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Board of Directors

The Board’s principal task is to manage the Group’s affairs in a manner creating the best possible conditions for a good long-term investment return

Sven Hagströmer
Chairman

Born 1943
Elected 1997
Studies at University of Stockholm

Contribution to Board's work:
Over 40 years of experience in the finance industry. Highly skilled business executive and entrepreneur who has founded several companies and co-financed others outside the finance industry. Strongly engaged in various social projects, including projects in gender equality and diversity. Thorough knowledge of and keen feel for the financial markets.

Relevant employment history:
Founded Sven Hagströmer Fondkommission AB 1981. Chairman of Avanza's Board of Directors since 1999

Other assignments:
Chairman of Creades AB and Biovestor AB, Board member of Doberman AB and Doberman Group AB

Holdings on 2019-12-31 in Avanza:

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15,446,230 (Sven Hagströmer incl company and family)

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15,530,000 (Creades AB)

 

Jonas Hagströmer
Board member

Born 1982
Elected 2015
MBA from Lund University, studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

 



Contribution to Board's work:
Experience from corporate finance, investment companies and board assignments for a number of companies. Broad knowledge of the financial market. Contributes an investor’s and shareholder’s perspective as well as expertise in the inner workings of the financial services sector.

Relevant employment history:
2012- Investment Manager at Creades AB, 2007-2011 Associate and analyst in Corporate Finance at Keystone Advisers

Other assignments:
Chairman of Inet AB and Inet Holding AB, Board member of Apotea AB, Apotea Holding AB and Biovestor AB

Shares 15,000 and indirect ownership via Biovestor and Creades
Birgitta Klasén
Board member

Credit & Audit committee

Born 1949
Elected 2014
MSc Engineering Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm; Economics at Stockholm University; MA Education, Stockholm Institute of Education

Contribution to Board's work:
Extensive IT experience and expertise. 19 years as an executive at IBM, a member of a number of boards in the banking and IT industries, and experience as an IT consultant for corporate managements and boards. Realistic and factbased understanding of the technology Avanza uses and what is required for Avanza to stay on the technological forefront.

Relevant employment history:
2008-2016 Board member of Acando AB, 2009-2016 Board member of IFS AB, 2006-2008 Board member of Telelogic AB, 2005-2008 Board member of OMX AB, 2004-2005 CIO at EADS, 2000-2005 Board member of Föreningssparbanken

Other assignments:
Senior IT Advisor and Board member of Assa Abloy AB and Benefie Ltd.

shares  50,000
Mattias Miksche
Board member

Remuneration Committee

Born 1968
Elected 2008
Master of Science in Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics

Contribution to Board's work:
Extensive expertise in Internet and mobile services. Operational experience developing and improving digital interaction with customers and users in various industries. Experience from various board assignments and private investments in tech-companies.

Relevant employment history:
2016-2019 Board member of Pricerunner Group AB, 2005-2016 Founder and CEO of Glorious Games Group AB, 2009-2016 Board member of Sportamore AB, 2008-2011 Board member of Eniro AB, 2003-2005 Board member of E*TRADE Sverige, 2002-2003 CEO of E*TRADE BANK AG (Germany), 2000-2002 CEO of E*TRADE Sverige

Other assignments:
Chairman of Hem och Design Studio AB, Board member of Dustin Group AB, Euroflorist Intressenter AB, New Bubbleroom Sweden AB, Stratys AB and Sana Labs AB; Advisor on technical issues to Altor Equity Partners.

Shares  13,950
Hans Toll
Board members

Credit & Audit committee

Born 1970
Elected 2014
MSc Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics

 

Contribution to Board's work:
20 years of experience from the financial sector with broad network of contacts. Thorough understanding of Avanza’s operations and challenges after his previous role as Deputy Managing Director at Avanza Bank. Background as financial analyst with deep understanding of the financial services sector, its players and financial instruments.

Relevant employment history:
2010-2013 Deputy Managing Director and Bank and Investments Manager at Avanza Bank, 2002-2010 Portfolio Manager at RAM One — Rational Asset Management AB, 1999-2002 Analyst at Investor Trading AB, 1995-1999 Stock Analyst at Investor AB

Other assignments:
Chairman of Bright Sunday AB, Board member of Creades AB and WeMind AB

Shares  125,000
Viktor Fritzén
Board member

Audit committee

Born 1985
Elected 2018
M.Sc, Stockholm School of Economics, Major in Finance

 

Contribution to Board's work:
Background in the financial industry and experience from growth companies, building strong company culture, IT and compliance.

Relevant employment history:
2012 – CFO, Leo Vegas Group. 2011-2012 Corporate Finance Analyst, GP Bullhound 2007-2011 Global Investment research analyst, Goldman Sachs

Other assignments:
Board member of Appjobs Sweden AB

Shares 5,000
Magnus Dybeck
Board member

Born 1977
Elected 2020
M.Sc. in Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Contribution to Board's work:
Operational experience from the financial industry in analysis and asset management as well as extensive experience in the development of financial systems in banking and finance.

Relevant employment history:
2012-2017 Specialist Bank & Finance HíQ; 2010-2011 Head of Asset Management Öhman; 2007-2010 Analyst EFG Bank

Other assignments:
Chairman Dybeck Invest AB, Board member Investment AB Öresund

Shares  4,507,000
Catharina Eklöf
Board member

Born 1969
Elected 2020
MBA and M.Sc. from Uppsala University and
M.Sc. programme, Solvay Business School, Belgium

Contribution to Board's work:
Extensive global experience and broad knowledge in business development, strategy, loyalty-data insight solutions and payment technology. 12 years in management positions at MasterCard, with extensive experience in M&A with fintechs and global commercial partnerships. Fact-based understanding of innovation, agile data driven product development in payment technology.

Relevant employment history:

2007-2019 Mastercard:
2017-2019 Senior Vice President Global Data Science Solutions Telco (USA); 2013-2017 Senior Vice President Global Enterprise Development (UK); 2007-2013 Vice President Marchant Development and Vice President Co-brand Business Development Europe (Belgium)

1997-2007 Scandinavian Airlines:
2006-2007 Vice President Commercial Strategies (Sweden); 2001-2005 General Manager Belgium and Luxembourg; 1997-2001 Vice President Product Management

Other assignments:
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Johan Roos
Board member

Born 1968
Elected 2020
Auditor exam
MBA with specialisation in accounting from Uppsala University

Contribution to Board's work:
Extensive experience and knowledge in accounting and auditing. 20 years in senior management positions, subsidiary boards as well as operational experience in banking and insurance. Deep knowledge of developing efficiency and reliability in the company’s processes and internal control with a strong customer focus. Extensive experience in developing and enforcing good corporate governance and evaluation of corporate strategies.

Relevant employment history:
2019- Independent consultant
2016-2019 CFO RSA Scandinavia (Codan/Trygg-Hansa); 2007-2016 CFO SEB;
2001-2007 CFO Hewlett-Packard Sweden; 1991-2001 Authorized public accountant and regional partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Sweden

Other assignments:
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Shares  6,000