The Board of Directors

DDM Holding AG

KENT HANSSON Board member since 2007*, Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2013, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Investment Committee

Born: 1966
Nationality: Swedish
Education: MBA, Copenhagen Business School
Other assignments: Member of the board of directors of Ulixxes Group AB, MAFI Aktiebolag and Nordiska kreditmarknadsaktiebolaget (publ)
Previous assignments (last five years): Chairman of the boards of directors of Shareflake AB and Nick Söderblom AB
Dependence: Dependent in relation to the company and its principal owners as a major shareholder
Shareholding (own and related party holdings) on 31 December 2016: 2,295,924 shares, of which 225,000 via a wholly-owned company

TORGNY HELLSTRÖM Board member since 2014, member of the Remuneration Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee

Born: 1958
Nationality: Swedish
Education: LL.M., Stockholm University. IBM Executive Education with Thunderbird (University of Phoenix). Swedish Army War Academy
Other assignments: Chairman of the board of directors of Precise Biometrics AB, Chairman of the board of directors of MagComp AB, board member of True Heading AB and board member of Ruddex International AB (wholly owned by Torgny Hellström)
Previous assignments (last five years): None
Dependence: Independent in relation to the company and its principal owners
Shareholding (own and related party holdings) on 31 December 2016: 0 shares

DOVILÄ– BURGIENÄ– Board member since 2016 and member of the Audit Committee

Born: 1977
Nationality: Lithuanian
Education: Executive MBA, Baltic Management Institute. LL.M. in European Law, Stockholm University. Master of Laws degree, Vilnius University.
Other assignments: Partner and Head of the Corporate and M&A practice group at Ellex Valiunas and officer of the International Bar Association (IBA) Corporate and M&A committee. Member of the boards of directors of VB Investicijos, J Investicijos, the Lithuanian Financial Markets Institute and the Lithuanian Business Confederation (ICC Lithuania)
Previous assignments (last five years): Member of the Advisory Board of the Law Firm Management Committee, IBA and Co-Chair of the European Forum, IBA. Member of the Sunset Commission at the Government of Lithuania and member of the European Corporate Governance Institute
Dependence: Independent in relation to the company and its principal owners
Shareholding (own and related party holdings) on 31 December 2016: 0 shares

MANUEL VOGEL Board member since 2008* and member of the Audit Committee

Born: 1969
Nationality: Swiss
Education: Master degree in economics, University of St Gallen. Ph.D. in international VAT-Law and a Dr. oec., University of St Gallen. Certified tax expert. CAS FH in company succession.
Other assignments: Board member of Drake Enterprises AG (chairman), Goebel Capital GmbH, The Verification Company AG and Xantis Pharma AG and CEO of a&o accta ortag AG. Board member of several other Swiss companies
Previous assignments (last five years): Previously CFO of DDM and board member of BB Treuhand AG. Previously a board member of several other Swiss companies
Dependence: Dependent in relation to the company and its principal owners as a major shareholder
Shareholding (own and related party holdings) on 31 December 2016: 1,705,490 shares

FREDRIK WAKER Board member since 2013 and Chairman of the Audit Committee

Born: 1966
Nationality: Swedish
Education: M.Sc. in Business and Economics, Stockholm University
Other assignments: Owner, deputy CEO and chairman of the board of directors of Wakers Consulting AB, and CEO and board member of Wakers Affärsrådgivning AB. Chairman of Wakers Holding AB, and board member of Srf konsulterna AB, Rekaw Konsult AB, Frewako Waker Löttiger Aktiebolag, Fredrik Waker AB, PARTOR AB, P2 Energi AB, P2 Projektpartner AB and deputy board member of Nybroviken Development AB and limited partner of EXPLICIT företagsplanering Kommanditbolag
Previous assignments (last five years): CEO of Wakers Holding AB, and member of the boards of directors of Lekit AB, Nick Söderblom AB, Wakers Partnership AB and deputy board member of Maskin Lindell Aktiebolag
Dependence: Independent in relation to the company and its principal owners
Shareholding (own and related party holdings) on 31 December 2016: 0 shares

 

* Member of the Board of Directors in the DDM group’s parent company