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SSAB AB (SSABb.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Bengt Kjell

63 2015 Chairman of the Board

Martin Lindqvist

55 2011 Chief Executive Officer, President, Director

Hakan Folin

41 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Martin Pei

54 2014 Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Jonas Bergstrand

52 Executive Vice President, Legal & Strategy; Secretary

Maria Langberg

47 2016 Executive Vice President, Head of Group Human Resources & Sustainability

Olavi Huhtala

55 2014 Executive Vice President, Head of SSAB Europe

Taina Kyllonen

50 2014 Executive Vice President, Head of Group Communications

Charles Schmitt

58 2011 Executive Vice President, Head of SSAB Americas

Per Stark

63 2014 Executive Vice President, Head of SSAB Special Steels

Sture Bergvall

60 2005 Director, Employee Representative

Jimmy Gustavsson

37 2016 Director, Employee Representative

Pasi Laine

54 2017 Director

Annika Lundius

65 2011 Director

John Tulloch

70 2009 Director

Tomas Westman

62 2015 Director, Employee Representative

Petra Einarsson

50 2014 Independent Director

Marika Fredriksson

54 2016 Independent Director

Matti Lievonen

59 2014 Independent Director

Lars Westerberg

69 2006 Independent Director

Per Hillstrom

2016 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Bengt Kjell

Mr. Bengt Kjell has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of SSAB AB since April 8, 2015. He holds Master of Business Administration degree from Stockholm School of Economics. He was Acting President of Industrivarden, CEO of AB Handel och Industri, Vice President of Industrivarden, Senior Partner of Navet AB, Board Chairman of Kungsleden AB and Skanska Byggvaror AB, and Board Member of Hoganas AB, Skanska AB and Munters AB. He is currently Board Chairman of Hemfosa Fastigheter AB, Vice Chairman of the Board of Indutrade AB and Director of Industrivarden, ICA Gruppen AB and Pandox AB.

Martin Lindqvist

Mr. Martin Lindqvist has been President and Chief Executive Officer of SSAB AB since January 1, 2011 and Member of the Company’s Board of Directors since April 12, 2011. He joined SSAB’s Group Executive Committee in 2001. Mr. Lindqvist started the Company in 1998. He is a former Executive Vice President of SSAB and Head of SSAB EMEA and Chief Controller of NCC. He was also Head of SSAB Strip Products from August 1, 2008 until January 1, 2010, CFO at SSAB from 2001 until August 1, 2008 and CFO at SSAB Tunnplat. He also served as Director of Indutrade and Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. He chairs the Board of Swedish Steel Producers Association and is Director of the Swedish Association of Industrial Employers. Mr. Lindqvist holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Uppsala universitet.

Hakan Folin

Mr. Hakan Folin has been Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of SSAB AB since May 1, 2013. Previously, he has held a number of senior positions in the Company. He came to SSAB in 2006 from the property company Stronghold and was initially involved in SSAB's strategic development, as well as the subsequent acquisition of the North American company IPSCO. During his time at SSAB, he has also served as CFO of Tibnor and SSAB APAC. He was also Head of Business Development at SSAB. Since the beginning of 2013, has been the Company's Chief Controller. He holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Management from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan - KTH).

Martin Pei

Mr. Martin Pei has been Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at SSAB AB since September 1, 2014. He no longer serves as Executive Vice President and Head of Business Area SSAB APAC at the Company, as of September 1, 2014. He has held this position since January 1, 2010. He has been Member of the Company's Group Executive Committee since 2007. He joined SSAB in 2001 and has previously served as Executive Vice President, Chief Technical Officer (2007- January 1, 2010), Manager of Research & Development Department, and General Manager, Slab Production within SSAB Plate. He also held several positions with Danieli Centro Met. Mr. Pei holds a Doctorate of Philosophy degree from Kungliga Tekniska Hogsholan - KTH (the Royal Institute of Technology).

Jonas Bergstrand

Mr. Jonas Bergstrand serves as Executive Vice President, Legal & Strategy and Secretary of SSAB AB. He has been Member of the Group Executive Committee of the Company since 2006. He previously worked as Corporate Counsel at ABB, OM Gruppen and Ericsson Radio Systems. He holds a Master of Laws degree from Uppsala Universitet.

Maria Langberg

Ms. Maria Langberg has served as Executive Vice President and Head of Group Human Resources & Sustainability at SSAB AB since February 1, 2016. She was Executive Vice President, Head of Group Communications at the Company from 2013 until September 1, 2014. She is Member of the Group Executive Committee since 2016. She previously served as Senior Consultant at JKL and as SVP Group Communications at Gambro and as President of Merox and VP Group Sustainability at SSAB. She holds Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Uppsala Universitet and a Master of Business Administration degree from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm.

