Group Management

Below is the name, position, year of birth and years of employment of the members of Eltel's management.

Members of the group management are:

Håkan Kirstein

President and CEO since 2016 Born 1969

Master of Science in Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Previous experience
2014-2015 Imtech Nordic AB, CEO (interim)
2009-2012 Niscayah Group AB (publ.), President & CEO
2006-2009 StatoilHydro Sweden AB, CEO
2004-2006 Statoil Retail Sweden AB, CEO

Other assignments
Member of the Board of Directors of Axis AB.

Juha Luusua

President, Power Distribution since 2012 and acting President, Power Transmission February 2017- Born 1965

Master of Science in Power from Helsinki Technical University.

Previous experience
2006-2007 Senior VP Electricity, Eltel Networks/Group Corporation
2004-2006 Country Director, Eltel Networks A/S
2001-2004 President, Eltel Network Services
2000-2001 VP, IVO Transmission Engineering Transmission and Distribution

Other assignments
Chairman of the Board of Directors of VerPal, as well as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Loiste.
Member of the Board of Directors of Palta Voimatalouspooli (part of the Finnish National Emergency Supply Agency).
Chairman of the Board and board member of several subsidiaries to Eltel.

Peter Uddfors

President, Communication since 2017 Born 1964

Master of Science in Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, as well as a Business Finance & Administration Diploma from Frans Schartau, Stockholm.

Previous experience
2013-2017 President, Fixed Communication, Eltel AB
2009-2013 President and CEO, Mycronic AB
2005-2009 President, Pulp & Paper Solutions, Cardo AB
2003-2009 President and CEO, Lorentzen & Wettre AB
2001-2003 President, Aldata Solutions AB

Other assignments
Deputy board member of Karin Uddfors AB.

Fredrik Häggström

President, Rail & Road since 2011 Born 1973

Has studied the Company high potential MBA program at Manchester Business School. In addition, he has studied Computer Programming at Semcon.

Previous experience
2010-2011 Head of Business Development, Eltel Sweden
2007-2010 Managing Director, Dateli Installation AB
2003-2007 General Manager, Alcatel Sweden and Director Private Segment, Alcatel Nordic & Baltic
1996-2003 Various positions in Alcatel Sweden

Other assignments

Thorbjörn Sagner

President, Aviation & Security since 2014 Born 1960

Has studied Technical Engineering in naval equipment at Military School.

Previous experience
2010-2014 ABU Manager, Eltel Infranet AB Aviation & Security
2004-2010 District Manager, Account Manager and Project Manager, Public Safety, Eltel Aviation & Security
2002-2004 Service Manager, Fujitsu Siemens Computer

Other assignments
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Eltel’s subsidiary Eltel Networks Infranet AB, as well as Managing Director of Eltel’s subsidiary Eltel Networks Infranet Privat AB.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Jämtlands linjebyggare & Republikens El AB and the owner of Stora Wädersjö Service.

Gert Sköld

CFO since 2014 (Leave of absence November 2016-) Born 1965

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping University, as well as a Master of Business Administration from Uppsala University.

Previous experience
2009-2014 Executive VP Finance and CFO, Sandvik Mining and Construction 
2004-2009 VP Business Development, Sandvik Mining and Construction
2003-2004 Director for Business Administration Service Division, Siemens Industrial Turbines

Other assignments
Member of the Board of Directors of Driconeq AB and Drico Intressenter Holdco AB, as well as partner of Rue Genévrier Consulting Handelsbolag.

Lars Nilsson

Interim CFO November 2016- Born 1956

M. Sc. (Business and Economics) from Linköping University.

Previous experience
2014-2016 CFO, Nordic Cinema Group
2007-2014 CFO, Tele2 (publ)
2000-2007 CFO, Axfood (publ)
1997-2000 CFO, Fritidsresegruppen

Other assignments

Per Krogager

Group Vice President, Human Resources since 2014 Born 1954

Mag.Art in Psychology from University of Aarhus, a Master of Personnel Administration, a Master of Organisation Development, a Master of Business Psychology and Sociology, as well a Master of Sociological Analysis of Organisations from Business School of Aarhus.

Previous experience
2012-2014 Owner, Krogager Consulting
2006-2012 VP HR, Tvilum & MASCO Corporation
1999-2006 VP HR, Radiometer Medical Aps of Danaher Corporation
1996-1999 HR Director, LEGO System A/S

Other assignments
Member of the Board of Directors of NOJ Fonden, as well as owner of Krogager Consulting.

Ingela Ulfves

Group Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications since 2015 Born 1966

Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from The Swedish School of Economics, Helsinki and Certified EFFAS Financial Analyst.

Previous experience
2014-2015 Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations, Tokmanni Group Oy
2005-2012 VP Investor Relations and Financial Communication, Outokumpu Oyj
1992-2005 Institutional Sales and Equity Trading, D. Carnegie AB in Finland

Other assignments

Henrik Sundell

General Counsel since 2016 Born 1964

Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Stockholm

Previous experience
2015-2016 Fingerprint Cards AB, General Counsel
2009-2015 DeLaval, Group General Counsel
2000-2009 Ericsson, Senior Legal Counsel and Associate General Counsel
1994-2000 AGA AB, Senior Legal Counsel

Other assignments

Mikael Johansson

Group Vice President, Strategy since 2015 Born 1977

Master of Science in Business and Economics and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Uppsala.

Previous experience
2005-2010 Management consultant, BearingPoint and later Deloitte
2003-2005 Manager DSL Delivery, Bredbandsbolaget (part of Telenor Group)

Other assignments


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