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Board of directors

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Hélène Barnekow

Chair of the Board since 2024

Born
1963

Education/Background
MSc, International Business from Lund University. Former CEO for Microsoft Sverige and Telia Sverige.

Other significant board assignments
Chairman of the board in Mindler AB, board member in Handelsbanken AB and GN Store Nord AS.

Independent in relation to the company and management
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders
Yes

Holdings in the company

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Jonas Tellander

Founder of Storytel, CEO 2005-2022 and board member since 2005

Born
1970

Education/background
Jonas is the founder and former 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.

Other significant board assignments

Independent in relation to the company and management
No

Independent in relation to major shareholders
No

Holdings in the company
4,650,000 class B shares

Employee stock options
17,847

Warrants
62,500

Member Audit Committee

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Ulrika Danielsson

Board member since 2024

Born
1972

Education/Background

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Gothenburg. Former CFO in Atrium Ljungberg AB and Castellum AB.

Other significant board assignments
Board member in Nyfosa AB, Pandox AB and Infranord AB.

Independent in relation to the company and management
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders
Yes

Holdings in the company

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Alexander Lindholm

Board member since 2023

Born
1969

Education/Background
BBA from Lander University, USA and held a number of other positions within the media business.

Other significant assignments
CEO of Otava Group. Chairman of the board of Kirjanvälitys Oy, Suomalainen Kirjakauppa Oy, Otavamedia, Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava and member of the board of Alma Media.

Independent in relation to the company and management
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders
Yes

Holdings in the company
Alexander Lindholm does not hold any shares in Storytel. Alexander is the CEO of Otava Ltd that holds 3,445,071 B-shares in Storytel.

Warrants

Call options

Member Remuneration Committee

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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 at 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
No

Holdings in the company

Warrants

Call options

Chair Remuneration Committee

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Jonas Sjögren

Board member since 2023

Born
1966

Education/Background
MSc in Electrical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, MBA from INSEAD and licensed physician from Sahlgrenska Academy.

Other significant board assignments
Board Member at Vakona AB and Markov Capital AB. Chairman of the Board at Exceca Allocation AB and Alsteron AB. Jonas Sjögren was a Board member of Storytel between 2008 – 2022.

Independent in relation to the company and management
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders
Yes

Holdings in the company
Jonas holds 285,490 class B shares in Storytel privately. Jonas is also co-owner of Roxette Photo SA that holds 7,197,244 class B shares in Storytel.

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Erik Tidén

Board member since 2024

Born
1957

Education/background
MSc and PhD in Computer Science from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and Master of Business Administration from Mannheim Business School and ESSEC. Previous leading positions within technology and software development at SAP, Microsoft and Unit4. Currently technology and business advisor to SaaS companies and other leading private equity companies.

Other significant board assignments
Scrive.

Independent in relation to the company and management
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders
Yes

Holdings in the company

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Filippa Wallestam

Board member since 2024

Born
1983

Education/Background
MSc in Economics and Business Administration from Stockholm School of Economics. Previous international experience form Boston Consulting Group in London and New York and leading roles within Viaplay Group

Other significant board assignments
Daily Mail General Trust.

Independent in relation to the company and management
Yes

Independent in relation to major shareholders
Yes

Holdings in the company