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BOARD

The company’s board is currently comprised of seven members re-elected by the general meeting, including the chair of the board. All board members are elected for the period until the end of the annual general meeting to be held in 2019. The table below presents the board members, their positions, when they were first elected to the board and whether they are considered independent in relation to DevPort and its management, as well as in relation to major shareholders.

Name
Position
Position held since
Company management
Major shareholders

Göran Kroon
Per Rodert
Sören Brekell
Viktor Öwall
Hasse Johansson
Nils Malmros

Chair of the Board
Board Member
Board Member
Board Member
Board Member
CEO and Board Member

2018
2009
2008
2014
2017
2016

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No

No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Board DevPort
Göran Kroon
(born 1952)
Chair of the Board, elected to the board 2018

Education
Electrical Engineering

Current assignments

Experience
Göran Kroon has, among other things, worked in Saab-Scania’s Group Management in the 80’s, been CEO and then Chairman of Caran Development Company in the 90s, and served as Chairman of the Board and Board Member of additional companies, both listed and unlisted in the 2000’s.

Shareholding
120 000 A class shares and 1 094 200 B class shares through related party

Per Rodert
(born 1953)
Board Member, elected to the board 2009

Education
M.Sc. Economics from Stockholm School of Economics

Current assignments
Various assignments within the Rörvik Group, member of the boards of XANO Industri AB, Emballator Ulricehamns Bleck Aktiebolag, Emballator Plastics & Innovations AB, Rodert Consulting Aktiebolag, Elmia Aktiebolag, Lanab Design Aktiebolag, Alfaros Aktiebolag, Steelcenter Sweden AB, Lanab Fastigheter i Sävsjö AB, Lanab Förvaltning AB, Jönköpings Business Development AB, Linghems Handel & Industri AB, Sabina Inredningar i Sävsjö AB, Industri Evolution Sverige AB, Sport Competence Sweden AB and Sulkysport AB.

Experience
Former CEO at Munksjö and Rörvik Timber.

Previous assignments concluded within the past five years:
Per has concluded various assignments within the Rörvik Group and assignments for Elmia Aktiebolag, Volati Angelo AB, Volati Ostran AB, Slutplattan GOFSO 99108 AB, Slutplattan EWDIP 99107 AB, Ljungarum Konsult 01 AB, Ljungarum Konsult 02 AB, Wijkström Timber AB, Noric Wood Treatment AB, CC Pack Aktiebolag, CC Pack Holding AB, Combi Craft AB and ITAB Shop Concept AB.

Shareholding
700,000 class B shares held privately and through related party

Sören Brekell
(born 1955)
Board member, elected to the board 2008

Education
Lawyer

Current assignments
Chair of the boards of Åke Ralmans Byggnads Aktiebolag, Henning Perssons Förvaltnings AB, Ralmans Fastighets AB, Henning Perssons Byggnads AB, Ralmans Förvaltnings AB, Henning Perssons Fastighets AB, Åke Ralman Invest AB and Deflexum AB and member of the boards of Navigator AB, Setterwalls Advokatbyrå Malmö AB and Tekannan i Malmö AB.

Experience
Lawyer and partner at Setterwalls Advokatbyrå.

Previous assignments concluded within the past five years
Member of the boards of Tekannan i Malmö AB, Yabukita AB, Egonev AB and Evi Brekell AB, as well as chair of the boards of Malin Fastighets AB and Maria Ralman Fastighets AB

Shareholding
No shareholding

Viktor Öwall
(born 1955)
Board member, elected to the board 2014

Education
M.Sc. and Ph.D. Engineering

Current assignments
Member of the boards of IDEON Open AB, Mobile Heights AB, K2 (national research centre for public transport) and WASP (Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program)

Experience
Professor and dean at the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University

Previous assignments concluded within the past five years
Viktor has no concluded assignments for the period.

Shareholding
160,000 class B shares held privately

Hasse Johansson
(born 1949)
Board member, elected to the board 2017

Education
M.Sc. Engineering

Current assignments
Chair of the boards of DynaMate Aktiebolag, Lindholmen Science Park Aktiebolag, Johansson Teknik & Form AB, Vicura AB and UNITER AB, as well as member of the boards of Aktiebolaget Electrolux, SEM Aktiebolag, Skyllbergs Bruks Aktiebolag, Skyllbergs Industri Aktiebolag, CalixKlippan AB, SEM Holding AB and Swedish Electromagnet Holding AB.

Experience
Former positions include executive vice-president research and development at Scania.

Previous assignments concluded within the past five years
Chair of the boards of C-Garden AB and Alelion Batteries AB, as well as member of the boards of RISE Research Institutes of Sweden Holding AB, Fouriertransform Aktiebolag, SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut AB, LN Management AB, Calix Group AB, Calix AB and Leannova Engineering AB.

Shareholding
30,000 B shares via company

Nils Malmros
(born 1973)
CEO and board member, elected to the board 2016

Education
Electrical Engineering

Current assignments
In addition to assignments within the DevPort Group, Nils is a member of the board of MalmrosStrömshaga AB and chair of Fridhem-Johannedal Samfällighetsförening and Vegastadens Sopsugssamfällighet.

Experience
Previous positions include business area manager of the consulting group ÅF’s then largest business area within embedded systems and IT with a total of some 1,200 employees. Nils has also previously worked as development centre manager, member of group executive committee and CEO of a subsidiary at the then Epsilon Group, as business unit manager at the Teleca Group, for the AU-System Group and as CEO of FrontPartner.

Previous assignments concluded within the past five years
Member of the boards of FABS AB and Lindholmen Science Park Aktiebolag, as well as a board member within the Epsilon Group.

Shareholding
700,000 B class shares held privately and via company

AUDITOR
Auditor responsible for the annual accounts 2016–2017

Jesper Ahlkvist
Chartered Accountant

Of the accounting firm Mazars, address: Scheelevägen 17, SE-223 70 Lund, Sweden

Jesper Ahlkvist is the company’s current auditor and was appointed to the position of company auditor at the ordinary general meeting held on 6 March 2017.

Auditor responsible for the annual accounts 2015

Thomas Widarsson
Chartered Accountant

Of the accounting firm Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers, address: Otto Torells Gata 10, SE-432 44 Varberg, Sweden

Auditor responsible for the annual accounts 2014

Håkan Hollerup
Chartered Accountant

Of the accounting firm Mazars, address: Scheelevägen 17, SE-223 70 Lund, Sweden

FINANCIAL CONTACT

SABINE EKMAN – CFO

031 – 50 59 04
sabine.ekman@devport.se

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