Board of Directors

At an extra Annual General Meeting 2019 elected four ordinary members to the Board of Directors, one woman and three men. 

The board of Directors also includes employee representatives; currently two members and two deputies.

The Board of Directors is responsible for KappAhl's organisation and administration of its affairs. Board members are appointed by the Annual General Meeting for the period until the next Annual General Meeting. 

 

Thomas Gustafsson 

Chairman of the Board

Born 1965. Thomas Gustafsson has been a member of the board of KappAhl since 2017 and a chairman of the board since 2019. Thomas is a member of the board and active
in the Mellby Gård AB Group and was previously President and CEO of Duni and 2E Group AB. Thomas has previously held senior positions in Spendrups Bryggeri AB, Brämhults Juice AB and Eckes Granini GmbH. Thomas is a member of the board of Smart Eyes International AB and a qualified market economist. He holds an MBA in market economy.

Thomas Gustafsson is dependent in relation to major shareholders in KappAhl as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

 

 

Sven Knutsson

Member of the Board

Born 1969. Sven Knutsson has been a member of the board of KappAhl since 2019. He is CEO of Mellby Gård Innovation och Tillväxt AB, a division with-in Mellby Gård. Sven has previous experience from various industries such as Thule, Cardo and Alfa Laval and as CFO of Boxon. He is chairman of the Board at Klarahill AB, member of the Board at Chevalier AB, Söderberg & Haak Maskin AB and OJ Holding AB (Oscar Jacobson. Sven holds an MBA in economics.

Sven Knutsson is independent in relation to the company and company management, but not in relation to major shareholders in KappAhl.

 

 

 

Göran Bille 

Member of the Board

Born 1955. Göran Bille has been a member of the board of KappAhl since December 2016. He was Acting President and Chief Executive Officer June to December 2018. Göran was previously CEO and Group CEO of Gina Tricot and Lindex, as well as earlier a member of the senior management of H&M. Göran is a member of the board of Gunnebo and a Graduate in Economics and Business Administration.

Göran Bille is dependent in relation to KappAhl and its management and independent in relation to KappAhl’s major shareholders, as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

 

 

 

Cecilia Kocken 

Member of the Board

Born 1979. Cecilia Kocken has been a member of the board of KappAhl since December 2016. Cecilia is Senior Brand and Category Director and a member of the Swedish management team at Arlafoods, Sweden. She previously worked as Marketing Director and has held several other leading positions at Procter & Gamble in the Nordic countries and globally. Cecilia is a Graduate in Economics and Business Administration.

Cecilia Kocken is independent in relation to both KappAhl and its management as well as KappAhl’s major shareholders, as defined by the Swedish code of corporate governance.

 

 

Marie-Louise Jansson Bring

Member of the Board and employee representative

Born 1957. Marie-Louise Jansson Bring has been a board member and employee representative on the board of KappAhl since 2014. She works as a store manager at KappAhl. Marie-Louise Jansson Bring has participated in a training programme for board members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

 

 

 

 

 

Johanna Bergqvist

Member of the Board and employee representative

Born 1977. Johanna Bergqvist has been a board member and employee representative on the board of KappAhl since November 2017. She works as a sales representative at KappAhl. Johanna Bergqvist has participated in a training programme for board members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Håkan Jirlow

Employee representative and deputy

Born 1964. Håkan Jirlow has been an employee representative and deputy board member on the board of KappAhl since 2018. He works as a store manager at KappAhl. Håkan Jirlow has participated in a training programme for board members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carita Lundqvist

Employee representative and deputy

Born 1960. Carita Lundqvist has been an employee representative and deputy board member on the board of KappAhl since 2018. She works as a sales representative at KappAhl. Carita Lundqvist has participated in a training programme for board members held by Nasdaq Stockholm.

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