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Swedish Match AB (SWMA.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Conny Karlsson

62 2007 Independent Chairman of the Board

Lars Dahlgren

47 2008 Chief Executive Officer, President

Andrew Cripps

60 Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Marlene Forsell

41 2013 Chief Financial Officer; Senior Vice President, Group Finance

Thomas Hayes

51 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Marie-Louise Heiman

52 2015 Senior Vice President, Group Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Secretary to the Board

Fredrik Lagercrantz

40 2013 Senior Vice President, Business Control

Lars Lofman

61 2013 Senior Vice President, Product Supply Innovation, Scandinavia Division

Fredrik Peyron

50 2016 Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Group Communications

Richard Flaherty

59 2009 President of US Division

Joakim Tilly

47 2013 President, Scandinavia Division

Patrik Engelbrektsson

52 2013 Director, Employee Representative

Eva Larsson

59 1999 Director, Employee Representative

Pauline Lindwall

56 2017 Director

Eva Norlen-Moritz

57 2016 Director, Employee Representative

Charles Blixt

66 2015 Independent Director

Jacqueline Hoogerbrugge

54 2015 Independent Director

Wenche Rolfsen

65 2013 Independent Director

Joakim Westh

56 2011 Independent Director

Emmett Harrison

57 Senior Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability

Biographies

Name Description

Conny Karlsson

Mr. Conny Karlsson has served as Independent Chairman of the Board of Directors at Swedish Match AB since 2007, and he has been Independent Member of the Company's Board of Directors since 2006. He is also Chairman of the Company's Compensation Committee and Member of the Company's Nominating Committee. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and Business from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm. He is also Chairman of the Board of Directors of Zeres Capital AB and North Alliance AS, as well as Director of Scandinavian Tobacco Group AS, Malte Mansson AB and Yrkesakademin AB. Previously, he was Marketing Director of Procter & Gamble E&SO, Marketing Director and Regional Director of Procter & Gamble Scandinavia, Marketing Director of Procter & Gamble UK and CEO of Duni AB.

Lars Dahlgren

Mr. Lars Dahlgren has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Swedish Match AB since June 2008. From July 1, 2004 until June 2008, he was Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President at the Company. Prior to this, from April 1, 2004 to July 1, 2004, he was Acting Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at the Company. He joined Swedish Match AB in 1996 and has been Member of Group Management Team since 2004. He has managerial experience from various international positions within the Group. He was also Finance Director at Swedish Match Philippines and Financial Analyst at SBC Warburg. He has worked with Group Finance on the executive level since May 2002, primarily in the areas of Business Control, and Merger and Acquisition issues. He is Board Member of Orkla ASA. He holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Andrew Cripps

Mr. Andrew Graham Cripps serves as Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors at Swedish Match AB, and he has been Independent Member of the Company's Board of Directors since 2006. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and he is Chartered Accountant. He is Non-Executive Member of the Board of Directors of Howden Joinery Group plc, Booker Group plc and the 2 Sisters Food Group. He was previously Director of Investments at British American Tobacco Plc., Director of Corporate Finance at Rothmans International Plc., Managing Director of Rothmans Holdings BV and President of Laurens International SA.

Marlene Forsell

Ms. Marlene Forsell is no longer Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Group Finance at Swedish Match AB effective on March 9, 2018 . She joined Swedish Match in 2004. She holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden. She was previously Vice President Group Reporting, Swedish Match AB; Vice President Business Control, Swedish Match Smokefree Division; Vice President Corporate Control, Swedish Match AB and Analyst at Ernst & Young. She is Board Member of Scandinavian Tobacco Group AS.

Thomas Hayes

Mr. Thomas P. Hayes has been appointed has Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective on March 9, 2018. We are fortunate to have a strong replacement in Tom Hayes who has been with Swedish Match since 2006. He already has experience in the CFO role at Swedish Match as he was acting CFO for nine months during Marlene's parental leave in 2013 and 2014.

Marie-Louise Heiman

Ms. Marie-Louise Heiman has been Senior Vice President, Group Legal Affairs and General Counsel, Secretary to the Board at Swedish Match AB since 2015. She joined the Company in 1996. She holds Master of Laws, LL M from Uppsala University, Sweden. She was previously Vice President Legal Affairs, Swedish Match AB; General Counsel Swedish Match North Europe AB, Legal Counsel, AB Fortos, BCP Branded Consumer Products AB and Procordia AB.

Fredrik Lagercrantz

Mr. Fredrik Lagercrantz has served as Senior Vice President, Business Control at Swedish Match AB since 2013. He joined the Company in 2009 and the Company’s Group Management Team in 2013. Previously, he served as Vice President Group Business Control at Swedish Match, and Management Consultant at McKinsey & Co. Mr. Lagercrantz holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm (the Stockholm School of Economics).

Lars Lofman

Mr. Lars Olof Lofman has served as Senior Vice President, Product Supply Innovation, Scandinavia Division at Swedish Match AB since December 20, 2013. He was previously President of Smokefree Products Division at the Company from March 10, 2011 until September 9, 2013. He joined the Company in 1987 and became Member of the Group Management Team in 2004. He was previously President of Swedish Match Distribution AB until March 10, 2011, Senior Vice President Product Supply and Marketing, Scandinavia Division from September 9, 2013 until December 20, 2013, President of Swedish Match North Europe Division, Vice President of Production and Development at Swedish Match North Europe Division, Vice President of Operations at Swedish Match Snuff Division, and Plant and Production Manager at Swedish Match North Europe Division. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering. He is Controller from DIHM.

