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Scandic Hotels Group AB (SHOTE.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Vagn Soerensen

57 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Even Frydenberg

53 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer

Per Braathen

57 2017 Independent Vice Chairman of the Board

Jan Johansson

55 2016 Chief Financial Officer

Lena Bjurner

49 2016 Senior Vice President Human Resources & Sustainability

Jesper Engman

43 Vice President Business Development

Linda Eriksson

34 2016 Director Group Strategy

Peter Jangbratt

50 Head of Sweden

Aki Kayhko

49 Head of Finland

Jens Mathiesen

48 Head of Denmark

Michel Schutzbach

56 Head of Europe

Svein Steen-Mevold

50 Head of Norway

Marianne Sundelius

2017 Director, Employee Representative

Martin Svalstedt

54 2017 Director

Ingalill Berglund

53 2016 Independent Director

Grant Hearn

59 2014 Independent Director

Lottie Knutson

53 2015 Independent Director

Christoffer Lundstrom

44 2016 Independent Director

Eva Moen Adolfsson

57 2014 Independent Director

Fredrik Wirdenius

56 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Vagn Soerensen

Mr. Vagn Ove Soerensen has been Independent Chairman of the Board at Scandic Hotels Group AB since 2007. He has also been Director of the Company since 2007. He is Member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee. He holds Master of Business Administration, Aarhus University, Denmark. He also Chairman of the Board of F L Smidth A/S, SPP Group Plc and Tia Technology A/S, as well as Deputy Chairman of the Board of Nordic Aviation Capital A/S and Board Member of Air Canada, Braganza AB, CP DYVIG A/S, JP/Politikens Hus, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, CHEP Aerospace and VFS Global. He was CEO of Austrian Airlines Group 2001-2006, Executive Vice President and Deputy CEO of Scandinavian Airlines System 1984-2001, as well as Chairman of the Board of TDC A/S and KMD A/S, Deputy Chairman of DFDS A/S and Board Member of VEGA.

Even Frydenberg

Mr. Even Frydenberg has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Scandic Hotels Group AB effective as of July 31, 2017. He has been working in the hotel industry since 1993. He previously held several senior positions within Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Marriott International; SVP Operations Western Europe & Global Initiatives, VP Six Sigma EAME. His latest role was Chief Operations & Franchise Support Officer Europe. He holds Master of Business Administration from Stanford University and Bachelor of Science in International Business from University of San Francisco.

Per Braathen

Mr. Per G. Braathen has been Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Scandic Hotels Group AB since 2017. He has been Independent Director of the Company since 2007. He holds MBA from Schiller University London, United Kingdom. He is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Braganza AB, Chairman of the Board of Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA), Bramora Ltd and Scenorama AS, as well as Board Member of Wayday Travel AS. He was previously Chairman of the Board Braganza AS, Escape Travel A/S, Europe Reiser A/S and SunHotels AG, as well as Chairman of the Board/CEO of Saga Solreiser/Always Tour/Tjaereborg Rejser, as well as Board member of Arken Zoo Holding AB, Ticket Biz AB and Ticket Leisure Travel AB.

Jan Johansson

Mr. Jan Johansson has been Chief Financial Officer at Scandic Hotels Group AB since September 2016. He has many years of experience in the role of CFO, including from the listed companies Eniro and Nobia AB. Since 2011, he had been CFO at Apoteket, a state-owned pharmaceutical retailer. He is Board member of Svensk Miljomarkning AB. He holds Master of Business Administration degree from Uppsala University.

Lena Bjurner

Ms. Lena Bjurner has been Senior Vice President Human Resources & Sustainability at Scandic Hotels Group AB since 2016. She has previously been Senior Vice President Human Resources since August 2015. She is Board Member of UNHCR in Sweden. She was previously Head of Commercial Card & Business Travel Account Management Nordic, Head of Human Resources, Director HR Business Partner Customer Service Organization in Latin America and Canada, VP HR, Head of Market HR for Nordics, Central Eastern Europe, Benelux and France and HR VP Flexible Markets and France within American Express. She holds Bachelor in Business Administration, Borlange University, Sweden.

Jesper Engman

Mr. Jesper Engman serves as Vice President Business Development at Scandic Hotels Group AB. He has been employed since 2006 and Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2014. He holds Master of Real Estate Development, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He was previously Business Area Director and Analyst at Pandox as well as Analyst at Hotellus.

Linda Eriksson

Ms. Linda Eriksson has served as Director Group Strategy at Scandic Hotels Group AB since 2016. She has previously been Strategy & Program Manager at Scandic Hotels Group AB. She has been employed and adjunct member of Executive Committee since August 2015. She holds Master of Science in Engineering, Medical Technology and Master in Industrial Management from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. She was previously Management Consultant at Bain & Company and Head of Marketing at Norvida.

Peter Jangbratt

Mr. Peter Jangbratt serves as Head of Sweden at Scandic Hotels Group AB. He was employed by the Group 1995-2008 and again since 2015. He has been Member of the Executive Committee since September 2016 and previously 2002-2008. He has education through Scandic Business School and Hilton. He previously held several senior positions at Scandic, such as Director of Marketing & Communications and Head of Operations Sweden, and CEO of Rica Hotels Sweden.

