Claes Dahlbäck

Director Since: June 2003

Committees: Audit, Public Responsibilities, Corporate Governance
Other Current Public Company Directorships: None
Other Public Company Directorships within past 5 years: None

Key Experience and Qualifications

During his more than 30 years at Investor AB, Mr. Dahlbäck developed extensive experience in investment banking (through his involvement in Investor AB’s numerous mergers and acquisitions) and in investment management. Mr. Dahlbäck’s critical insight in these areas, along with his substantial experience in international business, assists our Board in its oversight of the firm’s global investment banking and asset management businesses. Through his current and prior service on the boards of directors and board committees of global companies and not-for-profit entities, Mr. Dahlbäck has also developed expertise in corporate governance.

Career Highlights

  • Investor AB, a Sweden-based investment company
    • Senior Advisor (April 2005 – Present)
    • Chairman (April 2002 – April 2005)
    • Vice-Chairman (April 1999 – April 2002)
    • President and Chief Executive Officer (1978 – 1999)
  • Senior Advisor, Foundation Asset Management, which is owned by three Wallenberg Foundations and acts as advisor to the Foundations with respect to their holdings (November 2007 – Present)

Other Professional Experience and Community Involvement

  • Director, Goldman Sachs International

  • Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences

  • Honorary Doctor and Director, Stockholm School of Economics; Chair, Stockholm School of Economics Foundation