Board of Directors

Stefan Blom
Stefan Blom
Chair of the Board since 2021. 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 58,910 class B shares in the Company.

Warrants:
35,000

Call options:
465,000

Helen Fasth Gillstedt
Helen Fasth Gillstedt
Board member since 2019. Chair of the Audit Committee.

Born:
1962

Education/background:
MSc in International Business and Finance & Control from the Stockholm School of Economics. Studies in Sustainable Societal Development, at Stockholm Resilience Center/Stockholm University. She was previously a board member of amongst others Humana AB, AcadeMedia AB, Lindorf AS, NAI Svefa AB, Intrum AB, Swedesurvey AB, Precise Biometrics AB and Technology Nexus AB. She has also been Vice President in differ­ent areas, in the SAS Group and within the Statoil Group A/S.

Independent in relation to the company and management:
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders:
Yes

Other significant board assignments:
Member of the board and chair of the audit committee in Munters AB and Powercell AB. Member of the board and member of the remuneration committee in Handelsbanken Fonder AB and their representative in several nomination committees. Member of the board in Viva Wine Group AB.

Holdings in the company:
Helen holds 3,000 class B shares in the Company.

Warrants:
10,000

Call options:
10,000

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. Malin brings over 20 years’ experience from international leadership roles focused on strategic transformation and global scaling, as well as investments within subscription based businesses and B2B SaaS. Main positions are Partner at the European venture capital firm Target Global in London, Executive Team member at Tele2 with roles such as CEO Tele2 Netherlands and MD Central Europe. Her earlier career experience spans corporate strategy/M&A with Vodafone and management consulting with Marakon, both in London. Malin is also an investor and advisor in scale ups, particularly within Tech­nology and B2B SaaS. 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.

Warrants:
25,000

Call options:
10,000

Joakim Rubin
Joakim Rubin
Board member since 2021.

Born:
1960

Education/Background:
Master of Engineering, Institute of Technology, Linkoping University. Has previously worked as Partner Zeres Capital, Senior Partner CapMan and Head of Corporate Finance and Dept for Handelsbanken Capital Markets.

Other significant assignments:
Partner EQT Public Value. Board member of AFRY AB.

Independent in relation to the company and management:
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders:
Yes

Rustan Panday
Rustan Panday
Board member since 2021. Chair of the Board 2015-2021; elected as a Board member of 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

Other significant board assignments:
Chair of the board Never Eat Alone Invest II. Board member Never Eat Alone Invest I. Board member Brf Harpan 38. Advisory Board UNHCR Sverige. Board member in Norstedts Förlagsgrupp AB.

Holdings in the company:
Rustan holds 2,027,908 class B shares in the Company

Warrants:

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

Other significant board assignments:
Chair of the board in Exceca Allocation AB, and Alsteron. Board member in Alligator Bioscience AB and Deputy Board member in Delibr AB.

Holdings in the company:
Jonas owns 16,6% of Roxette Photo NV that in turn holds 8,773,384 class B shares in Storytel, and 128,143 class B shares that are owned privately, partly through a capital insurance and partly through a pension plan.

Warrants:

Richard Stern
Richard Stern
Board member since 2021.

Born:
1977

Education/background:
Richard has a degree from Bard College. He has held leading positions in fast-growing digital media companies such as Amazon Studios, Sony Playstation and Audible, where he served as the Chief Product Officer. He is currently the CEO of TuneIn, one of the world’s leading platforms for live audio with over 80m listeners globally.

Independent in relation to the company and management:
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders:
Yes

Other significant board assignments:

Holdings in the company:
Richard holds 7,000 class B shares in the Company.

Warrants:

Call options:

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, interim Chief Development Officer from August 2021.

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 4,900,000 class B shares in the Company.

Employee stock options:
17,847

Warrants:
62,500