Group Management

Gränges’ Group Management consists of eight members led by CEO Johan Menckel. In addition, the Group has an extended Group Management, where HR, Process Engineering and Research & Innovation are included. Altogether the extended Group Management constitutes eleven members.

Johan Menckel

CEO
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Born : 1971

Education : M.Sc. Engineering

Position : CEO at Gränges since 2013. Member of the Management Team since 2013.

Previous positions : CEO at Sapa Heat Transfer, 2012–2013. Business Area President at Sapa Profiles Asia, 2011–2012. MD at Sapa Heat Transfer Shanghai, 2007–2010. Management positions at Sapa Heat Transfer, 2004– 2006. Consultant at Accenture, 1996–2004.

Other assignments : Member of the Board of Directors at Svenska Postkodföreningen AB and Nederman Holding. Member of the Steering Committee of the World Materials Forum.

Own and related parties' shareholding : 38,000 shares.

Pernilla Grennfelt

SVP Communications & Investor Relations
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Born : 1970

Education : B.Sc. Economics

Position : SVP Communications & Investor Relations at Gränges since 2014. Member of the Management Team since 2014.

Previous positions : IR Manager at ICA Gruppen, 2013–2014. Head of Investor Relations at Hakon Invest, 2005–2013. Journalist and Editor at News Agency Direkt, 1999–2005. Advisor at Matteus Fondkommission, 1996–1999.

Own and related parties' shareholding : 4,905 shares.

Patrick Lawlor

President Americas
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Born : 1964

Education : B.Sc. Economics.

Position : President Americas at Gränges since 2016. Member of the Management Team since 2016.

Previous positions : President Americas at Sapa Extrusions, 2010-2015. CFO at Sapa Extrusion North America, 2009–2010. CFO at Indalex, Inc., 2007–2009. Several management positions at Norsk Hydro, 1997–2007.

Other assignments : Member of the Board of Directors at Can Art Extrusions LLP. Vice President at Global Aluminium Foil Roller Initiative (GLAFRI).

Own and related parties' shareholding : 0 shares.

Paul Neutjens

SVP Process Engineering & Operational Development
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Born : 1959

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

Position : SVP Process Engineering & Operational Development at Gränges since 2017. Member of Extended Management Team since 2017.

Previous positions : CTO at Gränges and member of the Management Team, 2013–2017. Strategic Project Director at Sapa Heat Transfer, 2011–2013. Director of Lean Production at Sapa Profiles Europe, 2007–2010. Several management positions at Alcoa, 1994–2007. Several management positions at Hoogovens Aluminium, 1986–1994.

Own and related parties' shareholding : 4,000 shares.

Torbjörn Sternsjö

SVP Technology & Business Development
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Born : 1962

Education : M.Sc. Engineering

Position : SVP Technology & Business Development at Gränges since 2017. Member of the Management Team since 2017.

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

Own and related parties' shareholding : 15,605 shares.

Jörgen Abrahamsson

President Europe
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Born : 1967

Education : Upper secondary school.

Position : President Europe at Gränges since 2017. Member of the Management Team since 2017.

Previous positions : Production Manager at Sapa Heat Transfer. CEO at Rosengrens Produktions AB, Sapa Profilbearbetning AB, Sapa Profilbockning AB and Sapa Komponenter AB. Head of Sapa Profiler Finspång. Production Director at Gränges Sweden AB.

Own and related parties' shareholding : 0 shares.

Magnus Carlström

SVP Human Resources
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Born : 1966

Education : LL.M., Executive MBA, studies in behavioral sciences.

Position : SVP Human Resources at Gränges since 2017. Member of extended Management Team since 2017.

Previous positions : Director HR & Communications at Gränges AB and Gränges Europe 2012–2016. VP HR at Strabag Scandinavia 2009–2012. Head of Strategic Leadership & Training at Peab Group 2006–2009. Head of HR at Peab Sverige 2000–2006.

Own and related parties' shareholding : 0 shares.

Oskar Hellström

CFO & Deputy CEO
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Born : 1979

Education : M.Sc. Engineering and B.Sc. Economics

Position : CFO at Gränges since 2013 and Deputy CEO at Gränges since 2017. Member of the Management Team since 2013.

Previous positions : CFO at Sapa Heat Transfer, 2011–2013. Director Group Development & Control at Sapa Group, 2009– 2011. Strategy Manager at Sapa Group, 2008–2009. Consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton, 2005–2008.

Own and related parties' shareholding : 15,000 shares.

Niclas Nelson

General Counsel
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Born : 1964

Education : LL.M.

Position : General Counsel at Gränges since 2014. Member of the Management Team since 2014.

Previous positions : Associate General Counsel at Autoliv, 2002–2014. Legal Counsel at ABB, 1998–2002. Attorney at Hökerberg & Söderqvist Advokatbyrå, 1993–1998. Associate at Vinge, 1992–1993. Law Clerk at City Court of Malmö, 1990–1992.

Other assignments : Chairman of the Board of Directors of SWERMA (Swedish Risk Management Association).

Own and related parties' shareholding : 5,000 shares.

Kent Schölin

SVP Research & Innovation
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Born : 1964

Education : M.Sc. in Engineering, Material Science.

Position : SVP Research & Innovation at Gränges since 2017. Member of extended Management Team since 2017.

Previous positions : President Europe at Gränges and member of the Management Team, 2013-2017. MD at Sapa Heat Transfer Finspång, 2012–2013. MD at Gunnebo Gateway, 2005–2012. Several management positions at Sapa Heat Transfer, 1994–2004. Research engineer at Gränges Technology 1989–1994.

Own and related parties' shareholding : 4,705 shares.

Colin Xu

President Asia
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Born : 1976

Education : M.Sc. Economics and Business Administration, MBA.

Position : President Asia at Gränges since 2013. Member of the Management Team since 2013.

Previous positions : MD at Sapa Heat Transfer Shanghai, 2011–2013. At Sapa Heat Transfer Shanghai, 2001– 2010, with several leading management positions since 2003.

Own and related parties' shareholding : 0 shares.