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Scandic's Board of Directors consists of eleven members as well as one employee representative.

The President and CEO is not a member of the Board of Directors.

Vagn Sørensen

Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2007. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1959. Danish citizen.

Education: M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration), Aarhus University, Denmark.

Other current assignments: Chairman of the Board of Automatic Software, Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing BV, F L Smidth A/S, SPP Group Plc, Tia Technology A/S, TDC A/S and Zebra A/S. Deputy Chairman of the Board of DFDS A/S. Board member of Air Canada, Braganza AB, CP DYVIG A/S, JP/Politikens Hus, Lufthansa Cargo AG, Nordic Aviation Capital A/S and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Previous assignments: CEO of Austrian Airlines Group 2001-2006, Executive Vice President and Deputy CEO of Scandinavian Airlines System 1984-2001. Chairman of the Board of KMD A/S. Board member of VEGA.

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Eva Moen Adolfsson

Member of the Board of Directors since 2014. Chairman of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1960. Swedish and American citizen.

Education: Bachelor in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Other current assignments: President & CEO of RESIA Travel Group AB and board assignments in a number of companies in the RESIA Group. Board member of Svenska Resebyråföreningens Service AB and Västsvenska Handelskammaren Service AB.

Previous assignments: General Manager, Scandic Rubinen; General Manager, Scandinavian Service Partner; CFO, Radisson SAS Park Avenue Hotel and CFO, AVAB Elektronik.

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Ingalill Berglund

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016. Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Born: 1964

Education: Higher economic special course, Frans Schartau.

Other current assignments: Self-employed. Member of the Board of Veidekke ASA, AxFast AB and Handelsbanken regional bank in Stockholm.

Previous assignments: CEO and CFO Atrium Ljungbergkoncernen. 20 years experience from the real estate sector.

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Per G. Braathen

Member of the Board of Directors since 2007.

Born: 1960. Norwegian citizen.

Education: MBA from Schiller University London, United Kingdom.

Other current assignments: Chairman of the Board of Braathens Aviation AB, Braathens Ltd, Braganza AB and Scenorama AS. Board member of Ticket Biz AB.

Previous positions: Chairman of the Board Braganza AS, Escape Travel A/S, Europe Reiser A/S and SunHotels AG. Board member of Arken Zoo Holding AB and Ticket Leisure Travel AB.

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Albert Gustafsson

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016. Member of the Audit Committee.

Born: 1977

Education: Bachelor in Economics, Gothenburg School of Economics, Sweden.

Other current assignments: Director in EQT Partners AB. Board member of Frostbite Holding AB, GG Holding AB, Granngården AB och Dometic Group AB (publ).

Previous assignments: Previously employee of Lehman Brothers International Europe Ltd.

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Grant Hearn

Member of the Board of Directors since 2014. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1958. British citizen.

Education: Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management, Shannon College of Hotel Management, Ireland.

Other current assignments: Chairman of Board of Jurys Inn Group Ltd. Board member of Curzon Hotels Ltd, Eudemon Ltd, Hotel Collection Services Ltd, Poundland Group Plc and Shearings Holidays Ltd.

Previous assignments: Board member of London & Partners Ltd, Thame and London Ltd, TLLC Group Holdings Ltd and Travelodge Hotels Ltd.

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Lottie Knutson

Member of the Board of Directors since 2015.

Born: 1964. Swedish citizen.

Education: Bachelor from the Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Other current assignments: Board member of Actic AB, Cloetta AB, Stena Line BV, STS Alpresor AB, Swedavia AB and Wise Group AB.

Previous assignments: Board member of H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB and TUI Nordic Holding AB.

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Stephan Leithner

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1966

Education: PhD Business Administration, St. Gallen University, Switzerland.

Other current assignments: Partner of EQT Partners in Germany.

Previous assignments: Several senior positions and directorships within Deutsche Bank AG and Partner of McKinsey & Company Inc in Germany. Previously member of the Board of BBUG Baden-Badener Unternehmergespräche e.V. etc.

