs, General Counsel, Secretary of Autoliv Inc. Mr. Nellis joined Autoliv in 2001 as Associate General Counsel for North American region and since May 2010 has held the position of Vice President of Legal for Autoliv Asia. Prior to joining Autoliv, Mr. Nellis was a litigation partner in the Detroit-based firm of Kitch Drutchas. Mr. Nellis holds a law degree from the University of Detroit and is admitted to practice law in the State of Michigan.

Mats Adamson

Mr. Mats Adamson is Vice President - Human Resources of Autoliv Inc. Prior to assuming his current position, Mr. Adamson was Senior Vice President Group Human Resources at Swedish Match, a producer of smoke-free tobacco products, cigars and light products listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. He had held this position since 2007. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Adamson was Human Resource Manager for Swedish Match’s Estonian subsidiary. In 1997, he was promoted to Human Resource Director for the Swedish Match North European Sales Region and in 1999 to Vice President Human Resources for the Swedish Match North Europe Division. Prior to joining Swedish Match, he held various human resource positions between 1990 and 1994 at Nordbanken, the predecessor of Nordea, the largest bank in the Nordic region. When Mr. Adamson started at Nordbanken he came from a successful career in the Swedish military.

Thomas Jonsson

Mr. Thomas Jonsson serves as Vice President - Corporate Communications of Autoliv Inc. Prior to joining Autoliv on January 21, 2013, Mr. Jönsson was Vice President of Brand and External Communications for TeliaSonera, the leading Nordic and Baltic telecommunications company listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange, a position he held from June 2010 to December 2012. Before joining TeliaSonera, Mr. Jönsson had an international career in communications working for Nokia, a global telecommunications company, which he joined in 1999. During his 11 years with Nokia, he held various positions in Sweden, the United Kingdom, Finland, and China. Mr. Jönsson started his career in communications with Intel Corporation in 1996. He studied Business Administration from the University of Stockholm.

Henrik Arrland

Mr. Henrik Arrland is Vice President - Purchasing of Autoliv Inc. From 2009 until his appointment to this position, Mr. Arrland was Director for Production of Axles worldwide at Scania, the heavy truck maker. From 1990 through 1995, he was Sourcing Manager in Global Purchasing at Scania. He joined Autoliv in 1995 and held the position of Manager for Purchasing Coordination until 1997. From 1997 through 1998, he was Purchasing Manager at ITT Flygt, the global submersible pump supplier within ITT Group, after which he returned to Scania as Purchasing Manager for Cabs in Global Purchasing. In 2001, he was promoted to Purchasing Director in Trucks and Buses for Scania Latin America located in São Paulo, Brazil and in 2005 to Purchasing Director Powertrain in Scania Global Purchasing. Mr. Arrland has a Polytechnic College Exam and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Administration from Stockholm University.

Svante Mogefors

Mr. Svante Mogefors is Vice President - Quality and Manufacturing of Autoliv Inc. He has been Director Corporate Quality of Autoliv AB since 2003. In March 2009, Mr. Mogefors took the additional role of Vice President Manufacturing. Mr. Mogefors initially joined Autoliv in 1985 and has experience in several roles within the Company, including in the areas of product development, process implementations and quality control. Between 1990 and 1996, Mr. Mogefors was for a period President of Lesjöfors Herrljunga AB and for another period President of Moelven E-Modul AB. Mr. Mogefors holds a Master of Science degree from the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Jan Olsson

Mr. Jan Olsson is Vice President - Research of Autoliv Inc. He has been Vice President Research, appointed on April 1, 2005. On March 2, 2011, Mr. Olsson was also appointed acting Vice President Engineering, a temporary position he held during 2011 until Mr. Löfvenholm was appointed to the position. Mr. Olsson joined Autoliv in 1987, and was previously Vice President Engineering from 1997 to 2005, President of Autoliv Sverige AB from 1994 to 1997 and Manager of Engineering of Autoliv Sverige AB from 1989 until August 1994. Mr. Olsson holds a Master of Science degree from the Chalmers Institute of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Franck Roussel

Mr. Franck Roussel is serves as Vice President - Operational Projects and Global Work Stream Leader of Autoliv Inc. Mr. Roussel served as Interim President of Autoliv Europe from April 2013 through January 2014. Mr. Roussel joined Autoliv in 1994 and has held several leadership positions such as Plant Manager for Autoliv Turkey and Managing Director for Autoliv Steering Wheels and Inflators, both in China. He is an engineering graduate of C.E.S.T.I. (Institut Supérieur de Mécanique de Paris) where he specialized in mechanical and industrial engineering.

George Lorch

Mr. George A. Lorch has been Lead Independent Director of Autoliv Inc since May 4, 2014. He has previously been Independent Director at the Company since June 2003. Mr. Lorch is the Chairman of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and a Member of the Compensation Committee of the Company. Mr. Lorch serves on the Board of Directors of Pfizer, Inc., where he has been Lead Independent Director since December 2011, and served as its Non-Executive Chairman from December 2010 to December 2011. Mr. Lorch has been Chairman Emeritus of Armstrong Holdings, Inc., a global company that manufactures flooring and ceiling materials, since 2000. From May 2000 to August 2000, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Armstrong Holdings, Inc. He was Chairman of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. from 1994 to 2000, its President and Chief Executive from 1993 to 2000 and a director from 1988 to 2000. Mr. Lorch also serves on the Boards of Directors of WPX Energy, Inc., HSBC North America Holding Company and HSBC Finance Co. (the non-public, wholly-owned subsidiaries of HSBC LLP) and Masonite, a public company. Mr. Lorch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.

