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Carla Smits-Nusteling

Chairman of the Board, elected 2019
Board member since 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: Member 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

Last updated 2019-05-13

Andrew Barron

Deputy Chairman of the Board, elected 2019
Board member since 2018

Born: 1965

Nationality: British

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

Holdings in Tele2: 106,140 B-shares

Committee work: Chairman of the Remuneration Committee

Other current assignments: Board member of Ocean Outdoor Limited and of Arris International plc

Previous assignments: COO of Virgin Media and MTG, CEO of Chellomedia, Executive Vice President of Walt Disney Europe, Chairman of Primacom AG and management consultant at McKinsey & Co.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, MBA

Last updated 2019-05-13

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: 7,000 B shares

Committee work: Member of the Remuneration Committee

Other current assignments: Chairman of the Board of Ovzon AB, Maintrac AB, Maven Wireless AB and Board Member of Allgon AB.

Previous assignments: Chairman of the Board of Parktrade Europé AB. Chief Executive Officer of OnePhone Holding AB and it’s partnerships with British Telecommunications and KPN. Chief Executive Officer of Argnor Wireless Ventures, SEC and of Tele2 (between 1996 and 1999).

Education: MSc from Chalmers University of Technology

Last updated 2019-05-13

Georgi Ganev

Board member, elected in 2016

Born: 1976

Nationality: Swedish citizen

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

Holdings in Tele2: 1,030 B shares

Committee work: Chairman of the Nomination Committee

Other current assignments: CEO of Kinnevik AB (publ), Board Member of Global Fashion Group and Babylon Health

Previous assignments: CEO of Dustin Group AB (publ). CEO of Bredbandsbolaget and Chief Marketing Officer of Telenor Sweden

Edutcation: M.Sc. in Information Technology from Uppsala University

Last updated 2019-08-26

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: 2 000 B shares

Committee work: Member of the Audit Committee

Other current assignments: Chairman Global Fashion Group

Previous assignments: Board member of Kinnevik AB, 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, Chief Commercial Officer, MTS, Vice President Business Marketing, Orange

Education: BA in Business Studies from Brighton University

Last updated 2019-05-13

Eva Lindqvist

Board member, elected in 2018

Born: 1958

Nationality: Swedish

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

Holdings in Tele2: 5 191 B-shares

Committee work: Chairman of the Audit Committee

Other current assignments: Member of the Board of SWECO AB (publ), Chip First AB, Tarsier Studios AB, Bodycote plc and Keller Group plc. Elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

Previous assignments: Member of the Board of ASSA ABLOY AB (publ), Green & Co AB, Kährs Holding AB (publ), Alimak Group AB (publ) and Caverion Oy. Senior Vice President of Telia¬Sonera’s mobile operations, CEO of TeliaSonera International Carrier and senior positions at Ericsson. 

Education: MSc Engineering Physics, MBA

Last updated 2019-05-13

Lars-Åke Norling

Board member, elected in 2018

Born: 1968

Nationality: Swedish

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 Remuneration Committee and Member of the Audit Committee

Other current assignments: CEO Nordnet, Chairman of the Board of Milvik AB and Board Director of Millicom

Previous assignments: Investment Director at Kinnevik with responsibility for the TMT sector, CEO of dtac, CEO of digi, Executive vice president Developed Asia at Telenor, CEO Telenor Sweden, CTO/COO Bredbandsbolaget

Education: MSc in Engineering Physics from Uppsala University, MSc in Systems Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, MBA from University of Gothenburg

Last updated 2019-09-02