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Board of Directors

  • Göran Persson (1949)

    Chairman of the Board

    Göran Persson (1949)

    Chairman of the Board

    Member of the Board since: 2017
    Education: Studied Sociology and Political Science at Högskolan of Örebro 1969-1971
    Background: Swedish Prime Minister 1996-2006, Chairman of the Council of Ministers in the EU 2001, Swedish Minister for Finance 1994-1996, Swedish Minister of Education 1989-1991, Party Leader Social Democrats 1996-2007, Chairman of Sveaskog AB 2008-2015, Member of the Board Ålandsbanken Abp (Finland)
    Other directorships: Chairman of the Board Swedbank AB, Chairman of the Board Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International AB, Chairman of the Board GreenGold Group AB

  • Gunnar Axheim (1951)

    Member of the Board

    Gunnar Axheim (1951)

    Member of the Board

    Position: CEO at Axheimconsult AB
    Member of the Board since: 2017
    Education: M.Sc. Luleå Tekniska Högskola
    Background: Bu-chef Vattenfall Hydro och CEO Vattenfall Vattenkraft 2007 -2013. Bu-chef Vattenfall Tjänster 1998-2007. Management positions at Boliden 1989-1998, Holmen 1986-1989 och LKAB 1976-1986
    Other directorships: Chairman of the Board BC Luleå, Läkarjouren i Norrland AB, Narco Polo AS and GeoVista AB. Member of the board at Exeri AB.

  • Gunilla Saltin (1965)

    Member of the Board

    Gunilla Saltin (1965)

    Member of the Board

    Position: Group Technical & Sustainability Director, Mondi 
    Member of the Board since:
    2017
    Ecucation: M.Sc. chemistry at Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Ph.D. Chemical Engineering University of Idaho. MBA at Stockholm School of Economics.
    Background: Various positions at Södra Group 2000-2019, for example Executive Vice President Södra Cell and Site manager Södra Cell Värö. Research engineer and process engineer MoDo 1994-2000. 
    Other Directorships:  -

  • Bjarne Moltke Hansen (1961)

    Member of the Board

    Bjarne Moltke Hansen (1961)

    Member of the Board

    Member of the Board since: 2016
    Education: BSc Engineering
    Background: Employed with FLSmidth & Co. A/S Group since 1984. Group Executive Vice President (Koncerndirektør), Product Companies Division, FLSmidth & Co. A/S 2015-2017, Group Executive Vice President, Customer Services Division, FL Smidth 2002-2015, CEO Aalborg Portland Holding A/S 2000-2002, CEO Cembrit Holding A/S 1992-2000, different manager positions within Unicon A/S 1984-1995
    Other directorships: Chairman of the Board in Aalborg Portland Holding A/S, Bladt Industries A/S and Pindstrup Mosebrug A/S. Deputy Chairman of the Board RMIG A/S. Member of the Board BWSC A/S, Per Aarsleff Holding A/S and Danish SGD Investment Fund, Investment Committee.

  • Lotta Mellström (1970)

    Member of the Board

    Lotta Mellström (1970)

    Member of the Board

    Member of the Board since: 2018
    Education: MBA University of Lund
    Background: In the Government Offices since 2001. Analysts at the Ministry of State-owned enterprises at the Ministry of Industry / Ministry of Finance (2001-2008), Management Consultant Resco AB (2000-2001), Controller Sydkraft Försäljning AB (1998-2000), Management trainee and controller positions in ABB- the group (1993-1998)
    Other directorships: Member of the board at Swedavia AB and Jernhusen AB.

  • Eva Hamilton (1954)

    Member of the Board

    Eva Hamilton (1954)

    Member of the Board

    Member of the Board since: 2015
    Ecucation: Dag Hammarskiöld College, economics at Uppsala Universitet, Journalisthögskolan i Stockholm (Stockholm University of Journalism).
    Background: Sveriges Television (SVT), CEO, 2006–2014, Sveriges Television (SVT), Head of SVT Fiction, 2004–2006
    Sveriges Television (SVT), Director of News and Current Affairs, 2000–2004. Journalist at several Swedish newspapers, for example Sydsvenska Dagbladet, Sundsvalls tidning, Svenska Dagbladet (Svd) and Dagens Industri.
    Other Directorships: Chairman of the Board at Luleå Tekniska Universitet, Film & Tv-producenterna and Nexiko Media AB. Member of the board at Fortum Oyj, Stockmann Oyj and Expressen/Bonnier News.

