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Viking Line Abp (VIK1V.HE)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Ben Lundqvist

73 1995 Chairman of the Board

Jan Hanses

55 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer

Andreas Remmer

42 2014 Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Head of Finance and Information Technology

Peter Hellgren

49 2014 Executive Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing

Ulf Hagstrom

47 2015 Senior Vice President, Marine Operations & Newbuildings

Wilhelm Hard af Segerstad

52 2014 Senior Vice President and Head of Shipboard Commercial Operations

Dick Lundqvist

70 2000 Director

Nils-Erik Eklund

70 2010 Independent Director

Trygve Eriksson

69 2012 Independent Director

Erik Gronberg

73 2004 Independent Director

Agneta Karlsson

62 2006 Independent Director

Lars Nordstrom

73 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Ben Lundqvist

Mr. Ben Lundqvist has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Viking Line Abp since 1995, and he has been Member of the Company's Board of Directors since 1978. He also holds the positions of Managing director of Angfartygs Ab Alfa, Rederi Ab Hildegaard and Lundqvist Rederierna Ab. He previously served as CEO of Lun-Mek Ab, between 1971 and 1980. He also serves as Honorary Maritime Counselor. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree and a Master of Legal Letters degree.

Jan Hanses

Mr. Jan Hanses has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Viking Line Abp since March 20, 2014. He was Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Head of Human Resources at the Company from 2005 until March 20, 2014. He has worked at the Company since 1988. Previously, he was General Counsel at the Company from 1990 until 2005. Previously, he served as General Counsel of SF Line Ab between 1988 and 1990, and as Notary at Korsholms domsaga from 1987 until 1988. He holds a Master of Legal Letters degree.

Andreas Remmer

Mr. Andreas Remmer has been Chief Financial Officer of Viking Line Abp since August 2013 and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Head of Finance and Information Technology at the Company since March 20, 2014. He holds a LL.M. degree. He most recently worked as Senior Vice President at DVB Bank (2009-2013). He has experience in international financing in shipping and offshore, and has previously worked in Singapore, Hong Kong, Oslo and Stockholm. He was Director, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Bank (2006-2009), Vice President, Nordea Bank Shipping Offshore & Oil Services (2000-2006) and Lawyer, Alandsbanken Abp (1998-2000). He is Chairman of the Board of Forsakrings Ab Pension-Alandia. He is also Member of the Boards of Optinova Holding Ab, Swedish Shipowners' Association, SweOffshore Maritime AB, Aland Nautical Club r.f., Finlandshamnen Stuveri AB, Viking Rederi AB, Viking Line Skandinavien AB and Member of the Supervisory Board of Finnish Seafarers' Pension Fund.

Peter Hellgren

Mr. Peter Hellgren has served as Executive Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing at Viking Line Abp since April 17, 2014. He has previously been Vice President, Head of Sales and Marketing in Sweden at Viking Line Abp since September 1, 2011. He has been employed by the Company since 1994. He was previously Director of Sales at Viking Line Skandinavien AB from 2002 until 2011, Head of Sales at Viking Line Skandinavien AB between 1996 and 2001, and Sales Representative at Viking Line Skandinavien AB between 1994 and 1996. He also worked within Sales at Canon Center between 1990 and 1994, at Hadar Schmidt AB from 1988 until 1990, and at Esselte Focus between 1987 and 1988. He graduated in Communication Studies from DIHR.

Ulf Hagstrom

Mr. Ulf Hagstrom has been appointed Senior Vice President, Marine Operations & Newbuildings at Viking Line Abp effective as of September 1, 2015. He was previously employed at the Company from 1996 until 2012. He has most recently worked as President & CEO at HP Kyla & Varme Ab (2012-2015). Mr. Hagstrom has previously, during many years, been employed within Viking Line as i.a. Technical Inspector and Chief Engineer onboard vessels. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical and Energy Engineering.

Wilhelm Hard af Segerstad

Mr. Wilhelm Hard af Segerstad has served as Senior Vice President and Head of Shipboard Commercial Operations at Viking Line Abp since September 1, 2014. He joined the Company in 1984. He has experience from different areas at Viking Line, both in the shipboard organization as a Purser (1989-1998) and Passenger Services Director (1995-1996) and in the land-based organization in such positions as Hotel Manager (2003-2014), Project Coordinator and Project Manager (1998-2003).

