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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 presently CEO and Chairman of Damovo Group Ltd, an international IT-company, 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.

He was CEO and Executive member of Marconi plc between 2001 and 2006.

Trained as Chartered Management Accountant.

John Hepburn

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2005

Born

1949

Nationality

Canadian citizen.

Independence

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

Ownership

568,395 B-shares, including related natural and legal persons.

Committee work

Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

John has held a number of senior positions at Morgan Stanley since 1976, including, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley & Co. and Vice Chairman of Morgan Stanley Europe Limited.

John is senior advisor to Morgan Stanley, Chairman of the Board of Sportfact Ltd., Vice Chairman of the Board of UKRD Ltd., Trustee of the Learning School Trust in England and member of the Board of Grand Hotel Holdings AB and Mölnlycke Health Care.

MBA, Harvard Business School and B.Sc. in Engineering Princeton University.

Lars Berg

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2010

Born
1947

Nationality
Swedish citizen.

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

Ownership
2,000 B shares, including related natural and legal persons.

Committee work
Member of the Audit Committee

Lars was a member of the executive board of Mannesmann AG as head of its telecommunications business from 1999 until the Vodafone takeover of Mannesmann in 2000. From 1994 until 1999, he was Chief Executive Officer of the TELIA Group and President of TELIA AB. Between 1970 and 1994 he held various executive positions in the Ericsson Group and was a member of the Ericsson Corporate Executive Committee for ten years, as well as president of the subsidiaries Ericsson Cables AB and Ericsson Business Networks AB.

Lars Berg is the European venture partner of Constellation Growth Capital since 2006. He is non-executive Chairman of Net Insight AB since 2001 and a board member since 2000, a non-executive board member of Ratos AB since 2000, a non-executive board member of KPN/OnePhone since 2009 and a non-executive supervisory board member of NORMA Group AG, Frankfurt since 2011.

Graduated from Gothenburg School of Economics

John Shakeshaft

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2003

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

3,820 B shares, including related natural and legal persons.

Committee work

Chairman of the Audit Committee.

John has more than 25 years experience as a banker. He was Managing Director of Financial Institutions, ABN AMRO, 2004-2006. Managing Director and Partner, Cardona Lloyd, 2002-2004, Lazard, 2000-2002 and Barings Bank, 1995-2000.

Chairman of Ludgate Environmental Fund Ltd and Investment Director of Corestone AG and of Valiance LLP.

Member of the Board of TT Electronics plc, Xebec Inc. and the Economy Bank NV. Also Director of The Alternative Theatre Company Ltd, Trustee, Institute of Historical Research, London University and an external Member of the Audit Committee of Cambridge University.

MA Cambridge University, UK

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 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. Erik has been Director of the Board of Investment AB Kinnevik since 2004. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Wise Group AB and Director of the Board of Firefly AB and Metro International S.A. since 2009. Previously member of the Board of Invik & Co. AB 2004-2007.

Degree in Business Administration at Stockholm School of Economics.

Mia Brunell Livfors

Non-Executive Director, elected in 2006

Born

1965

Nationality

Swedish citizen.

Independence

Not independent in relation to the company and the company's management, nor in relation to the company's major shareholders.

As CEO of Investment AB Kinnevik, Mia Brunell Livfors represents a shareholder which owns more than 10 percent of Tele2.

Ownership

1,000 B shares, including related physical and legal persons.

Committee work

Member of the Remuneration Committee.

Mia is President and CEO of Investment AB Kinnevik (as of August 2006). Mia had several managerial positions within the Modern Times Group MTG AB 1992-2001 and served as Chief Financial Officer between 2001 and 2006. She is the Chairman of the Board in Metro International S.A and Member of the Board of BillerudKorsnäs AB, Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Modern Times Group MTG AB.

Studies in Business Administration at
Stockholm University.

Mario Zanotti

Non-Executive Director

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

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. In 1998-2000 he became Managing Director of Tele2 Italy and he was Managing Director of YXK Systems during 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

Carla Smits-Nusteling has over 10 years’ experience from Koninklijke KPN N.V., and 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.