Board of directors

Permascand’s board of directors consists of seven members elected by the shareholders, including the chair of the board, elected up until the annual general meeting 2022. The board also includes two employee representatives. The Company’s articles of association provides for a minimum of four and a maximum of ten members.

    Independent in relation to:
Name Position Board member since The Company and its management Major shareholders
Per Lindberg Chairman of the board 2020 Yes Yes
Marie Grönborg Member of the board 2020 Yes Yes
Mario Houde Member of the board 2015 Yes Yes
Ingar Jensen Member of the board 2015 Yes No
Johan Karlsson Member of the board 2020 Yes Yes
Anna Alexandersson Member of the board 2022 Yes Yes
Karl Bergman Member of the board 2022 Yes Yes
Erik Zimmerman Employee representative 2017 No Yes

Per Lindberg

Chairman of the Board

Born: 1959

Education: Per Lindberg holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering and a PhD in Industrial Management & Work Organization from Chalmers University of Technology.

Background: Per is currently the chairman of the board of Premium Svensk Lax AB and Peymar Holding AB, and serves on the board of directors of Middlepoint AB. Per has previously held the position as CEO of BillerudKorsnäs AB and Epiroc AB. He has also served as member of the board of Nordstiernan AB.

Current positions: Chairman of the board of Premium Svensk Lax AB and Peymar Holding AB. Member of the board of Middlepoint AB.

Prior positions (past five years): Member of the board of Nordstiernan AB. CEO of BillerudKorsnäs AB and Epiroc AB.

Holdings in the Company (including related parties):
128,250 shares, through Peymar Holding AB.
106,087 warrants of series 2021/2025.

Ingar Jensen

Board member

Born: 1965

Education: Ingar Jensen holds a degree in economics from Gothenburg University.

Background: Ingar has prior experience from industries including marine, railway, mining and automotive. He is currently member of the board of SMA Mineral AB, SMA Mineral Holding AB and Robust AB. Ingar’s previous positions include CEO of SabWabco, head of Cardo’s Rail business and head of Vickers Plc Marine Division.

Current positions: Chairman of the board of Öna Skog AB, Släp och Lastbilspåbyggnader i Övertorneå AB and Släp och Lastbilpåbyggnader i Övertorneå Fastighets AB. CEO and member of the board of Trokhaios Holding AB. Member of the board of Jonsson & Paulsson Industri Aktiebolag, Domi System AB, Arctic Engineering AB, Arctic Fastigheter AB, ZMek Fastighet & förvaltning AB, ZMek AB, Ulven Invest AB, Prestbaer ehf and Beati AB.

Prior positions (past five years): Chairman of the board of SAB Wabco Nordic RL AB. Member of the board of SMA Mineral AB, SMA Mineral Holding AB and Robust AB.

Holdings in the Company (including related parties):
6,125,167 shares, through Ulven Invest AB.
66,268 warrants of series 2021/2025.

Johan Karlsson

Board member

Born: 1965

Education: Johan Karlsson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from Gothenburg School of Economics.

Background: Johan is currently Group CFO and Head of Business support at Dustin Group, a role he has held since 2009. Prior to this, he held the positions as Regional Finance Director at Tech Data Nordic and Group CFO at ACO Hud Nordic.

Current positions: Group CFO and Head of Business support at Dustin Group. Chairman of the board of Adlibris Aktiebolag. Member of the board of Dustin A/S, Inventio IT A/S, Chilit Group Oy, Chilit Oy, Dustin Finland Oy, ITaito Oy, Dustin Norway AS, Dustin Aktiebolag, Dustin Sverige AB, JML-System AB and Kontext Agency of Scandinavia AB.

Prior positions (past five years): Member of the board of IDENET AB, DAV Partner AB, Saldab IT AB, IT-Hantverkarna Sverige AB, Tidlog AB, Communication and Security i Mälardalen AB and Seciveres FD AB.

Holdings in the Company (including related parties):
106,176 shares.
88,357 warrants of series 2021/2025.

Marie Grönborg

Board member

Born: 1970

Education: Marie Grönborg holds a Master of Science degree in Advanced Chemical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and Imperial College, London.

Background: Marie has 25 years of global experience in the chemical and clean-tech industry, with focus on strategy, marketing, business and sales. She is currently the CEO of Purac AB and serves on the Board of SSAB AB. In the past, she held the position of Executive VP-BA Specialties & Solutions and Executive VP – Innovation at Perstorp Holding AB and President & Director at Perstorp Formox AB.

Current positions: Member of the board of SSAB AB. External CEO of Purac AB.

Prior positions (past five years): Chairman of the board of Perstorp Specialty Fluids AB and Perstorp Waspik BV. Member of the board of Perstorp Aktiebolag, Perstorp Quimica do Brazil and Perstorp Chemicals India.

Holdings in the Company (including related parties):
66,268 warrants of series 2021/2025.

Mario Houde

Board member

Born: 1960

Education: Mario Houde holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Montreal Canada.

Background: Mario is currently principal and owner of MCHoude Consulting LLC, offering management consulting services to industrial companies. Prior to this, Mario worked for more than 30 years at AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals, most recently as Integrated Supply Chain Director for Global Operations.

Current positions: Principal at MCHoude Consulting LLC.

Prior positions (past five years): Supply Chain Director Global Operations at AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals.

Holdings in the Company (including related parties):
1,187,544 shares, through MCHoude Consulting LLC.
66,268 warrants of series 2021/2025.

Anna Alexandersson

Board member

Born: 1979

Education: Anna holds a M.Sc. in chemical engineering from Chalmers University of Technology

Background: Anna Alexandersson has experience of electrification, hydrogen and renewable energy through several roles at the research institute RISE. 

Current positions: She currently holds the role of business developer at Statkraft Hydrogen AB and is also a board member of Vätgas Sverige.

Holdings in the Company (including related parties): 0

Karl Bergman

Board member

Born: 1960

Education: Karl Bergman holds a PhD in solid state physics from Lund University.

Background: Karl Bergman has held several senior positions at Vattenfall. Previous roles include senior positions in business units for CCS, nuclear power and heat. Karl Bergman has previously worked for Cap Gemini, ABB Power Systems and ABB Corporate Research.

Current positions: Head of Research and Development at Vattenfall.

Holdings in the Company (including related parties): 0

Erik Zimmerman

Employee representative

Born: 1969

Education: Erik Zimmerman has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mid Sweden University and a degree of Master of Science in Chemisty from Umeå University.

Background: Erik Zimmerman has worked at Permascand for 26 years and had a number of different roles, since January 2020 he is Research And Development Manager at Permascand.

Current positions:

Prior positions (past five years): Chairman of the board of Vätgas Sverige

Holdings in the Company (including related parties):
48,195 warrants of series 2021/2024.