Dick Lundqvist

Mr. Dick Lundqvist has served as Member of the Board of Directors at Viking Line Abp since 2000. He is also Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Lundqvist Rederierna Ab and Rederi Ab Hildegaard. Previously, he served at Angfartygs Ab Alfa, Rederi Ab Hildegaard and Lundqvist Rederierna Ab from 1971 until 2009, and he was Ombudsman at Alands Handelskammare from 1972 to 1976 and GRM Accountant in a number of businesses on the Aland from 1978 to 1996. He holds a Master's degree in Economics and passed the GRM state exam.

Nils-Erik Eklund

Mr. Nils-Erik Eklund has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Viking Line Abp since February 11, 2010. Previously, he was the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from 1990 until February 11, 2010. He has been Director of the Company since 1997. He was Director at SF Line Ab from 1985 until 1990, Assistant Director at SF Line Ab from 1980 to 1985, CEO of Park Alandia Hotell from 1978 until 1980, as well as Hotel Manager of Park Alandia Hotell between 1974 and 1978. He graduated in Economics.

Trygve Eriksson

Mr. Trygve Eriksson has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Viking Line Abp since April 18, 2012. Previously, he was Deputy Member of the Board of the Company. He is also Managing Director of Eriksson Capital Ab, where he has served since 1971. He graduated from Folk high school studies.

Erik Gronberg

Mr. Erik Gronberg has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Viking Line Abp since 2004. He also holds the positions of Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ge-Te Media AB. Previously, he served as CEO of ACT Action People AB from 2001 until 2004 and of SDR Svensk Direktreklam AB from 1976 to 1997, as well as Chairman of the Boards of Directors at SDR Gruppen AB from 1990 until 2003, SWEDMA Swedish Direct Marketing Association from 1998 until 2000, EDMA European Direct Marketing Association from 1996 until 1997, and Svenska Franchiseforeningen between 1983 and 1986. He is Engineer and holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics.

Agneta Karlsson

Prof. Agneta Karlsson has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Viking Line Abp since 2006. In addition, she has been Head of the Aland International Institute for Comparative Island Studies (AICIS) from 2007, Research Fellow at Alands Statistik- och Utredningsbyra from 2005, as well as Advisor and Consultant for Volvo Personbilar, Riksbanken in Sweden, Sparbanken in Sweden, SE Banken in Sweden, Skandia in Sweden, Sydkraft in Sweden, BBS in Denmark, Landstingen in Blekinge, Skane och Halland in Sweden, SVT Goteborg in Sweden, Sahlgrenska Sjukhuset in Sweden, Svenska forsvaret, Svenska kyrkan, Vattenfall in Sweden, Statoil in Norway and NSB in Sweden since 1985. Previously, she served as Associate Professor at Handelshogskolan BI in Norway from 1998 until 2005, Head of Projects Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Handelshogskolan BI in Norway from 2002 to 2004, Senior Associate at MiL Institute in Sweden from 1985 to 2004, Headmistress of International MBA at Handelshogskolan BI in Norway from 1999 to 2002, Associate Professor at Handelshoejskole in Copenhagen from 1992 to 1998, Senior Associate at the Scandinavian Academy of Management Science in Copenhagen from 1992 until 1998, Head of Master's Program at Handelshoejskole in Copenhagen from 1995 until 1997, Associate Professor at Lunds Universitet from 1991 to 1992, Lecturer at Lunds Universitet from 1984 to 1986, as well as Research Assistant at Riksbankens Jubileumsfond from 1983 to 1986 and at Foretagsekonomiska institutionen at Lunds Universitet from 1980 to 1984. She holds a Doctorate degree in Economics and is Associate Professor.

Lars Nordstrom

Mr. Lars G. Nordstrom has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Viking Line Abp since 2006. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors at Vattenfall AB and Member of the Boards of Directors at Nordea Bank AB. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Posten Norden AB publ. between 2008 and 2011, President and CEO of Nordea Bank from 2002 until 2007; Deputy CEO and Member of the Management of Nordbanken, MeritaNordbanken and Nordea from 1993 until 2002; CEO of Nordbanken between 1998 and 2000; Deputy CEO of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken from 1989 until 1993, and Employee at Skandinaviska Enskilda banken between 1970 and 1993. He studied Law.