Ahead of the Annual General Meeting of Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ) on 31 March 2022, the Nomination Committee is hereby publishing its proposal regarding the Board Chair and other Board Members.
The Nominating Committee proposes:
Board member Viktor Fritzén has declined re-election.
Linda Hellström was born in 1974 and holds an M.Sc. in Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics. She has most recently held the position as Managing Director for Accenture Interactive. Previous positions include, among others, CEO for the consulting company Kaplan, CMO at Lernia and brand consultant at Differ. The nomination committee considers that Linda Hellström’s experience in data driven marketing, personalisation and marketing technology will provide a valuable addition to Avanza’s board of directors. As of today, Linda Hellström holds no shares in Avanza.
Sofia Sundström was born in 1985 and holds an M.Sc. in Engineering: Industrial Engineering and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. Sofia Sundström is currently Vice President Connectivity at Tink. Previous positions include, among others, Managing Director Nordics at Bambora and management consultant at Bain & Company. The nomination committee considers that Sofia Sundström’s experience in leading organisations in Fintech and Open Banking, with focus on operational excellence, will provide a valuable addition to Avanza’s board of directors. As of today, Sofia Sundström holds no shares in Avanza.
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 closer to the general meeting.
The Nomination Committee for the 2022 Annual General Meeting is as follows:
Erik Törnberg, Chairman of the Nomination Committee, representing Creades AB, chairman of the board of directors Sven Hagströmer, representing the Hagströmer family and companies, Moritz Sitte representing Baillie Gifford & Co, as well as Peter Guve, representing AMF Pension & Fonder.
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 over 1.6 million customers with over SEK 700 billion in total savings capital. This is equivalent to 6.6 per cent of the Swedish savings market. Avanza is largest in terms of number of transactions among Swedish banks on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. During the last twelve years Avanza has won SKI’s (Swedish Quality Index) award, “Year’s Most Satisfied Savings Customers”. For more information visit: avanza.se/ir