Management

PowerCell´s management team has a long and broad experience

Per Wassén

President since 2015

Born: 1961. Employed since: 2015.
Education: Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics from School of Business, Economics and Law, Gothenburg University
Shares: 200,000
Stock options: 0

Chairman of the Board of PowerCell 2008-2015, Investment Director at Volvo Group Venture Capital and experienced Board Chairman and member of a number of venture/start-up companies. Former positions include Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at the Volvo Group. Extensive commercial, industrial and financial experience.


Andreas Bodén

Director Sales and After Market

Born: 1977. Employed since: 2009
Education: MSc in Chemical Engineering and PhD in Chemical Engineering from KTH in fuel cells and reformer technology
Shares: 4,000
Stock options: 22,400

Board member of Vätgas Sverige with many years of international experience in the development of fuel cells and fuel cell systems. Former positions include Group Manager, Development Manager and Business Developer in PowerCell, Project Manager at Volvo Technology for PEM fuel cell development.

 

Robert Gustafsson

COO

Born: 1957. Employed since: 2009.
Education: MSc in Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology
Shares: 15,000
Stock options: 67,200

Broad experience in leading production processes, including production, purchasing and process improvements. Previous positions include Director Operations at Saab and member of the global operational management for Emerson Process Management.

 

Per Ekdunge

Vice President & CTO and Head of Development

Born: 1955. Employed since: 2008.
Education: MSc in Chemical Engineering and Associate Professor of Electrochemistry at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)
Shares: 67,000.
Stock options: 224,000

More than 30 years of experience in fuel cell and reformer technology. Previous career at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Volkswagen and Dechema in Germany and Volvo Technology where his roles included head of development of fuel cells, batteries and alternative powertrains.

 

Karin Nilsson

CFO, Manager of HR and IT

Born: 1969. Employed since: 2015.
Education: BSc in Business and Economics
Shares: 18,000
Stock options: 0

Many years of international experience of financial and operational management. Earlier positions as CFO at KVD Kvarndammen AB where she was also in charge of HR and IT and as the Business Controller in Sibelco Nordic AB and Gunnebo AB.

 

Charlotta Sahlin

Director Marketing & Communications

Born: 1970. Employed since: 2016.
Education: Fil.Kand. Marketing and Communication, University of Växjö
Shares: 0
Stock options: 0

Extensive experience of brand development and international marketing from automotive, IT and FMCG. Former positions include Marketing & PR Director Pulsen IT, Project Manager Strategy & Campaigns Saab Automobile and Brand Manager Abba Seafood.

 

Karl Samuelsson

Director Product Development

Born: 1971. Employed since: 2016.
Education: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology
Shares: 0
Stock options: 0

Extensive experience within Global Automotive Research and development at Volvo cars and Ford Motor Company primarily within powertrain engineering. Former positions at Volvo Cars include Director Analysis and Verification in Engine Engineering and Powertrain Project Management in vehicle programs.