The SCC strengthens its Board with seven new members at its 115th Annual General Meeting

10 June 2022

Press release

On 9 June, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK held its 115th Annual General Meeting (AGM), welcoming seven new members to its Board of Directors.

At the AGM, the following candidates were elected to the Board of Directors:

  • Birgitta Albåge Gough-Cooper, Director, Head of Operations at Lazard
  • Johan Aurén, Founder and Managing Director of Accountum
  • Maria Norrman, Global Chief of Staff and President EF Pro Cycling at EF Education First
  • Alex Marsh, Head of Klarna UK
  • Malin Svahn, Director UK Innovation HUB at Saab Technologies UK
  • Suzanna Temple-Morris, VP, Head of Legal at King
  • Darren Wilson, CEO of LKAB Minerals

Also, Viveka Hirdman-Ryrberg, Head of Corporate Communication & Sustainability at Investor AB, was elected Vice Chair of the Board.

“For us at the Swedish Chamber, it is important to represent and be the voice for the whole Swedish-British business community, from startups and SMEs to large corporates across industries and sectors. The elected Board Members are all high-profile business professionals adding more diversity to the already strong profile of the Board, and strengthening our position as the ultimate platform for the Swedish-British business community,” says Jan Olsson, Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK.

The AGM saw Peter Burman (EF Education First), Mark Florman (Time Partners), Magnus Lewis-Olsson (Saab Technologies), Adam Mitton (King), and Niclas Neglén (Klarna) retire as Members of the Board.

Read bios of the new board members

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