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Executive Committee

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

Jens Mathiesen

President & CEO

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

Nationality: Danish.

Other assignments: Chairman of the Board 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.

Shareholdings: 46,570

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Bitte Ferngren

Senior Vice President Human Resources & Sustainability

Born: 1965. Employed and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2019.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Master of Law from Stockholm University, court training at Stockholms Länsrätt.

Other assignments: Member of the Board of Multimind Bemanning AB.

Previous experience: HR Director at RSA Scandinavia; VP Head of HR Group & Staff functions at TeliaSonera; Head of Industrial Relations at Telia Sweden; VP Head of Industrial relations at Swedish Post; Head of HR at Falck Security.

Number of shares: 0

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Niklas Angergård

Chief Customer Officer

Born: 1971. Employed since 2018. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2018.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Master of Science in Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics.

Other current assignments:

Previous experience: CMO at Tieto, VP Brand and Marketing at Klarna, Marketing Director at Telia, VP Brand and Global Marketing at SAS, founder Storåkers McCann, management consultant at Arthur D. Little.

Shareholdings: 2,700

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.

Shareholdings: 16,650

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Søren Faerber

Head of Denmark

Born: 1970. Employed by the Group since 2006. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2019.

Nationality: Danish.

Other assignments: –

Education: Currently attending MBA at Edinburgh Business School. Holds a Business diploma in Finance from Copenhagen Business School.

Previous experience: District director Copenhagen & Denmark East, Scandic. Director of Food & Beverage Denmark and Southern Europe, Scandic. Regional director, Hard Rock International.

Shareholdings: 8,331

Ann Hellenius

Chief Information Officer

Born: 1974. Employed since 2018. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2018.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Master of Science in Business Administration from Linköping University, Master School of Management, University of Bath, UK.

Other current assignments: Member of the board Volvo Finans Bank.

Previous experience: CIO Bankgirot, CIO City of Stockholm, CEO Solvitur, management consultant at Ernst & Young Management consulting, strategy consultant at Cambridge Strategic Management group.

Shareholdings: 5,827

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: – Member of the board of Visita; Member of the board of Svenskt Näringsliv.

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.

Shareholdings: 21,572

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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:

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

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

Shareholdings: 7,372

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.

Shareholdings: 30,308

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Jan Lundborg

Chief Commercial Optimization Officer

Born: 1962. Employed since 2009. Member of Scandics Executive Committee since 2018.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Bacherlor degree in Business Administration from Uppsala University, Sweden.

Other current assignments:

Previous assignments: Several senior management positions with Scandinavian Airlines, COO of AirBaltic & AMADEUS General Manager Southeast Asia & Pacific.

Shareholdings: 9,577

Michel Schutzbach

Head of Europe

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

Nationality: German and 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.

Shareholdings: 20,993

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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.

Shareholdings: 12,540

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

Jens Mathiesen

President & CEO

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

Nationality: Danish.

Other assignments: Chairman of the Board 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.

Shareholdings: 46,570

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Bitte Ferngren

Senior Vice President Human Resources & Sustainability

Born: 1965. Employed and member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2019.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Master of Law from Stockholm University, court training at Stockholms Länsrätt.

Other assignments: Member of the Board of Multimind Bemanning AB.

Previous experience: HR Director at RSA Scandinavia; VP Head of HR Group & Staff functions at TeliaSonera; Head of Industrial Relations at Telia Sweden; VP Head of Industrial relations at Swedish Post; Head of HR at Falck Security.

Number of shares: 0

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Niklas Angergård

Chief Customer Officer

Born: 1971. Employed since 2018. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2018.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Master of Science in Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics.

Other current assignments:

Previous experience: CMO at Tieto, VP Brand and Marketing at Klarna, Marketing Director at Telia, VP Brand and Global Marketing at SAS, founder Storåkers McCann, management consultant at Arthur D. Little.

Shareholdings: 2,700

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.

Shareholdings: 16,650

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Søren Faerber

Head of Denmark

Born: 1970. Employed by the Group since 2006. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2019.

Nationality: Danish.

Other assignments: –

Education: Currently attending MBA at Edinburgh Business School. Holds a Business diploma in Finance from Copenhagen Business School.

Previous experience: District director Copenhagen & Denmark East, Scandic. Director of Food & Beverage Denmark and Southern Europe, Scandic. Regional director, Hard Rock International.

Shareholdings: 8,331

Ann Hellenius

Chief Information Officer

Born: 1974. Employed since 2018. Member of Scandic’s Executive Committee since 2018.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Master of Science in Business Administration from Linköping University, Master School of Management, University of Bath, UK.

Other current assignments: Member of the board Volvo Finans Bank.

Previous experience: CIO Bankgirot, CIO City of Stockholm, CEO Solvitur, management consultant at Ernst & Young Management consulting, strategy consultant at Cambridge Strategic Management group.

Shareholdings: 5,827

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: – Member of the board of Visita; Member of the board of Svenskt Näringsliv.

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.

Shareholdings: 21,572

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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:

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

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

Shareholdings: 7,372

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.

Shareholdings: 30,308

LinkedIn

Jan Lundborg

Chief Commercial Optimization Officer

Born: 1962. Employed since 2009. Member of Scandics Executive Committee since 2018.

Nationality: Swedish.

Education: Bacherlor degree in Business Administration from Uppsala University, Sweden.

Other current assignments:

Previous assignments: Several senior management positions with Scandinavian Airlines, COO of AirBaltic & AMADEUS General Manager Southeast Asia & Pacific.

Shareholdings: 9,577

Michel Schutzbach

Head of Europe

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

Nationality: German and 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.

Shareholdings: 20,993

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.

Shareholdings: 12,540

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