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 next Annual General Meeting 2021.
Patrick SvenskChairman of the BoardBoard member since: 2020Current assignments: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Betsson Group, CEO and Senior Advisor at Svensk Media Group.Experience and previous positions: CEO at Bright Group OY and several leading positions at entertainment companies such as Kanal 5, Zodiak Television and MTG in Sweden. Patrick 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.Holdings in the company: Owns 22,180 shares and 436 warrants.Independent in relation to the company/major shareholders: Yes/Yes
Viktor FritzénDirector of the BoardBoard member since: 2020Current assignments: Director of the Board at Avanza Bank Holding AB, Avanza Bank AB, Försäkringsaktiebolaget Avanza Pension, Appjobs Sweden AB and StickerApp Holding AB.Experience and previous positions: Group CFO at LeoVegas for six years working on strategic topics relating to growth, analytics, M&A and listing on the Stockholm stock exchange.Education: Master of Science in Finance from Stockholm School of EconomicsHoldings in the company: Owns 8,315 shares and 163 warrants.Independent in relation to the company/major shareholders: Yes/Yes
Nathan MedlockDirector of the BoardBoard member 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.Holdings in the company: Nathan Medlock owns no shares in the Company. Nathan Medlock is a Partner at Zouk Capital that through Cleantech Europe II Luxembourg owns 9,453,645 shares and 185,568 warrants in the Company.Independent in relation to the company/major shareholders: Yes/No
Malin StråhleDirector of the BoardBoard member 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.Holdings in the company: Owns 15,000 shares and no warrants.Independent in relation to the company/major shareholders: Yes/Yes
Alexandra WhelanDirector of the BoardBoard member 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.Holdings in the company: Owns no shares and 45,000 warrants.Independent in relation to the company/major shareholders: Yes/Yes
Joel WikellDirector of the BoardBorn: 1965Board member since: 2012Current assignments: Board member in Växjö Cityfastigheter AB, Boss Racing AB and OneTeam AB. Board member and CEO in Hexigames AB and chairman of the board in Blinto AB.Experience and previous positions: Joel Wikell is the founder of Readly International AB. He has an entrepreneurial background and has experience as founder of several companies in the media and publishing industry. He has previously founded Boss Specialtidningar AB, a publishing business active in the Computer, Gaming console magazines segment, and the online gaming solutions developer Boss Media AB. Joel Wikell was also co-founder and chairman of the board of the publishing business First Publishing AB, and founder of Hexigames AB, a provider of Esports platforms.Holdings in the company: Joel Wikell, privately and through Växjö Cityfastigheter AB, owns 2,796,020 shares and no warrants in the Company.Independent in relation to the company/major shareholders: Yes/Yes
PricewaterhouseCoopers AB was elected for a one-year period at the AGM 2020. PricewaterhouseCoopers AB has communicated that Authorized Auditor Aleksander Lyckow is the principal auditor.
Audit & Remuneration Committees
Audit committee: Alexandra Whelan, Viktor Fritzén and Patrick Svensk (Chairman).
Remuneration committee: Nathan Medlock and Joel Wikell.