Fredrik Peyron

Mr. Fredrik Peyron has served as Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Group Communications at Swedish Match AB since May 16, 2016. He was Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Directors at Swedish Match AB from 2007 until 2014. He joined the Company in 2000 and became Member of Group Management Team in 2007 and rejoined in 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Lunds universitet. He previously served as Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Swedish Match AB, Legal Counsel at Akzo Nobel and Associate at Mannheimer Swartling Law firm. He was also Group Vice President, Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Secretary at Autoliv.

Richard Flaherty

Mr. Richard Flaherty has served as President of US Division at Swedish Match AB since 2009. He was previously President of North America Division at the Company from November 12, 2008 until 2009. He joined the Company in 2000 and became Member of the Group Management Team in 2008. He was previously Chief Operating Officer of Swedish Match North America Division OTP, Chief Financial Officer of Swedish Match North America Division, Chief Financial Officer of Bumble Bee Seafoods and Commercial Director at Unilever. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics, as well as a Juris Doctor from Rutgers University and a Master of Legal Letters degree in Taxation from New York University.

Joakim Tilly

Mr. Joakim Tilly has served as President, Scandinavia Division at Swedish Match AB since September 9, 2013. He joined the Company in 2004 and the Company’s Group Management Team in 2008. Over the years he held such roles at Swedish Match as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Group Finance and Information Technology and Group Human Resources from June 4, 2012 until September 9, 2013; Senior Vice President of Group Finance and Information Technology, and Chief Financial Officer from June 2008 until June 4, 2012; Senior Vice President of Group Finance (until June 2008), and Vice President Group Finance. He is also former Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Netgiro International, and Chief Financial Officer of Swedish Match Lighter Division. He holds Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Patrik Engelbrektsson

Mr. Patrik Engelbrektsson has been Director, Employee Representative at Swedish Match AB since 2013. He was Deputy Employee Representative in the Company during 2012. He has been appointed by the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) within Swedish Match. He is Chairman of the Trade Union Association at the snus factory in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is Logistic Technician at the Gothenburg Factory. He previously was Mill Worker, Machine Operator, Forklift driver at the Gothenburg snus factory.

Eva Larsson

Ms. Eva Larsson has served as Employee Representative on the Board of Directors of Swedish Match AB since 1999. She was appointed by the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) within Swedish Match Industries AB. She is Chairman of the Trade Union Association at the match factory in Tidaholm, Sweden. She is Insurance Manager for insurance policies of persons employed under collective agreements at Swedish Match's match factory in Tidaholm. Prior to that, she served as Line Operator at Swedish Match's factory in Tidaholm.

Pauline Lindwall

Eva Norlen-Moritz

Ms. Eva Norlen-Moritz has been Director, Employee Representative at Swedish Match AB since July 4, 2016. She was previously Deputy Board Member. She has been appointed by the Council for Negotiation and Co-operation (PTK) within Swedish Match. She is Chemist and works with chemical analysis of tobacco and products as well as quality assurance concerning analytical methods at the R&D department within Swedish Match Scandinavia Division in Stockholm, Sweden. She previously worked at The Customs (and Excise) Department Stockholm; Astra Pharmaceutical Production Sodertalje.

Charles Blixt

Mr. Charles A. Blixt, Esq. has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Swedish Match AB since April 23, 2015. He is Member of the Compensation Committee. He was Independent Member of the Company's Board between 2007 and April 2011. He is Non-Executive Director at Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. He was also Member of the Board of Directors of Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees. He served as Interim General Counsel at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc, as well as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Reynolds American Inc and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Juris Doctor degree from University of Illinois.

Jacqueline Hoogerbrugge

Ms. Jacqueline Hoogerbrugge has been Independent Director at Swedish Match AB since April 23, 2015. She is Member of the Compensation Committee. She holds Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Groningen. She is President of Operations at Cloetta. Previously, she was President Operations, Leaf International BV; Vice President Operations, Danone’s Medical Nutrition Division; Vice President Procurement, Numico Baby & Medical Food, and held various positions in engineering, manufacturing and procurement, Unilever; and various positions in engineering and sales Fluor Daniel. She is Non-Executive Board Member of Ikea Industry Board.

Wenche Rolfsen

Dr. Wenche Rolfsen, Ph.D. has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Swedish Match AB since 2013. She is Member of the Audit Committee. She is Chairman of the Board of Index Pharmaceuticals; Vice Chairman of Moberg Pharma; Board Member of Bioarctic AB and Smartfish AS, Norway. She was previously Vice President; Director of Quintiles Phase I, Europe; CEO, Quintiles, Scandinavia; Director, Quintiles, Sweden; Managing Director of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Upjohn; Head of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Opthalmics; Head of Pharmacology, Pharmacia Lakemedel. She holds a Master of Science in Pharmacy and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Pharmacology Uppsala University.

Joakim Westh

Mr. Joakim Westh has served as Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Swedish Match AB since April 2011. He is also Member of the Company's Audit Committee. He acts as Member of the Board of Directors of Absolent Group AB, Saab AB and CGI Inc. He was previously Senior Vice President and Head of Group Function Strategy and Operational Excellence and Member of Group Management Team at Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Group Vice President and Member of the Executive Management Team at Assa Abloy AB, Chairman and Owner of Absolent AB, as well as Partner at McKinsey & Co. Inc. He holds a Master of Science degree from the Royal Institute of Technology and a Master of Science degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT.

Emmett Harrison

Mr. Emmett Harrison serves as Senior Vice President Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability at Swedish Match AB. He has been with the Company since 1990, and has held various positions within the Organization in Marketing, Investor Relations and Corporate Sustainability. He was also Vice President of Investor Relations at Swedish Match AB, Global Marketing Director of Swedish Match Lighter Division and Marketing Manager of Swedish Match North America Division. He holds Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the College of William and Mary, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke University.