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Maria Hemberg - Senior Vice President Group Legal and General Counsel

Maria Hemberg, CV and Biography


Present position: Senior Vice President, General Counsel


Born: 1964


Education: Master in Law


Previous positions:

2000-2012  Legal Counsel, AB SKF
1997-2000  Lawyer, Senior Associate Mannheimer Swartling
1997 Legal Counsel, SCA Hygine Products AB
1994 Visiting Lawyer Slaughter & May
1990-1996  Senior Associate Mannheimer Swartling
1988-1989 Law Clerk, District Court of Gothenburg
1988, Trainee Associate Mannheimer Setterlöf

Civil status:  Married and has a son and a daugther.




Maria Hemberg grew up in Växjö. After graduating from the University of Lund (Master in Law, Sv. Jur kand) Maria Hemberg began her career as trainee during a period in 1988 at the law firm Mannheimer Setterlöf. After a short period at the local District Court Maria in 1990 returned to the law firm and stayed there until 2000, with interruptions for short term assignments at Slaughter & May and SCA Hygine Products AB as well as two maternity leaves. During this period Maria was practicing in corporate law, M&A, real estate and bancrupty as well as labour law.


In 2000 Maria joined AB SKF where she focused on M&A and JVs, contract law as well as corporate governance matters. Maria's role as legal counsel at SKF Headquarter was a global role and Maria was accordingly engaged in legal matters in various countries, including but not limited to China, US, Korea and Brazil. 2000-2006 Maria was heading up the Trademark department. Further Maria was as from 2006 member of the Automotive Divisions management team.


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