Fredrik Cappelen has been an Industrial Advisor to EQT since 2006.
Fredrik started his career in 1984 at Kauko Markkinat and moved to STORA Finepaper in 1988 as VP Marketing and Sales. In 1994 he became Managing Director of STORA Buildingproducts and therewith also became a member of the STORA Group Management Team. With the buyout by Industri Kapital in 1996 STORA Buildingproducts became Nobia and Fredrik was the Managing Director and CEO of Nobia until 2008.
Since 2008 Fredrik has been a professional Non-Executive Board Member and Chairman of multiple businesses, incl. Byggmax, Dustin and Cramo, with a key focus being retail and online aspects. In addition, he was advising Carnegie Bank as a Board Member for four years and has sevenfold hands-on IPO experience as CEO/Chairman. Today he is Chairman of Transcom, Terveystalo and Dometic and a board member of Securitas AB.
Fredrik holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Uppsala.
EQT Board Memberships
Chairman of Grangarden
Chairman of Sanitec
Chairman of Terveystalo
Chairman of Dometic
Chairman of Munksjö