Board of Directors

Rustan Panday
Rustan Panday
Chair of the board since 2015 and was elected board member in Storytel Sweden AB in 2011

Born: 1969
Education/background: Rustan Panday has a broad experience and has worked within the media sector for more than 20 years. He is an entrepreneur and founder of Mediaplanet AB, a media company with operations in 18 countries.
Independent in relation to the company and management: No
Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes
Holdings in the company: Rustan holds 2,227,908 class B shares in the Company
Other significant board assignments
: Chair of the board in Four potentials AB and GOTOPOTENTIALS AB. Board member in Norstedts Förlagsgrupp AB

Stefan Blom
Stefan Blom
Board member since 2020

Born: 1972
Education/Background: Stefan has an education from the Royal Institute of Technology. He has 20 years worth of global experience, notably as it relates to scaling and transformational changes to strategy and business models, from the various executive positions in the entertainment and tech industries. Stefan comes with background as Spotify’s Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Content Officer and prior to that he held multiple international positions at EMI Group and Hutchison Telecom/3. In addition to the above, Stefan is an active investor, advisor and board member in the cross lands of technology, media and internet.
Independent in relation to the company and management: Yes
Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes
Holdings in the company: Stefan holds no shares in the Company.

Helen Fasth Gillstedt
Helen Fasth Gillstedt
Board member since 2019

Born: 1962
Education/Background: MSc in International Business and Finance & Control from the Stockholm School of Economics. She was previously a board member of amongst others AcadeMedia AB, Lindorff A/S, NAI Svefa AB, Sjölunda Gård Eko AB, Intrum Justitia AB, Swedesurvey AB and Humana AB. She has also been Vice President in different areas in the SAS Group and has had other management positions within the Statoil Group A/S.
Independent in relation to the company and management:Yes
Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes
Holdings in the company: Helen holds 1,000 class B shares in the Company.
Other significant board assignments: Member of the board and chair of the audit committee in PowerCell AB, Munters AB and Samhall AB. Member of the board and member of the remuneration committee in Handelsbanken Fonder AB.

Malin Holmberg
Malin Holmberg
Board member since 2020

Born: 1971
Education/Background: MBA from INSEAD and MSc in Economics and International Business from Stockholm School of Economics. She has a background within international management as well as investment with focus on subscription based businesses and B2B SaaS. Main positions are Partner at the European VC firm Target Global in London, Executive Team member at Tele2 with roles such as CEO Tele2 Netherlands and MD Central Europe. She has also worked within corporate strategy/M&A at Vodafone and as a management consultant at Marakon Associates, both in London. She was previously a board member of amongst others Ramirent plc.
Independent in relation to the company and management: Yes
Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes
Holdings in the company: Malin holds 1,200 class B shares in the Company.

Nils Janse
Nils Janse
Board member since 2015 and was elected board member in Storytel Sweden AB in 2013

Born: 1981
Education/background: MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Nils has experience from working as an Engagement Manager at the consulting firm McKinsey & Company. He is the CEO and founder of Delibr.
Independent in relation to the company and management: Yes
Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes
Holdings in the company: Nils holds 41,374 class B shares in the Company
Other significant board assignments: Chair of the board in Delibr AB

Jonas Sjögren
Jonas Sjögren
Board member since 2015 and was elected board member in Storytel Sweden AB in 2008

Born: 1966
Education/background: MSc in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology and an MBA from INSEAD. He has worked in various positions, such as manager for a product management department, within Ericsson AB from 1991 to 2003 and as Head of Investments in Exceca since 2004.
Independent in relation to the company and management: Yes
Independent in relation to major shareholders: No
Holdings in the company: Jonas holds 9,362,423 class B shares through the associated company Roxette Photo NV, and 12,893 class B shares that are owned privately, partly through a capital insurance and partly through a pension plan.
Other significant board assignments: Chair of the board in Exceca Allocation AB and Alsteron. Board member in Alligator Bioscience AB, Oblique Therapeutics AB and CMC SPV of 3 April 2017 AB.

Jonas Tellander
Jonas Tellander
Founder of Storytel, board member and CEO since 2015 and has been a board member since 2006 and CEO since 2005 in Storytel Sweden AB

Born: 1970
Education/background: Jonas is the founder and CEO of Storytel. He holds a MSc in Chemical Engineering from Lund University and an MBA from INSEAD. He has previously worked as Head of global licensing at Roche.
Independent in relation to the company and management: No
Independent in relation to major shareholders: Yes
Holdings in the company: Jonas holds 5,000,000 class B shares in the Company