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Executive Committee

The Board of Directors appoints the President and CEO who together with the Executive Committee is responsible for the daily operations of the company.

Frank Fiskers

President & CEO

Born: 1961. Employed and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2013.

Nationality: Danish. 

Education: Studies at Cornell University, USA, London Business School, UK and IMD Business School, Switzerland.

Other current assignments: Industrial advisor to EQT Partners.

Previous assignments: President & CEO, Kooperativa Förbundet (KF); Co-owner, Azure Property Group; President & CEO, Scandic Hotels (2007–2010); managerial positions within Hilton Hotels Corporation and Rezidor and President & CEO First Hotels. Chairman of the Board of Akademibokhandelsgruppen AB and KF Media AB. Board member of Svensk Dagligvaruhandel Ekonomisk Förening and Svensk Handel.

Number of shares in Scandic, as of December 31, 2016: 75, 441

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Lena Bjurner

SVP HR & Sustainability

Born: 1968. Employed and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2015.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Bachelor in Business Administration, Borlänge University, Sweden.

Other current assignments:

Previous assignments: Head of Commercial Card & Business Travel Account Management Nordic, Head of Human Resources, Director HR Business Partner Customer Service Organisation in Latin America and Canada, VP HR, Head of Market HR for Nordics, Central Eastern Europe, Benelux and France and HR VP Flexible Markets and France within American Express.

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Thomas Engelhart

Chief Commercial Officer

Born: 1967. Employed and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2015.

Nationality: Norwegian.

Other positions: –

Education: Bachelor in Hotel Management, Glion Education Group/Hosta, Switzerland and Master in International Business, Ceram University, Grand Ecole, France.

Previous experience: Area VP Nordics, Rezidor AB; CEO, Coop Marknad AB; Senior Vice President Commercial Operation & Brand Experience, Scandic Hotels; Chairman Coop Butiksutveckling AB, Coop Sverige AB and MedMera Bank AB.

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Jesper Engman

Vice President Business Development

Born: 1974. Employed since 2006. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2014.

Nationality: Swedish.

Other positions: –

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

Previous experience: Business Area Director, Analyst at Pandox. Analyst at Hotellus.

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Peter Jangbratt

Head of Sweden

Born: 1967. Employed by the Group 1995-2008 and since 2015. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Swedish.

Other assignments:

Education: Education through Scandic Business School and Hilton.

Previous experience: Several senior positions at Scandic, such as President Marketing & Communications and Director of Operations Sweden, and CEO of Rica Hotels Sweden.

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Jan Johansson

Chief Financial Officer

Born: 1962. Employed since 2016. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Swedish.

Other positions: Board member of Svensk Miljömärkning AB.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Economics from Uppsala University, Sweden.

Previous experience: CFO Apoteket; CFO Nobia AB; CFO Eniro.

 

 

Aki Käyhkö

Head of Finland

Born: 1968. Employed by the Group since 2012. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Finnish.

Other assignments: Member of the Board of the Finnish Hospitality Industry Association.

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Management, Schiller International University, London.

Previous experience: Several senior positions with Procter & Gamble and Reckitt Benckiser; Commercial Director at Oy Hartwall and CEO at Palace Kämp Group.

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Jens Mathiesen

Head of Denmark

Born: 1969. Employed by the Group since 2008. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Danish.

Other assignments: Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee of Dansk Erhverv (Danish Chamber of Commerce), and the Board of Wonderful Copenhagen.

Education: Shipping Broker, Transocean Shipping, Denmark.

Previous experience: Director of Sales & Marketing, Choice Hotels Scandinavia; CEO Fountain Scandinavia A/S and Head of Sales & Marketing, Avis Rent a Car.

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Michel Schutzbach

Head of Europe

Born: 1961. Employed by the Group since 2009. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Swiss.

Other assignments:

Education: Diploma from Hotels Management School, Glion, Switzerland.

Previous experience: Several senior positions within Rezidor, such as Vice President HR and Regional Director Poland and Ireland.

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Svein Arild Steen-Mevold

Head of Norway

Born: 1967. Employed by the Group since 2011. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Norwegian.

Other assignments: Board member of Forum for Reiseliv, Guma Sport Ltd and Grand Hotel Driftesselskap AS.

Education: Bachelor in Service Management, Norwegian School of Hotel Management.

Previous experience: Several senior positions within Scandic, General Manager Radisson SAS and Senior Vice President Clarion Collection, Nordic Choice.

