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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Par Boman

56 2016 Chairman of the Board

Magnus Groth

54 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Fredrik Rystedt

54 2017 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Head of Group Function Finance

Mikael Schmidt

57 2012 Senior Vice President, Group Function Legal Affairs, General Counsel

Anna Savinger Aslund

48 2015 Senior Vice President, Group Function Human Resources

Josephine Edwall-Bjorklund

53 2012 Senior Vice President, Group Function Communications

Robert Sjostrom

53 2009 Senior Vice President, Group Function Strategy and Business Development (incl. Global Business Support and IT)

Kersti Strandqvist

54 2010 Senior Vice President, Group Function Sustainability and Public Affairs

Pablo Fuentes

44 2015 President, Latin America

Donato Giorgio

43 2015 President, Global Hygiene Supply Tissue

Ulrika Kolsrud

47 2015 President, Global Hygiene Supply Personal Care

Margareta Lehmann

59 2012 President, Incontinence Care

Don Lewis

56 2012 President, AfH Professional Hygiene

Georg Schmundt-Thomas

55 2016 President, Global Hygiene Category

Volker Zoller

50 2015 President, Consumer Goods

Tina Elvingsson

50 2017 Director, Employee Representative

Orjan Svensson

54 2017 Director, Employee Representative

Niclas Thulin

41 2017 Director, Employee Representative

Ewa Bjorling

56 2016 Independent Director

Maija-Liisa Friman

65 2016 Independent Director

Annemarie Gardshol

50 2016 Independent Director

Johan Malmquist

56 2016 Independent Director

Barbara Milian Thoralfsson

58 2016 Independent Director

Bert Nordberg

61 2016 Independent Director

Lars Sorensen

63 2017 Independent Director

Louise Svanberg

59 2016 Independent Director

Johan Karlsson

Vice President Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Par Boman

Mr. Par Boman has been Chairman of the Board at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. He has been Board Member in SCA since 2010. He holds Engineering and Business/Economics degree. He is Honorary Doctor of Economics. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Svenska Handelsbanken AB, Deputy Chairman of the Board of AB Industrivarden and Board Member of Hulabo AB, International Chamber of Commerce Sverige, Jan Wallanders och Tom Hedelius Stiftelse, Skanska AB and Tore Browaldhs Stiftelse. He is former President and CEO of Svenska Handelsbanken AB. He previously also held other senior positions within Handelsbanken. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Anglo-Swedish Trade Service AB and Board Member of British-Swedish Chambers of Commerce and Svenska Bankforeningen, Naringsverksamhet, among others.

Magnus Groth

Mr. Magnus Groth has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2017 and he has been Director of the Company since 2016. He has been employed at SCA since 2011. He holds Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan and Master of Business Administration degree from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm. He is Board Member of Acando AB and Vinda, Hong Kong. He was previously Board Member of Pilum AB. He was also President of Studsvik AB (publ) and SVP of Vattenfall AB.

Fredrik Rystedt

Mr. Fredrik Rystedt has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Head of Group Function Finance at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2017. He has been in SCA since 2014. He also serves as Board Member of Teracom Group AB and Vinda, Hong Kong. He holds Master of Sconce degree in Economics from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm. Previously, he was CFO of AB Electrolux, Nordea AB and Sapa AB. He was also Board Member of Gunnebo Industrier AB and Svenskt Industriflyg AB, Deputy Board Member of Affarsbankernas Serviceaktiebolag and Vice President of Nordea Bank AB.

Mikael Schmidt

Mr. Mikael Schmidt has been Senior Vice President, Group Function Legal Affairs, General Counsel at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2012, He has been in SCA since 1992. He is Deputy Board Member of Vinda, Hong Kong. He holds Master of Laws, Uppsala universitet. He previously held various positions within the legal profession, including Associate Judge and Corporate Counsel. He was also Chairman of the Board of Svenskt Industriflyg AB.

Anna Savinger Aslund

Ms. Anna Savinger Aslund has been Senior Vice President, Group Function Human Resources at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2015. She has been in SCA since 2001. She holds Human Resources Management degree from Linkopings universitet. She was previously Human Resource Manager at AstraZeneca.

