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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Leif Ostling

71 2008 Independent Chairman of the Board

Alrik Danielson

54 2016 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Christian Johansson

53 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Bernd Stephan

60 2015 Senior Vice President, Technology

Carina Bergfelt

56 2011 Senior Vice President, Legal and Sustainability; General Counsel

Kent Viitanen

51 Senior Vice President, People, Communication and Quality

Victoria van Camp

50 2016 President, Business and Product Development

Luc Graux

53 2016 President, Bearing Operations

Stephane Le Mounier

51 2016 President, Automotive and Aerospace

Erik Nelander

53 2016 President, Industrial Sales Europe and Middle East and Africa

John Schmidt

47 2016 President, Industrial Sales Americas

Patrick Tong

54 2016 President, Industrial Sales Asia

Zarko Djurovic

39 2015 Director, Employee Representative

Jonny Hilbert

35 2015 Director, Employee Representative

Lars Wedenborn

58 2008 Director

Marie Bredberg

59 2014 Independent Director

Hock Goh

61 2014 Independent Director

Nancy Gougarty

61 2015 Independent Director

Peter Grafoner

67 2008 Independent Director

Babasaheb Kalyani

67 2011 Independent Director

Joe Loughrey

67 2009 Independent Director

Lena Treschow Torell

70 2007 Independent Director

Patrik Stenberg

2015 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Leif Ostling

Mr. Leif Ostling has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors at AB SKF since February 25, 2008, and he has been Member of the Company's Board of Directors since March 9, 2005. He is also Member of the Company's Audit and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Scania AB from 1994 until 2012. He held various management positions at Scania since 1972. He was Member of the Board of Management of Volksvagen AG, responsible for Commercial Vehicles from 2012 to 2015. He was also Vice Chairman of the Board of Scania AB from 2013 to 2015. He is Board Member of EQT Holding AB and Member of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen Truck/Bus GmbH. He holds a Master of Engineering degree from Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola (Chalmers University of Technology), as well as a Bachelor of Economics degree from the School of Business, Economics and Law at Goteborgs Universitet (University of Gothenburg).

Alrik Danielson

Mr. Alrik Danielson has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of SKF Inc effective as of January 1, 2015. He has also been Director of the Company since March 26, 2015. He was also President, Industrial Market at the Company from January 1, 2015 until 2016. He was previously President of Industrial Division at the Company from 2003 until January 24, 2005. He was previously President and CEO of Hoganas AB from 2005 to 2014. Alrik Danielson worked at SKF between 1987 and 2005 and held a number of executive positions within the Group including that of President of the SKF Group’s Industrial Division and member of the SKF Group’s Executive Committee. He is Board Member of Association of Swedish Engineering Industries. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and International Economics from Goteborgs Universitet.

Christian Johansson

Mr. Christian Johansson has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at SKF Inc effective as of June 15, 2015. Christian Johansson has been CFO of Gunnebo AB. Christian holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Stockholm University INSEAD (Fontainbleau, France). His previous roles include senior positions within Alfa Laval, ABB and Volvo.

Bernd Stephan

Mr. Bernd Stephan has been Senior Vice President, Technology at SKF Inc since January 1, 2015. He joined SKF in 1994 and has almost fifteen years’ experience of leading business units within both SKF’s industrial and automotive businesses. Most recently, he was Director of the Group’s renewable energy business unit. He is also experienced in engineering, product and manufacturing process development. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Essen.

Carina Bergfelt

Ms. Carina Bergfelt serves as General Counsel of SKF Inc, and she has been Senior Vice President, Legal and Sustainability at the Company since January 1, 2011. She has worked for the Company since 1990. She previously served as Legal Counsel of the Company and as Secretary to the Board from 1996. She is Member of the Board of the Association of Exchange listed Companies. She holds Master of Law degree from Lunds Universitet (Lund University).

