Board of directors

Hans Stråberg

Hans Straberg
Hans Stråberg
Chairman, Board member since 2018.
Born 1957.
Education and job experience: Master of Science in Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg. President and CEO of Electrolux AB 2002-2010 and has held several leading positions within the Electrolux Group in Sweden and USA since 1983. Former EU Co-Chair TABD, Trans-Atlantic Business Dialogue.
Other assignments: Chairman of Atlas Copco AB, Roxtec AB, CTEK AB and Nikkarit AB, and Vice Chairman of Stora Enso Oyj and Orchid Ortopedics Inc. Board member of Investor AB, N Holding AB, Mellby Gård AB and Hedson AB.

Peter Grafoner

Peter Grafoner
Board member since 2008.
Born 1949.
Education and job experience: Doctor’s degree in Engineering (University of Dortmund). Brown Boveri & Cie, several managerial and executive positions within AEG, Chairman of the Management Board of Mannesmann VDO AG 1996–2000 and vice Chairman of the Management Board of Linde AG 2000–2001.
Other assignments: Chairman of Coperion GmbH.

Lars Wedenborn

Lars Wedenborn
Board member since 2008.
Born 1958.
Education and job experience: Master of Science in Economics (University of Uppsala).EVP and CFO of Alfred Berg 1991–2000,EVP and CFO of Investor AB 2000–2007 and CEO of FAM AB, wholly owned by the Wallenberg Foundations, since 2007.
Other assignments: Chairman of NASDAQ Nordic Ltd., and Board member of NASDAQ Group Inc., Höganäs AB, Nefab AB, F Intressenter 3 AB and FAM AB.

Hock Goh

Hock Goh Board of Directors
Hock Goh
Board member since 2014.
Born 1955. 
Education and job experience: Bachelor’s degree (honours) in Mechanical Engineering from Monash University, Australia, completed the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD. Operating Partner of Baird Capital Partners Asia, 2005–2012. 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.
Other assignments: Member of the Board of Stora Enso Oyj since 2012, Santos Australia since 2012, Vesuvius PLC since 2015 and Harbour Energy since 2015.

Nancy Gougarty

Nancy Gougarty
Nancy Gougarty

Board member since 2015.

Born 1955.

Education and job experience: MBA from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from the University of Cincinnati. Experience from several leading positions within TRW Automotive, 2005–2012, General Motors Corporation and Delphi Corporation, 1978–2005. President and COO for Westport Innovations, 2013–2016.

Other assignments: CEO and member of the Board of Westport Fuel Systems Inc. since 2016 and Board member of Trimas Corporation since 2013.

Alrik Danielson

Alrik Danielson
Alrik Danielson

President and Chief Executive Officer of AB SKF.

Board member since 2015.

Born 1962. 

Education and job experience: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and International Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg. Several positions within the SKF Group 1987–2005 and President and CEO of Höganäs AB 2005–2014.

Other assignments: Board member of the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries since 2015.

Ronnie Leten

Ronnie Leten
Ronnie Leten

Board member since 2017.

Born 1956.

Education and job experience: Master of Science in Applied Economics, University of Hasselt, Belgium. CEO and Board member of Atlas Copco AB between 2009 and 2017.

Other assignments: Chairman of AB Electrolux and Epiroc AB. Boardmember of IPCO AB.

Barb Samardzich

Barb Samardzich
Barb Samardzich

Board member since 2017.

Born 1958.

Education and job experience: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering ,University of Florida, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University and Master of Science in Engineering Management, Wayne State University. Various management positions at Ford Motor Company, 1990-2016, the latest as Chief Operating Officer of Ford Europe, 2013-2016. Engineer in the Commercial Nuclear Fuel Division at Westinghouse Electric Corporation,1981-1990.

Other assignments: Board member of Adient plc, Velodyne LidDAR and Bombardier Recreational Products. Board of Trustee member of Lawerence Technological University.

Colleen Repplier

Colleen Repplier
Colleen Repplier

Board member since 2018.

Born 1960.

Education and job experience: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and MBA from the University of Central Florida. Vice president and general manager of Johnson Controls. 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 Westinghouse 1983-1992.

Other assignments: Board member of Kimball Electronics.


Employee representatives

Jonny Hilbert

Jonny Hilbert
Jonny Hilbert

Board member since 2015.

Born 1981.

Education and job experience: Employed in the SKF Group since 2005. 

Other assignments: Chairman Unionen, SKF, Gothenburg.

Zarko Djurovic

Zarko Djurovic
Zarko Djurovic

Board member since 2015.

Born 1977.

Education and job experience: Employed in the SKF Group since 2006. 

Other assignments: Chairman Metalworker’s Union, SKF, Gothenburg.

Kennet Carlsson

Kennet Carlsson
Kennet Carlsson
Deputy Board member since 2015.
Born 1962.
Education and job experience: Employed in the SKF Group since 1979. Board member 2008–2015 and deputy board member 2001–2008.
Other assignments: Chairman SKF World Union Council.

Claes Palm

Claes Palm
Claes Palm
Deputy board member since 2016.
Born 1971.
Education and job experience: Employed in the SKF Group since 1989.
Other assignments: Board member of Unionen at SKF in Gothenburg.
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