Josephine Edwall-Bjorklund

Ms. Josephine Edwall-Bjorklund has been Senior Vice President, Group Function Communications at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2012. She holds Bachelor of Science in Communications, Jonkoping university and Advanced Management Program at Handelshogskolan i Stockholm. She was previously held various communication positions within Ericsson.

Robert Sjostrom

Mr. Robert Sjostrom has been Senior Vice President, Group Function Strategy and Business Development (incl. Global Business Support and IT) at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2009. He has been in SCA since 2009. He is Board Member of Asaleo Care Ltd and Productos Familia S.A. He holds Master of Science in Economics from Uppsala universitet and Master of Business Administration from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm. He was previously President of Global Hygiene Category in SCA and Board Member of Buildor AB and Ljung & Sjoberg AB.

Kersti Strandqvist

Ms. Kersti Strandqvist has been Senior Vice President, Group Function Sustainability and Public Affairs at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2010. She has been in SCA since 1997. She holds Master of Science in Chemistry, Technology Licentiate, Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola. Previously, she was Board Member of Swedish Match AB and also held various senior positions within SCA, including Vice President Category Feminine Care and Category Director Baby Care. She is Board Member of SJ AB. She was previously Bored Member of Telia Company AB.

Pablo Fuentes

Mr. Pablo Fuentes has been President, Latin America at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2015. He has been in SCA since 2006. He holds Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico, and Master of Business Administration from Harvard University. He previously held a number of senior positions within SCA, including COO SCA Mexico and Central America of SCA Mexico y Centro America and CFO of Americas Business Unit of SCA Americas. He is Board Member of Productos Familia S.A.

Donato Giorgio

Mr. Donato Giorgio has been President, Global Hygiene Supply Tissue at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2015. He has been in SCA since 2009. He holds Master of Science in Engineering, Politecnico di Bari, Italy. He previously held various senior positions within Procter & Gamble, including Operations Manager Beauty Care and Operations Manager Tissue.

Ulrika Kolsrud

Ms. Ulrika Kolsrud has been President, Global Hygiene Supply Personal Care at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2015. She has been in SCA since 1995. She holds Master of Science degree in Engineering from Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola. She previously held various senior positions within SCA, including Vice President R&D Personal Care and Global Product Director Baby. She is Member of the Supervisory Board of UcM Joint Venture.

Margareta Lehmann

Ms. Margareta Lehmann has been President, Incontinence Care at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2012. She has been in SCA since 1983. She holds Master of Science in Economics, Goteborgs universitet. She previously held various senior positions within SCA, including Regional Director SCA Tissue Europe, AFH North West Europe and Molnlycke, including International Product Manager, Category AFH. She was previously Board Member of Sanitec Oy.

Don Lewis

Mr. Don Lewis has been President, AfH Professional Hygiene at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2012. He has been in SCA since 2002. He holds Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Youngstown State University. He was previously EVP at Encore Paper and Sales Manager at Fort Howard Paper, as well as Board Member of Productos Familia S.A.

Georg Schmundt-Thomas

Mr. Georg Schmundt-Thomas has been President, Global Hygiene Category at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. He has been in SCA since 2016. He holds Doctor of Philosophy degree in English from Northwestern University. He previously held a number of senior positions within Procter & Gamble, including Vice President and Brand Franchise Leader Duracell and Vice President Special Assignment.

Volker Zoller

Mr. Volker Zoller has been President, Consumer Goods at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2015. He has been in SCA since 1994. He holds Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Berufsakademie Mannheim. He was previously Controller for Pepperl & Fuchs GmbH Mannheim.

Tina Elvingsson

Ms. Tina Elvingsson has been Director, Employee Representative at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2017. She is Quality Technician at SCA Hygiene Products AB.

Orjan Svensson

Mr. Orjan Svensson has been Director, Employee Representative at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2017. He has been Board Member in SCA since 2005. He is Senior Industrial Safety Representative at SCA Hygiene Products AB. He is Member of the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO).

Niclas Thulin

Mr. Niclas Thulin has been Director, Employee Representative at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2017. He is Infrastructure Developer at SCA Hygiene Products AB. He also serves as Limited Partner in TH Tryck & Reklam Kommanditbolag. Previously, he was Board Member of Nya Nyttskonst butik och galleri Uddevalla ekonomisk forening.

