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), Alfredo R. Granai (President, Latin America), Per Rosén (President, Europe), Sandra Y. McCulloch (President, U.S. & Asia) and Helene Carlson (Director of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations). 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 in 1961.
Employed since 2008.

Background: Board Member of Opus Group AB (publ) 2008 – 2017; CEO of Opus Inspection, Inc. (USA) 2008 – 2017; President of Systech International, LLC 2000 – 2008; President of Sensors, Inc. (USA) 1997-2000 and Managing Director for Sensors Europe (Germany) 1987-1997.

Current assignment: Board member of BDEX, LLC.

Education: Dipl.-Kfm. at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany.

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

Number of stock options in Opus Group AB: 0.


Executive Vice President & CFO

Born in 1966.
Employed since 2016.

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

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

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

Shareholding in Opus Group AB: 50,000.

Number of stock options in Opus Group AB: 400,000.


VP Strategic Business Development

Born in 1963.
Employed 1990.

Background: Founder of Opus in 1990 together with the company’s Vice President, Jörgen Hentschel. Worked in the industry since 1984. CEO in Opus Group AB 2006 – 2017.

Current assignments: Board member of AB Kommandoran, Opus Bima AB and Dalfrid Invest AB. Chairman of Systech Sweden AB, Opus Bilprovning AB, Gothia Yachting & Charter AB. Director of Opus Inspection, Inc., Opus Inspection (Pvt) Ltd. and Trilen LLC.

Education: Engineering education from Polhemsgymnasiet in Gothenburg 1983.

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

Number of stock options in Opus Group AB: 0.



Born in 1950.
Employed since 2012.

Background: President and founder of Applus Technologies, Inc. (formerly Keating Technologies, Inc.) 1995 – 2006, Vice President Engineering for Envirotest Corporation. 1993-1995. President of Emitest Corporation 1992-1993, President of Sensors Inc. 1989-1992.

Current assignments: President of La Cholla Airpark, Inc.

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

Shareholding in Opus Group: 97,590.

Number of stock options in Opus Group AB: 329,381.


Director of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

Born in 1978.
Employed since 2017.

Background: Former Global Head of Marketing & Communications at XVIVO Perfusion 2016-2017, Corporate Communications Director at Mölnlycke 2013-2016, Global Marketing & Communications Director at Mölnlycke 2009-2013; various global, managerial roles within the field of Communications; at Business Sweden (under the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs) in Stockholm and at Realia real estate in Madrid.

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 Gothenburg University, Sweden.

Shares in Opus Group: 0.

Stock options in Opus Group: 0.


President, U.S. & Asia

Born in 1960.
Employed since 2017.

Background: Former Executive Director Powertrain Products at Delphi Corp 2014 – 2016; Managing Director / Business Line Executive Powertrain Products at Delphi Corp 2002 – 2014; Managing Director at Delphi Thermal South America 1999 – 2001, Executive Director Sales Marketing and Business Planning Delphi South America 2000-2001; Plant Manager, subsequently Director of Operations 1996-1998. During 1983 -1996 Sandra held various technical managerial roles at General Motors and Cami Automotive in Canada.

Current assignments: No other assignments.

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

Shareholding in Opus Group AB: 0.

Number of stock options in Opus Group AB: 0


President, Latin America

Born in 1958.
Employed since 2017.

Background: President of Latin America of Depuy Synthes at Johnson & Johnson 2012 – 2016, President of Latin America of Synthes 2001 – 2012; Various managerial roles of increasing responsibility at F. Hoffman-La Roche (Roche) Fine Chemical Division in marketing and sales, as well as business development, in several countries in Latin America plus Switzerland.

Current position: President, Latin America

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

Shares in Opus Group: 0.

Stock options in Opus Group: 0.


President, Europe

Born in 1966.
Employed since 2013.

Background: Former CEO and other senior managerial positions at Upplands Motor Group; marketing manager at Bilia.

Current assignments: CEO of Opus Bilprovning AB and Systech Sweden AB. Board member of Gösta Samuelsson Bil AB, Helmia Bil AB, HELMIA AB, Helmia Lastbilar AB, Gösta Samuelsson Bil Holding AB and PR Management Sweden AB.

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

Shareholding in Opus Group AB: 231,886.

Number of stock options in Opus Group AB: 867,825.

Brian Herron

Head of Intelligent Vehicle Support Division

Born in 1980.
Employed since 2015.

Background: 2006-2018, Drew Technologies (President). Managed businesses in the automotive aftermarket for over 15 years, and played a significant role with both Original Equipment Manufacturers and the Aftermarket in the formulation of Right to Repair. Technical expertise in computer technology and automotive service and named inventor on over 20 patents pending.

Education: BS Management Information Systems from University of Missouri

Shareholding in Opus Group AB: 1,823,399

Number of stock options in Opus Group AB: 67 687