Robert Alspaugh

Mr. Robert W. Alspaugh has been Independent Director of Autoliv Inc since June 13, 2006. He is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compliance Committee. Prior to becoming a director of Autoliv, Mr. Alspaugh had a 36-year career with KPMG, including serving as the senior auditor for a diverse array of companies across a broad range of industries. He has worked with global companies both in Europe and Japan, as well as with those headquartered in the United States. Between 2002 and 2005, when he served as Chief Executive Officer of KPMG International, he was responsible for implementing the strategy of this global organization, which includes member firms in nearly 150 countries with more than 100,000 employees. Prior to this position, he served as Deputy Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of KPMG’s U.S. practice. Mr. Alspaugh also serves on the Boards of Directors of Ball Corporation and Verifone Systems, Inc., both public companies, and DSGI Technologies, Inc., and Triton Containers, both private companies. He graduated summa cum laude from Baylor University, Texas, in 1970.

Franz-Josef Kortuem

Mr. Franz-Josef Kortuem has been Independent Director of Autoliv Inc., since March 23, 2014. He is Member of the Company's Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. He has a career in the automotive industry, in 1994 joining Webasto SE (Stockdorf/Munich). From 1998 to 2012 he was active as Chief Executive Officer. From 1976 to 1992 he held various positions with Daimler AG. From 1989 to 1991 he was General Manager of the Domestic Commercial Vehicle Sales Division. In 1992 he joined Audi AG, where he from 1993 to 1994 was active as Chief Executive Officer. In addition to joining the Board of Directors of Autoliv Mr. Kortum is also Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Webasto SE, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Brose Fahrzeugteile Gmbh & Co.KG (Coburg) and member of the Supervisory Board of Wacker Chemie AG (Munich). Until recently he was also a member of the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG (Herzogenaurach). From 2004 thru 2012 he was a member of the managing board of the VDA (German Association of the Automotive Industry) and during this time also the Deputy spokesman of the German Automotive Supplier industry. He holds a Master of Business Administration equivalent degree in Business Administration from the University of Regensburg, Germany.

Xiaozhi Liu

Dr. Xiaozhi Liu is Independent Director of Autoliv Inc. Dr. Liu is Member of the Compliance Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Dr. Liu began her career in the automotive industry in General Motor’s (“GM”) Delphi operations and has since worked in various executive positions in Germany, China and the U.S., where she rose to the position of Director of Electronics, Controls & Software for GM in Detroit, Chief Engineer and Chief Technology Officer of GM in China and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors Taiwan. Between 2005 and 2006, she was Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co. Ltd., a public company listed in Shanghai, and was elected as an independent director of Fuyao Glass Industry Group in October 2013. In 2007, she became the President and Chief Executive Officer of NeoTek China, a supplier of automotive chassis and transmission parts, and served as Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors from 2008 through 2011. In 2009, she founded, and is Chief Executive Officer of, her own company, ASL Automobile Science & Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., which introduces and implements globally advanced technologies to Chinese companies. She has a Ph.D. and master’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Electrical Engineering from the German Friedrich-Alexander Universität in Erlangen, Nurembourg and a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Chinese Jiaotong University in Xian.

James Ringler

Mr. James M. Ringler has been Independent Director of Autoliv Inc since January 2002. He is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. He was, prior to his retirement, Vice Chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc. between 1999 and 2004. Prior to joining Illinois Tool Works, Mr. Ringler was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Premark International, Inc., which merged with Illinois Tool Works in 1999. Mr. Ringler joined Premark in 1990 and served as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer prior to becoming the Chief Executive Officer in 1996. He serves on the Boards of Directors of Dow Chemical Company, FMC Technologies, Inc., Ingredion Incorporated and John Bean Technologies, and he is the Chairman of the Board of Teradata Corporation. Mr. Ringler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and an M.B.A. degree in Finance from the State University of New York.

Kazuhiko Sakamoto

Mr. Kazuhiko Sakamoto has been Independent Director of Autoliv Inc since August 16, 2007. Mr. Sakamoto is is the Chairman of the Compliance Committee and a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Sakamoto is an advisor at Pasona Inc., a human resources provider in Japan, listed in the Tokyo Stock Exchange. Mr. Sakamoto was previously a Counselor of Marubeni Construction Material Lease Co. Ltd., a company affiliated with Marubeni Corporation, which is one of Japan’s general trading houses, operating import, export, offshore trading and investment activities in various business fields. He was Senior Executive Vice President of Marubeni Corp. from 2006 through 2008. During his nearly 40-year career with Marubeni Corporation, Mr. Sakamoto has held several key positions such as President and Chief Executive Officer of Marubeni America Cooperation. Mr. Sakamoto previously served on the Boards of Directors of Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. and Helena Chemical Company. He graduated from the Keio University in 1968 and attended the Harvard University Research Institute for International Affairs in 1991-1992.
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