Board of Directors - Echandia Group AB

Björn Gunnerholm, chairman of the board, Echandia
Björn Gunnerholm

Born 1954, board member since 2022. Chair since 2022.

Other board assignments: Green City Ferries AB, Green City Ferries Production AB, Ramvik Komposit AB (Chair), Blue Advisory Group AB/Röstjärnet AB (Chair).

Education: MBA from Claremont Business School, Los Angeles, USA. Bachelor's degree, Business Administration from Stockholm University.

Background: Mr Gunnerholm has extensive commercial experience from operational and executive positions as well as senior advisor to companies in hi-tech, manufacturing, and finance. For the past eight years he has been focused on assisting PE entities with Swedish and International owners.

Shareholdings in Echandia Group AB (including related parties): 81 500 shares

Johan Ranstam, board member, Echandia
Johan Ranstam
Board Member

Born 1980, board member since 2022

Other board assignments: Plain Learning Squid AB, Robotics Care AB, Virtuous Spirits AB.
Education: Studies in mathematics, philosophy and economics at Lund University and Stockholm University.

Background: Mr. Ranstam has a background in finance and marketing. He is currently active as an angel investor in several companies, and works with capital acquisition and as an entrepreneur in the ed-tech sector.

Shareholdings in Echandia Group AB (including related parties): 20 000 shares, 10 000 warrants

Magnus Eriksson
Board member

Born 1976. Board member since 2014.

Other board assignments: Board member in EW Labs AB, Nordic Wellth AB, Future Vision Consulting AB and Green Ferry Stockholm AB.

Education: M.Sc. in Vehicle Engineering, Naval Architect, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Background: Magnus Eriksson is the founder of Echandia, and has served as CEO until October 2022. Magnus has extensive experience from development of complex ship systems, in particular Swedish military submarine systems, from The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV).

Shareholdings in Echandia Group AB (including related parties): 351 101 shares

Lars Bergkvist
Board member

Born 1960. Board member since May 2021.

Other board assignments: Board member in Oxceed AB and Empowered Application AB.

Education: M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Marketing, Institute of Technology at Linköping University (LiTH).

Background: Lars Bergkvist has extensive experience from the financial industry, including as equity fund manager at Nordea, AMF and Lannebo Fonder.

Shareholdings in Echandia Group AB: 21 000 shares

Jan-Erik Dantoft
Board member

Born 1954. Board member since May 2018. Chair May 2019 – Oct 2021.

Other board assignments: Board member in Snells Entreprenad AB, Snells Betong & Ballast AB and Dantoft Industrial Management AB.

Education: M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering. Business Administration, Uppsala University. International Marketing Program, INSEAD.

Background: Former senior managerial positions at Scania, CTO in Haldex, Sandvik Materials Technology and Camfil, and President Sandvik Tubes.

Shareholdings in Echandia Group AB: 40 000 shares

Claes Thurell
Deputy Board Member

Born 1972. Board member since 2018.

Other board assignments: Board member in Holmsvanen AB.

Education: MBA in Business Administration, Stockholm University.

Background: Claes Thurell is owner representative for Holmsvanen AB.

Holmsvanen’s shareholdings in Echandia Group AB: 326 083 shares

Bengt Roslund
Deputy Board Member

Born 1941. Deputy Board Member since 2020

Other board assignments: No other assignments.

Education: MSc in business administatrion (MBA), from Lunds University.

Background: Bengt Roslund has extensive experience and background from industrial and manufacturing companies in Sweden and Europe.

Shareholdings in Echandia Group AB (including companies): 52 000 shares