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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Mikael Ekdahl

66 2017 Chairman of the Board

Fredrik Nilsson

40 2017 Acting Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Corporate Communications

Anne Olesen

53 Vice President; Chief Marketing Officer, CSR

Karsten Nielsen

54 2011 Chief Technology Officer, Vice President

Jens Wikstedt

59 2016 Vice President, President SB&N, Human Resources

Octavio Diaz de Leon

50 Vice President, President AAK North Latin America

Torben Friis Lange

54 Vice President, President AAK Asia

Gerardo Garza Lopez de Hereida

56 Vice President, President AAK South Latin America

Jan Lenferink

54 2015 Vice President, President AAK Europe

Renald Mackintosh

66 Vice President, Chairman Special Nutrition

Rene Schou

48 2016 Vice President, President Foodservice Europe

David Smith

57 2011 Vice President, President European Supply Chain

Terrence Thomas

55 Vice President, President AAK USA and Canada

Bengt Baron

55 2017 Director

Leif Hakansson

60 2005 Director, Employee Representative

Gun Nilsson

62 2017 Director

Marta Schorling Andreen

33 2013 Director

Annika Westerlund

61 2005 Director, Employee Representative

Marianne Kirkegaard

49 2015 Independent Director

Lillie Valeur

47 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Mikael Ekdahl

Mr. Mikael Ekdahl has been Chairman of the Board of AAK AB (publ) since May 17, 2017. He was previously Member of the Board of Directors of the Company from 2005 until May 3, 2013. He also served as Chairman of the Company's Remuneration and Nomination Committees and as Member of the Company's Audit Committee. Mr. Ekdahl is Lawyer by profession and served as Partner of Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyra. He chairs the Boards of Directors of Melker Schorling AB and Absolent AB. Apart from this, he serves as Member of the Board of Bong AB. He holds Swedish equivalent of Master of Business Administration degree and Master of Laws degree.

Fredrik Nilsson

Mr. Fredrik Nilsson has been Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of AAK AB (publ) since January 17, 2014. He no longer serves as Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective as of no later than June 1, 2018. He has held the position since May 8, 2017. He has been responsible for Corporate Communications at the Company since September 2016. 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.

Jens Wikstedt

Mr. Jens Wikstedt has been Vice President and President SB&N at AAK AB (publ) since 2015. He has also been responsible for Human Resources (HR) since September 2016. 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.

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 AAK 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 at 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 at 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 Special 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.

Rene Schou

Mr. Rene Schou has served as Vice President and President Foodservice Europe at AAK AB (publ) since June 2016. He has been employed at the Company since 2011. He holds MBA, and Food Technology education.

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 W. (Terry) 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.

Bengt Baron

Mr. Bengt Baron has been Director of AAK AB (publ) since May 17, 2017. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Enzymatica AB and MIPS AB, as well as Board member of Thule Group AB.

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.

Gun Nilsson

Ms. Gun Nilsson has been Director of AAK AB (publ) since May 17, 2017. She is also Board member of Hexagon AB, Hexpol AB, Loomis AB and Bonnier Holding AB.

Marta Schorling Andreen

Ms. Marta Schorling Andreen has been Member of the Board of Directors of AAK AB (publ) since May 3, 2013. She works at Melker Schorling AB. 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.

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.

Marianne Kirkegaard

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

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 Global Milk-based Beverages Business Unit. She has experience in 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.