Board of Directors

Kathryn Moore Baker

Board member since 2015 and Chairwoman of the Board of Directors since 2016.


Born:
1964

Education: Bachelor of Economics, Wellesley College. M.B.A., the Amos Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.

Other assignments: Chairwoman of the Board of Navamedic ASA. Board member of Norges Bank (the Central Bank of Norway), Akastor ASA, Sevan Marine ASA, DOF ASA and the American Chamber of Commerce in Norway. Member of European Advisory Board of the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.

Work experience: Chairwoman of Agasti ASA, Kuddle AS and TheMOON AS. Board member of Bertel O. Steen Invest, Data Respons ASA and StormGeo AS. Partner of Reiten & Co AS, McKinsey & Company and Morgan Stanley.

Own and closely associated holdings: 99,775 shares (through Lakeside AS).

Independence: Independent of the Company, its senior management and the Company’s major shareholders.

Henrik Persson Ekdahl

Board member since 2015.


Born:
1980

Education: B.A. in Business Administration, University of Wisconsin and B.A. in Business Administration, Hull Business School at Lincoln University. M.B.A., Gothenburg School of Economics.

Other assignments: Partner of Optimizer Invest Ltd. Board member of True Value Ltd, True Value International Ltd, Catena Invest, Valeo Invest Ltd and Gaming Innovation Group Ltd.

Work experience: Chairman of Betit Holding Ltd including group companies. Board member of Optimizer Invest Ltd. Board member and CEO of Betsson Group Ltd including group companies. Board member and CEO of Betsafe (Safepay Malta Ltd) including group companies. Board member of Okobay Ltd.

Own and closely associated holdings: 7,274,412 shares (through Optimizer Invest Ltd).

Independence: Independent of the Company and its senior management, but not independent of the Company’s major shareholders.

Andre Lavold

Board member since 2015.


Born:
1980

Education: Tromsdalen upper secondary school.

Other assignments: Partner of Optimizer Invest Ltd. Board member of Agito Holding AS, Lavon AS, Supero Holdings Limited, Valeo Invest Ltd and Optimus Invest Ltd. Board member of Gaming Innovation Group including group companies, Higher Holding Ltd and Sequra SA.

Work experience: Business development director of Betsson Group Ltd. Founder, board member and Chief Strategy Officer of Betsafe (Safepay Malta Ltd). Co-Founder and Chief of Production of Nordicbet (Nordic Gaming Group).

Own and closely associated holdings: 7,274,412 shares (through Optimizer Invest Ltd).

Independence: Independent of the Company and its senior management, but not independent of the Company’s major shareholders.

Mats Alders

Board member since 2015.


Born:
1958

Education: M.B.A., Stockholm University, Advanced certificate in Business Administration, IHM Business School.

Other assignments: Chariman and CEO of Anagram Produktion AB. Chairman of Anagram Sverige AB, Anagram Pocket AB, Anagram Live AB, Anagram Rights AB and Goodbye Kansas Holding AB. Board member of Hantera i Stockholm AB. CEO of Alders Film & TV AB.

Work experience: Chairman of Starbreeze AB, Starbreeze Production AB, Starbreeze Studios AB, Starbreeze Publishing AB, Mobivending AB, Mobile Payment Solutions, Stockholm AB, Netadmin System i Sverige AB and Bambora On Mobile AB. Board member and CEO of Dandy Invest AB.

Own and closely associated holdings: 94,775 shares.

Independence: Independent of the Company, its senior management and the Company’s major shareholders.

Mathias Hermansson

Board member since 2016.


Born:
1972

Education: Business Administration, Gothenburg School of Economics and University of Edinburgh.

Other assignments: CFO of Veoneer Inc. Board member of Tempest Security AB. CEO of NC Management AB. 

Work experience: CFO of Modern Times Group MTG AB. Board member of CTC Media Inc. Chairman of Viaplay AB, MTG Sport AB, MTG TV AB, Nice Entertainment AB and MTG Radio AB. Board member of Turtle Entertainment GmbH, Splay AB and MTG eSports Holding AB.

Own and closely associated holdings: 15,500 shares and 91,275 warrants. 

Independence: Independent of the Company, its senior management and the Company’s major shareholders.

Cecilia Qvist

Board member since 2018.


Born:
1972

Education: M.B.A., University of Edinburgh.

Other assignments: Global Head of Markets at Spotify. Member of Advisory board for Webrock Ventures.

Work experience: Former Global Head of Business Development at Nasdaq OMX (Stockholm), Global Head of Retail at Swedbank and Head of Business Development (Eastern Europe/Central Asia) at Ericsson.

Own and closely associated holdings:

Independence: Independent of the Company, its senior management and the Company’s major shareholders.

Øystein Engebretsen

Board member since 25 September 2018.


Born:
 1980

Education: Master of Science in Business and Major in Finance at BI Norwegian School of Management in Oslo.

Other assignments: Investment Manager at Investment AB Öresund. Board member of INSR Insurance Group ASA, Scandi Standard AB and Projektengagemang Sweden AB.

Work experience: Board member of Investment AB Öresund. Corporate Finance at HQ AB.

Own and closely associated holdings: 20,700 (17 500 through closely associated holdings).

Independence: Independent of the Company and its senior management, but not independent of the Company’s major shareholders.