Group Management

Gränges Group Management Team consists of eight members led by CEO Johan Menckel. The Group also has an extended management team, where HR and Process Engineering are included. Altogether the extended management team constitutes ten members. 

Johan Menckel
CEO

Born

1971

Education

M.Sc. Engineering

Work experience

Consultant at Accenture, 1996-2004. Management positions at Sapa Heat Transfer, 2004-2006. MD of Sapa Heat Transfer Shanghai, 2007-2010. Business Area President of Sapa Profiles Asia, 2011-2012. CEO of Sapa Heat Transfer, 2012-2013. CEO of Gränges since 2013.

Other assignments

Member of the Board of Directors in Svenska Postkodföreningen AB and Nederman Holding.

Other

Member of the Management Team since 2013.

Shareholding

38,000 shares, 100,000 employee stock options.
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Pernilla Grennfelt
SVP Communications & Investor Relations

Born

1970

Education

B.Sc. Economics.

Work experience

Advisor at Matteus Fondkommission, 1996-1999. Journalist and Editor at New Agency Direkt, 1999-2005. Head of Investor Relations at Hakon Invest, 2005-2013. IR Manger at ICA Gruppen, 2013-2014. Director Communication and Investor Relations at Gränges since 2014.

Other

Member of the Management Team since 2014.

Shareholding

4,905 shares, 20,000 employee stock options.
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Patrick Lawlor
President Americas

Born

1964

Education

B.Sc. Economics.

Work experience

Several managerial positions at Norsk Hydro, 1997-2007. CFO at Indalex, Inc., 2007-2009. CFO at Sapa Extrusion North America, 2009-2010. President Americas of Sapa Extrusions during 2010-2015. President Americas of Gränges since 2016.

Other

Member of the Management Team since 2016.

Shareholding

0 shares.
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Paul Neutjens
SVP Process Engineering & Operational Development

Born

1959

Education

M.Sc. Engineering, Metallurgy and Applied Material Science.

Work experience

Several management positions at Hoogovens Aluminium, 1986-1994. Several management positions at Alcoa, 1994-2007. Director of Lean Production at Sapa Profiles Europe, 2007-2010. Strategic Project Director at Sapa Heat Transfer, 2011-2012. CTO at Gränges since 2013.

Other

Member of the Management Team since 2013.

Shareholding

4,000 shares.
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Torbjörn Sternsjö
SVP Technology & Business Development

Born

1962

Education

M.Sc. Engineering

Work Experience

Various senior positions within Gränges and Sapa since 1994. Managing Director of Gränges Shanghai 1999-2007. President of Sapa Profiles in Asia 2007-2010. President of the joint venture Sapa Chalco Aluminium Products Chongqing 2011-2015. Director Business Development at Gränges 2015-2017.

Other

SVP Technology & Business Development since 2017

Holding

10,000 shares
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Magnus Carlström
SVP Human Resources

Born

1966

Education

Master of Law (LL.M.) Uppsala University. Executive MBA, Stockholm School of Economics. Behavioral Sciences, Uppsala University and Gothenburg University.

Work experience

1996-2000 Several management positions within the Swedish National Board of Institutional Care. 2000-2006 Head of HR, Peab Sverige AB - several divisions and corporate, 2006-2009 Head of Strategic Leadership & Training, Peab Group, 2009-2012 VP HR Strabag Scandinavia, Strabag Group, 2012-2014 VP/Director HR- and Communications, Sapa Heat Transfer, EU

Other

VP HR, Gränges Group since 2014, Member of the board at Skultuna AB
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Oskar Hellström
CFO & Deputy CEO

Born

1979

Education

M.Sc. Engineering and B.Sc. Economics

Work experience

Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, 2005-2008. Strategy Manager at Sapa Group, 2008-2009. Director Group Development & Control at Sapa Group, 2009-2011. CFO of Sapa Heat Transfer, 2011-2013. CFO of Gränges since 2013.

Other

Member of the Management Team since 2013.

Shareholding

15,000 shares, 50,000 employee stock options.
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Niclas Nelson
General Counsel

Born

1964

Education

LL.B.

Work experience

Law Clerk at City Court of Malmö, 1990-1992. Associate at Vinge, 1992-1993. Attorney at Hökerberg & Söderqvist Advokatbyrå, 1993-1998. Legal Counsel at ABB, 1998-2002. Associate General Counsel at Autoliv, 2002-2014. General Counsel at Gränges since 2014.

Other assignments

Member of the Board of Directors of SWERMA.

Other

Member of the Management Team since 2014.

Shareholding

5,000 shares, 20,000 employee stock options.
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Kent Schölin
President Europe

Born

1964

Education

M.Sc. in Engineering, Material Science.

Work experience

Research engineer at Gränges Technology 1989-1994. Several management positions at Sapa Heat Transfer, 1994-2004. CEO of Gunnebo Gateway, 2005-2012. Presidentfor Sapa Heat Transfer Finspång, 2012-2013. President for Gränges Europe since 2013.

Other

Member of the Management Board since 2013.

Shareholding

4,705 shares, 100,000 stock options.
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Colin Xu
President Asia

Born

1976

Education

M.Sc. Economics and Business Administration, MBA.

Work experience

Several leading management positions at Sapa Heat Transfer Shanghai, 2003-2010.President for Sapa Heat Transfer Shanghai, 2011-2013. President for Gränges Asia since 2013.

Other

Member of the Management Team since 2013.

Shareholding

0 shares.
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