Ewa Bjorling

Ms. Ewa Bjorling has been Independent Director at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. She has also been Board Member in SCA since 2016. She is educated in Dentistry and M.D. and Associate Professor from Karolinska Institutet. She is also Board Member of Biogaia AB, Mobilaris AB and Ullr AB. She is former Member of the Swedish Parliament and the Boards of Swedish National Insurance Office and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). She was also Swedish Minister for Trade and Minister for Nordic Cooperation.

Maija-Liisa Friman

Ms. Maija-Liisa Friman has been Independent Director at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. She has also been Board Member in SCA since 2016. She holds Master of Science in Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology. She is Chairman of the Board of Helsinki Deaconess Institute, Board Member of Finnair Oyj and the Securities Market Association. She is also Partner in Boardman Oy. Previously, she was CEO of Aspocomp Group Plc, President of Vattenfall Oy and Gyproc Oy. She also served as Chairman of the Board of Ekokem Oyj, Vice Chairman of Metso Oyj and Neste Oyj, as well as Board Member of LKAB and TeliaSonera, among others.

Annemarie Gardshol

Ms. Annemarie Gardshol has been Independent Director at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. She has been Board Member in SCA since 2015. She holds Master of Science degree in Engineering from Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola. She serves as Board Member of Gardshol Consulting AB, Deputy Board Member of Gardshol Holding AB and CEO of PostNord Stralfors Group AB. She previously held senior positions within Gambro AB, including Head of Research and Development and Global Marketing Director. She was also Board Member of Bygghemma Group Nordic AB, Etac AB and Ortivus AB.

Johan Malmquist

Mr. Johan Malmquist has been Independent Director at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. He has been Board Member in SCA since 2016. He holds Master of Science in Economics from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm. He is Chairman of the Board of AB Tingstad Papper and Arjo AB, Board Member of the Chalmers University of Technology Foundation, Elekta AB, Getinge AB, Henry Dunkers Forvaltningsaktiebolag, Medvisor AB, Molnlycke AB and Trelleborg AB. He was previously President of Getinge AB and Board Member of Capio AB.

Barbara Milian Thoralfsson

Ms. Barbara Milian Thoralfsson has been Independent Director at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. She has been Board Member in SCA since 2006. She serves as Chairman of the Board of ColArt Holdings Ltd and Board Member of G4S Plc, Hilti AG and Norfolier GreenTec AS. She holds Master of Business Administration in Marketing & Finance from Columbia University and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Duke University. She was previously President of Midelfart & Co AS and NetCom ASA. She is industry advisor to EQT. She was Board Member of AB Electrolux, Cable & Wireless Plc, Orkla ASA and Telenor ASA.

Bert Nordberg

Mr. Bert Nordberg has been Independent Director at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. He has been Board Member in SCA since 2012. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Innovativa Solutions Sweden AB, Sigma Connectivity AB and Vestas Wind Systems A/S, as well as Board Member of AB Electrolux, Axis AB, Connectivity Spring AB, LU Holding AB, Rothschild Nordic AB, SAAB AB and Skistar AB. He studied Electrical Engineering at Malmo Tekniska Laroverk and is Swedish Marines from Berga, Sweden, and studied International Management Marketing and Finance, INSEDA Univeristy, France. He was previously Chairman of Ideonfonden AB and Sony Mobile Communications AB, as well as Board Member of Abecede AB, BlackBerry Ltd and NOTE AB, among others.

Lars Sorensen

Mr. Lars Rebien Sorensen has been Independent Director at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2017. He has also been Board Member in SCA since 2017. He is Vice Chairman of the Board of Carlsberg A/S and Board Member of Jungbunzlauer, the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. He holds Master of Science in Forestry from Koebenhavns universitet and Bachelor in International Economics from Copenhagen Business School. He was previously Board Member of Bertelsmann and SAS. He also served as Board Member of Dong Energy and Member of the Board of Representatives of Danish National Bank and President and CEO of Novo Nordisk A/S.

Louise Svanberg

Ms. Louise Julian Svanberg has been Independent Director at Essity Aktiebolag (publ) since 2016. She has been Board Member in SCA since 2012. She holds Master of Science degree in Economics from Stockholms universitet. She is Board Member of Careers Australia Group, Member of Advisory Board for Cue Ball Capital, Boston, and Member of MPM Bio-tech, investment committee. She previously held various management positions within EF, including President and Chairman of the Board.

Johan Karlsson