Board and management

The board of directors is the highest decision-making body after the general meeting, and is also the highest executive body. According to MAG Interactive’s articles of association, the board of directors shall consist of five to ten members appointed by the general meeting, without deputy members. MAG Interactive’s board of directors currently consists of six members appointed by the general meeting for the period until the end of the annual general meeting to be held in 2018 for the financial year 2017/2018.

Board of directors

Walter Masalin, Board Chairman 

Board member since 2013 and Chairman since 2014
Born 1982

Other assignments: Chairman of the board of directors of Evarasto Solutions Oy, a member of the board of directors of Biowink GmbH and Lifesum AB, as well as a partner at Nokia Growth Partners.
Previous assignments: Member of the board of directors of Cronvall Oy and Cron-Tek Oy for five years.
Education: Walter Masalin holds a M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Helsinki University of Technology and a M.Sc. in Economics from University of Helsinki, and he has also studied Economics and Psychology at Harvard University.

Daniel Hasselberg 

Board member since 2014 and CEO of MAG Interactive since 2013. Daniel Hasselberg was also Chairman between the years 2010 and 2013.
Born 1973

Other assignments: Daniel Hasselberg is also a member of the board of directors of MAG Games Limited, Mobile Access Group Sweden AB and NMO Invest AB.
Previous assignments: Deputy member of the board of directors of Gaming on the Tail AB.
Education: M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Uppsala University.

Kaj Nygren 

Board member since 2010 and the Chief Technology Officer of MAG Interactive since 2010.
Born 1970

Other assignments: Member of the board of directors of MAG Games Limited, MAG Interactive, Mobile Access Group Sweden AB, and Playful Days AB.
Education: Kaj Nygren holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Johan Persson 

Board member since 2010 and the Vice President of Products of MAG Interactive since 2010.
Born 1981

Other assignments: Johan Persson is also the chairman of the board of directors of Gumbler AB, as well as a member of the board of directors of MAG Interactive and Johan Persson Holding AB.
Education: Johan Persson has studied the master program of Computer Science at Uppsala University.

Teemu Huuhtanen

Teemu Huuhtanen is a member of the board of directors of MAG Interactive since 2013.
Born in 1971

Other assignments: Teemu Huuhtanen is also the CEO of Next Games Oyj, a member of the board of directors of Armada Interactive Oy, Pilke Helsinki Oy, Rabbit Films Oy, and Vaah Holdings Oy, as well as a deputy member of the board of directors of Dark May Oy and Helsinki GameWorks Oy.
Previous assignments: In the past five years, Teemu Huuhtanen has been, but is no longer, Vice President Mergers & Acquisitions for Rovio Entertainment Oyj, as well as Executive Vice President Marketing and Business Development for Sulake Corporation Oy.
Education: Teemu Huuhtanen holds a BBA from Preston University.

Michael Hjorth

Michael Hjorth is a member of the board of directors of MAG Interactive since 2017.
Born in 1963

Other assignments: Michael Hjorth is also chairman of the board of directors of Mäklarappen Sverige AB and Starbreeze AB, as well as a member of the board of directors of Ftrack AB, Indian Nation Aktiebolag, Starbreeze Production AB, Starbreeze Publishing AB, Starbreeze Studios AB, Starbreeze Ventures AB, and Starbreeze VR AB.
Previous assignments: In the past five years, Michael Hjorth has been, but is no longer, the chairman of the board of directors of Starbreeze Production AB, Starbreeze Publishing AB, and Starbreeze Studios AB, the chairman and a member of the board of directors of Tre Vänner Film AB, a member of the board of directors of Sensori AB (publ), SF Studios Production AB,
Starbreeze AB, and Tre Vänner Aktiebolag, as well as a deputy member of the board of directors of DigiStrat AB and Fifi Holding AB.

Education: Michael Hjorth holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts from Bard College, New York, USA.

Executive Management

Daniel Hasselberg

Chief Executive Officer of MAG Interactive since 2013
Born in 1973

Other assignments: Daniel Hasselberg is also a member of the board of directors of MAG Games Limited, MAG Interactive, Mobile Access Group Sweden AB and NMO Invest AB.
In the past five years, Daniel Hasselberg has been, but is no longer, a deputy member of the board of directors of Gaming on the Tail AB.
Education:  Daniel Hasselberg holds a M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Uppsala University.

Magnus Wiklander

Chief Financial Officer of MAG Interactive since 2017
Born in 1973

Other assigments: Magnus Wiklander is also a deputy member of the board of directors of Widespace Holding AB. In the past five years, Magnus Wiklander has been, but is no longer, a member of the board of directors of M Wiklander AB, as well as Chief Financial Officer of Widespace AB. 
Education: Magnus Wiklander holds a M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from Chalmers Institute of Technology, as well as a M.Sc. in Advanced Communication from Imperial College.

Kaj Nygren

Chief Technology Officer of MAG Interactive since 2010.
Born in 1970

Other assigments: Kaj Nygren is also a member of the board of directors of MAG Games Limited, MAG Interactive, Mobile Access Group Sweden AB, and Playful Days AB.
Education: Kaj Nygren holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).

Johan Persson

Vice President of Product of MAG Interactive since 2010
Born in 1981

Other assigments: Johan Persson is also the chairman of the board of directors of Gumbler AB, as well as a member of the board of directors of MAG Interactive and Johan Persson Holding AB.
Education: Johan Persson has studied the master program of Computer Science at Uppsala University.

David Amor

Head of studio in the UK of MAG Interactive since 2015.

Other assigments: David Amor is also a member of the board of directors of 126 Marine Parade (Brighton) Limited, Picnic Games Limited, Sabre Studios Limited, and Sentinel Studios Limited. In the past five years, David Amor has been, but is no longer, a member of the board of directors of Delinquent Interactive Limited (now MAG Games Limited), Futurlab Meta Limited, Hall Get Involved Limited, Innocent Interactive Limited, Relentless Software Limited and Relentless Studios Limited. 
Education: David Amor has studied mathematics, business and computer studies at Haywards Heath Sixth Form College.

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