Christoffer Lundström

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016.

Born: 1973

Other current assignments: Owner and CEO of the investment firm RCL Holding AB. Member of the Board of Collector AB, Feelgood Svenska AB, Rasta Group AB, Provobis Invest AB, Harrys Pubar AB, RCL Holding AB, KL Capital AB, Future Pawnbroker AB annd Tableflip Entertainment AB. Chairman of the Board ofi AM Brands AB and member of the nomination committee of Betsson AB and NetEnt AB

Niklas Sloutski

Member of the Board of Directors since 2011. Member of the Audit Committee.

Born: 1976. Swedish citizen.

Education: M.Sc. Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden and postgraduate certificate in Business Administration, Edinburgh Business School, United Kingdom. Courses in law and financial instruments from Stockholm University, Sweden and Harvard University.

Other current assignments: CEO and Board member of Accent Equity Partners AB. Chairman of the Board of HoistLocatel Holding AB. Board member of RenoNorden ASA, Candyking Holding AB, Northpaw Capital AB and Southpaw Capital Equity Partner AB.

Previous assignments: Board member of Aviator Airport Alliance Europe AB, Autotube Group AB, Bergteamet Group AB, Crem International Holding AB, Hööks Group AB, Mont Blanc Group AB, NSS Group AB, Scandbook Holding AB and Troax Group AB.

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Fredrik Wirdenius

Member of the Board since 2015.

Born: 1961. Swedish citizen.

Education: Master of Science in Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

Other current assignments: CEO of Vasakronan AB. Board member of RICS Sweden.

Previous assignments: Board member of Vasakronan AB.

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Jan Wallmark

Member of the Board of Directors since 2015. Employee representative.

Born: 1951. Swedish citizen.

Education: IHM Business School, Stockholm, Sweden.

Other current assignments: Employee within Scandic’s hotel operations.

Previous assignments: Deputy member of the Board of Directors (employee representative) of Scandic Hotels AB.

 

Scandic's Board of Directors consists of eleven members as well as one employee representative.

The President and CEO is not a member of the Board of Directors.

Vagn Sørensen

Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2007. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1959. Danish citizen.

Education: M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration), Aarhus University, Denmark.

Other current assignments: Chairman of the Board of Automatic Software, Bureau van Dijk Electronic Publishing BV, F L Smidth A/S, SPP Group Plc, Tia Technology A/S, TDC A/S and Zebra A/S. Deputy Chairman of the Board of DFDS A/S. Board member of Air Canada, Braganza AB, CP DYVIG A/S, JP/Politikens Hus, Lufthansa Cargo AG, Nordic Aviation Capital A/S and Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Previous assignments: CEO of Austrian Airlines Group 2001-2006, Executive Vice President and Deputy CEO of Scandinavian Airlines System 1984-2001. Chairman of the Board of KMD A/S. Board member of VEGA.

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Eva Moen Adolfsson

Member of the Board of Directors since 2014. Chairman of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1960. Swedish and American citizen.

Education: Bachelor in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Other current assignments: President & CEO of RESIA Travel Group AB and board assignments in a number of companies in the RESIA Group. Board member of Svenska Resebyråföreningens Service AB and Västsvenska Handelskammaren Service AB.

Previous assignments: General Manager, Scandic Rubinen; General Manager, Scandinavian Service Partner; CFO, Radisson SAS Park Avenue Hotel and CFO, AVAB Elektronik.

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Ingalill Berglund

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016. Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Born: 1964

Education: Higher economic special course, Frans Schartau.

Other current assignments: Self-employed. Member of the Board of Veidekke ASA, AxFast AB and Handelsbanken regional bank in Stockholm.

Previous assignments: CEO and CFO Atrium Ljungbergkoncernen. 20 years experience from the real estate sector.

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Per G. Braathen

Member of the Board of Directors since 2007.

Born: 1960. Norwegian citizen.

Education: MBA from Schiller University London, United Kingdom.

