The Board has the overall task of optimally managing the company’s affairs on behalf of the shareholders. The Board shall continuously assess the financial situation of the company and adopt the budget and annual financial statements. Furthermore, the Board is responsible for developing and monitoring the company’s strategies through plans and objectives, major investments, appointments of and remuneration to the CEO and senior executives, as well as ongoing monitoring of operations during the year.

The Board is responsible for ensuring that the company has sound internal control.
Each year the Board adopts authorisation instructions, instructions for financial reporting and rules of procedure for the Board of Directors which, together with instructions to the CEO, regulate matters such as the division of duties between the Board and the chief executive officer.

The Chair of the Board leads the Board’s work and ensures that it is conducted in compliance with the Swedish Companies Act, relevant regulations and good practices.
The Chair is also responsible for maintaining contact with corporate management, as well as for ensuring that the Board’s decisions are appropriately implemented.

At each Board meeting, the Board reviews current business conditions, the company’s financial position and performance, prospects for the remainder of the year and selected topics such as product development, marketing and sales, budget and long-term business planning.

Henrik Tjernberg

Henrik Tjernberg

Independent in relation to the company and its management.
Not independent in relation to major shareholders.

Born in: 1960
Education: Studies at the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden (KTH).
Current employment: Investor Relations Advisor, Chairman since 2002.
Board member: 1986
Shareholding: 865,000 Class A shares, 55,522 Class B shares.
Other appointments: Directorships in Tjernkraft AB, CrowdSoft Technology AB

Ann Hellenius

Robert Ahldin

Independent in relation to the company and its management,
as well as major shareholders.

Born in: 1974
Education: University of Linköping
Current employment: CDO/CIO at Scandic Group
Previous assignment: CIO at Bankgirot, CIO at City of Stockholm
Board member since: 2019
Shareholding: 0
Other appointments: Directorships in H&H Group, HiQ International AB, Volvofinans Bank AB, Synsam AB, Conapto Group Holding AB

Linda Nyberg

Robert Ahldin

Independent in relation to the company and its management,
as well as major shareholders.

Born in: 1969
Education: University of Uppsala
Employment: Marketing and Communications Manager at Apoteket AB until December 2018. Former Vice President Media Relations and Online Communications Essity (formerly SCA AB). Journalist at SVT, TV3, TV4 and Aljazeera
Board member since: 2019
Shareholding: 0
Other appointments: Directorships in Elly Media AB

Carl Bildt

Independent in relation to the company and its management, as well as major shareholders.

Born in: 1949
Education: Stockholm University.
Current employment: Chair Global Commission Internet Governance. Co-Chair European Council on Foreign Relations. Senior Advisor Wallenberg Foundation.
Previously: Swedish Head of State and Foreign Minister. Member of Parliament
Board member since: 2016
Shareholding: 0
Other appointments: Directorships in Magnora AB, Fastator AB, RAND Corporation.

Jan-Olof Backman

Jan-OlofBackman_web_smallIndependent in relation to the company and its management, as well as major shareholders.

Born in: 1961
Education: MSc in Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden (KTH) and the University of Washington.
Current employment: Business and Chief Development Officer, Coor Service Management.
Previous assignments: Management consultant at McKinsey & Co and CEO of a real estate company.
Board member since: 2002
Shareholding: 151 310 Class B shares privately and through company.
Other appointments: Directorships in Vasakronan AB, Logent Holding AB, 24Storage AB.