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Group Mangement

The CEO is responsible for the daily management of the Company in accordance with the Swedish Companies Act and the Board’s instructions. The CEO is responsible for keeping the Board informed of the Company’s operations and to ensure that the Board has the information the members need to undertake informed decisions. Through continuous dialogue, the CEO also holds the Chairman informed of the Group’s development. The Group Management consists of Avanza’s CEO, and representatives from different parts of the Group as follows.

Please click on each name for details. The holdings information provided for each member of the Group Management is as per 2022-12-31. Details of transactions are available through the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority's insider register.

Rikard Josefson

Born 1965
Employed since 2017
B.A. in Economics from Stockholm University

2011–2017 Länsförsäkringar Bank, CEO
2011 SEB, Head of Global Transaction Services
2004–2010 SEB, Deputy Head the Swedish retail banking operations
2000–2004 SEB Finans, CEO
1999–2000 Latvijas Unibanka (SEB), Deputy CEO
1998–1999 SEB, Project Manager

Other significant assignments:
Board member of SweSec Licensiering AB Föreningen Svensk Värdepappersmarknad and Nasdaq Stockholm Advisory Board; Charmain of Börje Salmings ALS-stiftelse

Shares 30,000
Warrants  89,550
Anna Casselblad

Born 1981
Employed since 2012
MBA Stockholm School of Economics

2012–2020 Avanza Bank AB, of which:
2012-2017 Operational responsibility Compliance; 2016–2017 Group leader Compliance; 2017–2020 Head of Compliance for the Avanza Group

2005–2012 PwC AB, Auditor in Financial Services

Other significant assignments:

Shares 2,750
Warrants  22,140


Peter Almqvist

Born 1975
M.Sc. Information Technology, Linköping Technical University
Employeed since 2011

2011–2022 Avanza Bank AB, Head of IT Operations
2008–2010 Nasdaq, Project/Program Director
2001–2007 OMX, Project Manager and Solutions Architect

Other significant assignments:

Shares 500
Warrants  16,170


Jesper Bonnivier
CEO Avanza Fonder

Born 1974
Employed since 2019
Business administration, at Linköping's and and Mälardalen's Universities

2011–2018 Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning AB, Deputy CEO and Head of Asset Management
2009–2010 Länsförsäkringar AB, Head of Securities Administration
2007–2008 Länsförsäkringar Fondförvaltning AB, Deputy CEO and Head of Fund Analysis and Valuation

Other significant assignments:
Board member Swedish Investment Fund Association

Shares 500
Warrants  22,270
Camilla Hedenfelt
Chief Human Resource Officer

Born 1968
Employed since 2019
BA Personnel and working life programme at Stockholm’s University

2016–2019 Orkla Care AB (Orkla AS acquired Cederroth AB 2016), HR Director
2014–2016 Cederroth AB, HR Director
2012–2014 Swedish Match, HR Manager
2007–2012 Orkla Brands Nordic (within Orkla ASA), HR Manager

Other significant assignments:

Shares 0
Warrants  17,700
Åsa Mindus Söderlund
CEO Insurance Company Avanza Pension

Born 1965
Employed since 2017
Bachelor Financial Economics, Stockholm School of Economics and Business Administration

2017-2018 Avanza Fonder, CEO
2012–2017 SPP, CEO SPP Consultant and member of Group Management SPP Pension & Insurance
2010–2012 mindUS Consulting, Project leader with focus on international outsourcing within the fund and asset management industry
2005–2010 Atos Consulting, Director and CEO
1998–2005 Capgemini Ernst & Young, Senior Manager Ernst & Young Management Consulting
1991–1997 Ministry of Finance, Head of Section

Other significant assignments:

Shares 334
Warrants  22,890
Gunnar Olsson
COO, Deputy CEO

Born 1972
Employed 2018
MBA, Mittuniversitetet


2012–2018 Länsförsäkringar Bank AB, Head of business development and products
2000–2012 SEB, Head of third party sales and Business developer
1998–2000 PAR AB (Now Bisnode), Account Manager

Other significant assignments:

Shares 10,750
Warrants  45,500
Teresa Schechter
CLO (Chief Legal Officer)

Born 1970
Employed since 2006
Education: LL.M., University of Gothenburg


2006–2017 Avanza Bank AB, Head of Compliance, Legal and Surveillance
2004–2006 Aktieinvest FK AB, Compliance Officer and Corporate counsel
2002–2004 Swedish Shareholders’ Association, Legal Councel
1999–2001 Aktiesparinvest / AB,
Corporate Councel

Other significant assignments:

Shares 500
Warrants  29,040
Sofia Svavar
Chief Communications & IR Officer, Group responsible for CSR

Born 1972
Employed since 2015
DIHM Business Communication, IHM Business School, and Business administration, FEI.

2015–2022 Avanza Bank AB, Head of Investor Relations
2009–2015 Swedbank AB, Investor Relations Manager
2000–2009 Carnegie Investment Bank, Corporate Communications and Investor Relations with responsibility for the Group’s internal communication, branding as well as external and internal websites

Shares 17,279
Warrants  16,690