Other current assignments: Chairman of the Board of Braathens Aviation AB, Braathens Ltd, Braganza AB and Scenorama AS. Board member of Ticket Biz AB.

Previous positions: Chairman of the Board Braganza AS, Escape Travel A/S, Europe Reiser A/S and SunHotels AG. Board member of Arken Zoo Holding AB and Ticket Leisure Travel AB.

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Albert Gustafsson

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016. Member of the Audit Committee.

Born: 1977

Education: Bachelor in Economics, Gothenburg School of Economics, Sweden.

Other current assignments: Director in EQT Partners AB. Board member of Frostbite Holding AB, GG Holding AB, Granngården AB och Dometic Group AB (publ).

Previous assignments: Previously employee of Lehman Brothers International Europe Ltd.

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Grant Hearn

Member of the Board of Directors since 2014. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1958. British citizen.

Education: Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management, Shannon College of Hotel Management, Ireland.

Other current assignments: Chairman of Board of Jurys Inn Group Ltd. Board member of Curzon Hotels Ltd, Eudemon Ltd, Hotel Collection Services Ltd, Poundland Group Plc and Shearings Holidays Ltd.

Previous assignments: Board member of London & Partners Ltd, Thame and London Ltd, TLLC Group Holdings Ltd and Travelodge Hotels Ltd.

LinkedIn

Lottie Knutson

Member of the Board of Directors since 2015.

Born: 1964. Swedish citizen.

Education: Bachelor from the Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Other current assignments: Board member of Actic AB, Cloetta AB, Stena Line BV, STS Alpresor AB, Swedavia AB and Wise Group AB.

Previous assignments: Board member of H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB and TUI Nordic Holding AB.

LinkedIn

Stephan Leithner

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1966

Education: PhD Business Administration, St. Gallen University, Switzerland.

Other current assignments: Partner of EQT Partners in Germany.

Previous assignments: Several senior positions and directorships within Deutsche Bank AG and Partner of McKinsey & Company Inc in Germany. Previously member of the Board of BBUG Baden-Badener Unternehmergespräche e.V. etc.

Christoffer Lundström

Member of the Board of Directors since 2016.

Born: 1973

Other current assignments: Owner and CEO of the investment firm RCL Holding AB. Member of the Board of Collector AB, Feelgood Svenska AB, Rasta Group AB, Provobis Invest AB, Harrys Pubar AB, RCL Holding AB, KL Capital AB, Future Pawnbroker AB annd Tableflip Entertainment AB. Chairman of the Board ofi AM Brands AB and member of the nomination committee of Betsson AB and NetEnt AB

Niklas Sloutski

Member of the Board of Directors since 2011. Member of the Audit Committee.

Born: 1976. Swedish citizen.

Education: M.Sc. Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden and postgraduate certificate in Business Administration, Edinburgh Business School, United Kingdom. Courses in law and financial instruments from Stockholm University, Sweden and Harvard University.

Other current assignments: CEO and Board member of Accent Equity Partners AB. Chairman of the Board of HoistLocatel Holding AB. Board member of RenoNorden ASA, Candyking Holding AB, Northpaw Capital AB and Southpaw Capital Equity Partner AB.

Previous assignments: Board member of Aviator Airport Alliance Europe AB, Autotube Group AB, Bergteamet Group AB, Crem International Holding AB, Hööks Group AB, Mont Blanc Group AB, NSS Group AB, Scandbook Holding AB and Troax Group AB.

LinkedIn

 

Fredrik Wirdenius

Member of the Board since 2015.

Born: 1961. Swedish citizen.

Education: Master of Science in Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.

Other current assignments: CEO of Vasakronan AB. Board member of RICS Sweden.

Previous assignments: Board member of Vasakronan AB.

LinkedIn 

Jan Wallmark

Member of the Board of Directors since 2015. Employee representative.

Born: 1951. Swedish citizen.

Education: IHM Business School, Stockholm, Sweden.

Other current assignments: Employee within Scandic’s hotel operations.

Previous assignments: Deputy member of the Board of Directors (employee representative) of Scandic Hotels AB.