Arne Karlsson

Audit Committee Chair


Current public company boards: Maersk

Prior public company boards: Ratos, Lindab, HL Display, and Esselte

Executive Experience: Arne began his career in the SEB Group in 1982. In 1988, he became CEO of Hartwig Invest and in 1993, chief strategist and business area CEO of Atle. Between 1998 and 212, he served as CEO of Ratos, a 15 years old, listed Swedish company, combining Private Equity and conglomerate strategies.

Additional information: Arne has a BS in business and economics from the Stockholm School of Economics. He is chairman of Center for Business and Policy Studies/SNS (board of trustees), The Swedish Corporate Governance Board, and WCPF (The World’s Children’s Prize Foundation). He is also on the board of directors of the Swedish Securities Council.