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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hans Straberg

62 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board

Alrik Danielson

57 2019 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Niclas Rosenlew

47 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Carina Bergfelt

59 General Counsel; Senior Vice President, Group People, Communication, Legal and Sustainability; Secretary to the Board

Victoria Van Camp

53 2017 Chief Technology Officer and President, Innovation and Business Development

Erik Nelander

56 2016 President, Industrial Sales Europe and Middle East and Africa

John Schmidt

50 2016 President, Industrial Sales Americas

Bernd Stephan

63 2017 President, Automotive and Aerospace

Patrick Tong

57 2016 President, Industrial Sales Asia

Kent Viitanen

54 2017 President, Bearing Operations

Zarko Djurovic

42 2015 Director, Employee Representative

Jonny Hilbert

38 2015 Director, Employee Representative

Lars Wedenborn

61 2008 Director

Hock Goh

64 2014 Independent Director

Nancy Gougarty

64 2015 Independent Director

Peter Grafoner

69 2008 Independent Director

Ronnie Leten

63 2017 Independent Director

Colleen Repplier

59 2018 Independent Director

Barbara Samardzich

61 2017 Independent Director

Patrik Stenberg

2015 Director, SKF Group Investor Relations and Competitive Intelligence

Biographies

Name Description

Hans Straberg

Mr. Hans Straberg has been Independent Chairman of the Board at SKF Inc since March 27, 2019. He holds Master of Science in Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. He was President and CEO of Electrolux AB 2002–2010. He held several leading positions within the Electrolux Group in Sweden and USA since 1983. He is former EU Co-Chair TABD, Trans- Atlantic Business Dialogue. He serves as Chairman of Atlas Copco AB, Roxtec AB, CTEK AB and Nikkarit AB, Vice Chairman of Stora Enso Oyj and Orchid Ortopedics Inc., as well as Board member of Investor AB, N Holding AB, Mellby Gard AB and Hedson AB.

Alrik Danielson

Mr. Alrik Danielson has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of AB SKF, effective as of January 1, 2015. He has also been Director of the Company since March 26, 2015. He has been appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer for e period from April 30, 2019 till June 17, 2019. 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 since 2015. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and International Economics from Goteborgs Universitet.

Niclas Rosenlew

Mr. Niclas Rosenlew has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President at SKF Inc effective as of June 17, 2019. He has recently been CFO of Basware. He holds a Master of Science in Finance from Hanken Swedish School of Economics. His previous roles include senior positions within Microsoft, Nokia and Deutsche Bank.

Carina Bergfelt

Ms. Carina Bergfelt serves as General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Group People, Communication, Legal and Sustainability and Secretary to the Board at AB SKF. 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 from 1996. She is Member of the Board of the Association of Exchange listed Companies. She holds a Master of Law degree from Lunds Universitet (Lund University).

Victoria Van Camp

Ms. Victoria Van Camp has been Chief Technology Officer and President, Innovation and Business Development at AB SKF since March 13, 2017. She has previously been President, Business and Product Development at the Company 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 BillerudKorsnas AB and Amexci AB.

Erik Nelander

Mr. Erik Nelander has been President, Industrial Sales Europe and Middle East and Africa at AB SKF 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 Master of Science degree 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 AB SKF 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, including Vice President Industrial Market NAM. He holds Bachelor of Science degree, Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

Bernd Stephan

Mr. Bernd Stephan has been President, Automotive and Aerospace at AB SKF since March 13, 2017. He has previously been Senior Vice President, Group Technology and CTO at the Company since January 1, 2015. He is Board Member of SKF India Ltd., SKF GmbH – Germany and SKA Austria AG. 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 Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Essen.

Patrick Tong

Mr. Patrick Tong has been President, Industrial Sales Asia at AB SKF since 2016. Before that, he had 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 within the Company.

Kent Viitanen

Mr. Kent Viitanen has served as President, Bearing Operations at AB SKF since September 8, 2017. He had previously been Senior Vice President, People, Communication and Quality at the Company. 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 is Board Member of Chalmers University of Technology and Gothenburg University School of Executive Education. He studied Business and Economics at the School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg.

Zarko Djurovic

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

Jonny Hilbert

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

Lars Wedenborn

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

Hock Goh

Mr. Hock Goh has been Independent Director of AB SKF since 2014. He holds a 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 also served as Member of the Board of Stora Enso Oyj since 2012, Santos Australia since 2012 and Vesuvius PLC since 2015.

Nancy Gougarty

Ms. Nancy S. Gougarty has been Independent Director at AB SKF since March 26, 2015. She holds MBA from Case Western Reserve University and 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 was also President and Chief Operating Officer for Westport Innovations from 2013 till 2016. She has served as CEO and Board Member of Westport Fuel Systems Inc. since 2016 and Board Member of Trimas Corporation since 2013.

Peter Grafoner

Dr. Peter Grafoner has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at AB SKF 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 Chairman of the Board of Coperion GmbH. He holds Doctorate degree in Engineering from Universitaet Dortmund (University of Dortmund).

Ronnie Leten

Mr. Ronnie Leten has been Independent Director of AB SKF since March 29, 2017. He holds Master of Science in Applied Economics (University of Hasselt, Belgium). He was CEO and Board member of Atlas Copco AB between 2009 and 2017. He is currently Chairman of Ericsson and Epiros, and Member of the Board of IPCO AB.

Colleen Repplier

Ms. Colleen C. Repplier has been Independent Director at SKF Inc since March 27, 2018. She holds Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh and MBA from the University of Central Florida. She has been Vice president and general manager of Johnson Controls. She held several leading positions within Tyco 2007–2016 and Home Depot 2005–2007, and in the energy industry within GE Energy 1994–2003, Bechtel Corporation 1992–1994 and Westing house 1983–1992. She is Board member of Kimball Electronics.

Barbara Samardzich

Mrs. Barbara Jean (Barb) Samardzich has been Independent Director at AB SKF since March 29, 2017. She holds Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (University of Florida), Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Carnegie Mellon University), Master of Science in Engineering Management (Wayne State University). She held various management positions at Ford Motor Company, 1990–2016, the latest as Chief Operating Officer of Ford Europe, 2013–2016. She was Engineer in the Commercial Nuclear Fuel Division at Westinghouse Electric Corporation, 1981–1990. She is Board Member of Adient plc, Velodyne LidDAR and Bombardier Recreational Products. She also serves as Board of Trustee member of Lawerence Technological University.

Patrik Stenberg