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Board, Group CEO and EMT Members

Board of Directors

Please note that the shareholdings listed below are updated annually.

Patrik Tigerschiöld
Born 1964
Elected 2014

Patrik Tigerschiöld holds an M.Sc. in Business and Economics. Since 2013, he has been Chairman of Bure Equity AB, (a role he also held between 2004 and 2009), following his tenure as President & CEO of the company. He is also Chairman of Mycronic AB, The Swedish Association of Listed Companies and The Association for Generally Accepted Principles in the Securities Market. He serves among other assignments as a Board Member for Stockholm University.

Patrik Tigerschiöld does not hold any shares or warrants in Cavotec. (As per 31 December 2016)

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Remuneration Committee
Helena Thrap-Olsen
Born 1954

Helena holds a M.A. in Philosophy from Paris University and an International Marketing degree at INSEAD. She currently runs an independent management consulting company helping CAC 40 companies like Veolia with the organisation of global pooling and outsourcing programs: HRIS, Payroll and ATS International deployments, along with various corporate cross-functional HR projects. Helena was 10 years a Country Director for a BONNIER owned publishing company in France, followed by many years as a Project Director/ HR Change Management Internal Consultant for various consulting companies and global corporations.

Helena Thrap-Olsen does not hold any shares or warrants in Cavotec. (As of December 31, 2017).

Member of the Remuneration Committee
Heléne Mellquist
Born 1964

Heléne holds a BA in International Business Administration at the University of Gothenburg and completed the Executive Program IFL at Handelshögskolanmin Stockholm. She is currently the Senior vice president, Volvo Trucks International. Prior to this role Heléne was CEO of TransAtlantic AB, CFO of Rederi AB TransAtlantic and also CFO at Volvo Lastvagnars International division. She has also held a number of leading positions within Volvo Group. Heléne is also a Board Member of Thule Group AB .

Heléne Mellquist does not hold any shares or warrants in Cavotec. (As of December 31, 2017)

Chair of the Audit Committee
Stefan Widegren
Born 1950
Elected 2007

Stefan studied mechanical engineering, specialising in hydraulics and pneumatics, at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm from 1970 to 1975. He joined Specimas Srl (Italy) in 1972 and co-founded Cavotec AB two years later, assuming the role of managing director. Cavotec acquired Specimas in 1984 and Stefan was appointed Chairman and CEO of the Cavotec Group in 1994. He was appointed Executive Chairman of Cavotec MSL in 2007 and Chairman of Cavotec SA in 2011. Stefan was Sweden’s Honorary Consul in Ticino, Switzerland, from 2010 to 2016. He was former President of Rotary Club Milano Sud Est and currently President of the Rotary Club Lugano Lago. Stefan has also served as Chairman of the Union of International Chambers of Commerce in Italy, and as Chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Milan.

Stefan Widegren, together with related parties, holds 4,975,000 shares in Cavotec. (As per 31 December 2017)

Erik Lautmann
Born 1950
Elected 2007

After obtaining a BSc from the Stockholm School of Economics, Erik’s professional career has primarily been in logistics and consulting. He has served as managing director of DHL in Northern Europe, as managing director of Jetpak Group, and was managing director of Catella when the company was founded in 1987. Since 2007, Erik has been at Cavotec as a Non-executive Board Director and industrial advisor. In addition, he chairs another listed company and chairs two other private equity and privately owned businesses. Erik is a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).

Erik Lautmann holds 107,802 shares in Cavotec. (As per 31 December 2017)

Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Fabio Cannavale
Born 1965
Elected 2010

Fabio Cannavale holds a diploma in engineering from Politecnico di Milano and holds an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. In 2004, he founded with Marco Corradino and has acted as Chairman of the Bravofly Rumbo Group, now group, since then. He started his career as a consultant, working between 1989 and 1996 for A. T. Kearney and for McKinsey & Company. Between 1996 and 1998, he launched The Floating Village in Venezuela, an innovative concept of a holiday village built on boats. Between 1999 and 2001, Fabio was a member of the management team of eDreams, an online travel start-up. Between 2001 and 2004, he worked for his family-owned businesses and collaborated with a not-for-profit entity. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Cavotec SA, Nomina SA and Consortium Real Estate BV.

Fabio Cannavale holds 7,298,046 shares in Cavotec, (through Nomina SA, in which Fabio, together with related parties, hold 100 per cent of the shares). (As per 31 December 2017)

Member of the Audit Committee
Ottonel Popesco
Born 1957
Elected 2007

Ottonel holds an MSc in Economics from Bucharest Academy, an MBA from Sorbonne University, an Ingénieur professionnel de France-diploma from Societé Nationale des Ingenieurs Professionnels de France, and a Strategic Marketing Management-diploma from Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Cavotec in 1988, Ottonel spent five years as Sales and Marketing Manager at ABB France (CKB Manufacturing Division). He is non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of, and President of the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) Belgium. Ottonel is a registered professional engineer in France and an Associate Member of the Engineering Committee of the American Association of Port Authorities, USA.

Ottonel Popesco, together with related parties, holds 1,727,897 shares in Cavotec. (As per 31 December 2017)