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 a trade union representative member with a 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

Anders Bülow

Chairman of the Board

Born 1953. Anders Bülow has been chairman of the Board of KappAhl since 2012. 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. Member of the Board of Academedia AB. Anders Bülow has a B.Sc. in business administration from Stockholm
University.

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

Shareholding*
35,000 shares through a company

Pia Rudengren, member of the Board

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 Duni AB, Swedbank AB and Tikkurila Oyj. Pia Rudengren has previously 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

Susanne Holmberg

Member of the Board

Born 1961. Susanne Holmberg has been a member of the Board of KappAhl since 2014. Member of the Board of Linum AB. Susanne is a consultant and formerly business area manager in Coop Sweden AB. She has also worked for Axstores AB, among other things as purchasing director and business area manager. Susanne Holmberg also has experience of directorships in Åhléns AB, Kicks Kosmetikkedjan AB, Lagerhaus AB and Designtorget AB. Susanne Holmberg holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Uppsala.

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

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 Olivensjö 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 Olivensjö 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*
0 shares

Cecilia Kocken, Member of the Board

Cecilia Kocken 

Member of the Board

Born 1979. Cecilia Kocken has been a member of the Board of KappAhl since December 2016. Cecilia is Category Director at Arla Sverige. Her previous positions include Marketing Director at Procter & Gamble Nordic, as well as several other senior executive positions at Procter & Gamble, both in the Nordics and globally. Cecilia holds an MBA.

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*
0 shares

Göran Bille, Member of the Board
Göran Bille 

Member of the Board

Born 1955. Göran Bille has been a member of the Board of KappAhl since December 2016. Göran's previous positions include CEO and group CEO of Gina Tricot and Lindex, as well as former senior executive within H&M. Göran Bille is a board member of Gunnebo and holds an MBA.

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
Thomas Gustafsson 

Member of the Board

Born 1965. Thomas Gustafsson has been a member of the Board of KappAhl since December 2017. Thomas is active in the Mellby Gård AB Group and former president and CEO of Duni and 2E Group AB.

He has previously held senior positions in Spendrups Bryggeri AB, Brämhults Juice AB and Eckes Granini GmbH. Thomas is a board member of, among others, Smart Eyes International AB and 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

Michael Bjerregaard Jensen, member of the Board and employee representative

Michael Bjerregaard Jensen

Member of the Board and employee representative

Born 1954. Michael Bjerregaard Jensen has been a member and employee representative on the Board of KappAhl since 2013. He works as a store manager at KappAhl. Michael Bjerregaard Jensen has participated in a training programme for board members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

Shareholding*
0 shares

Marie-Louise Jansson Bring, deputy board member and employee representative

Marie-Louise Jansson Bring

Deputy board member and employee representative

Born 1957. Marie-Louise Jansson Bring has been a deputy 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

 

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

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