CEO and management

Lothar Geilen is CEO of Opus. The CEO is responsible for leading and managing the activities of Opus in accordance with the strategy determined by the Board of Directors. The CEO has appointed a Group Management Team, which, in addition to himself, consists of Linus Brandt (Executive Vice President & CFO), Magnus Greko (VP Strategic Business Development), Tom Fournier (CTO), Helene Carlson (Director of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations), Alfredo R. Granai (President, Latin America), Per Rosén (President, Europe), Sandra McCulloch (President, U.S. & Asia) and Brian Herron (President, Intelligent Vehicle Support). The Group Management Team is responsible for the overall business development and the distribution of financial resources between the business areas as well as the company’s financing and capital structure.

The director’s office address is:

Opus Group AB (publ)
Basargatan 10
SE-411 10 Gothenburg


CEO, Opus Group AB

Born 1961.
Employed 2008.

Background: President Systech International, LLC; President Sensors, Inc. (USA) and Managing Director Sensors Europe (Germany).

Other assignments: Vice President and member of CITA Bureau Permanent and Board member of BDEX, LLC. Education: Dipl.-Kfm. at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 19,609,104.

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 0.


Executive Vice President & CFO

Born 1966. Employed 2016

Background: Executive VP/CFO Mediatec Broadcast Group; CFO Stena Adactum, and Partner Arthur Andersen/ Deloitte.

Other assignments: Board member of Transtema Group AB (publ).

Education: B.Sc. in Business and Economics from Gothenburg School of Economics.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 50,000.

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 400 000.


Vice President Strategic Business Development

Born 1963. Employed 1990.

Background: CEO and President Opus Group AB 2006–2017. Active in the industry since 1984. Cofounded the company that today is Opus Group in 1990.

Other assignments: Board member of AB Kommandoran, AB Krösamaja and Dalfrid Invest AB.

Education: Engineering education from Polhemsgymnasiet in Gothenburg.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 21,447,542, private and through AB Kommandoran (50% ownership).

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 0.



Born 1950. Employed 2012

Background: President and founder of Applus Technologies, Inc. (formerly Keating Technologies, Inc.), Vice President Engineering Envirotest Corporation, President Emitest Corporation and President Sensors Inc.

Other assignments: None.

Education: Masters of Philosophy from Arizona State University, Bachelors of Business Administration from Cleary University and studied electrical engineering at the University of Michigan.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 98,880.

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 147,558.


Director of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

Born 1978. Employed 2017

Background: Global Head of Marketing & Communications XVIVO Perfusion, Corporate Communications Director Mölnlycke, and Global Marketing & Communications Director Mölnlycke.

Other assignments: None.

Education: M.A. in Strategic Marketing Communication & Media Studies from University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and Leeds Metropolitan University, U.K., B.A. in English and Rhetoric from Sussex University, U.K., and University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 0.

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 0


President, Vehicle Inspection U.S. & Asia

Born 1960. Employed 2017

Background: Executive Director / Managing Director / Buisness Line Executive Powertrain Products Delphi Corp, Managing Director Delphi Thermal South America and Executive Director Sales Marketing and Business Planning Delphi South America.

Other assignments: None.

Education: M. Sc. in Management from Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and B. Sc. Hons. in Metallurgical Engineering from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 0.

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 0


President, Vehicle Inspection Latin America

Background: President Depuy Synthes at Johnson & Johnson Latin America; President Synthes Latin America; Various managerial roles at F. Hoffman-La Roche Fine Chemical Division.

Other assignments: None.

Education: Chemical Engineer from Rafael Landívar University, Guatemala City and MBA from Universidad Francisco Marroquín, Guatemala City.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 0.

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 0


President, Vehicle Inspection Europe

Born 1966. Employed 2013

Background: CEO and other senior managerial positions at Upplands Motor Group and Marketing Manager at Bilia.

Other assignments: Board member of Gösta Samuelsson Bil AB, Gösta Samuelsson Bil Holding AB, Helmia Bil AB, Helmia AB and Helmia Lastbilar AB.

Education: Business education from IHM Business School and IFL School of Economics.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 743,906.

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 279,950.

Brian Herron

President, Intelligent Vehicle Support Division

Background: President Drew Technologies.

Other assignments: None.

Education: B. Sc. in Management Information Systems from University of Missouri.

Shares in Opus Group AB: 1,823,399.

Stock options in Opus Group AB: 67,687