Nomination Committee’s proposal for the Board of Directors ahead of the Annual General Meeting of Starbreeze AB

STOCKHOLM (12 January 2018) - The Nomination Committee of Starbreeze AB has decided to propose to the Annual General Meeting 2018 that the Board be composed of seven ordinary members without alternates. The Nomination Committee proposes re-election of directors Ulrika Hagdahl, Michael Hjorth, Bo Andersson Klint, Harold Kim and Matias Myllyrinne, and election of Kristofer Arwin and Åsa Wirén. Michael Hjorth is proposed for re-election as Chairman. Director Eva Redhe has declined re-election.

Kristofer Arwin, BSc in Business Administration and Economics, is Chairman and co-founder of TestFreaks, where he earlier served as CEO. He is the founder of Pricerunner, where he also served as CEO. Kristofer Arwin is a director and audit committee member of Kindred Group Plc (formerly Unibet Plc) and Addnode Group, as well as a director of Alertsec AB.

Åsa Wirén, Master’s in Business Administration and Economics, is presently active as Senior Advisor at Bonnier and was formerly CFO of Skistar. She has been an authorised public accountant and partner at KPMG, with experience from listed companies and companies with international operations in sectors such as media/entertainment, e-commerce and consultancy/software. Åsa Wirén is a director and chair of the audit committee of Actic Group and director of N Å Future AB and Fjällförsäkringar AB.

The Nomination Committee’s other proposals for the Annual General Meeting of Starbreeze AB, that will take place on Wednesday, May 9 this year, will be stated in the notice to the Meeting.

The Nomination Committee of Starbreeze AB is composed of: Åsa Nisell, Swedbank Robur Fonder; Olof Jonasson, Första AP-fonden; and Michael Hjorth, Indian Nation AB and Chairman of Starbreeze AB.

For more information, please contact:
Åsa Nisell, Nomination Committee Chair
Tel: +46(0)8-585 922 12

Ann Charlotte Svensson, Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email:

This information is such that Starbreeze AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 09.00 CET on 12 January 2018.

About Starbreeze

Starbreeze is a global game company whose vision is to be a leading provider in the entertainment industry by creating world-class experiences. Starbreeze was founded in 1998 and has since evolved into a well-established developer and publisher of PC and console games and VR products aimed at the global market. With studios in Stockholm, Paris, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Brussels and India, Starbreeze develops high-quality entertainment products based on proprietary and third-party rights, both in-house and in partnership with external game developers. Operations are organized in three business areas: Starbreeze Games, Publishing and VR Tech & OperationsStarbreeze shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm under the tickers STAR A and STAR B with the ISIN-codes SE0007158928 (A share) and SE0005992831 (B share). For more information, please visit

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Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products. With studios in Stockholm, Paris, Los Angeles, Barcelona and Brussels, the company creates games and other virtual reality entertainment products, based on proprietary design and licensed content. Starbreeze most recent games include PAYDAY 2®, John Wick VR shooter and upcoming survival co-op FPS OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead. Under its publishing initiative, Starbreeze has together with Canadian studio Behaviour Digital successfully launched horror thriller Dead by Daylight. Starbreeze has set out to develop truly immersive virtual reality (VR) experiences by integrating software and hardware in its StarVR® head mounted display, produced together with Acer. Together with wholly owned subsidiary Enterspace, Starbreeze further solidifies its presence in location based entertainment. StarVR can additionally be found at IMAX VR Centres in Los Angeles and New York. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Starbreeze shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the tickers STAR A and STAR B with the ISIN-codes SE0007158928 (A share) and SE0005992831 (B share). Remium Nordic is the company's Certified Adviser. More information:,,


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