Kent Viitanen

Mr. Kent Viitanen serves as Senior Vice President, People, Communication and Quality at SKF Inc. He joined SKF in 1988 and has most recently been the Director for SKF’s Renewable Energy business. He has held a number of global managerial positions mainly within manufacturing, as well the position of Human Resources Director for the former SKF Industrial Division. He studied Business and Economics at the School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg.

Victoria van Camp

Ms. Victoria van Camp has been President, Business and Product Development at SKF Inc since 2016. She holds Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, PhD in Machine Elements; Lulea University of Technology, Sweden. She has been employed at the Company since 1996. She was previously Director Industrial Market Technology and Solutions, Director of Product Innovation Lubrication BU, as well as held several other positions. She is Board Member of PREERA.

Luc Graux

Mr. Luc Graux has been President, Bearing Operations at SKF Inc since 2016. He holds Master of Business Administration, University of Houston, USA, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, USA and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Compiegne, France. He has been employed at the Company since 1991 and 1987–1989. He was Director Manufacturing and Product Lines and held several other positions.

Stephane Le Mounier

Mr. Stephane Le Mounier has been President, Automotive and Aerospace at SKF Inc since 2016. He has previously been President, Automotive Market within the Company since January 1, 2015. He joined SKF in 1988 and has held a number of senior positions within both SKF’s industrial and automotive businesses. Most recently, he was Director of the Group’s aerospace business unit. Stephane holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Remiremont Technical College, France, Master’s degree in International Sales and Marketing, ESV, University of Haute Alsace, France and a post-graduate diploma in Finance and Controlling, ESSEC, Paris, France.

Erik Nelander

Mr. Erik Nelander has been President, Industrial Sales Europe and Middle East and Africa at SKF Inc since 2016. He has been employed at the Company since 1987. He was previously Vice President, SKF Industrial Market, President SKF China, Business Unit Director SKF Aerospace and held several other positions. He holds Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and International Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.

John Schmidt

Mr. John Schmidt has been President, Industrial Sales Americas at SKF Inc since 2016. He has been employed at the Company since 2001 and earlier between 1993 and 1998. He was President and CEO SKF USA Inc and held several other positions. He holds Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

Patrick Tong

Mr. Patrick Tong has been President, Industrial Sales Asia at SKF Inc since 2016. Before that, he has been President, Specialty Business and China at SKF Inc since 2015. He holds Executive Master Degree of Business Administration, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has been employed at the Company since 1989. He was previously President, Specialty Business, President SKF Second Brand Bearing Platform and held several other positions at the Company.

Zarko Djurovic

Mr. Zarko Djurovic has been Director, Employee Representative at SKF Inc since December 2015. He has been employed by the Group since 2006. He is Chairman Metalworker’s Union, SKF, Gothenburg.

Jonny Hilbert

Mr. Jonny Hilbert has been Director, Employee Representative at SKF Inc since March 2015. He has been employed at the SKF Group since 2005. He is Chairman of Union, SKF, Gothenburg.

Lars Wedenborn

Mr. Lars R. Wedenborn has served as Member of the Board of Directors at SKF Inc since February 25, 2008. He is also Chairman of the Company's Audit and Member of the Remuneration Committees. He has been Chief Executive Officer of FAM AB, wholly owned by the Wallenberg Foundations, since 2007. He served as Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Alfred Berg from 1991 to 2000, and as Deputy Managing Director and CFO of Investor AB from 2000 to 2007. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors at NASDAQ OMX Nordic Ltd., and Board Member of NASDAQ OMX Group Inc., Hoganas AB, Alecta, The Grand Group AB, Nefab AB and FAM AB. He holds Master of Science degree in Economics from Uppsala Universitet (University of Uppsala).

Marie Bredberg

Ms. Marie Bredberg has been Independent Director of SKF Inc since 2014. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She holds Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Institute of Technology at Linkoping University. She was Vice President of AerotechTelub AB, 2004-2006 and CFO, 2000–2004, as well as CEO of Combitech AB 2006-2015. She has experience from several board assignments within the SAAB-Group. She has been Vice President Business development and Financial control in Business Area Industrial Products and Services of the SAAB Group since 2015. She is also Board member in Combitech AB and Mjardevi Science Park AB.

