Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of seven elected members, including the CEO, as well as four employee representatives.

Below is a presentation of the Board members including year of birth, highest educational degree, the year of joining the Board, any other board chairmanships and present occupation.

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  • Nora Førisdal Larssen Chairman of the Board Born 1965. B.Sc in Economics, MBA. Senior Investment Manager at Nordstjernan. Board member since 2011. Dependent in relation to major shareholder.
  • Board assignments: Chairman of Etac and Emma S.
  • Previous positions: Product Line Manager at Electrolux and Partner in McKinsey & Co.
  • Holding in Nobia 5,000 shares
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  • George Adams Born 1956. BA (Hons): Politics, Philosophy & Economics, Oxford University. Board member since 2017. Independent.
  • Board assignments: Chairman in FFX Tools. Board member in ScS.
  • Previous positions: Senior positions in Kingfisher. President of the European DIY Retailers Association (EDRA).
  • Holding in Nobia
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  • Marlene Forsell Born 1976. Board member since 2019. Independent. B.Sc. Business Administration Stockholm School of Economics
  • Board assignments: Board member of Kambi Group and Lime Technologies
  • Previous positions: CFO in Swedish Match 2013 - 2018 and before that several leading positions in the finance area in the same company
  • Holding in Nobia -
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  • Jan Svensson Born 1956. MBA from Stockholm School of Economics. Independent.
  • Board assignments: Chairman of the Board in Tomra Systems ASA, Fagerhult, Troax and Alimak. Board Member of ASSA ABLOY, Loomis, Climeon, Stena Metall and Herenco.
  • Previous positions: CEO and Board Member of Investment AB Latour 2003 – 2019.
  • Holding in Nobia 14,000 Shares.
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  • Arja Taaveniku Born 1968. Executive MBA Stockholm School of Economics. Independent.
  • Board assignments: Board Member of Handelsbanken and Mekonomen.
  • Previous positions: Chief Offer and Supply Chain Officer at Kingfisher Plc 2015 - 2018, CEO Ikano Group 2012 2015 Business Area President, IKEA Kitchen & Dining 2009 – 2012.
  • Holding in Nobia -
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  • Carsten Rasmussen Born 1972. Master of Logistics from Aarhus University. Independent.
  • Board assignments: Chairman of the Board of LEGO System A / S
  • Previous positions: COO LEGO Group since 2017 where he has been employed since 2001. Previous experience including positions at Scan Choco A / S 1997 - 2001.
  • Holding in Nobia -
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  • Per Bergström Born 1960. Employee representative since 2000. Appointed by The Swedish union of forestry, wood and graphical workers. Nine-year elementary school. Factory worker at Nobia Production Sweden. Employed 1976.
  • Board assignments: Board member of Tidaholms Energi, Elnät, Bredband Östra Skaraborg and Nobia Production Sweden.
  • Previous positions: Various roles within production, Nobia Production Sweden
  • Holding in Nobia
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  • Terese Asthede Born 1971. Board member. Employee representative since 2013. Appointed by Unionen (White-collar trade union). Post-secondary education, logistics. Vendor, Nobia Svenska Kök. Employed 2006.
  • Board assignments: Board member of Nobia Svenska Kök.
  • Previous positions: Various positions within sales and project management, Nobia.
  • Holding in Nobia
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  • Susanna Levinsson Born 1973. Deputy Board member. Employee representative since 2017. Appointed by The Swedish union of forestry, wood and graphical workers. High school diploma. Chief safety representative. Employed at Nobia Production Sweden since 2004.
  • Previous positions: Various roles within manufacturing, Nobia Production Sweden.
  • Holding in Nobia
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  • Mats Karlsson Born 1976. Deputy Board member. Employee representative since 2019. Appointed by Unionen (Whie-collar trade union). Master of Politics. Business analyst, Nobia Production Sweden. Employed 2004.
  • Board assignments:
  • Previous positions: Managerial roles within sourcing, Nobia Production Sweden.
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