Lilian Fossum Biner new member of the Board of Directors of Scania AB

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At an extraordinary general meeting of Scania AB on 23 May, Lilian Fossum Biner was appointed as a member of the company’s Board of Directors and on the same day was elected as a member of its Audit Committee.

Lilian Fossum Biner holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and has broad experience from the consumer and food retail sector, having previously held senior positions at Axel Johnson AB and Electrolux, among other companies.

Since 2016, Fossum Biner has served as Chairman of the Board of Cloetta AB. She is also a member of the Board of a-connect (group) ag, Carlsberg A/S, Givaudan S.A. and LE Lundbergföretagen.

Through the appointment of Fossum Biner, Scania’s Board of Directors will be expanded by one member – to a total of twelve ordinary members, of whom two are representatives of the company’s trade unions and two are deputies for these representatives. The composition of the Board of Directors is presented on Scania’s website,

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Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2018, we delivered 88,000 trucks, 8,500 buses as well as 12,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 137 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 52,100 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE. For more information visit: