Governance

Board of Directors

Mark H. Shay, CFA

Mark H. Shay, CFA

Chairman of the Board since 2018

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Year of birth: 1972
Education: MBA, M.I.T. Sloan School of Management (USA); BS., MSc, Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University (USA); Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Other assignments: Board Member, Modelon AB (publ) and Accendo Capital Managers SARL; CEO, MHS Capital.
Previously: Senior Equity Analyst, Coghill Capital Management; Manager, Accenture.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 231,816 shares (own/related), 30,073,534 shares (Accendo Capital).
Independent in relation to the company and company management, dependent in relation to major shareholders.

Christian Sahlén

Christian Sahlén

Board Member since 2016

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Year of birth: 1965
Education: Executive Management Program, Autoliv; B.Sc. Telecommunications, NOKIA Engineering School (Sweden/Finland).
Other assignments: Chairman & CEO, ACTIA Nordic AB and ACTIA EMS Sweden AB; Board Member, STILRIDE AB, Dataton AB and FKG (Fordonskomponentgruppen).
Previously: VP, ACTIA Nordic AB; Business Director, Autoliv Electronics; VP Sales & Marketing, NIRA Dynamics AB; Area Manager SE Asia, Kreatel Communications AB.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 1,226 shares (own/related).
Independent in relation to the company, the company management, and major shareholders.

Sukhwan Yun

Sukhwan Yun

Board Member since 2019

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Year of birth: 1983
Education: PhD, BSc, Chemical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (USA).
Other assignments: Head of Operation CRADLE Berlin / Senior Manager of Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) Team, Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea; Board Memeber, Pajarito Powder LLC, USA.
Previously: Board Member, Hyliym Industries, Mesh Korea, UBATT, KST Mobility, Soth Korea; Senior Research Engineer, Hyundai Fuel Cell Research Lab.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 0 shares (own/related). 5,400,000 shares (Hyundai Motor Company).
Independent in relation to the company and company management, dependent in relation to major shareholders.

Göran Malm

Göran Malm

Board Member since 2020

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Year of birth: 1947
Education: B.B.A. Economics & Law, Gothenburg School of Business, Economics & Law.
Other assignments: Chairman of SourceByNet, Go-Vin Capital, Singapore, and Boathouse, Cayman/Hong Kong; Board Member of  ELife, Japan; Director of Icon Ventures Asia, Cayman/Hong Kong.
Previously: Chairman of Arcam Sweden, Board Member of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Korea, Board Member of Micronic Laser Systems, Envac and Cellmark Sweden, and Keppel T&T , Dornier Medtech and Celestix Singapore. Former executive positions as SVP Dell Computer Asia, SVP General Electric Asia Pacific, Chairman and CEO of GE Medical Systems Asia, and Deputy Managing Director of SKF Group. Visiting Professor at Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 38,636 shares (own/related). Independent in relation to the company, the company management, and major shareholders.

Per Wassén

Per Wassén

Board Member since 2020

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Year of birth: 1961
Education: MSc Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden); BSc Business Administration and Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University.
Other assignments: Chairman, ES Energy Save Holding AB; Bord Member, GU Venture AB and Hexatronics Group AB; Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Previously: Executive Chairman & CEO, PowerCell Sweden AB; Investment Director, Volvo Group Venture Capital; Vice President Corporate Strategy and Business Development, AB Volvo.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 15,454 shares (own/related).
Independent in relation to the company, the company management, and major shareholders.

Auditor

The auditor is elected by the AGM and reviews the company’s accounts and management on behalf of the AGM. Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB (PwC) was appointed as the company’s audit firm at the most recent AGM. The lead auditor is Johan Palmgren, authorized public accountant employed at PwC.

