Board of Directors
Readly’s Board of Directors consists of six board members, including the Chairman of the board. They are elected for a period until the date of the next Annual General Meeting 2020.
Patrick SvenskChairman of the BoardBorn: 1966Employed since: 2020Current assignments: CEO at Bright Group OY, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Betsson Group.Experience and previous positions: Several leading positions at entertainment companies such as Kanal 5, Zodiak Television and MTG in Sweden and has also held the position as chairman of the Board of Directors for the news app Squid.Education: Master of Science in Business Administration, Finance and Marketing from Stockholm School of Economics.
Viktor FritzénDirector of the BoardBorn: 1985Employed since: 2020Current assignments: Advisor to Superblocks, Director of the Board at Avanza Bank Holding AB, Avanza Bank AB, Försäkringsaktiebolaget Avanza Pension, Appjobs Sweden AB and PRNT Printing Solutions AB.Experience and previous positions: Group CFO at LeoVegas for many years working on strategic topics pertaining to strategy, data-driveness and value creation.Education: Master of Science in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics
Nathan MedlockDirector of the BoardBorn: 1972Employed since: 2014Current assignments: Partner at Zouk Capital, Member of the Board of Workable, Member of the Board of Taulia, board observer at Huddle.Experience and previous positions: Director of the Board of iZettle AB, Partner at Galaxis Capital active in operational roles with private equity backed companies, including that of CEO in a Swedish listed mining company and CFO of a private US biotech company. Prior, he worked at Warburg Pincus in a direct investment role.Education: Master of Business Administration with Honours from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Masters of Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Energy Systems (Nuclear) from the University of Manchester.
Malin StråhleDirector of the BoardBorn: 1971Employed since: 2020Current assignments: Director of Strategy Operations at SpotifyExperience and previous positions: CTO of Schibsted Publishing Sweden, Director of Business Development at Bonnier Digital, Head of Products and Platform for the Maria brand within the Unibet Group. Board member in Steni Group AS, Lets deal AB, Venture Cup Sweden and Hööks Hästsport AB.Education: Master of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering from Lund University.
Alexandra WhelanDirector of the BoardBorn: 1973Employed since: 2019Experience and previous positions: Vice President Marketing at Time Warner Cable, Consultant at McKinsey & Company and Senior Communication Planner at DDB UK.Education: Bachelor of Arts and Master of Studies from the University of Oxford, Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma.
Joel WikellOrdinary Director of the BoardBorn: 1965Employed since: 2012Current assignments: Founder of Readly and second largest owner of the company (10,4%)Experience and previous positions: Founder of HexiGames and Boss Media
PricewaterhouseCoopers AB was elected for a one-year period at the AGM 2019. PricewaterhouseCoopers AB has announced that Authorized Auditor Aleksander Lyckow is the principal auditor.