Board of Directors - Tele2

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Mike Parton

Chairman of the Board, elected in 2007

Born: 1954

Nationality: British citizen

Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management as well as in relation to the company’s major shareholders

Holdings in Tele2: 24,298 B shares 

Committee work: Member of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit Committee 

Other current assignments: Chairman of the Board of Arqiva, member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and member of the Advisory Board of a UK charity called Youth at Risk 

Previous assignments: Chairman of the Board and CEO of Damovo Group Ltd 

Education: Trained as Chartered Management Accountant

Carla Smits-Nusteling

Board member, elected in 2013

Born: 1966

Nationality:Dutch citizen

Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management as well as in relation to the company’s major shareholders

Holdings in Tele2: 1,687 B shares

Committee work: Chairman of the Audit Committee

Other current assignments: Member of the Board of Directors of Nokia Oyj, Non-Executive Director at ASML, member of the management board of the Foundation Unilever NV Trust Office and Lay judge of the Enterprise Court of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal

Previous assignments: CFO of Koninklijke KPN N.V.

Education: M.Sc. Business Economics from Erasmus University, Rotterdam and Executive Master of Finance & Control from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Irina Hemmers

Board member, elected in 2014

Born: 1972

Nationality: Austrian citizen

Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management as well as in relation to the company’s major shareholders

Holdings in Tele2:

Committee work: Member of the Audit Committee

Other current assignments:

Previous assignments: Non-Executive Director of Trader Corporation, Trader Media Group, Top Right Group and Hit Entertainment as well as partner at Eight Roads and Apax Partners

Education: M.Sc. in International Business and Economic Studies from Universität Innsbruck, Austria, and an MPA from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA

Anders Björkman

Board member, elected in 2017

Born: 1959 Nationality: Swedish citizen

Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management as well as in relation to the company’s major shareholders

Holdings in Tele2: 2,000 B shares

Committee work: Member of the Remuneration Committee

Other current assignments: Chief Executive Officer of OnePhone Holding and a board member of Allgon AB.

Previous assignments: Chief Executive Officer of OnePhone’s partnerships with British Telecommunications and KPN. Chief Executive Officer of Argnor Wireless Ventures, and a board member of a number of the firm’s portfolio company boards. Chief Executive Officer of SEC and of Tele2 (between 1996 and 1999).

Education: MSc from Chalmers University of Technology

Eamonn O'Hare

Board member, elected in 2015

Born: 1963

Nationality: Irish and British citizen

Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management as well as in relation to the company’s major shareholders

Holdings in Tele2:

Committee work:

Other current assignments: Founder, Chairman and CEO of Zegona Communications and a Non-Executive Board Director of Dialog Semiconductor

Previous assignments: CFO and Board Director of Virgin Media

Education: B.Sc. Aeronautical Engineering, from Queen’s University, Belfast, and MBA from London Business School

Sofia Arhall Bergendorff

Board member, elected in 2016

Born: 1969

Nationality: Swedish citizen

Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management as well as in relation to the company’s major shareholders

Holdings in Tele2:

Committee work:

Other current assignments: Director, Global Operations for Partnerships at Google

Previous assignments: Management consultant and various assignments at Google Education: BA in Journalism from the University of Oregon and an MBA from INSEAD

Georgi Ganev

Board member, elected in 2016

Born: 1976

Nationality: Swedish citizen

Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management as well as in relation to the company’s major shareholders

Holdings in Tele2: 1,030 B shares

Committee work: Chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Other current assignments: CEO of Dustin Group AB (publ)

Previous assignments: CEO of Bredbandsbolaget and Chief Marketing Officer of Telenor Sweden Education: M.Sc. in Engineering from Uppsala University

Cynthia Gordon

Board member, elected in 2016

Born: 1962

Nationality: British citizen

Independence: Independent in relation to the company and management but not independent in relation to the company’s major shareholders

Holdings in Tele2:

Committee work: Member of the Audit Committee

Other current assignments: Member of the Board of Josen Partners and Partan Limited

Previous assignments: Executive Vice President and CEO of the Africa Division at Millicom International Cellular, CCO Group of Ooredoo, Vice President of Partnerships & Emerging Markets of Orange.

Education: BA in Business Studies from Brighton University