Christer Gardell

Managing Partner & Co-Founder at Cevian Capital AB

Christer Gardell

Christer Gardell

Managing Partner & Co-Founder at Cevian Capital AB

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Career Highlights

AB Custos (Inactive)
Custos AB
Cevian Capital AB

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1850

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

01/01/1960

Age

59

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Co-Founder at Cevian Capital AB

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Partner & Head of Swedish Office at Cevian Capital AB

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Chief Financial Officer & Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Metso Oyj

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Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director at Vesuvius Plc

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Chairman, Electrocomponents Group Pension Scheme Trustees at Electrocomponents Group Pension Scheme

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Head of Equity at AMF Fonder AB

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Former Group Chief Executive Officer at Carillion Plc

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Vice President & Chief Investment Officer at AFA Insurance

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Vesuvius Group SA/NV

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Head of Corporate Governance at Swedbank Robur Fonder AB

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Christer Gardell
Managing Partner & Co-Founder at Cevian Capital AB
Education

SSE was founded in 1909 on the initiative of Swedish business leaders, and the School has maintained close ties with the business community ever since. Many companiess are eagerly waiting for the opportunity to participate in SSE's Corporate Partnership program, and SSE has no difficulty in recruiting business leaders for its Board of Directors.

Career History
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
2002 - Current

Cevian's investment decisions are informed by a well-established, rigorous and proprietary fundamental research process, including comprehensive operational, commercial, financial, legal and governance analysis. They work with their portfolio companies to increase their long-term competitiveness, thereby creating meaningful and lasting value for all shareholders and other stakeholders. Cevian creates value by (i) acquiring substantial ownership positions in undervalued European listed companies and (ii) working with the boards and management teams of those companies to increase their long-term competitiveness, thereby creating real value for all shareholders and other stakeholders. The firm generally invests in sound companies that are overlooked, misunderstood, or out-of-favor with investors. They work in a hands-on and constructive manner to realize value-enhancement potential in operations, corporate strategy/organizational structure, financial management and corporate governance. Cevian manages a concentrated portfolio, holding significant ownership positions in a limited number of publicly-listed companies for lengthy periods.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2001

Part of Investment AB Öresund, AB Custos /Old/ is a Swedish company located in Stockholm. The firm provides investment services.

Chief Executive Officer
1996 - 2001

Custos AB owns and manages real estate. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

Boards & Committees
Member, Nominating Committee
2010 - 2012

Tieto Oyj provides full lifecycle information technology services. It also provides global product development services for companies in the communications and embedded technologies arena. The company operates through the following segments: Managed Services, Consulting and System Integration, Industry Products and Product Development Services. Tieto was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland.

Non-Executive Director
Prior

Cookson Group plc is a materials science company which supplies consumables used mainly in the production of steel, foundry castings and electronics. It operated in three reportable segments: Engineered Ceramics, Performance Materials and Precious Metals Processing. The Engineered Ceramics segment is a manufacturing and marketing of high performance specialty ceramic refractory products. The Performance Materials segment supplies consumable electronics assembly materials and advanced surface treatment and electroplating chemicals. The Precious Metals Processing is a leading supplier of fabricated precious metals to the jewellery industry in the UK, France and Spain, and also has significant precious metal refining operations. The company was founded by Isaac Cookson in 1930 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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