The Nomination Committee’s proposal to TeliaSonera’s AGM 2016
The Nomination Committee today presents the proposal to TeliaSonera´s Annual General Meeting on April 12, 2016 regarding the election of members of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Board. The proposal will also be presented in the Annual General Meeting notice.
TeliaSonera´s Nomination Committee was established after a decision at the 2015 Annual General Meeting and consists of Daniel Kristiansson, Chair (Swedish state), Kari Järvinen (Solidium Oy), Johan Strandberg (SEB Fonder), Anders Oscarsson (AMF and AMF Fonder) and Marie Ehrling (Chair of the Board of Directors).
The Nomination Committee proposes the re-election of all members of the Board of Directors, except for Mats Jansson, Per-Arne Sandström and Kersti Strandqvist who have declined re-election. Furthermore, the Nomination Committee proposes the election of Susanna Campbell, Anna Settman and Olaf Swantee as new members. The Nomination Committee proposes the re-election of Marie Ehrling as Chair of the Board and of Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo as Vice-Chair of the Board.
Thus, the proposal is that Marie Ehrling, Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, Mikko Kosonen, Nina Linander and Martin Lorentzon be re-elected members of the Board of Directors until the end of the next Annual General Meeting and that Susanna Campbell, Anna Settman and Olaf Swantee be elected new members of the Board of Directors for the same period. Furthermore, the proposal is that Marie Ehrling be re-elected Chair of the Board and Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo Vice-Chair of the Board until the end of next Annual General Meeting.
Susanna Campbell was born in 1973. She is CEO of Ratos. Before that, she held positions at McKinsey and Alfred Berg Corporate Finance. Susanna Campbell has an MSc, Business and Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Anna Settman was born in 1970. She is founder, CEO and partner of the investment company The Springfield Project and has prior to that gained significant experience from the media sector, mainly from Aftonbladet where she served as CEO. Anna Settman is a Member of the Board of Directors of Nordnet Bank, Anticimex and Hyper Island. Anna Settman has studied marketing strategy and economics at the RMI Berghs School of communications and completed the IFL Executive Management Program at the Stockholm School of Economics.
Olaf Swantee was born in 1966. He is the CEO of the UK's leading mobile telecoms business, EE. He will leave the role following its imminent sale to BT. Prior to joining EE, Olaf held a number of Executive Board roles for Orange Group, as well as senior leadership roles within HP, Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation, across Europe and the United States. Born in the Netherlands, Olaf holds a BA in Economics and received his European MBA from ESCP in Paris.
All the proposed Board Members are considered independent in relation to the company and the Group Management. All the proposed Board Members are also independent to major shareholders of the Company.