Aki Kayhko

Mr. Aki Kayhko serves as Head of Finland at Scandic Hotels Group AB. He has been employed at the Group since 2012 and Member of the Executive Committee since September 2016. He is also Member of the Board of the Finnish Hospitality Industry Association. He holds Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Management, Schiller International University, London. He previously held several senior positions with Procter & Gamble and Reckitt Benckiser, Commercial Director at Oy Hartwall and CEO at Palace Kamp Group.

Jens Mathiesen

Mr. Jens Mathiesen serves as Head of Denmark at Scandic Hotels Group AB. He has been employed by the Group since 2008 and Member of the Executive Committee since September 2016. He is also Chairman of the Board of Dansk Erhverv (Danish Chamber of Commerce), and Board Member of DA (Dansk Arbejdsgiverforening) and Wonderful Copenhagen. He is educated Shipping Broker, Transocean Shipping, Denmark. He was previously Director of Sales & Marketing, Choice Hotels Scandinavia, CEO Fountain Scandinavia A/S and Head of Sales & Marketing, Avis Rent a Car.

Michel Schutzbach

Mr. Michel Schutzbach serves as Head of Europe at Scandic Hotels Group AB. He has been Member of the Executive Committee since September 2016. He has been employed by the Group since 2009. He holds diploma from Hotels Management School, Glion, Switzerland. He previously held several senior positions within Rezidor, such as Vice President HR and Regional Director Poland and Ireland.

Svein Steen-Mevold

Mr. Svein Arild Steen-Mevold serves as Head of Norway at Scandic Hotels Group AB. He has been employed by the Group since 2010 and Member of the Executive Committee since September 2016. He is Board member of Guma Sport Ltd and Oris Dental AS. He holds Bachelor in Service Management, Norwegian School of Hotel Management. He previously held several senior positions within Scandic, General Manager Radisson SAS and Vice President Clarion Collection Hotels, Nordic Choice Hotels AS.

Marianne Sundelius

Martin Svalstedt

Mr. Martin Svalstedt has been Director of Scandic Hotels Group AB since May 10, 2017. He holds Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Law from the University of Karlstad, Sweden. He is CEO Stena Adactum AB and Stena Sessan AB, Chairman of the Board in Ballingslov International, Gunnebo and Stena Renewable, as well as Vice chairman of the Board in Envac, Board member in Svedbergs, Stena Sessan and Stena Adactum, as well as Member of the Stena Sphere Coordination Group. Previously, he was Chairman of the board of MEDA, Envac, Mediatec Group & Blomsterlandet. He has experience from operational roles such as CFO at Capio and other senior financial positions.

Ingalill Berglund

Ms. Ingalill Berglund has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Scandic Hotels Group AB since May 12, 2016. She is self-employed. Previously, she was President and CFO within the Atrium Ljungberg group. She has 20 years’ experience from the real estate sector. She is Board member of Veidekke ASA, AxFast AB and Handelsbanken Regionbank Stockholm, as well as Member of Balco Group AB, Juni Strategi and Analys AB. She holds advanced special course in Economics (Frans Schartau Business Institute).

Grant Hearn

Mr. Grant Hearn has been Independent Director of Scandic Hotels Group AB since 2014. He holds Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management, Shannon College of Hotel Management, Ireland. He is Chairman of Board of Amaris Hospitality, The Hotel Collection and Shearings Holidays Ltd. He was previously Board member of London & Partners Ltd, Thame and London Ltd, TLLC Group Holdings Ltd and Travelodge Hotels Ltd.

Lottie Knutson

Ms. Lottie Knutson has been Independent Director of Scandic Hotels Group AB since June 18, 2015. She holds Bachelor from the Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden and Diplome de l’Universite Paris IV. She is Board Member of Actic AB, Cloetta AB, Stena Line BV, STS Alpresor AB, Swedavia AB, Careereye Online Group AB and Wise Group AB. She was Board member of H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB and TUI Nordic Holding AB.

Christoffer Lundstrom

Mr. Christoffer Lundstrom has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Scandic Hotels Group AB since May 12, 2016. He has been Owner and President of the investment company RCL Holding AB and Board member of Collector AB, Feelgood Svenska AB, Rasta Group AB, Provobis Invest AB, Harrys Pubar AB, RCL Holding AB, KL Capital AB, Future Pawnbroker AB and Tableflip Entertainment AB, as well as Chairman of the board of AM Brands AB and member of the nomination committee of Betsson AB and NetEnt AB. He holds Bachelor of Arts at Webster University and Hotel Management Diploma at HOSTA.

Eva Moen Adolfsson

Ms. Eva Moen Adolfsson has been Independent Director of Scandic Hotels Group AB since 2014. She holds Master of Business Administration from University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She is President & CEO of Resia Travel Group AB and holds board assignments in a number of companies in the Resia Group, Board member of Svenska Resebyraforeningens Service AB and Vastsvenska Handelskammaren Service AB. She was previously General Manager, Scandic Rubinen; General Manager, Scandinavian Service Partner; CFO, Radisson SAS Park Avenue Hotel and CFO, AVAB Elektronik.

Fredrik Wirdenius

Mr. Fredrik Wirdenius has been Independent Director of Scandic Hotels Group AB since July 15, 2015. He holds Master of Science in Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He is CEO of Vasakronan AB and Board Member of RICS Sweden. He was previously Board Member of Vasakronan AB.