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Betsson AB (BETSb.ST)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Patrick Svensk

51 2017 Chairman of the Board

Pontus Lindwall

52 2017 Acting Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kaaren Hilsen

45 2017 Chief Financial Officer

Jesper Svensson

2017 Chief Executive Officer of Subsidiary in Malta

Fredric Lunden

49 2017 Vice President Governance, Risk and Compliance

Abby Cosgrave

38 2017 Vice President Legal, General Counsel Betsson Malta

Pia Rosin

41 2016 Vice President Corporate Communication

Petra Zackrisson

44 2017 Vice President Corporate Development

Fredrik Carlsson

47 2017 Director

Jan Nord

62 2015 Independent Director

Kicki Wallje-Lund

64 2006 Independent Director

Martin Wattin

43 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Patrick Svensk

Mr. Patrick Svensk has been Chairman of the Board of Directors at Betsson AB since September 4, 2017. He has been Independent Member of the Company's Board since 2005. He is Member of the Company's Remuneration Committee. In addition to his duties at the Company, he is CEO of Svensk Media Group. He also serves as Member of the Board of Patos Konsult and Bright Group Nordic, as well as Chairman of Squid (Njuice AB). He has experience from various management positions in listed companies. His latest position was Chief Executive Officer and Group President for Zodiak Television. Previously he worked as Chief Executive Officer of Kanal5 and TV3 Sweden. Mr. Svensk holds a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Handelshogskolan i Stockholm (Stockholm School of Economics).

Pontus Lindwall

Mr. Pontus Lindwall has been Acting Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors at Betsson AB since September 4, 2017. He was Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company from March 1, 2016. Before that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company from July 21, 2015 until February 29, 2016. He also served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company until July 20, 2015. He has held this position since July 5, 2011. He is also Member of the Company's Nomination Committee. Previously, he was the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Group President from 1998 until 2011, as well as Member of the Company's Board of Directors from May 12, 2011. He has been employed by the Company since 1991. In addition to his current duties at the Company, he is Member of the Board of Directors at Net Entertainment NE AB (publ.), Nya Solporten Fastighets AB, Mostphotos AB, as well as several companies within the Betsson Group. He has many years of experience from the gaming industry, both as regards offline and online gaming, as Founder of Net Entertainment, and as Group President and CEO of Cherryforetagen, among others. He holds a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan - KTH.

Kaaren Hilsen

Ms. Kaaren Hilsen has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Betsson AB, effective as of October 1, 2017. She joins the Company from the position of CFO of Telenor Sweden, a position she has held for four years. Prior to that, she held the positions as CFO and later CEO of Telenor in Montenegro. She has also worked in Telenor’s Asian business for five years, amongst other things with investor relations for the Thai business dtac. She holds a degree in Modern European Studies from Nottingham Trent University.

Jesper Svensson

Fredric Lunden

Mr. Fredric Lunden has been appointed Vice President Governance, Risk and Compliance at Betsson AB, effective as of September 1, 2017. He holds an MSc Laws (LLM) from University of Stockholm and is an Associate Judge at Svea Court of Appeal.

Abby Cosgrave

Ms. Abby Rachel Cosgrave has been Vice President Legal at Betsson AB and General Counsel Betsson Malta at the Company since April 10, 2017. She has been Acting General Counsel as of September 2016. Abby has been with the Betsson Group since 2014. She is Board Member of BOS, Branschforeningen for Onlinespel. Previously, she was Company Lawyer at NBC Universal Networks International and JD Sports Fashion PLC. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Law & Politics and an LL.M in International Legal Practice.

Pia Rosin

Ms. Pia Rosin has been appointed Vice President Corporate Communication of Betsson AB effective as of June 20, 2016. She was previously Investor Relations Manager at Saab Defence and Security and has vast experience in corporate communications. She is Board Member of THQ Nordic AB. She holds Master’s degree in Economics from Lunds universitet.

Petra Zackrisson

Fredrik Carlsson

Mr. Fredrik Carlsson has been Director of Betsson AB since August 7, 2017. He has long experience from senior positions in international and Swedish companies, including Head of Research at SEB, Head of Equites at Andra AP-fonden, VP for European Telecom, Media and Entertainment Groups at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London and industry specialist in telecom and technology at HSBC Investment Bank in London. Since 2013, Fredrik has been CEO of Sonerna Carlsson Family Office AB, which operates an active management of a family-owned investment portfolio also including properties. Fredrik Carlsson is Chairman of Sten A. Olsson’s Pension Foundation, Svolder AB and Solid Insurance Company, and Board member of Resurs Holding AB and Novobis AB. Fredrik Carlsson is a Bachelor of Economics at Gothenburg School of Economics and also holds a MBA from Nijenrode University in the Netherlands.

Jan Nord

Mr. Jan Nord has been Independent Director at Betsson AB since June 1, 2015. He is Member of the Remuneration Committee. He is also Board Member of Svenska Brasserier AB. He was previously Creative Director with focus on brand strategy. He has many years international experience with the overall creative responsibility at H&M and Esprit during the last fifteen years. Before that he ran the advertising agency Nord & Co. Jan graduated from Stockholm University.

Kicki Wallje-Lund

Ms. Kicki Wallje-Lund has been Independent Member of the Board of Directors at Betsson AB since 2006. She is Member of the Company's Remuneration and Audit Committees. In addition, she is Chief Executive Officer of Wellnet AB. She also holds the position of Board Member at Wellnet AB and C-RAD AB as well as Chairman of THQ Nordic AB. She has experience from business development from different international companies, in which she primarily worked within the bank and finance areas. She has held senior positions within NCR, Digital Equipment, AT&T, Philips, ICL and Unisys.

Martin Wattin

Mr. Martin Wattin has been Independent Director at Betsson AB since June 1, 2015. He is Member of the Audit Committee. He is CEO of Inbox Capital AB, Chairman of the Board of Rabble Communication, Board member of Smart Payments Nordic AB and Acast. He has many years of experience from online business as entrepreneur and investor. He also has a history as Board member of Cherry AB. Martin founded the IT company Contur Software AB, which was acquired by Accelrys Inc in 2011 and has since then worked with his own investments. Martin has a Master of Finance from the University of Colorado.

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