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Board of Directors

Viscaria’s Board of Directors are appointed by the company’s owners and are responsible for ensuring that the company’s organization and administration safeguard the shareholders’ interests in the best possible way. The work of the Board of Directors is regulated in rules of procedure adopted annually.

Copperstone, Kiruna, 20240507 foto: tomas berggren

Per Colleen

Chairman of the Board

Chairman of the Board since 2023, Board member since 2022

Born: 1969 Education and professional experience: Per holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and Economics from Lund University. He has many years of experience in the financial industry, including as former Head of Equities at AP4 in 2013-2021, SEB Investment Management in 2011-2013, and DnBNor in 2008-2011.

Other ongoing assignments: Per is CEO of TomEnterprise AB, which holds shares in Viscaria. Per is also the chairman of the board at Emplicure Holding, and a board member at Qvantum Industries.

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Warrants:

Independent in relation to the Company and its management, but not independent in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Copperstone, Kiruna, 20240507 foto: Tomas Berggren

Markus Petäjäniemi

Vice Chairman of the Board

Vice Chairman of the Board since 2021

Born: 1959

Education and professional experience: Markus Petäjäniemi has over 15 years of experience from various management positions within LKAB and was a member of LKAB’s Group Management until March 2021. His most recent managerial role within LKAB was as Senior Vice President Market & Technology and he was thus responsible for sales and marketing of LKAB’s iron ore products as well as R&D, with a focus on development and innovation to create LKAB’s future sustainable energy and production systems. Markus has been Chairman of the Board of LKAB Malmtrafik AB and LKAB Norge AS, both 100% owned by LKAB, as well as a Board member of Hybrit Development AB and MEFOR.

Other ongoing assignments: Markus is a board member and Chairman of Last & Terräng Häggroths Traktor Aktiebolag and Kiruna Cargo AB. In addition, he is a board member of Impulseradar Sweden AB, Chairman of the Board in the economic association Arctic Rail, and a deputy board member of Lemape AB.

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Warrants: 62,500 (2021/2024:2) and 37,500 (2022/2025:2) through Lemape AB

Independent in relation to the Company and its management, as well as in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Henrik Ager

Henrik Ager

Board member

Board member since 2023

Born: 1969

Education and professional experience: Henrik studied at the Stockholm School of Economics. Henrik was previously a partner at the consulting firm McKinsey where he worked for 16 years with a focus on the mining industry as well as strategic and operational work for global and Swedish mining companies. During eight years at Sandvik, Henrik was Head of Strategy for the Mining business area, Head of the Sandvik Rock Tools Division, and Head of the Company’s largest business area, Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions, with approximately 17,000 employees. During the period December 2022 and September 2023, Henrik served as CEO of Copperstone.

Other ongoing assignments: Henrik is a member of the Board of Directors of Re:NewCell AB and CEO of Höganäs AB.

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Warrants: 50,000 (2022/2025:1)

Not independent in relation to the Company and its management or in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Copperstone, Kiruna, 20240507 Foto: Tomas Berggren

Ing-Marie Andersson Drugge

Board member

Board member since 2022

Born: 1962

Education and professional experience: Ing-Marie has extensive experience in the mining and construction industry. Ing-Marie grew up in Malmberget and has a Master of Science in Engineering in Metallurgy and Materials Science from Luleå University. Ing-Marie has previously held senior positions at BillerudKorsnäs, Boliden, and Outokumpu.

Other ongoing assignments: Factory Manager at Munters, a global leader in innovative, energy- efficient, and sustainable climate solutions for mission-critical processes where temperature and humidity control are operation-critical.

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Warrants: 25,000 (2022/2025:2)

Independent in relation to the Company and its management, as well as in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Copperstone, Kiruna, 20240507 foto: Tomas Berggren

Sven-Erik Bucht

Board member

Board member since 2019

Born: 1954

Education and professional experience: Sven-Erik Bucht was Minister for Rural Affairs in the Swedish government in 2014-2019. Member of Parliament 2010-2019. Prior to that, Chairman of the Municipal Executive Board and Municipal Commissioner in Haparanda. Has previously, during 20202023, represented Sweden in the Nordic Freedom of Movement Council. He has previously held positions as CEO, Sales Manager, and Head of Property Management.