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The Board of Directors appoints the President and CEO who together with the Executive Committee is responsible for the daily operations of the company.

Frank Fiskers

President & CEO

Born: 1961. Employed and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2013.

Nationality: Danish. 

Education: Studies at Cornell University, USA, London Business School, UK and IMD Business School, Switzerland.

Other current assignments: Industrial advisor to EQT Partners.

Previous assignments: President & CEO, Kooperativa Förbundet (KF); Co-owner, Azure Property Group; President & CEO, Scandic Hotels (2007–2010); managerial positions within Hilton Hotels Corporation and Rezidor and President & CEO First Hotels. Chairman of the Board of Akademibokhandelsgruppen AB and KF Media AB. Board member of Svensk Dagligvaruhandel Ekonomisk Förening and Svensk Handel.

Number of shares in Scandic, as of December 31, 2016: 75, 441

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Lena Bjurner

SVP HR & Sustainability

Born: 1968. Employed and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2015.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Bachelor in Business Administration, Borlänge University, Sweden.

Other current assignments:

Previous assignments: Head of Commercial Card & Business Travel Account Management Nordic, Head of Human Resources, Director HR Business Partner Customer Service Organisation in Latin America and Canada, VP HR, Head of Market HR for Nordics, Central Eastern Europe, Benelux and France and HR VP Flexible Markets and France within American Express.

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Thomas Engelhart

Chief Commercial Officer

Born: 1967. Employed and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2015.

Nationality: Norwegian.

Other positions: –

Education: Bachelor in Hotel Management, Glion Education Group/Hosta, Switzerland and Master in International Business, Ceram University, Grand Ecole, France.

Previous experience: Area VP Nordics, Rezidor AB; CEO, Coop Marknad AB; Senior Vice President Commercial Operation & Brand Experience, Scandic Hotels; Chairman Coop Butiksutveckling AB, Coop Sverige AB and MedMera Bank AB.

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Jesper Engman

Vice President Business Development

Born: 1974. Employed since 2006. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2014.

Nationality: Swedish.

Other positions: –

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

Previous experience: Business Area Director, Analyst at Pandox. Analyst at Hotellus.

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Peter Jangbratt

Head of Sweden

Born: 1967. Employed by the Group 1995-2008 and since 2015. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Swedish.

Other assignments:

Education: Education through Scandic Business School and Hilton.

Previous experience: Several senior positions at Scandic, such as President Marketing & Communications and Director of Operations Sweden, and CEO of Rica Hotels Sweden.

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Jan Johansson

Chief Financial Officer

Born: 1962. Employed since 2016. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Swedish.

Other positions: Board member of Svensk Miljömärkning AB.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Economics from Uppsala University, Sweden.

Previous experience: CFO Apoteket; CFO Nobia AB; CFO Eniro.

 

 

Aki Käyhkö

Head of Finland

Born: 1968. Employed by the Group since 2012. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Finnish.

Other assignments: Member of the Board of the Finnish Hospitality Industry Association.

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Management, Schiller International University, London.

Previous experience: Several senior positions with Procter & Gamble and Reckitt Benckiser; Commercial Director at Oy Hartwall and CEO at Palace Kämp Group.

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Jens Mathiesen

Head of Denmark

Born: 1969. Employed by the Group since 2008. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Danish.

Other assignments: Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee of Dansk Erhverv (Danish Chamber of Commerce), and the Board of Wonderful Copenhagen.

Education: Shipping Broker, Transocean Shipping, Denmark.

Previous experience: Director of Sales & Marketing, Choice Hotels Scandinavia; CEO Fountain Scandinavia A/S and Head of Sales & Marketing, Avis Rent a Car.

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Michel Schutzbach

Head of Europe

Born: 1961. Employed by the Group since 2009. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Swiss.

Other assignments:

Education: Diploma from Hotels Management School, Glion, Switzerland.

Previous experience: Several senior positions within Rezidor, such as Vice President HR and Regional Director Poland and Ireland.

LinkedIn

Svein Arild Steen-Mevold

Head of Norway

Born: 1967. Employed by the Group since 2011. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2016.

Nationality: Norwegian.

Other assignments: Board member of Forum for Reiseliv, Guma Sport Ltd and Grand Hotel Driftesselskap AS.

Education: Bachelor in Service Management, Norwegian School of Hotel Management.

Previous experience: Several senior positions within Scandic, General Manager Radisson SAS and Senior Vice President Clarion Collection, Nordic Choice.

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