Nomination committee’s proposal concerning board of Directors and Chair of Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ)

Ahead of the Annual General Meeting of Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ) on 20 March 2018, the Nomination Committee is hereby publishing its proposal regarding the Board Chair and other Board Members.

The Nominating Committee proposes:

  • that the Board consist of eight members
  • re-election of Sophia Bendz, Sven Hagströmer, Jonas Hagströmer, Birgitta Klasén, Mattias Miksche, Hans Toll and Jacqueline Winberg
  • election of new member Viktor Fritzén
  • that Sven Hagströmer is re-elected Chairman.

Viktor Fritzén is born in 1985 and has a M.Sc. in Finance and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics. Fritzén is CFO and member of the company management for Leo Vegas Group. Previous experience includes analyst at GP Bullhound and Goldman Sachs.

The Nomination Committee’s other proposals for the Annual General Meeting of Avanza Bank Holding AB will be stated in the notice convening the meeting that will be published on 12 February 2018.

The Nomination Committee for the 2018 Annual General Meeting is as follows:

Erik Törnberg, Chairman of the Nomination Committee, representing Creades AB. Sven Hagströmer, representing the Hagströmer family and companies. Magnus Dybeck, representing the Dybeck family and companies. Per Colleen, representing the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund. Together, the Nomination Committee represents about 28 percent of the votes in the company.

“This information is such that Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ) is obliged to disclose pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, on 9 February 2018 at 14:15 CET."

For more information, please contact:
Erik Törnberg, Chairman of the Nomination Committee, +46 (0)8-412 011 00

Avanza is a digital platform for savings and investments, founded in 1999. The Parent Company, Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Avanza’s customer promise is a better return on your savings than with any other bank or pension provider in Sweden – due to low fees. Services include saving in shares, funds, savings accounts and a strong pension offering. Avanza has over 700,000 customers with more than SEK 280 billion in total savings capital. This is equivalent to 3.6 per cent of the Swedish savings market. Avanza is largest in terms of number of transactions among Swedish banks on the Stockholm Stock Exchange including First North. During the last eight years Avanza has won SKI’s (Swedish Quality Index) award, “Year’s Most Satisfied Savings Customers”. For more information visit: investors.avanza.se/en

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Avanza is a digital platform for savings and investments, founded in 1999. The Parent Company, Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Avanza’s customer promise is a better return on your savings than with any other bank or pension providers in Sweden – due to low fees. Services include saving in shares, funds, savings accounts and a strong pension offering. Avanza has over 700,000 customers with more than SEK 270 billion in total savings capital. This is equivalent to 3.6 per cent of the Swedish savings market. Avanza is largest in terms of number of transactions among Swedish banks on the Stockholm Stock Exchange including First North. During the last eight years Avanza has won SKI’s (Swedish Quality Index) award, “Year’s Most Satisfied Savings Customers”. For more information visit: http://www.avanza.se/ir.