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Chairman, Non-Executive Director, elected in 2007
IndependenceIndependent in relation to the company and its management as well as in relation to the company's major shareholders.
Ownership17,295 B shares, including related natural and legal persons.
Committee workMember 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.
Non-Executive Director, elected in 2010
IndependenceIndependent in relation to the company, the company's management and in relation to the company’s major shareholders.
Ownership2,000 B shares, including related natural and legal persons.
Committee workChairman of the Remuneration 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
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.
10,000 B shares, including related natural and legal persons.
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.
Non-Executive Director, elected in 2006
Independent in relation to the company and its management, not independent in relation to the company'smajor shareholders.
1,000 B shares, including related physical and legal persons.
No Committee work.
Mia Brunell Livfors served as President and CEO of Investment AB Kinnevik between August 2006 and April 2014. She held several managerial positions within Modern Times Group MTG AB from 1992 to 2001, and served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer between 2001 and 2006.
Mia is a member of the Board of Millicom International Cellular S.A., Modern Times Group MTG AB, CDON Group AB, Transcom AB, Reach for Change (Chair), and Efva Attling Stockholm AB.
Studies in Business Administration at Stockholm University.
Independent in relation to the company and its management, not independent in relation to the company's major shareholders.
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).
Non-Executive Director, elected in 2013
Independent in relation to the company, the company's management and in relation to the company's major shareholders.
Chairman of the Audit Committee and memeber of the Remuneration Committee.
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.
Non-Executive Director, elected in 2014
Member of the Audit Committee.
Irina Hemmers was a Partner at Apax Partners’ Global Media Investment Team until 2013, which she joined in 2001. Irina 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. During her 12 years with Apax Partners, Irina worked in Munich, Hong Kong and London. Irina began her career at McKinsey & Company in Vienna 1996.
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.
Independent of the company and management, not independent in relation to the company’s majorshareholders.
As CEO of Investment AB Kinnevik, Lorenzo Grabau, represents a shareholder which owns more than 10 percent of Tele2.
Member of the Audit Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.
Lorenzo Grabau has served as Non-Executive Director of Investment AB Kinnevik (publ), Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Zalando AG, and as Non-Executive Director and Co-Chairman of CTC Media, since 2013. He has served as Non-Executive Director of Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) since 2011. On 7 April 2014 Investment AB Kinnevik (publ) announced that Lorenzo had been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Investment AB Kinnevik (publ), with effect from 1 May 2014. Lorenzo was a Partner and Managing Director at Goldman Sachs International in London until 2011. Lorenzo joined the Investment Banking division of Goldman Sachs in 1994 and during his 17 years at the firm held various leadership positions within the Consumer/Retail and Media/Online industry practices, and the Financial Sponsors group. Lorenzo began his career in Investment Banking in 1990 when he joined Merrill Lynch, where he remained for five years working in the Mergers & Acquisitions department in London and New York.
Lorenzo graduated from Università degli Studi di Roma, La Sapienza, Italy.