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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 30 March 2023, the Nomination Committee is hereby publishing its proposal regarding the Board Chair and other Board Members.

The Nomination Committee proposes:

  • that the Board consist of ten members,
  • re-election of Magnus Dybeck, Catharina Eklöf, Jonas Hagströmer, Sven Hagströmer, Linda Hellström, Johan Roos, Sofia Sundström, Hans Toll and Leemon Wu,
  • election of new member John Hedberg, and
  • that Sven Hagströmer is re-elected Chairman.

John Hedberg was born in 1972 and holds an M.Sc. in Finance & Accounting from the Stockholm School of Economics. He is currently CEO of Creades AB and Creaspac AB, and board member of StickerApp Holding AB (Chairman), Instabee Holding AB, Försäkringsaktiebolaget Avanza Pension, Mentimeter AB and LOTS Group AB. Previous positions include Partner at Nordic Capital, CEO of Relacom AB and Head of Business Development at Bonnier Newspapers. The nomination committee considers that John Hedberg’s experience in capital markets and from executive positions will provide a valuable addition to Avanza’s board of directors. Furthermore, John Hedberg has followed Avanza closely for many years as CEO of Creades and as a board member of Försäkringsaktiebolaget Avanza Pension and former board member of Avanza Fonder AB. As of today, John Hedberg holds 1,000 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 2023 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, Dick Bergqvist representing AMF – Tjänstepension och Fonder, and Magnus Dybeck representing Sten Dybeck with family and companies.

For further information please contact:
Erik Törnberg, Chairman of the Nomination Committee Tel: +46 (0)8-412 011 00

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 1.7 million customers with over SEK 700 billion in total savings capital. This is equivalent to over 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 thirteen years Avanza has won SKI’s (Swedish Quality Index) award, “Year’s Most Satisfied Savings Customers”. For more information visit: