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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors holds overall responsibility for the organization and management of the company through regularly monitoring the business and ensuring appropriate organization, management, guidelines and internal controls. 

The Board decides on strategies and targets and makes decisions on major investments, acquisitions and divestment of operations.

PostNord Board of Directors consists of:

Christian Jansson

Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the Compensation Committee

  • Born in 1949.
  • Master's degree in business and economics and honorary doctorate (Ek. Dr h.c.) from the University of Lund.
  • Current positions include Chairman of the Board of Accumbo Random Walk Imaging as well as a member of the board of Excillum. Previous positions include CEO of KappAhl, Ellos and Europris.
  • Formerly Chairman of the Board of Apoteket, Min Doktor and Svensk Handel.

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Christian Frigast

Deputy Chairman of the Board
Member of the Compensation Committee

  • Born in 1951.
  • Master’s degree in political science (Cand. Polit.).
  • Partner and Chairman of Axcel Management A/S. Current positions include Chairman of the Board of Danmarks Skibskredit Holding A/S and EKF – Danmarks Eksportkredit, as well as Bestyrelsesforeningen and the thinktank Axcelfuture, Vice Chairman of the Board of Pandora A/S DVCA (Danish Venture Capital Association) and Axcel Advisory Board and member of the board of Nordic Waterproofing A/S.
  • Previous positions include Managing Partner of Axcel Management A/S.

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Charlotte Strand

Board member 
Chairman of the Audit Committee

  • Born 1961.
  • Board member since April 2018.
  • M.Sc. Economics from Aarhus University, management studies at IMD and INSEAD.
  • Board member of Per Aarsleff A/S and Flügger A/S.
  • Previous: After several positions within DONG Energy, CFO for the business units Oil & Gas and Wind Power at DONG Energy (now Ørsted) 2006-2017.

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Peder Lundquist

Board member
Member of the Audit Committee

  • Born 1970.
  • MSc, Political Science.
  • Deputy Director-General, Ministry of Finance, Denmark.
  • Previous: Deputy Director-General, Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building; Adminstrative Director, Corporate Affairs and Budget Office, Danish Ministry of Transport; and work on economic issues at Denmark's EU Representation Office, Brussels.
  • To profile on LinkedIn

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Sonat Burman Olsson

Board member
Member of the Audit Committee

  • Born 1958.
  • Board member since April 2018.
  • MSc Economics from Paris and Executive MBA, Uppsala University. Studied strategic management at Oxford and Harvard.
  • Board member of NESTE Corporation, iZettle AB, Lindab International AB and Lantmännen.
  • Previous positions: Group CEO and President of Coop Sverige, Vice President and CFO of Ica Gruppen and Vice President, Global Marketing Strategies Electrolux Group. Has also been chairman of the boards of Svensk Dagligvaruhandel and member of the boards of Svensk Handel, ICC Sweden, Third Swedish National Pension Fund. 

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Ulrica Messing

Board member
Member of the Compensation Committee

  • Born 1968.
  • Board member since April 2018.
  • Chairman of the Boards of SOS Alarm Sverige AB, Astrid Lindgrens Värld, Port of Gothenburg and ALMI Invest Småland & Öarna AB. Vice chair of the board of Wallenstam and Board member of Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning. 
  • Previous: Member of The Riksdag and Minister at the Ministry of Industry, Employment and Communications (Minister for Communications and Regional Policy), at the Ministry of Culture (Minister of Integration and Youth) and at the Ministry of Labor (Minister of Labor Law and Equality).

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Susanne Hundsbæk-Pedersen

Board member
Member of the Compensation Committee

  • Born 1967.
  • Board member since April 2020.
  • Dipl. degree in Engineering from the Copenhagen University College of Engineering and MBA from IMD Business School.
  • Senior Vice President, with responsibility for Product Supply - Diabetes Prod-ucts at Novo Nordisk A/S, where she has worked since 2002. Also responsible for digitalization at the Network of Robotics and Manufacturing Intelligence Centre.
  • Previous: A number of positions at Novo Nordisk A/S, with responsibility for global delivery chains, including purchasing and logistics in product supply, and responsibility for finance and IT in these areas. Before that Head of Logistics at Olicom A/S.

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Erik Sandstedt

Erik Sandstedt

Board member
Member of the Audit Committee

  • Born in 1976.
  • Board member since April 2021.
  • MSc in Business and Economics from Uppsala universitet.
  • Investment director at the Division for State-owned enterprises, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Sweden. Board member of Apoteket and Akademiska Hus.
  • Previously equity research analyst at Handelsbanken Capital Markets and Kaupthing Bank.
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Employee representatives

Bo Fröström

Board member

  • Born 1960.
  • Union representative appointed by ST PostNord.
  • Board member since August 2017.
  • Employed by Posten since 1979.

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Sandra Svensk

Board member

  • Born 1977.
  • Union representative appointed by the Union of Service and Communication Employees (SEKO).
  • Board member since October 2017.
  • Deputy employee representative April 2015 - October 2017.
  • Employed by Posten since 1995. 

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Daniel Hansen

Board member

  • Born 1980.
  • Union representative appointed by the Union of Service and Communication Employees (SEKO).
  • Board member since April 2021.
  • Deputy employee representative April 2017 - April 2019.
  • Employed by Posten since 1999.

Alternates

Jess Sloth Hansen

Dzevad Ramic

Per-Arne Lundberg