Last updated: 2016-04-12

Board of directors

pontus lindwall


Pontus Lindwall         

Chairman of the Board

Born in 1965, Stockholm

Employed in the Group since 1991. Board member since 2011. Chairman of the Board from 2011 to 20 July 2015 and from 1 March 2016 Group president and CEO 1998-2011 and from 21 July 2015 to 29 February 2016.

Other assignments: Board Member in Net Entertainment NE AB (publ), Nya Solporten Fastighets AB, Mostphotos AB and several companies within the Betsson Group.

Background: Many years of experience in the gaming industry, in both offline and online gaming, including founder of Net Entertainment, Group president and CEO of Cherryföretagen. Pontus has an MSc in Civil Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH),

Pontus Lindwall cannot be considered independent in relation to the Company, given his role as working Chairman of the Board.

Shareholding: 30,000 Class A shares and 1,423,782 Class B shares. (including holdings via related parties)

 

lars linder-aronson

 

Lars Linder-Aronson

 

Board member 

Born in 1953, Nacka

Board member since 2008, Chairman of the Board from 20 July 2015 to 29 February 2016.

Member of the Audit Committee

Other assignments: Chairman of AB Svensk Exportkredit. Board member of Facility Labs AB, e-Capital AB and Morco Förvaltning AB.

Background: Many years of experience of the financial and capital markets, primarily within investment banking in London, New York and Stockholm. Lars was previously Head of Enskilda Securities and has worked in the investment bank Dillion, Read & Co. Lars has a degree in business and economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Independent of the company.

Shareholding: 142,035 Class B shares (including holdings via companies and related parties).


Patrick Svensk


PatrickSvensk  

Board member

Born in 1966, Stockholm

Board member since 2005

Member of the Remuneration Committee

Other assignments: Board member in Bright Group Nordic and CEO and Board member at Patos Konsult.

Background: Experience from various management positions in listed companies. Patrick has been the CEO and President of Zodiak Television and CEO of Kanal 5 and TV3 Sweden. Patrick has a degree in business and economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Independent of the company.

Shareholding: 5,000 Class B shares.

 

Kicki Wallje-lund


KickiWallje-Lund  

Board member

Born in 1953, Nyköping

Board member since 2006

Member of the Remuneration Committee

Member of the Audit Committee

Other assignments: CEO and Board member of Wellnet AB and Board member of C-RAD AB.

Background: Experience of business and operational development from various international companies in which she has primarily worked within the bank and finance areas. Kicki has held senior positions within NCR, Digital Equipment, AT&T, Philips, ICL and Unisys.

Independent of the company.

Shareholding: 1,350 Class B Shares. 

JAN NORD


 Jan Nord  

Board member

Born in 1955, Lidingö

Board member since 2015

Other assignments: Board member of Svenska Brasserier AB.

Background: Creative Director with focus on brand strategy. Many years international experience with the overall creative responsibility at H&M and Esprit during the last fifteen years. Before that he ran the advertising agency Nord & Co. Jan studied at Stockholm University.

Independent of the company.

MARTIN Wattin


Martin Wattin 
      

Board member

Born in 1974, Stockholm

Board member since 2015

Member of the Audit Committee

Other assignments: CEO of Inbox Capital AB, Chairman of the Board of Rabble Communication, Board member of Apotekslinsen AB, Smart Payments Nordic AB and Mostphotos AB.

Background: Many years of experience from online business as entreprenuer and investor. He also has a history as Board member of Cherry AB. Martin founded the IT company Contur Software AB, which was acquired by Accelrys Inc in 2011 and has since then worked with his own investments. Martin has a Master of Finance from the University of Colorado.

Independent of the company.

Shareholding: 23,160 B shares (including holdings via companies and related parties)

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