Lars Förberg

Co-Founder at Cevian Capital AB

Lars Förberg

Lars Förberg

Co-Founder at Cevian Capital AB

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Custos AB
AB Custos (Inactive)
Cevian Capital AG

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Number of Boards

8

Birthday

11/1965

Age

55

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Managing Partner & Co-Founder at Cevian Capital AB

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Global Head of Pharma Partnering at Roche Holding AG

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Director at AB Volvo

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Partner at Cevian Capital AB

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Partner at Cevian Capital AB

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Partner at Cevian Capital AG

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Chief Executive Officer at Ultrapar Participaçoes SA

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sandvik Aktiebolag

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Executive Vice President Group Legal & Compliance & General Counsel at AB Volvo

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Chief Executive Officer at ABB Ltd.

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Lars Förberg
Co-Founder at Cevian Capital AB
Education
MSc in Economics & Business Administration
Class of 1990

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.

Graduate
Class of 1990

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Stockholm University is a state university in Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm University has two scientific fields: the natural sciences and the humanities/social sciences. It has over 66,000 students at four different faculties: law, humanities, the mathematical and natural sciences making it one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. The institution is also frequently regarded as one of the top 200 universities in the world.

Career History
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
2007 - Current

Cevian is an active manager which aims to create value by acquiring substantial ownership positions in undervalued public companies and realizing their long-term value.The firm generally invests in companies which are overlooked or misunderstood by the market and in many instances out of favor with investors. They target investments where there is a meaningful opportunity to enhance long-term value by improving corporate governance, operational performance, corporate strategy and structure.Cevian manages a concentrated portfolio, with significant ownership positions in a limited number of publicly listed companies and is typically one of the largest shareholders in their investee companies. They seek to partner with the management and board of directors of their investee companies, aiming to increase the company's long term competitiveness and create value for shareholders. They frequently participate on boards and nomination committees of their Investee companies.

Co-Founder
2002 - Current

Cevian Capital manages a concentrated portfolio, holding significant ownership positions in a limited number of European publicly-listed companies for lengthy periods. They generally invest in sound companies that are overlooked, misunderstood, or out-of-favor with investors. Their investment decisions are informed by a well-established, rigorous and proprietary fundamental research process, including comprehensive operational, commercial, financial, legal and governance analysis. Cevian Capital is an activist firm and is included in the SharkWatch50 as one of the 50 most prominent and impactful activist investors.

Chief Investment Officer
1998 - 2001

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

Boards & Committees
Member, Audit Committee
2013 - 2016

Danske Bank A/S engages in the provision of services in the fields of banking, mortgage finance, insurance, pension, real-estate brokerage, asset management and trading in fixed income products, foreign exchange, and equities. It operates through the following segments: Banking DK, Banking Nordic, Corporates & Institutions, Wealth Management, Northern Ireland, Non-Core, and Other Activities. The Banking DK segment offers daily banking, home financing, investment and retirement planning solutions. The Banking Nordic segment encompasses global asset finance activities, such as lease activities. The Corporate & Institution segment provides wholesale banking services for institutional and corporate customers involving cash management services, trade finance solutions, custody services, foreign exchange and derivatives products, corporate finance, and acquisition finance. The Wealth Management segment encompasses expertise from Danica Pension, Danske Capital, and Private Banking. The Northern Ireland segment serves personal and business customers through a network of branches in Northern Ireland and digital channels. The Non-core segment includes certain customer segments that are no longer considered part of the core business. The Other Activities segment encompasses group treasury, and group support functions and eliminations. The company was founded by Gottlieb Hartvig Abrahamsson Gedalia on October 5, 1871 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Non-Executive Director
2012 - 2015

Alpha is the world leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of innovative materials used in the electronic assembly process. Alpha is a full line supplier of Solder Paste, Stencils, Squeegee Blades, Stencil and PCB Cleaners, Solder, Cored Wire Solder, Soldering Fluxes, SMD Adhesives, Semiconductor Packaging Materials and Sphere's for BGA and Chipscale Applications. Since our founding in 1872 as a metals smelter and refiner, Alpha has been committed to developing and manufacturing the highest quality soldering materials. Today, Alpha has an international marketing network of more than 160 locations around the globe and has the industry's largest Research and Development capability. As the industry demands higher performance and more rapid technology implementation, Alpha sees the answers coming from its intimate knowledge of materials and processes. We are uniquely qualified to provide you with the total process solutions you are looking for.

Director
2011 - 2013

Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG engages in the provision of freight transportation and logistics services. It offers air freight, ocean freight, energy solutions, supply chain solutions, road and rail services, security, business implementation, and online tools. It operates through the following geographical segments: Asia Pacific; Europe; Middle East, Africa,and CIS; and Americas. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

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