Board of Directors

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Marie Ehrling

Born 1955. Chair of the Board. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. Ms. Ehrling was President of TeliaSonera’s Swedish operations between 2002 and 2006. During 1982–2002, she worked for SAS Group, holding various executive positions including Deputy CEO and Head of SAS Airlines. Ms. Ehrling is Vice-Chair of Nordea Bank AB and serves as board member of Securitas AB and Axel Johnson AB. She is elected member of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). Marie Ehrling holds a BSc in Business and Economics and an Honorary Doctorate.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 20,000

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Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo

Born 1953. Vice-Chair of the Board. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2012. Mr. Kallasvuo was CEO and board member of Nokia Oyj from 2006 to 2010. Previously, he held various executive positions at Nokia, including the positions of COO, CFO, Head of Mobile Phones Division and Head of Nokia Americas. Mr Kallasvuo is today Chair of the Peli-integrointiyhtiö FRV Oy, Chair of the Zenterio AB and Vice-Chair of SRV Group Plc., and he is also a board member of Aperios Partners Ltd, Cleantech Industries Global N.V., Entrada Oy, Limestone Platform AS and Foundation for Economic Education. Mr. Kallasvuo holds a Master of Law and an Honorary Doctorate.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 35,896

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Mats Jansson

Born 1951. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. Mr. Jansson was CEO of SAS AB between 2007 and 2010 and prior to that worked as CEO of Axel Johnson AB 2005 – 2006 and served as Chair of the Board and CEO of Axfood AB 2000 – 2005. Currently Mats Jansson is Chair of the Board of Delhaize Group and senior advisor of JP Morgan and Prime, respectively. Mr. Jansson has studied economical history, geography and sociology.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 4,500

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Mikko Kosonen

Born 1957. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. Mr. Kosonen is since 2008 the president of the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra. Prior to that, he held several leading positions at Nokia between 1984 and 2007, where his final role was that of Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Infrastructure. He is a member of the board of Technology Academy Finland, Foundation for Economic Education and Aalto University Board. Mr. Kosonen holds a doctorate degree in Economics / International business.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 2,000

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Nina Linander

Born 1959. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. Ms. Linander is former partner at Stanton Chase International between 2006 and 2012 and prior to that SVP and Head of Treasury at Electrolux AB 2001–2005. Nina Linander is currently a board member of AB Industrivärden, Skanska AB, Castellum AB, Specialfastigheter Sverige AB, Awa Holding AB and OneMed Holding AB. Ms. Linander holds a BSc degree in Economics and a MBA (IMD) degree.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 5,700

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Martin Lorentzon

Born 1969. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. Mr Lorentzon is founder and Chair of the Board of Spotify AB. He was also founder of TradeDoubler AB where he also served as a board member. Mr Lorentzon holds a Master of Science Engineering.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 1,100,000

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Per-Arne Sandström

Born 1947. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2010. Per-Arne Sandström has been deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer of Telefonaktiebolaget L.M. Ericsson and has held a number of managerial positions in the Ericsson Group. He is a member of the board of SAAB AB. Per-Arne Sandström studied engineering.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 400

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Kersti Strandqvist

Born 1963. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. Ms. Strandqvist is Head of Corporate Sustainability since 2010 and a member of the Group Management of SCA AB. Prior to that she served in several managerial positions including R&D and as business area director within the SCA Group 1997–2010. Ms. Strandqvist holds a Master of Science Chemical Engineering and Licentiate of Technology.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 4,280

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Agneta Ahlström

Born 1960. Employee representative, appointed by the trade union to the Board of Directors in 2007. She is Chair of the Swedish Union for white-collar workers in the private labour market, Telecommunications section (Unionen-Tele). Previously, she was the Chair of the section of SIF-TELE at TeliaSonera International Carrier.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 200

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Stefan Carlsson

Born 1956. Employee representative, appointed by the trade union to the Board of Directors in November 2009. He is deputy Chair of the Swedish Union for white-collar workers in the private labour market, Telecommunications section (Unionen-Tele) and member of the board of Unionen. Previously, he was second deputy Chair of SIF and Unionen.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 650

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Peter Wiklund

Born 1968. Employee representative, appointed by the trade union to the Board of Directors in 2014. In addition, Mr. Wiklund is the Chair of the Union of Service and Communication Employees within TeliaSonera, SEKO klubb TeliaSonera.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 0

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Eva-Marie Penttilä

Born 1977. Finnish employee representative without voting rights, appointed by Trade Union Pro.

Shares in TeliaSonera: 02

 

Deputy employee representatives

Hans Gustavsson (born 1954), SEKO klubb TeliaSonera. Shares in TeliaSonera: 1102

Marianne Johansson (born 1957), Unionen-Tele. Shares in TeliaSonera: 1,5002

Arja Kovin (born 1964), Unionen-Tele. Shares in TeliaSonera: 02

 

Remuneration during 2015, attendance and number of shares

     

Meeting attendance

   

Name

Elected
year

Position

Board

Remuneration
Committee

Audit
Committee

Sustainability
& Ethics
Committee

Total remuneration
(SEK thousand)1

Shares in
TeliaSonera2

Marie Ehrling

2013

Chair of the 
Board and
Chair of the 
Remuneration
Committee

16/16

5/5

7/7

5/5

1,731

20,000

Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo

2012

Vice-Chair of 
the Board

16/16

5/5

   

795

35,896

Mats Jansson

2013

Director

12/16

4/5

   

559

4,500

Mikko Kosonen

2013

Director and 
Chair of the
Sustainability and
Ethics Committee

16/16

   

5/5

664

2,000

Nina Linander

2013

Director and
Chair of the
Audit Committee

16/16

 

7/7

 

664

5,700

Martin Lorentzon

2013

Director

13/16

 

7/7

5/5

714

1,100,000

Per-Arne Sandström

2010

Director

16/16

 

7/7

 

614

400

Kersti Strandqvist

2013

Director

16/16

   

5/5

614

4,280

Agneta Ahlström

2007

Employee
representative

15/16

     

200

Stefan Carlsson

2009

Employee
representative

14/16

     

650

Peter Wiklund

2014

Employee
representative

16/16

     

0

All Board members elected by the Shareholders' General Meeting are considered to be independent in relation to the company, to the administration of the company and to major shareholders.

1 See also Note C31 to the consolidated financial statements.

2 Shares in TeliaSonera include shareholdings by spouse and/or affiliated persons when appropriate. Mr. Lorentzon's shares are held through companies.
Holdings as of the date of this Annual and Sustainability Report. The information is regularly updated at www.teliasonera.com/Insiders.

 

 

 

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