Other ongoing assignments: Sven-Erik is a board member of the Swedish Pensions Agency.

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Warrants: 100,000 (2021/2024:2)

Independent in relation to the Company and its management, as well as in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Oberoende i förhållande till Bolaget och bolagsledningen respektive i förhållande Bolagets större aktieägare.

Copperstone_Styrelse_220401_0574_RGB 1x1 Foto Fredric Alm

Jane Lundgren Ericsson

Board member

Board member since 2020

Born: 1965

Education and professional experience: Jane Lundgren Ericsson holds a Master of Laws degree from Stockholm University and an LL.M. from the University of London. Jane has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and capital markets and in leading positions within the AB Svensk Exportkredit, where she was part of the Group Executive Management from 2005 to 2018.

Other ongoing assignments: Jane is a board member of SBAB Bank since 2013. She is also board member of AB Sveriges Säkerställda Obligationer (publ), Miskatonic Ventures Aktiebolag, Ineytt AB, Bokio AB, and Visma Financial Solutions. She is also CEO of Flex Applications AB.

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Warrants: 100,000 (2021/2024:2) and 100,000 (2022/2025:2)

Independent in relation to the Company and its management, as well as in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Copperstone, Kiruna, 20240507 foto: Tomas Berggren

Jörgen Olsson

CEO, Group CEO and Board member

Board member since 2020, CEO since 2023

Born: 1961

Education and professional experience: Jörgen Olsson has a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics from Luleå University. Jörgen has an extensive track record of building corporate culture, f inancing and profitable growth, for example, as former Chairman and CEO of Hoist Finance, which has approximately 1,700 employees.

Other ongoing assignments: Jörgen is a board member and Chairman of Kiruna Växer cooperation,, a board member of Deciso AB and an deputy board member of JOHECO AB.

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Warrants: 150,000(2021/2024:2), 250,000 (2022/2025:2) and 125,000 (2023/2027:2)

Not independent in relation to the Company and its management and not independent in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Copperstone, Kiruna, 20240507

Lars Seiz

Board member

Board member since 2020

Born: 1960

Education and professional experience: Lars holds a B.Sc. in Finance and Marketing from Uppsala University and further education in financial theory from the Stockholm School of Economics. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial sector with leading positions in, among others, SEB and the Second Swedish National Pension Fund. Between 2008 and 2016, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Barramundi Asia Pte Ltd. in Singapore. In recent years, he has also co-founded several companies in various industries, where he currently acts as an advisor in financing and corporate affairs.

Other ongoing assignments: Board memeber of Handelsbanken Fonder AB.

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Warrants: 164,000 (2021/2024:2) and 100,000 (2022/2025:2)

Independent in relation to the Company and its management, as well as in relation to the Company’s major shareholders.

Board committees

Audit Committee

According to the Board’s rules of procedure, the Audit Committee shall consist of at least two Board members who are independent in relation to the company and its management, of which one Board member shall also be independent in relation to the company’s major shareholders.

The Audit Committee is tasked with monitoring the processes surrounding financial reporting, risk management and internal control. The Committee also assists the Nomination Committee with proposals for the election of auditor.

Jane Lundgren Ericsson is a member and Chairman of the Audit Committee and Per Colleen is a member.

Remuneration Committee

According to the Board’s rules of procedure, the Remuneration Committee shall consist of the Chairman of the Board and one or more Board members who are independent in relation to the company and its management.

The Remuneration Committee is tasked with preparing the Board’s decisions on matters relating to remuneration and other terms of employment for senior executives. The committee prepares guidelines for remuneration to senior executives that the general meeting is to decide on, and evaluates the application of these guidelines. The Remuneration Committee shall also monitor and evaluate programs for variable remuneration that are ongoing and completed during the year.

Lars Seiz is a member and chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Markus Petäjäniemi is a member.