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Avanza Bank Holding AB (AVANZ.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sven Hagstromer

74 1999 Chairman of the Board

Rikard Josefson

51 2017 Chief Executive Officer

Johan Prom

45 2016 Chief Executive Officer

Birgitta Hagenfeldt

56 2008 Chief Financial Officer

Annika Saramies

42 2014 Chief Executive Officer of Forsakringsaktiebolaget Avanza Pension

Peter Stromberg

45 2014 Chief Information Officer

Peter Westling

46 Head of Innovation and Marketing

Gustav Berggren

37 2014 Head of the Private Bank

Maria Christofi Johansson

47 Head of Customer Service

Jonas Hagstromer

35 2015 Director

Hans Toll

47 2014 Director

Sophia Bendz

37 2015 Independent Director

Birgitta Klasen

68 2014 Independent Director

Mattias Miksche

49 2008 Independent Director

Jacqueline Winberg

58 2003 Independent Director

Sofia Svavar

2016 Head of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Sven Hagstromer

Mr. Sven Hagstromer has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Avanza Bank Holding AB since 1999. He also serves as Member of the Company’s Remuneration, Credit and Nomination Committees. He joined the Company’s Board is 1997. Mr. Hagstromer also chairs the Board of Creades AB and Biovestor AB and serves as Member of the Board of Doberman AB and Doberman Group AB. In 1981 he founded Sven Hagstromer Findkomission AB. He has over 40 years of experience in the finance industry. He has studied at Stockholms universitet.

Rikard Josefson

Mr. Rikard Josefson has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Avanza Bank Holding AB, effective as of December 2017. He has served for six years as CEO of Lansforsakringar Bank, where he, among other things, has helped to develop the bank’s mobile services, mortgage products and savings robot. At the same time, Lansforsakringar, like Avanza, has won several awards for Sweden’s highest customer satisfaction. Previously, Rikard spent 25 years at SEB.

Johan Prom

Mr. Johan Prom no longer serves as Chief Executive Officer at Avanza Bank Holding AB effective as of no longer than six months from June 12, 2017 (December 12, 2017). He has held the position since November 7, 2016. Johan Prom has a professional background at the Swedish food retailer ICA and as an advisor to a number of consumer companies, among other positions. From 2014 to 2016 he served at Menigo (ex ICA Meny) as Commercial Director responsible for the group functions category, sourcing, private label and marketing. Between 2010 and 2014, he served at ICA as Head of ICA’s largest business area Dry/Frozen Grocery, Hot/Cold Beverage and Home/Personal Care. From 2009 till 2010 he worked for Boston Consulting Group as Associate Partner and management consultant with focus on change programs and value chain optimization in consumer products and retail. Between 2005 and 2009 he was with ICA as Head of business area Dairy & Bread. From 1997 till 2005 he served at McKinsey & Company as Associate Partner and management consultant with focus on change programs and value chain optimization in consumer products and retail. He holds Master of Science in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics with majors in financial economics and managerial finance; including programs at New York University (USA), Universite catholique de Louvain (Belgium) and Universitaet zu Koeln (Germany).

Birgitta Hagenfeldt

Ms. Birgitta Hagenfeldt has been Chief Financial Officer at Avanza Bank Holding AB since 2008. She was Head of Administration at RAM One Rational Asset Management AB (2002-2008) and Authorized Public Accountant and Chief Financial Audit at KPMG (1980-2002). She graduated from Orebro Universitet with a Master of Business Administration degree.

Annika Saramies

Ms. Annika Saramies has served as Chief Executive Officer of Forsakringsaktiebolaget Avanza Pension within Avanza Bank Holding AB since September 11, 2014. She previously was Director of Sales and Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Avanza Pension. She has worked for Avanza since 2007. She worked in Corporate Sales at SEB TryggLiv (2005-2007), Pension Insurance Broker at Max Matthiessen (2001-2004) and Jahaya AB (2000-2001) and Insurance Advisor at Capena Fond och Forsakring (1998-2000). She studied at University of Western Sidney and Orebro universitet.

Peter Stromberg

Mr. Peter Stromberg has served as Chief Information Officer at Avanza Bank Holding AB since September 1, 2014. He was IT Director IT-Service Management RSA Scandinavia (2010-2014) and Deputy President OMX Technology Nasdaq OMX (1998-2010). He holds Master of Science in Business Administration & Information Technology from Gotland University College/Stockholm University.

Peter Westling

Mr. Peter Westling serves as Head of Innovation and Marketing at Avanza Bank Holding AB. He has been employed at the Company since 2012. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Stockholms universitet. He was CEO, Partner and Communication Strategist at Garbergs advertizing firm from 2002 until 2011.

