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Box 55680
102 15 Stockholm
Phone: +46 8 22 68 88
Visit: Näringslivets Hus, Storgatan 19, Stockholm

Annika Ölme

Annika Ölme, born in 1973, is Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Technology Development, at SKF Group and a member of the company’s Group management. Annika is responsible for the overall technological direction of the company. She leads the development and implementation of the company’s technology strategy, provides strategic direction to the global research and development activities, and oversees the technical innovation and product roadmaps across all businesses.

Annika has more than 20 years of technology leadership and business management experience spanning mechanical and electrical engineering, tribology, software, and data science. Since joining SKF Group in 2022,

Annika has held several leadership roles across various companies including Arcam, (now General Electric Additive), SAAB Radar solutions, and SKF Group.

Annika chairs the board of directors for the Jacob Wallenberg foundation, which supports research in Materials Science. She also serves on the board of Image Systems AB, a Swedish listed company in image handling and chairs the Technology Committee as a member of the board at Grundfos. She also co-chairs the CTO Round Table hosted by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).

Annika holds a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and earned her International Master of Business Administration degree from Waikato University School of Business, New Zealand.

Annika Ölme became Substitute Member of the Board of Directors of SCTC in 2024.