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Board of Directors

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

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

Per G. Braathen

Per G. Braathen

Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2018. Member of the Board of Directors since 2007. Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Member of the Investment Committee.

Born: 1960. 

Nationality: Norweigan.

Education: MBA from Schiller University London, UK.

Other current assignments: Owner and Chairman of Braganza, Chairman of Braathens Regional Airlines AB (BRA) and Bramora Ltd. Board member of Escape Travel AS, Wayday Travel and Parque Reunidos S.A. Industrial advisor for EQT.

Previous positions: Chairman/CEO Tjæreborg, Always and Saga Tours. Chairman Escape Travel A/S SunHotels AG. Board member of BRAbank ASA, Arken Zoo Holding AB, Kristiansand Dyrepark AS, Ticket Leisure Travel AB and Ticket Biz AB.

Shareholdings: 1,433,305 (private and through companies)

Independency in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Independency in relation to the company and management: Yes

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Ingalill Berglund

Ingalill Berglund

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

Born: 1964. 

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Special advanced course in economics, Frans Schartau Business Institute.

Other current assignments: Board member of Veidekke ASA, AxFast AB, Kungsleden AB, Balco Group AB, Bonnier Fastigheter AB, Fastighets AB Stenvalvet, Stiftelsen Danviks Hospital, Juni Strategi and Analys AB.

Previous assignments: President and CFO at Atrium Ljungberg AB. Intertim CEO AxFast AB. Twenty five years of experience from the real estate sector.

Shareholdings: 9,284

Independency in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Independency in relation to the company and management: Yes

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Grant Hearn

Grant Hearn

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

Born: 1958. 

Nationality: British.

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

Other current assignments: 

Previous assignments: Chairman of The Hotel Collection, Amaris Hospitality, Shearings Holidays Ltd and UK Hospitality. Board member of London & Partners Ltd, Thame and London Ltd, TLLC Group Holdings Ltd and Travelodge Hotels Ltd.

Shareholdings: 5,568

Independency in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Independency in relation to the company and management: Yes

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Kristina Patek

Kristina Patek

Member of the Board of Directors since 2020. Member of the Audit Committee.

Born: 1969. 

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Master of Science in Business Studies and Economics, Uppsala University.

Other current assignments: Senior Investment Director at Stena Sessan, Board member of Didner & Gerge Fonder, Resurs Holding AB and Doktor24 Group.

Previous positions: Management Consultant at Accenture and Cell Network, Investment Manager at Ratos, Partner of the private equity fund Scope and Head of M&A at the Tieto Corporation.

Shareholdings: 3,029 (In addition, Stena Sessan AB holds 37,974,365 shares)

Independency in relation to major shareholders: No

Independency in relation to the company and management: Yes

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Martin Svalstedt

Martin Svalstedt

Member of the Board of Directors since 2017. Member of the Audit Committee. Member of the Compensation Committee.

Born: 1963.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Law from the University of Karlstad, Sweden.

Other current assignments: Member of the Board in Gunnebo Holding AB and Stena International SA. 

Previous assignments: CEO of Stena Adatum and Stena Sessan. CFO at Capio and other senior financial positions. Chairman of the Board of Ballingslöv International, Meda, Gunnebo, Stena Renewable, Envac, Mediatec Group och Blomsterlandet. Member of the Board in Midsona, Song Networks. 

Shareholdings: 153,490 

Independency in relation to major shareholders: No

Independency in relation to the company and management: Yes

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Therese Cedercreutz

Therese Cedercreutz

Member of the Board of Directors since 2021.

Born: 1969.

Nationality: Finnish citizen.

Education: M.Sc. Turku School of Economics.

Other current assignments: CEO and partner of Miltton Inc, part of the Miltton Group. Chair of the Board of Directors of EAB Group Oyj and member of the Board of Directors of Tokmanni Oyj and Vieser Oyj.

Previous assignments: CEO and COO of 358 Advertising Agency, VP Business Development at Spoiled Milk, Director Global Marketing at F-Secure Oyj, Director Sales and Business Development EMEA at THQ Wireless, and member of the Board of Directors of HappyOrNot.

Shareholdings: 0 

Independency in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Independency in relation to the company and management: Yes

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Fredrik Wirdenius

Fredrik Wirdenius

Member of the Board of Directors since 2015. Member of the Investment Committee.

Born: 1961.

Nationality: Swedish.

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

Other current assignments: Chairman of the Board of Willhem AB, Hållbo AB and 3E Property AB. Board member of Kungsleden AB, Assemblin Financing AB, Axfast AB and Nobelhuset AB.

Previous assignments: CEO of Vasakronan AB. Several senior positions within Skanska.

Shareholdings: 5,816

Independency in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Independency in relation to the company and management: Yes

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Marianne Sundelius

Marianne Sundelius

Member of the Board of Directors since 2017. Employee representative.

Born: 1967.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: University courses within leadership and psychology, Economic studies at High school.

Other current assignments: –

Previous assignments: Employee representative Sara Hotels AB and Reso Hotels AB.

Shareholdings in Scandic: 0

Independency in relation to major shareholders: Yes

Independency in relation to the company and management: No, (employee representative).