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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  • Hans Eckerström Chairman of the Board Born 1972. MSc in Mechanical Engineering and MSc in Business Administration. Chairman of the Board since 2018. Dependant in relation to major shareholders.
  • Board assignments: Board member of Thule Group AB and Nordstjernan AB.
  • Previous positions: Partner at NC Advisory and advisor to Nordic Capital’s funds.
  • Holding in Nobia 50,000 shares (endowment insurance)
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  • Nora Førisdal Larssen 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, Emma S and Ekornes.
  • Previous positions: Product Line Manager at Electrolux and Partner in McKinsey & Co.
  • Holding in Nobia 5,000 shares
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  • Stefan Jacobsson Born 1952. Board member since 2014. High school diploma. Independent.
  • Board assignments: Chairman of Thule Group, Greenfood Group and HBG. Board member of Etac.
  • Previous positions: CEO of Puma, NFI Corp., ABU/Garcia and Tretorn.
  • Holding in Nobia 10,000 shares (endowment insurance)
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  • Jill Little Born 1953. GMP Cranfield Business School and AMP Insead. Board member since 2017. Independent.
  • Board assignments: Board member in Shaftesbury, Joules, National Trust Enterprises and National Trust Renewable Energy.
  • Previous positions: Senior positions at John Lewis and advisor to El Corte Inglés.
  • Holding in Nobia
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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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  • 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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