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    Per-Olof Wedin (1955)

    Member of the Board

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    Per-Olof Wedin (1955)

    Member of the Board

    Member of the Board since: 2018
    Education: M.Sc. Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan
    Background: CEO Sveaskog AB 2011-2019, CEO Svevia 2008 - 2011, manager Stora Enso business area Obestruket Magasinspapper och Massa and unit Transport och Distribution 2001 - 2008, CEO Stora Enso Grycksbo AB 1998 - 2001.
    Leading positions within SCA and Modo 1982 - 1998.
    Other directorships: Member of the board at Inlandsbanan AB, Envigas AB and Biometria.

  • Ola Salmén (1954)

    Member of the Board

    Ola Salmén (1954)

    Member of the Board

    Member of the Board since: 2016.
    Education: MBA University of Stockholm
    Background: CFO Sandvik AB, Vin & Sprit AB and Adcore AB. Financial manager Handelsbanken Markets. Different posititions as Financial manger and controller within Swedish Match Group and STORA.
    Other directorships:
    Member of the Board Arla Plast AB.

  • Tomas Larsson (1983)

    Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Tomas Larsson (1983)

    Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Position: Scaler
    Member of the Board since: 2018
    Education: Graduate Upper Secondary School
    Background: Employed with LKAB since 2003
    Other directorships: Chairman of the Gruv4:an Club, IF Metall Malmfälten

  • Björn Åström (1972)

    Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Björn Åström (1972)

    Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Position: Project manager
    Member of the Board since: 2020 (alternate member of the Board 2017-2020)
    Education: Four-year technical stream at upper secondary school. Technical officer and BTech Project Engineering.
    Background: Technical officer at Ing 3, various positions at LKAB, for example Project Leader, Project Manager Transportation & Logistics Technology, Project Manager Strategic Production Development and General Manager at Terminals LKAB Malmtrafik
    Other directorships: Chairman of the Board at Akademikerföreningen Kiruna och Svappavaara

  • Anders Elenius (1965)

    Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Anders Elenius (1965)

    Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Position: Production driller
    Member of the Board since: 2018
    Education: Graduate Upper Secondary School
    Background: Employed with LKAB since 1990
    Other directorships: Chairman of the Gruv12:an Club, IF Metall Malmfälten

  • Peter Nordström (1963)

    Alternate Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Peter Nordström (1963)

    Alternate Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Position: Miner
    Member of the Board since: 2020
    Education: Graduate Upper Secondary School, education within the union
    Background: Employed with LKAB since 2010
    Other directorships: Chairman of the Club 135:an, IF Metall Malmfälten, Chairman of Vittangi Alltjänst AB

  • Stefan Tallfjärd (1971)

    Alternate Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Stefan Tallfjärd (1971)

    Alternate Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Position: Group manager Rock mechanics
    Member of the Board since: 2020
    Education: Within Building and construction
    Background: Employed with LKAB since 1998, different positions under ground in Malmberget
    Other directorships: Former chairman and present alternate member of the board at Ledarna, Malmberget/Luleå/Stockholm

  • Emil Lantto (1984)

    Alternate Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Emil Lantto (1984)

    Alternate Member of the Board, Employee representative

    Position: Operating mechanic
    Member of the Board since: 2020
    Education: Graduate Upper Secondary School
    Background: Employed with LKAB since 2011
    Other directorships: Chairman of IF Metall Klubb Svartöstaden. Member of the board of Miners Forum (Gruvarbetarnas branschforum), member of the board Stiftelsen Ellen och Harald Björnlunds Hem för Gamla in Luleå.