Hock Goh

Mr. Hock Goh has been Independent Director of SKF Inc since 2014. He holds Bachelor’s degree (honors) in Mechanical Engineering from Monash University, Australia, and completed the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD. He was Operating Partner of Baird Capital Partners Asia, 2005-2012. He has held several senior management positions in Schlumberger Limited, 1995-2005, President of Network and Infrastructure Solutions division in London, President Asia and Vice President and General Manager China. He has been Chairman of the Board of Advent Energy Limited since 2007 and MEC Resources since 2005. He has also served as Member of the Board of Stora Enso Oyj since 2012, Santos Australia since 2012, Vesuvius PLC since 2015 and Harbour Energy since 2015.

Nancy Gougarty

Ms. Nancy S. Gougarty has been Independent Director at SKF Inc since March 26, 2015. She holds MBA from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from the University of Cincinnati. She has experience from several leading positions within TRW Automotive, 2005–2012, General Motors Corporation and Delphi Corporation from 1978 to 2005.She has been President and Chief Operating Officer for Westport Innovations since 2013. She has also served as Board member of Trimas Corporation since 2013.

Peter Grafoner

Dr. Peter Grafoner has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at SKF Inc since 2008. He is also Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee. He previously worked for Brown Boveri & Cie, and held several managerial and executive positions within AEG. He served as Chairman of the Management Board of Mannesmann VDO AG from 1996 to 2000, and as Vice Chairman of the Management Board of Linde AG between 2000 and 2001. He currently serves as Member of the Board of Directors at Symrise AG, and as President of the Board of Scania Schweiz AG and Chairman of Coperion GmbH. He holds Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Engineering from Universitaet Dortmund (University of Dortmund).

Babasaheb Kalyani

Mr. Babasaheb Neelkanth (Baba) Kalyani has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at SKF Inc since April 28, 2011. He has also been Managing Director of Bharat Forge Ltd since 1993, and has held several senior positions within Bharat Forge Ltd since 1972. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kalyani Group, Bharat Forge Ltd and a number of other companies within the Kalyani Group. He is also Member of the World Economic Forum, the Confederation of Indian Industries and Founder Chairman of the Pratham Pune Education Foundation. He holds Master of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the United States and Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology in India.

Joe Loughrey

Mr. Joe Loughrey has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at SKF Inc since April 21, 2009. He held several managerial and executive positions within Cummins for over 35 years, most recently as Vice Chairman of the Cummins Inc. Board from 2008 to 2009, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cummins Inc. from 2005 to 2008, and President of Cummins Engine Business from 1999 to 2005. He acts as Chairman of Hillenbrand, Inc. and of Oxfam America, Board member of the Vanguard Group, Hyster-Yale Materials Handling Inc., The V Foundation for Cancer Research and the Lumina Foundation for Education. He is Member (past Chairman 2009-2012) of the Advisory Council of the College of Arts and Letters and Chair of the Kellogg Institute of International Studies Advisory Board at the University of Notre Dame. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and African Studies from the University of Notre Dame.

Lena Treschow Torell

Ms. Lena Treschow Torell has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at SKF Inc since March 20, 2007. She has been Professor at the University of Uppsala (Uppsala Universitet) and then at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg (Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola). She was also Vice President of Chalmers University in Gothenburg from 1995 to 1998. She was Research Director at the Joint Research Center, European Commission in Brussels from 1998 to 2001. She was also President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) from 2001 to 2008, and from 2009 until 2011, she was Chairman of the Academy. She was also Vice Chairman of the Board of AB AF from 2006 until 2014 and Chairman of the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (2008-2012). She is Member of the Board of Directors at SAAB AB and Investor AB. She is also Chairman of Chalmers University of Technology and of MISTRA, the Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research. She holds a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Goteborgs Universitet (Gothenburg University).

Patrik Stenberg