Board of Directors

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 Airline. Ms. Ehrling is Chair of Securitas AB, Vice-Chair of Nordea Bank AB and Vice-Chair of Axel Johnson AB. She is selected member of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) and Chair Advisory Board Stockholm School of Economics. Ms. Ehrling holds a BSc in Business and Economics and an Honorary Doctorate.

Shares in Telia Company: 20,000

 

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 Veikkaus Oy, Chair of Zenterio AB and Vice-Chair of SRV Group Plc., and he is also a board member of 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 Telia Company: 35,896

 

Susanna Campbell

Born 1973. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2016. Susanna Campbell is former CEO of Ratos. Prior to that she held positions at McKinsey and Alfred Berg Corporate Finance. Ms. Campbell has an Master of Science of Business and Administration.

Shares in Telia Company: 10,000

 

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 Vice-Chair of Aalto University Board. Mr. Kosonen holds a doctorate degree in economics/International business.

Shares in Telia Company: 2,000

 

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, Awa Holding AB and OneMed AB. Ms. Linander holds a BSc degree in Economics and a MBA (IMD) degree.

Shares in Telia Company: 5,700

 

Martin Lorentzon

Born 1969. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2013. Mr. Lorentzon is founder and Vice-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 Telia Company: 1,100,000

 

Anna Settman

Born 1970. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2016. Anna Settman is founder of the investment company The Springfield Project and has prior to that gained significant experience from the media sector, mainly from Aftonbladet where she served as CEO. Anna Settman is a member of the board of Directors of Nordnet Bank AB and Anticimex AB. Ms. Settman studied marketing strategy and economics at the Berghs School of communications and completed the IFL Executive Management Program at the Stockholm School of Economics.

Shares in Telia Company: 0

 

Olaf Swantee

Born 1966. Elected to the Board of Directors in 2016. Mr. Swantee is CEO of Sunrise and previously he was the CEO of the UK's mobile telecoms business EE. Prior to joining EE, he held a number of Executive Board roles for Orange Group, as well as senior leadership roles within Hewlett Packard, Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation, across Europe and the United States. Mr. Swantee holds an European MBA.

Shares in Telia Company: 0

 

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).

Shares in Telia Company: 200

 

Stefan Carlsson

Born 1956. Employee repre-sentative, appointed by the trade union to the Board of Directors in 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 Telia Company: 650

 

Eva-Marie Penttilä

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

Shares in Telia Company: 0

 

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 Telia Company, SEKO klubb Telia.

Shares in Telia Company: 0

 

Deputy employee representatives
Hans Gustavsson (born 1954), SEKO klubb Telia Company. Shares in Telia Company: 1102
Marianne Johansson (born 1957), Unionen-Tele. Shares in Telia Company: 1,5002
Arja Kovin (born 1964), Unionen-Tele. Shares in Telia Company: 02

Remuneration during 2016, attendance and number of shares

     

Meeting attendance

   

Name

Elected
year

Position

Board

Remu-
neration 
Committee

Audit 
Committee

Sustaina-
bility & Ethics
Committee

Total remuneration

(SEK thousand)1

Shares in
Telia Company2

Marie Ehrling

2013

Chair of the Board and Chair of the Remuneration Committee

15/15

5/5

7/7

5/5

1,855

20,000

Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo

2012

Vice-Chair of the Board

15/15

5/5

   

817

35,896

Susanna Campbell

2016

Director

12/12

4/4

   

428

10,000

Mikko Kosonen

2013

Director and Chair of the Sustainability and Ethics Committee

15/15

   

5/5

633

2,000

Nina Linander

2013

Director and Chair of the Audit Committee

15/15

 

7/7

 

727

5,700

Martin Lorentzon

2013

Director

14/15

 

2/2

2/2

597

1,100,000

Anna Settman

2016

Director

12/12

   

3/3

428

0

Olaf Swantee

2016

Director

10/12

 

5/5

 

500

0

Agneta Ahlström

2007

Employee representative

14/15

     

-

200

Stefan Carlsson

2009

Employee representative

12/15

     

-

650

Peter Wiklund

2014

Employee representative

14/15

     

-

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 Telia Company 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.