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Nomination committee’s proposal concerning Board of Directors and Chair of Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ)

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Ahead of the Annual General Meeting of Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ) on 17 March 2020, the Nomination Committee is hereby publishing its proposal regarding the Board Chair and other Board Members.

The Nominating Committee proposes:

  • that the Board consist of nine members
  • re-election of Viktor Fritzén, Sven Hagströmer, Jonas Hagströmer, Birgitta Klasén, Mattias Miksche and Hans Toll
  • election of new members Magnus Dybeck, Catharina Eklöf and Johan Roos
  • that Sven Hagströmer is re-elected Chairman.

Board member Jacqueline Winberg has declined re-election.

Magnus Dybeck is born in 1977, holds a MSc from the Royal Institute of Technology KTH. Magnus Dybeck serves as chairman of the board of Dybeck Invest. His previous experience includes, among other things, specialist in Banking & Finance at HiQ, Head of Öhman Asset Management and analyst at EFG Bank. The Nomination Committee believes that Magnus Dybeck’s experience in FinTech and asset management will make a valuable contribution to Avanza’s Board of Directors.

Catharina Eklöf is born in 1969, holds an international MBA and MSc from Uppsala University. Catharina Eklöf serves as CCO Intelligent Services, Securitas Group. Her previous experience includes, among other things, global executive positions for Mastercard and Scandinavian Airlines in areas spanning strategy, product and business development, payment technology, data analytics and digital service commercialisation. The Nomination Committee believes that Catharina Eklöf’s broad experience will make a significant addition to Avanza’s Board of Directors.

Johan Roos is born in 1968, holds an MBA from Uppsala University and is a former certified auditor. Johan Roos currently works as an independent consultant. His previous experience includes, among other things, CFO at RSA Scandinavia (Codan/Trygg Hansa) and Group Finance Manager at SEB. The Nomination Committee believes that Johan Roos’ extensive experience in accounting, auditing and operational activities within companies regulated by the Swedish FSA will be of great value to Avanza’s Board of Directors.

The Nomination Committee’s other proposals for the Annual General Meeting of Avanza Bank Holding AB will be stated in the notice convening the meeting that will be published in mid-February this year.

The Nomination Committee for the 2020 Annual General Meeting is as follows:
Erik Törnberg, Chairman of the Nomination Committee, representing Creades AB, Sven Hagströmer, representing the Hagströmer family and companies, as well as Sean Barrett, representing HMI Capital LLC and Magnus Dybeck, representing the Dybeck family and companies.

For further information, please contact:
Erik Törnberg, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
+46 70-462 45 01

Avanza is a digital platform for savings and investments, founded in 1999. The Parent Company, Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Avanza’s customer promise is a better return on your savings than with any other bank or pension provider in Sweden. Services include saving in shares, funds, savings accounts, mortgages and a strong pension offering. Avanza has more than 1 million customers with over SEK 400 billion in total savings capital. This is equivalent to 4.3 per cent of the Swedish savings market. Avanza is largest in terms of number of transactions among Swedish banks on the Stockholm Stock Exchange including First North. During the last ten years Avanza has won SKI’s (Swedish Quality Index) award, “Year’s Most Satisfied Savings Customers”. For more information visit: investors.avanza.se