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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

Birgitta Stymne Göransson, Board Chairman 

Board member since 2018 and Chairman since 2018
Born 1957

Other assignments: Chairman of the board for BCB Medical Oy, and board member in Alekta, Pandora A/S, Sportamore and Midsona.
Previous assignments: Birgitta Stymne Göransson has previously been, inter alia, CEO of Memira and Semantix, and has a background in consumer goods, med tech and IT/telecom.
Education: Birgitta Stymne Göransson holds a MSc in chemistry and biotechnology from KTH, and a MBA from Harvard Business School.
Shares: Birgitta Stymne Göransson owns 10 000 shares in MAG Interactive. Birgitta Stymne Göransson is independent to large shareholders and to the company and the executive management.

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.
Shares: Daniel Hasselberg owns 3 046 666st shares in the company
Daniel is neither independent to the large shareholders or to the company and the executive management team.

Andras Vajlok 

Andras Vajlok is a member of the board of directors of MAG Interactive since 2018.
Born in 1971

Other assignments: Chairman of the board for Small Giant Games Oy, and a board member of Like a Boss Games AB and United Spaces.
Previous assignments: Andras Vajlok has previously been, inter alia, CFO of Paradox Interactive.
Education: Andras Vajlok holds a MSc in Buisness and Economics from Handelshögskolan Göteborg.
Shares: Andras Vajlok owns 351 936 shares in MAG Interactive, privately and through other companies. Andras Vajlok is independent to large shareholders and to the company and the executive management.

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.
Shares: Teemu Huuhtanen does not own any shares or other financial instruments in the company
Teemu is independent to large shareholders and to the company and the executive management.

Taina Malén

Taina Malén is a member of the board of directors of MAG Interactive since 2018.
Born in 1967

Other assignments: CMO, global marketing director and vice president of Star Stable Entertainment AB.
Previous assignments: Taina Malén has previously held a number of positions in the music and record industry, and has among others worked as Nordic Marketing Director at CANAL+ and Executive Vice President at MSL PR. Taina Malén is co-founder and investor in Esportal AB, where she also sits on the board. Taina Malén has previously been a board member of among others WIMP (now TIDAL) and Telegram Records.
Education: Taina Malén has an education in Business Economy from Handelshögskolan Stockholm.
Shares: Taina does not own any shares or other financial instruments in the company. Taina Malén is independent to large shareholders and to the company and the executive management.

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

Chief Product Officer 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

Chief Business Development Officer 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.

Patric Blixt

Chief Marketing Officer of MAG Interactive since 2018.
Born in 1969

Other assigments: Patric Blixt is also a member of the board of directors of Kitab Sawti AB, Påmind AB, In-Grid AB, Swedish Hasbeens AB, Oscorp AB, Paper Street Soap Company AB, Fulgur AB, HugBen AB and A Spawn Point AB.
Education: Patric Blixt holds a Degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics from University of Uppsala and a marketing education from RMI Berghs.

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