Management Team

Torbjörn Sandberg, CEO

Torbjörn Sandberg, CEO

Current position since 2018, Employed since 2018

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Year of birth: 1966
Education: M.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management, Linköping University.
Experiences: Experienced CEO with a documented track record from SME companies in expansion, latest CEO & President at Sensys Gatso Group AB.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 43, 270 shares (own/related)

Bengt Vernerson, CFO (Interim)

Bengt Vernerson, CFO (Interim)

Current position since 2023

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Year of birth: 1961
Education: M.Sc. MSc Business Administration, Lunds universitet.
Experiences: Many years of experience in governance of international companies and groups with in-house production, such as Interim CFO FläktGroup Sweden AB, Interim CFO Prisjakt Group, Interim CFO Abstracta AB & Lammhults Möbel AB, VP Group Business Control Höganäs Group, CFO Formica Northern Europe, CFO Acrimo Group.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 0 shares (own/related)

Torbjörn Joelsson, CTO

Torbjörn Joelsson, CTO

Current position since 2018, Employed since 2005

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Year of birth: 1972
Education: Ph.D. in Thin film physics, M.Sc. Engineering Physics, Linköping University.
Experiences: A member of the Impact Coatings team since 2005, working with coating development, system development, and sales.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 37 shares (own/related)

Petter Carlfjord, President EMEA Radar, Antennas & Metallization

Petter Carlfjord, President EMEA Radar, Antennas & Metallization

Current position since 2019, Employed since 2010

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Year of birth: 1972
Education: M.Sc. Business Administration, Linköping University.
Experiences: More than 20 years as a sales professional in the plastic industry, including sales responsibility at Impact Coatings since employment 2010. Extensive experience from German speaking markets.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 0 shares (own/related)

Anette Therén, VP Marketing & Communications

Anette Therén, VP Marketing & Communications

Current position since 2021, Employed since 2021

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Year of birth: 1977
Education: Master of Arts Culture & Media Production, Linköping University.
Previously: Several years of experience from customer-centric marketing communication and brand management in a variety of industries ranging from cleantech, product development to construction. Previously CMO at Prodelox (Sweden), Head of Marketing at Twister Group (Sweden) and Online Communications Manager at Sto Scandinavia (Nordic Countries).
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 0 shares (own/related)

Carina Höglund, VP Coating Services

Carina Höglund, VP Coating Services

Current position since 2021, Employed since 2019

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Year of birth: 1981
Education: Ph.D. in Thin film physics, M.Sc. Engineering Physics, Linköping University.
Previously: Managing coating development and setting up a coating production facility for the European Spallation Source ERIC. Senior Technology Expert at Impact Coatings since 2019 with focus on customer requirements and quality in coating production.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 3,067 shares (own/related)

Stefan Dreger, President EMEA Hydrogen Solutions

Stefan Dreger, President EMEA Hydrogen Solutions

Current position since 2022, Employed since 2022

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Year of birth: 1986
Education: Diploma in Industrial Engineering, University of Ulm / Neu-Ulm (Germany).
Experiences: More than ten years of sales, strategic marketing, and business development experience within the automotive industry. Previously Senior Sales Manager at Robert Bosch GmbH.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 5,000 (own/related)

Peter Semberg, VP Operations (Interim)

Peter Semberg, VP Operations (Interim)

Current position since 2022

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Year of birth: 1961
Education: Behavioural Science at Linköping University.
Experiences: 25 years of managerial experience in roles like Project Leader, HR Manager, HR Director, Operations Manager, and Managing Director. 18 years of experience from international companies like Parker Hannifin, Collins & Aikman, Autoliv, and Swisslog. Professional experience in sectors like manufacturing, automotive, material research institute, public sector, and consulting specialized in organization and leadership.
Shareholding in Impact Coatings: 0 shares (own/related)

Articles of Association

The Articles of Association is the document that sets out the central rules for Impact Coatings AB as a limited liability company and provides details on how the company is to be managed. The Articles of Association are approved at a General Meeting of Shareholders.

Articles of Association

Established at the Extraordinary General Meeting on February 16, 2023.

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Preferential Rights Issue 2023

Prospectus (in Swedish)

Preferential Rights Issue and New Share Issue 2017

Prospectus (in Swedish)