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Group Leadership Team

Kjell Johnsen

President and CEO, Tele2 Group

Born
1968

Experience
Kjell has broad international experience from senior management and board positions in different industries and countries, including Group COO of VEON, CEO Beeline Russia, Chairman of WindTre Italy and EVP Head of Telenor Europe. Prior to joining the telecom industry, Kjell worked internationally with Norsk Hydro and Scandsea International.

Education
Executive MBA, Strategic Management, from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in cooperation with HEC, France. International Management from Norwegian School of Management. During his military service, Kjell studied Russian at the military academy FSES in Oslo.

Other current assignments
None.

Joined Tele2
2020

Holding
B-shares: 20,000
Rights: 100,
000 (2020)

Last updated 2020-09-16

 

Karin Svensson

Executive Vice President, People and Change

Born
1965

Experience
Karin was previously a self-employed Human Resources advisor. She was previously the Chief Human Resources Officer at Bisnode. Karin started her career with Accenture where she was a Partner for 11 years as well as Nordic HR Director and Human Capital Lead.

Joined Tele2
2018

Holding
B-shares: 13,500
Rights: 
31,500 Rights (2018), 27,000 (2019), 27,000 (2020)

Last updated 2020-06-01

Mikael Larsson

Executive Vice President, Group CFO

Born
1968

Experience
Mikael was previously CFO of Com Hem. Prior to that Mikael was the CFO of Kinnevik AB for 13 years. He has also held positions at Arthur Andersen as an auditor and a consultant.

Joined Tele2
2018

Holding
B-shares: 82,953
Rights: 60,000 (2018), 60,000 (2019), 60,000 (2020)

Last updated 2020-06-01

Samuel Skott

Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer

Born
1978

Experience
Samuel was previously EVP CEO Tele2 Sweden. He started his career at Tele2 in 2005 and has held several senior positions including Commercial Director for Customer & Product Design.

Joined Tele2
2005

Holding
B-shares: 22,500
Rights: 60,000 (2018), 60,000 (2019), 60,000 (2020)

Last updated 2020-06-01

Kim Hagberg

Executive Vice President, Chief Operations

Born
1966

Experience
Kim was previously Product Management Director at Tele2, overseeing cross functional and cross market processes in which technologies become products. Before that, Kim worked for 12 years at different positions within Telia. She also got experience from the telecom supplier side, after 8 years at different suppliers in Canada, France and Switzerland.

Joined Tele2
2013

Holding
B-shares: 11,789 
Rights: 8,000 (2018), 27,000 (2019), 27,000 (2020)

Last updated 2020-06-01

Stefan Backman

Executive Vice President, Group General Counsel

Born
1975

Experience
Stefan has held several senior positions at Tele2 over the past 11 years. Prior to that, he worked at the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) and at the Administrative Court of Stockholm.

Joined Tele2
2007

Holding
B-shares: 13,500
Rights: 31,500 (2018), 27,000 (2019), 27,000 (2020)

Last updated 2020-06-01