SAS Board of Directors

The Board is responsible for the organization and administration of the Group, for ensuring proper control of its accounting and other financial circumstances as well as for appointing the President.

All Board members elected by the Shareholders’ Meeting are independent of the company and company management.

Chairman Carsten Dilling, born 1962

Chairman of the Board of SAS AB since April 2018. Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2014.

Directorships: Chairman of NNIT A/S and Icotera A/S, and Board member of Terma A/S.

Education: B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration, Copenhagen Business School.

Earlier directorships/positions: Board member of Get AS, Traen A/S (Chairman), Gatetrade A/S, Columbus IT Partner A/S, Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) and Industrial Employers in Copenhagen (IAK) and a number of Board assignments for the TDC Group. Previously President and CEO of TDC A/S.

Shareholding: 0

Vice Chairman Dag Mejdell, born 1957

Vice Chairman of the Board of SAS AB. Member of the Board since 2008.

Directorships: Chairman of Norsk Hydro ASA, Sparebank 1 SR Bank ASA, NSB AS,  International Post Corporation and Telecomputing AS.

Education: MBA, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration.

Earlier directorships/positions: President and CEO of Dyno Nobel ASA and Posten i Norge ASA. Chairman of Arbeidsgiverforeningen Spekter, Svenska Handelsbanken, Region Norway and Vice Chairman of Evry ASA. Board member of DYWIDAG System International GmbH. Industrial advisor IK Investment Partners.

Shareholding: 4,214 common shares.

Independent of the company, the company management and the company’s major shareholders.

Monica Caneman, born 1954

Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2010.

Directorships: Chairman of the Fourth Swedish Pension Fund, Arion bank hf, Bravida Holding AB, Viva Media Group AB and Big Bag AB. Board member of My Safety AB, Intermail A/S and Comhem AB.

Education: MBA, Stockholm School of Economics.

Earlier directorships/positions: Chairman of EDT AS, Allenex AB, Frösunda LSS AB and Interverbum AB. Board member of Schibsted ASA, Resco AB, Nocom AB, Akademikliniken AB, Nya Livförsäkrings AB, SEB Trygg Liv, XponCard Group AB, Lindorff Group AB, Citymail Group AB, EDB Business Partner ASA, Nordisk Energiförvaltning ASA and Svenska Dagbladet AB.

Shareholding: 4,000 common shares.

Liv Fiksdahl, born 1965

Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2018.

Directorships: None.

Education: Finance and management at Trondheim Business School.

Earlier directorships/positions: Head of IT and Operations at DnB, and other previous leading positions in DnB. Chairman of the Board of the industry organization Banking and Payment in Finance Norway. Vice Chairman of the Norwegian Savings Banks Association. Board member of BankAxept and Doorstep.

Shareholding: 0

Lars-Johan Jarnheimer, born 1960

Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2013.

Directorships: Chairman of Arvid Nordqvist HAB and Ingka Holding BV (IKEA-GROUP) and Egmont International Holding AS. . Board member of Elite Hotels.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics, Lund and Växjö universities.

Earlier directorships/positions: Chairman of BRIS, Eniro AB and Qliro Group AB. Board member of MTG Modern Times Group AB, Millicom International Cellular S.A., Invik and Apoteket AB. President and CEO of Tele2.

Shareholding: 10,000 common shares and 756 preference shares

Sanna Suvanto-Harsaae, born 1966

Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2013.

Directorships: Chairman of Babysam AS, Sunset Boulevard AS, VPG AS, Best Friend AB, Best VPG AS, Altia OY and Footway AB. Board member of Paulig Oy, Clas Ohlson AB, CCS AB and Upplands Motor AB.

Education: Master of Science (Business and Economics), Lund University.

Earlier directorships/positions: Chairman of Health and Fitness Nordic AB and BTX AS. Board member of Jetpak AB, Duni AB, Candyking AB and Symrise AG.

Shareholding: 0.

Oscar Stege Unger, born 1975

Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2018.

Directorship/position: Director of Wallenberg Foundations AB.

Education: Master of Science in Business Administrations and Bachelor of Science in Economics at Stockholm University.

Earlier directorships/positions: Head of Investor Relations, and thereafter Head of Communications, at Investor AB.

Shareholding: 0.

Employee representative - Endre Røros, born 1972

Employed at Scandinavian Airlines in Norway. Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2018.

Shareholding: 0.


Pål Gisle-Andersen, First Deputy.

Jan Levi Skogvang, Second Deputy.

Employee representative - Cecilia van der Meulen, born 1955

Employed at Scandinavian Airlines in Sweden. Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2017.



First Deputy – Vacant.

Joacim Olsson, Second Deputy.

Employee representative - Janne Wegeberg, born 1951

Employed at Scandinavian Airlines Denmark. Member of the Board of SAS AB since 2016.

Shareholding: 0.


Christa Cere, First Deputy.

Kim John Christiansen, Second Deputy.