TOMRA Board of Directors

chair

Johan Hjertonsson (b. 1968)

Johan Hjertonsson, Chairman,  TOMRA Board of Directors

Chair of TOMRA Systems ASA since 2022. 

Other board memberships: Alimak Group (Chairman), ASSA ABLOY AB (member), Sweco AB (member), Investment AB Latour (member).

Johan Hjertonsson is President and CEO of Investment AB Latour since 2019. Previous experience includes CEO of Fagerhult between 2009-2018, CEO of Lammhults Design Group between 2007-2009 and various management positions within The Electrolux Group between 1990 and 2007.

A native Swede, Hjertonsson received his B.Sc in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Lund in 1993. He lives in Sweden.

Number of shares in TOMRA Systems ASA: 7,000.

director

Bjorn Matre (b. 1960)

Bjorn Matre, Member,  TOMRA Board of Directors

Board member of TOMRA Systems ASA since 2019.

Other board memberships: Non-listed Fritzøe Skoger AS (member).

Bjorn Matre is Owner & Chairman of Lille Oslo Eiendom AS and subsidiaries.

Previous experience: Senior Partner at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Chairman BCG Europe, Middle East and Africa. Prior to this he held various leadership roles in the Nordic financial services industry.

Bjorn Matre holds a M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from NHH Norwegian School of Economics (1981), and a Master of Laws from UiB University of Bergen (1982) with Bar Exam.

He is a Norwegian citizen and currently lives in Oslo.

Number of shares held in TOMRA Systems ASA: 7,372.

director

Bodil Sonesson (b. 1968)

Bodil Sonesson, Member,  TOMRA Board of Directors

Board member of TOMRA Systems ASA since 2013.

Other board memberships: The Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Paris.

Bodil Sonesson is President and CEO of AB Fagerhult. Previous experience includes a number of positions at Axis Communications since 1996, most recently as VP Global Sales. Other work experience includes employment with Lars Weibull AB.

Sonesson received her Master’s degree in International Finance from the University of Lund and Konstanz University in Germany.

She is Swedish and lives in Sweden.

Number of shares in TOMRA: 3,082.

director

Hege Skryseth (b. 1961)

Hege Skryseth, Member,  TOMRA Board of Directors

Board member TOMRA Systems ASA since 2019.

Other board memberships: The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO).

Hege Skryseth is Executive Vice President of Technology, Digitization and Innovation at Equinor. Skryseth has vast experience from top management positions from international tech companies such as Microsoft Norway and Geodata (ESRI), and high-tech companies such as KONGSBERG.

She holds an MBA from NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Bachelor from BI and College graduate NITH.

Skryseth is Norwegian and lives in Norway.

Number of shares in TOMRA Systems ASA: 3,060.

director

Pierre Couderc (b. 1959)

Pierre Couderc, Member,  TOMRA Board of Directors

Board member of TOMRA Systems ASA since 2014. 

Other Board memberships: CIC Bank S.O. (unlisted).

Pierre Couderc is Managing Director of Trouw Nutrition Iberia.

Prior to joining Trouw Nutrition, Couderc served as the CEO and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Groupe Euralis from 2009 to 2020. Preceding this he held a number of management positions within the Danone Group from 1987 to 2009, including Executive General Manager at Jose Cuervo (2008-09), General Manager Asia Pacific (2005-08), General Manager Danone Mexico (2004-05), and General Manager Danone Argentina (2002-04).  

Couderc received a degree in Engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris in 1982. He is a French citizen and currently lives in France. 

Number of shares held in TOMRA Systems ASA: 3,120.

employee-elected director

David Williamson (b. 1959)

David Williamson, Member,  TOMRA Board of Directors

Board member of TOMRA Systems ASA since 2008.

Williamson joined TOMRA in 1993. His present position is Production Support Assistant in our Collection Solutions Product Support department in Lier, Norway. Prior to joining TOMRA, he worked for the Danish company 2E Ellgard Equipment. Williamson took his apprenticeship in Automatic Systems at Håndverkerskolen Sønderborg in Denmark.

A native of the UK, David is a qualified Automatic Systems Technician. He was the employee representative for TOMRA Production AS between 2000 and 2007. He lives in Norway.

Number of shares in TOMRA: 3,370.

employee-elected director

Gigi Portela (b. 1983)

Gigi Portela, Member,  TOMRA Board of Directors

Board member of TOMRA Systems ASA since 2021. 

Portela joined TOMRA in 2018 as Marketing Manager in TOMRA Collection in Asker, Norway. Prior to joining TOMRA, Portela has held roles in marketing communication, sustainability management, and corporate social responsibility in companies in Norway and Brazil such as Equinor, ArcelorMittal and Vale.

Gigi Portela has received a master's degree in Sustainability from the University of Oslo in Norway and an MBA in Project Management from the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Brazil. She is Brazilian and lives in Norway. 

Number of shares in TOMRA: 0.

TOMRA Board of directors

Board Committees

Compensation & Organizational Development Committee

  • Johan Hjertonsson, Committee Chair
  • Bjorn Matre

Audit Committee

  • Pierre Couderc, Committee Chair
  • Hege Skryseth

Corporate Sustainability Committee

  • Bodil Sonesson, Committee Chair
  • David Williamson

Nomination Committee

  • Rune Selmar, Committee Chair
  • Anders Mörck Investment AB Latour
  • Hild Kinder Partner, KinderStiff Consulting AS
  • Tine Fossland, Portfolio Manager, Folketrygdfondet

All board members and committee members are non-executive according to the Norwegian Corporate Governance guidelines established by among others the Oslo Stock Exchange.

All external Board members are up for election each year. Proposals for new Board members should be submitted to the chairman of the Nomination committee at [email protected] prior to January 1st to be considered for that year's election process.