Group Management

President and CEO, SKF Group

Alrik Danielson
Alrik Danielson

Alrik Danielson
Born 1962
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and International Economics, University of Gothenburg
Employed since 2014 and 1987-2005
Previous positions within SKF: President of the Group’s Industrial Division and member of the SKF Group’s Executive Committee from 2003 to 2005 as well as several other positions across Europe and the Americas

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

Christian Johansson
Christian Johansson

Christian Johansson
Born 1963

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration,  Stockholm University 

INSEAD (Fontainbleau, France)

Employed since 15 June 2015



President Automotive and Aerospace

Stephane Le-Mounier
Stephane Le-Mounier

Stephane Le-Mounier
Born: 1965
Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Remiremont University, France, Bachelor Degree in Sales and Marketing, University of Haute Alsace-ESV, France and Post-Graduate degree in Finance and Controlling, ESSEC, France
Employed since 1988
Previous positions in SKF: Business Unit Director, Actuation, as well as several other positions

President Industrial Sales Americas

John Schmidt
John Schmidt
John Schmidt
Born 1969
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University
Employed since 2000 and 1993-1998
Previous positions within SKF: President & CEO SKF USA Inc, President Industrial Market Sales & Marketing North America, VP Global Sales Rail and Off Highway Business Unit.

President Industrial Sales Europe and Middle East and Africa

Erik Nelander
Erik Nelander
Erik Nelander
Born 1963
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and International Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg
Employed since 1987
Previous positions within SKF: Vice President, SKF Industrial Market, President SKF China, Business Unit Director SKF Aerospace and several other positions

President Industrial Sales Asia

Patrick Tong
Patrick Tong

Patrick Tong
Born 1962
Executive Master Degree of Business Administration, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Employed since 1989
Previous positions within SKF: President Specialty Business, President SKF Second Brands Bearings, as well as several other positions

President Bearing Operations

Luc Graux
Luc Graux
Luc Graux
Born 1963
Master of Business Administration, University of Houston, USA , Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, USA , Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Compiegne, France
Employed since 1991 and 1987-1989
Previous positions within SKF: Director Manufacturing & Product Lines Industrial Market, Director Manufacturing & Demand Chain Automotive Market, as well as several other positions

President Business and Product Development

Victoria van Camp
Victoria van Camp
Victoria van Camp
Born 1966
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, PhD in Machine Elements; Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Employed since 1996
Previous positions within SKF:  Director Industrial Market Technology & Solutions, Director of Product Innovation Lubrication BU, as well as several other positions
Board member: PREERA

Senior Vice President, Group Technology

Bernd Stephan
Bernd Stephan

Bernd Stephan
Born 1956
Bachelor of Engineering, University Essen, Germany
Employed since 1994
Previous positions in SKF: Business Unit Director, Renewable Energy, as well as several other positions

General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Group Legal and Sustainability

Carina Bergfelt
Carina Bergfelt

Carina Bergfelt
Born 1960
Master of Law, Lund University
Employed since 1990
Previous positions within SKF: Legal Counsel,Secretary to the Board since 1996
Board member: The Association of Exchange-listed Companies

Senior Vice President, Group People, Communication and Quality

Kent Viitanen
Kent Viitanen

Kent Viitanen
Born 1965
Gothenburg School of Economics
Employed since 1988
Previous positions within SKF: Various Operational Management roles, incl Head of ReBU, Head of Industrial Manufacturing, HR Director Industrial Division


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