Olavi Huhtala

Mr. Olavi Huhtala has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of SSAB Europe within SSAB AB, effective as of September 1, 2014. He has been employed at Rautaruukki/SSAB since 1987. Previously, he was Executive Vice President of Ruukki Metals, President of Ruukki Fabrication and held executive roles in Sales and Production at Rautaruukki Metform. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.

Taina Kyllonen

Ms. Taina Kyllonen has been appointed Executive Vice President, Head of Group Communications within SSAB AB, effective as of September 1, 2014. She has been employed at Rautaruukki/SSAB since 2004. Previously, she was Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, SVP, Marketing, VP, Communications and Branding at Rautaruukki Corporation, VP, Investor Relations at Metso Corporation and Rauma Corporation. She holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from School of Business, Aalto University, Helsinki (Aalto-yliopisto).

Charles Schmitt

Mr. Charles Schmitt has served as Executive Vice President and Head of SSAB Americas at SSAB AB since July 18, 2011. Mr. Schmitt has been employed by IPSCO/SSAB since 1990. Over the years he held various positions with US Steel Corporation and served as Vice President of the Southern Business Unit for SSAB Americas. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington and two-year steel fellowship at the American Iron and Steel Institute.

Per Stark

Mr. Per Olof Stark has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of SSAB Special Steels within SSAB AB, effective as of September 1, 2014. He has been employed at SSAB since 1983. Previously, he was Head of the SSAB Wear Services business unit, President of the wholly owned subsidiary Plannja, Head of Global Marketing, Head of Sales and Product Development at SSAB Plate Division as well as Head of business area SSAB Plate Europe and North America. He holds a Master of Science degree from The Royal Institute of Technology (Kungliga Tekniska Hogskola - KTH).

Sture Bergvall

Mr. Sture Bergvall has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of SSAB AB since 2005. He is Electrician at SSAB Europe.

Jimmy Gustavsson

Mr. Jimmy Gustavsson has been Director, Employee Representative at SSAB AB since April 7, 2016. He is Smelter, SSAB Special Steels.

Pasi Laine

Annika Lundius

Ms. Annika Marie Lundius has been Member of the Board of Directors of SSAB AB since 2011. She was Executive Vice President of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. She was also Legal Director and Financial Counselor at Swedish Ministry of Finance and served as Chief Executive Officer of Insurance Sweden and Swedish Insurance Employers’ Association. She is also Member of the Board of Industrivarden and AMF Pension. Ms. Lundius holds a Master of Legal Letters degree.

John Tulloch

Mr. John R. Tulloch has served as Member of the Board of Directors of SSAB AB since 2009. He is a former Executive Vice President, Steel and Chief Commercial Officer of IPSCO. He also served as Executive Vice President of SSAB and President Division IPSCO. He serves as Member of the Board of Russel Metals Inc. Mr. Tulloch holds a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Science and a Master of Science degree.

Tomas Westman

Mr. Tomas Westman has been Director, Employee Representative at SSAB AB since 2015. He is RM coordinator, SSAB Europe.

Petra Einarsson

Ms. Petra Einarsson has been Independent Director of SSAB AB since September 11, 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Economics. She was previously Financial Manager at Sandvik Materials Technology and President of Sandvik Strip and Sandvik Tube product areas. She is President of the Sandvik Materials Technology business area since 2013. She is also Board member of Swedish Association of Industrial Employers and Member of the Council of Swedish Steel Producers’ Association.

Marika Fredriksson

Ms. Marika Fredriksson has been Independent Director of SSAB AB since April 7, 2016. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree. She was previously Senior Vice President, Finance, CFO at Gambro AB, CFO at Autoliv Inc (Stockholm, Sweden), Volvo Construction Equipment (Brussels, Belgium) and Volvo Construction Equipment International AB. She currently serves as CFO & Group Executive Vice President at Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Board member of AF AB.

Matti Lievonen

Mr. Matti Lievonen has been Independent Director of SSAB AB since September 11, 2014. He holds Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Executive Master of Business Administration degree and Honorary Finnish title of Vuorineuvos. He also holds honorary Doctorate of Science degree in Technology. Previously, he held several senior positions at UPM-Kymmene, was Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Confederation of European Paper Industries, Director of Confederation of Finnish Industries, Rautaruukki Corporation, Finnish Oil and Gas Federation and EUROPIA. He is President and CEO of Neste Corporation since 2008, Vice Chairman of the Board of Nynas AB, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company, Vice Chairman of the Board of Chemical Industry Federation of Finland, Member of the Advisory Board of National Emergency Supply Agency (Finland) and Member of the Supervisory Board of the Finnish Fair Corporation.

Lars Westerberg

Mr. Lars Westerberg has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of SSAB AB since 2006. He is a former President and Chief Executive Officer of Granges and President, CEO and Chairman of Autoliv. He was also Chairman of the Board of Directors at Husqvarna and Board Member at Meda. He serves as Board Member of AB Volvo, Sandvik and Stena. He holds Master of Science degree and Bachelor of Science degree.

Per Hillstrom