Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting 2017 elected seven ordinary members to the Board of Directors, four women and three men. The Board also includes two trade union representative member with two personal deputy.

The Board of Directors is responsible for KappAhl's organisation and administration of its affairs. Board members are appointed by the Annual General Meeting for the period until the next Annual General Meeting. 

 

Anders Bülow

Chairman of the Board

Born 1953. Anders Bülow has been Chairman of the Board of KappAhl since 2012. Anders is a member of the board of MellbyGård AB as well as chairman of the board and member of the board of companies wholly or partly owned by MellbyGård. He is also a member of the board of AdadeMedia AB. Anders holds a BSc in business administration from Stockholm University.

Shareholding* 50,000 shares through a company

 

 

 

Pia Rudengren

Member of the Board

Born 1965. Pia Rudengren has been a member of the board of KappAhl since 2013. She is also member of the board and chair of Social Initiative AB and member of the board of AdadeMidia AB, Duni AB, Boliden AB and Tikkurila Oyj. Pia has previously been a member of the board of Swedbank AB and held senior positions in Investor AB and W Capital Management AB, among others. Pia Rudengren has a M.Sc. in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Pia Rudengren is independent both in relation to KappAhl and its management, as well as in relation to major shareholders in KappAhl, as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

Shareholding* 4,000 shares

 

Susanne Holmberg

Member of the Board

Born 1961. Susanne Holmberg has been a member of the board of KappAhl since 2014. She is a member of the board of Linum AB. Susanne is head of marketing at Aleris Sjukvård AB. Previous appointments as
business area manager at Coop Sverige AB and purchasing director and head of business area at Axstores AB. Susanne also has experience of directorships in Åhléns AB, Kicks Kosmetikkedjan AB, Lagerhaus AB
and Designtorget AB. Susanne is a graduate in economics and business administration.

Susanne Holmberg is independent both in relation to KappAhl and its management, as well as in relation to major shareholders in KappAhl, as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

Shareholding* 1,600 shares

 

Kicki Olivensjö 

Member of the Board

Born 1958. Kicki Olivensjö has been a member of the board of KappAhl since 2015. She is head of range and purchasing for the Venue Retail Group. Kicki previously worked as business area manager and design and
purchasing manager at Åhléns, design and purchasing manager at Lindex and design and production manager at Peak Performance. Kicki has also worked at H&M in various positions in Sweden and Hong Kong.

Kicki Olivensjö is independent in relation to both KappAhl and its management as well as KappAhl’s major shareholders, as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

Shareholding* 1,200 shares

 

Cecilia Kocken 

Member of the Board

Born 1979. Cecilia Kocken has been a member of the board of KappAhl since December 2016. Cecilia is Senior Brand and Category Director and a member of the Swedish management team at Arlafoods, Sweden. She previously worked as Marketing Director and has held several other leading positions at Procter & Gamble in the Nordic countries and globally. Cecilia is a Graduate in Economics and Business Administration.

Cecilia Kocken is independent in relation to both KappAhl and its management as well as KappAhl’s major shareholders, as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

Shareholding* 3,000 shares

 

Göran Bille 

Member of the Board

Born 1955. Göran Bille has been Acting President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2018 and member of the board of KappAhl since December 2016. Göran was previously CEO and Group CEO of Gina Tricot and Lindex, as well as earlier a member of the senior management of H&M. Göran is a member of the board of Gunnebo and a Graduate in Economics and Business Administration.

Göran Bille is independent in relation to both KappAhl and its management as well as KappAhl’s major shareholders, as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

Shareholding* 6,000 shares

 

Thomas Gustafsson 

Member of the Board

Born 1965. Thomas Gustafsson has been a member of the board of KappAhl since 2017. Thomas is a member of the board and active
in the Mellby Gård AB Group and was previously President and CEO of Duni and 2E Group AB. Thomas has previously held senior positions in Spendrups Bryggeri AB, Brämhults Juice AB and Eckes Granini GmbH. Thomas is a member of the board of Smart Eyes International AB and a qualified market economist. He holds an MBA in market economy.

Thomas Gustafsson is dependent in relation to major shareholders in KappAhl as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

Shareholding* 0 shares

 

Marie-Louise Jansson Bring

Member of the board and employee representative

Born 1957. Marie-Louise Jansson Bring has been a board member and employee representative on the board of KappAhl since 2014. She works as a store manager at KappAhl. Marie-Louise Jansson Bring has participated
in a training programme for board
members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

Shareholding* 5,000 shares

 

 

 

 

Johanna Bergqvist

Member of the Board and employee representative

Born 1977. Johanna Bergqvist has been a board member and employee representative on the board of KappAhl since November 2017. She works as a sales representative at KappAhl. Johanna Bergqvist has participated
in a training programme for board
members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

Shareholding* 0 shares

 

 

 

 

Håkan Jirlow

Deputy board member and employee representative

Born 1964. Håkan Jirlow has been an
employee representative and deputy board member on the board of KappAhl since 2018. He works as a store manager at KappAhl. Håkan Jirlow has participated in a training
programme for board members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

Shareholding* 0 shares

 

 

 

 

Carita Lundqvist

Deputy board member and employee representative

Born 1960. Carita Lundqvist has been an employee representative and deputy board member on the board of KappAhl since 2018. She works as a sales representative at KappAhl.
Carita Lundqvist has participated
in a training programme for board members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

Shareholding* 0 shares

 

 

*Shares held is updated at least once per year, when the annual report is published in November.

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