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Tom Johnstone CBE

Tom Johnstone CBE

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

  • 19 years of international senior leadership experience
  • Multi-industry knowledge of automotive, engineering and electronics and electrical equipment and household products
  • Experience as a Nomination Committee member and Compensation Committee member
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Current Positions

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.

Industry Knowledge

Tom has held several management positions within the SKF Group. From 2003 to 2014 he was President and CEO of the Group. During his tenure, SKF evolved into a knowledge engineering company. Global sales grew from some 42 BSEK to 71 BSEK, profitability doubled and with a TSR over the period of 400%. SKF’s leading performance in sustainability was recognised globally with the inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability and the FTSE4Good indices. 

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Wout Dekker

Wout Dekker

Wout Dekker is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Randstad N.V. and a member of the Supervisory Board of SHV Holdings N.V., Royal Friesland Campina N.V. and Pon Holdings N.V. He is also a member of the Paine Schwartz Partners Food Chain Advisory Board.

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Vagn Sørensen

Vagn Sørensen

Vagn Sørensen is Chairman of Air Canada Inc, Chairman of FLSmidth & Co A/S and Scandlines A/S, Zebra A/S (Tiger) and TIA Technology A/S. Vagn is also Vice Chairman of Nordic Aviation Capital, a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited, CNH Industrial, Unilode Aviation Solutions, VFS Global AG and a Senior Advisor to EQT Partners A/S.

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Gunnar Brock

Gunnar Brock

Gunnar Brock is Chairman of Stena AB, Neptunia Invest AB and Mölnlycke Health Care AB. He also serves as a Non-Executive Director of ABB Ltd, Patricia Industries AB and Investor AB. Gunnar was Chairman of Stora Enso after having been the CEO of Tetra Pak AB, Alfa Laval AB, Thule AB and President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Copco AB.

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Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila

Jorma Ollila previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Nokia, as Chairman of Royal Dutch Shell plc and Chairman of Outokumpu Oyj, the global leader in stainless steel. Jorma is currently Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alma Media Corp, Chairman of Miltton Oy and Chairman of Xinova LLC. He is also a Board member of TBG AG and of Tetra Laval International SA and an Advisory Partner of Perella Weinberg Partners LP.

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