Gustav Berggren

Mr. Gustav Berggren no longer serves as Head of the Private Bank at Avanza Bank Holding AB effective as of within six months at the latest (around March 19, 2018 at the latest). He has held the position since September 11, 2014. He has worked for Avanza since 2007. He previously was responsible for Private Banking and PRO. He also served as Management Trainee at Blendow Consulting (2006-2007). He holds Master of Legal Letters in European Law from Ghent University, studied Law at Stockholms universitet, Political Science at Stockholms universitet and Business Administration and Leadership at Suffolk University.

Maria Christofi Johansson

Ms. Maria Christofi Johansson serves as Head of Customer Service at Avanza Bank Holding AB. She has been employed at the Company since 2000. She was Account Manager for external funds at SEB (1996-2000). She holds Master of Legal Letters degree from Stockholms universitet.

Jonas Hagstromer

Mr. Jonas Hagstromer has been Director of Avanza Bank Holding AB since March 18, 2015. He holds Master of Business Administration from Lunds universitet. He studied at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is also Investment Manager at Creades AB since 2012, Board Member of Biovestor AB and DigiExam Solutions Sweden AB, as well as Chairman of Inet AB. He was Associate and Analyst in Corporate Finance at Keystone Advisers (2007-2011). He has experience from corporate finance, investment companies and board assignments.

Hans Toll

Mr. Hans Toll has served as Director of Avanza Bank Holding AB since April 29, 2014. He is Member of the Credit Committee. Before that, he was Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Bank & Investments Manager at the Company from 2010 until 2013. He joined the Company in 2010. He was Portfolio Manager RAM One, Rational Asset Management AB (2002-2010) and Analyst at Investor Trading AB (1999-2002) as well as Stock Analyst at Investor AB (1995-1999). He has 20 years of experience from the financial sector. He serves as Board Member of Creades AB and Bright Sudnay AB. He holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm.

Sophia Bendz

Ms. Sophia Bendz has been Independent Director at Avanza Bank Holding AB since December 2, 2015. She studied Business Management and Marketing at Stockholm University, Arts at Baruch College, New York and studied at Hyper Island, New York. She has experience in public relations and e-commerce, including helping to build and grow Spotify. From 2013 to 2016 she was Board member of Norstedts, between 2007 and 2014 she was Global Marketing Director at Spotify. Between 2010 and 2011 she was Board member of Happy Socks, 2010-2011 served as Board member and co-founder of AllBright.se, 2006-2007 was PR consultant at Prime PR, 2005-2006 was Risk Management Consultant at Deloitte, 2000-2005 Trading Assistant at Handelsbanken Capital Markets. She is executive in Residence at Atomico and Board member of Kindred Group.

Birgitta Klasen

Ms. Birgitta Klasen has been Independent Director of Avanza Bank Holding AB since April 29, 2014. She is Member of the Credit Committee. She was Member of the Board of Acando AB (2008-2016), IFS AB (2009-2016), Telelogic AB (2006-2008), Member of the Board of OMX AB (2005-2008), CIO at EADS (2004-2005), Member of the Board of Foreningssparbanken (2000-2005), CIO at Pharmacia & Upjohn (1996-2001), CIO at Telia (1995-1996), held various posts at IBM (1976-2004) including Deputy CEO at an outsourcing company wholly owned by IBM, Responsor AB. She is Senior IT Advisor, Member of the Board of Assa Abloy AB. She holds Master of Science in Engineering Physics from Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan i Stockholm, Bachelor of Science in Economics from Stockholms universitet and Master of Arts in Education from Stockholm Institute of Education. She has extensive IT experience and expertise. She spent 19 years as an executive at IBM, a member of a number of boards in the banking and IT industries, and experience as an IT consultant for corporate managements and boards.

Mattias Miksche

Mr. Mattias Miksche has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Avanza Bank Holding AB since 2008. He is Chairman of the Board of Glorious Games Group AB (formerly Stardoll AB) and Member of the Boards of Dustin Group AB, Euroflorist Intressenter AB and PriceRunner Group AB. He was Founder and CEO of Glorious Games Group from 2005 till 2016, Founder and CEO of Boxman AB (later Lovefilm Nordic) from 2003 until 2005. He was also Member of the Board of Sportamore AB (2003-2005), E*TRADE Sverige (2003-2005), CEO of E*TRADE Bank AG (2003-2003), CEO of E*TRADE Sverige (2000-2002) and Product Manager at E*TRADE Nordic (1998-2000). He holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm.

Jacqueline Winberg

Ms. Jacqueline Winberg has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Avanza Bank Holding AB since 2003. She also serves as Member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee. Ms. Winberg is CEO, Founder, Managing Partner and Board Member of Stanton Chase International AB. She was Partner at Ray & Berndtson (1996-2005), Consultant at Michael Berglund Executive Recruitment (1995-1996), served at Handelsbanken (1985-1990) and PK-banken (1984-1985). She holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm.

Sofia Svavar