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Board of Directors

Mike Parton

Chairman, Non-Executive Director, elected in 2007

Born
1954

Nationality
British citizen.

Independence
Independent in relation to the company and its management as well as in relation to the company's major shareholders.

Ownership
17,295 B shares, including related natural and legal persons.

Committee work
Member of the Remuneration Committee.

Mike is the chairman of Arqiva Ltd and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Furthermore, he is a Member of the Advisory Board of a UK charity called Youth at Risk.

Mike was CEO and Chairman of Damovo Group Ltd, an international IT-company, between 2007-2014. He was CEO and Executive member of Marconi plc between 2001 and 2006.

Trained as Chartered Management Accountant.

Erik Mitteregger

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2010

Born

1960

Nationality

Swedish citizen.

Independence

Not independent in relation to the company's major shareholders.

As member of the Board of Investment AB Kinnevik, Erik Mitteregger represents major shareholders who own more than 10 percent of Tele2 AB.

Ownership

10,000 B shares, including related natural and legal persons.

Committee work

Member of the Audit Committee

Erik has been a director of the board of Investment AB Kinnevik since 2004. He is also a member of the board of Rocket Internet and Avito as well as chairman of Wise Group and Firefly.

Erik was founding partner and Fund Manager of Brummer & Partners Kapitalförvaltning AB 1995-2002. In 1989-1995 he was Head of Equity Research and member of the Management Board at Alfred Berg Fondkommission. Previously member of the Board of Invik & Co. AB 2004-2007 and Metro International.

Degree in Business Administration at Stockholm School of Economics.

Mario Zanotti

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2013

Born

1962

Nationality

Italian citizen

Independence

Independent in relation to the company and its management, not independent in relation to the company's major shareholders.

Ownership

0

Committee work

No Committee work.

Mario Zanotti is today Senior Executive VP Operations at Millicom International Cellular S.A.

Mario has over 20 years’ experience in the Telecom Service Industry. In 1992 Mario founded Telcel in Paraguay and was also the Managing Director of the company during 1992-1998. He was Managing Director of Tele2 Italy 1998-2000 and Managing Director of YXK Systems 2001-2002. After 2002 Mario has held several other managerial positions within Millicom, starting as Head of Central America for Millicom before becoming Chief Officer of Latin America and later COO of Categories & Global Sourcing.

Graduate in Electrical Engineering from the Pontificia Universidade Catolica in Porto Alegre (Brazil), MBA from INCAE and the Universidad Catolica de Asuncion (Paraguay).

Carla Smits-Nusteling

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2013

Born

1966

Nationality

Dutch citizen

Independence

Independent in relation to the company, the company's management and in relation to the company's major shareholders.

Ownership

0

Committee work

Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.

Carla is a member of the board of ASML as well as a member of the leadership team of Foundation Unilever NV Trust Office.

Carla was KPN's Chief Financial Officer between 2009 and 2012. She joined KPN in 2000 and held various financial positions, whereof three years as Director of Corporate Control. During her time at KPN, Carla gained vast experience within Mergers and Acquisitions, Divestment and Treasury transactions. During 1990-2000, and prior to joining KPN, Carla worked at TNT Post Group N.V., an international express and mail delivery service, and held various managerial positions before her appointment as Regional Director in 1999.

MSc Business Economics from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

Irina Hemmers

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2014

Born

1972

Nationality

Austrian citizen

Independence

Independent in relation to the company, the company's management and in relation to the company's major shareholders.

Ownership

0

Committee work

Member of the Audit Committee.

Irina is investment managing director of Moonray Investors.

Irina was a Partner at Apax Partners’ Global Media Investment Team 2001- 2013. Irina has served as Non-Executive Director of Trader Corporation, Trader Media Group and Top Right Group until 2013, of Hit Entertainment until 2012, Incisive Media/American Lawyer Media until 2009 and SULO Group until 2007.

She holds an MSc in International Business and Economic Studies from University of Innsbruck, Austria, and an MPA from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA.

Lorenzo Grabau

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2014

Born

1965

Nationality

Italian citizen

Independence

Independent of the company and management, not independent in relation to the company’s major shareholders.

As CEO of Investment AB Kinnevik, Lorenzo Grabau, represents a shareholder which owns more than 10 percent of Tele2.

Ownership

0

Committee work

Member of the Audit Committee and chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Lorenzo is the chairman of Avito, Global Fashion Group and Rocket Internet, Deputy Chairman of Zalando, and Non-Executive Director of Millicom International Cellular and Qliro.

Lorenzo Grabau has served as Non-Executive Director of Investment AB Kinnevik (publ) 2013-2014,  Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) 2011-2015.  Lorenzo was a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs International in London 1994-2011.

Lorenzo graduated from Università degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, Italy.

Eamonn O'Hare

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2015

Born

1963

Nationality

Irish and British citizenship

Independence

Independent in relation to the company, the company's management and in relation to the company's major shareholders.

Ownership

0

Committee work

He has no committee work.

Eamonn is the founder, managing director and chairman of Zegona Communications. He is also a member of the board of Dialog Semiconductor.

Eamonn was a former CFO and member of the board of Virgin Media, 2009-2013. He was also the CFO of the British business of Tesco during 2005 to 2009.