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Gunnar Brock

Gunnar Brock

Experienced Chairman: OMX Helsinki 25, Public Sector, Private Sector
Experienced CEO: Public Sector, Private Sector 

  • 28 years of international senior leadership experience 
  • Multi-industry knowledge in chemicals, oil & gas, diversified industrials, engineering, private equity
  • Experience as an Audit Committee member, Compliance Committee member, Ethics and Sponsorship Committee member, Finance Committee member, Governance Committee member, Nomination Committee member, Risk Committee member, Strategy Committee member
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Current Positions

Gunnar Brock is Chairman of Stena AB, Neptunia Invest AB and Mölnlycke Health Care AB. He also currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of ABB Ltd, Patricia Industries AB and Investor AB.

Industry Knowledge

Gunnar has had an international career as Chairman of Stora Enso after having been the CEO of Tetra Pak AB, Alfa Laval AB and Thule AB, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Copco AB.

Gunnar was previously Chairman of Rolling Optics, a Board member of Lego Group AS, Denmark, of Alfa Laval AB, Perstorp AB, Pergo AB, Atlas Copco AB, OMX AB, Syngenta AG, the Stockholm School of Economics and Total SA, and was an Advisor to Credit Suisse AG.

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Dr Chris Gibson-Smith CBE

Dr Chris Gibson-Smith is Vice Chairman of UBS Investment Bank. Chris brings 50 years of business experience across a wide range of industries. He was Chairman of the London Stock Exchange plc, Chairman of the UK’s National Air Traffic Services, Chairman of The British Land Company plc, Chairman of Partnership Assurance plc, and Chairman of Just Group plc.

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Risto Siilasmaa

Risto Siilasmaa

Risto Siilasmaa is the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of F-Secure Corporation, a cybersecurity company, having served as President and CEO of the company in 1988-2006. Previously he was the Chair of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation.

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Dame Clara Furse

Dame Clara Furse

Dame Clara Furse is Chairman of HSBC UK plc and a Non-Executive Director of Vodafone Group plc and Amadeus IT Group SA. She is also a member of the Panel of Senior Advisors to Chatham House, and a member of Bocconi University’s International Advisory Council.

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Tom Johnstone CBE

Tom Johnstone CBE

Tom Johnstone is Chairman of Husqvarna AB, Chairman of Wärtsilä OYJ, Chairman of the British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Chairman of Combient AB. He is an Independent Director at Investor AB and sits on the Boards of Volvo Car Corp, and Northvolt AB.

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