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Board of directors

Members of the board of directors are normally appointed by the annual general meeting for the period until the end of the next annual general meeting. According to the company’s articles of association, the board of directors shall consist of not less than three and not more than ten board members, without deputy members. Pursuant to the Code, the chair of the board of directors shall be appointed by the general meeting. Not more than one board member elected by the general meeting may be a member of the executive management of the company or a subsidiary of the company. The majority of the board members elected by the general meeting are to be independent of the company and its executive management. At least two of the board members who are independent of the company and its executive management are also to be independent in relation to the company’s major shareholders. 

I nedanstående tabell presenteras styrelseledamöterna, deras befattning, året då de valdes in i styrelsen för första gången samt huruvida de anses vara oberoende i förhållande till bolaget, bolagsledningen och bolagets större aktieägare.

StyrelseledamotBefattningStyrelseledamot i
Storskogen sedan
Oberoende i förhållande till
Storskogen och
bolagsledningen
Storskogens större
aktieägare1)
Elisabeth Thand RingqvistOrdförande2019JaJa
Bengt BraunLedamot2019JaJa
Louise HedbergLedamot2019JaJa
Johan ThorellLedamot2019JaJa
Alexander Murad BjärgårdLedamot2019NejNej
1) Med större aktieägare avses aktieägare som direkt eller indirekt kontrollerar tio procent eller mer av aktierna eller rösterna i Bolaget.
Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist

Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist

Chairman (since 2019)

  • Born: 1972
  • Principal education: M.Sc. Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, and Stanford Executive Leadership Program, Stanford University.
  • Other current positions outside Storskogen: Chair of the board of directors of Nortical AB, Aktiebolaget Utö Havsbad, E14 Invest AB and E14 Invest II AB. Board member of Peak Region AB, Marsnen AB, Åre Corporate Finance AB and Åre Corporate Finance II AB. Deputy board member of Aquity Nordic AB. Chair of Vaccine Forward and Skärgårdsstiftelsen. Deputy chair of Center-partiet Stockholm.
  • Previous positions outside Storskogen: Consultant McKinsey, Political Advisor to the Minister, Department of Industry and Trade, CEO Företagarna, business angel and investor.
  • Shareholding in Storskogen: 243,000 B-shares (through a company).
  • Independence pursuant to the Swedish Corporate Governance Code: Independent in relation to the Company, the executive management and the Company’s major shareholders.
Bengt Braun

Bengt Braun

Board member (since 2019)

  • Born: 1946
  • Principal education: LL.M., Stockholm University, M.Sc. Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, and Officer Training, Royal Swedish Naval Academy.
  • Other current positions outside Storskogen: Board member of Birben AB, Mertzig Asset Manage-ment AB and Bengt Braun Förvaltnings AB. Deputy board member of Clover Förvaltnings AB and Stavbron AB. Chair of Baltic Children Foundation, Irstads Foundation and Ledarön Foundation.
  • Previous positions outside Storskogen (during the last five years): CEO Bonnier AB, CEO Tidnings AB Marieberg, General Manager Procter & Gamble.
  • Shareholding in Storskogen: 7,088,530 B-shares (through a company).
  • Independence pursuant to the Swedish Corporate Governance Code: Independent in relation to the Company, the executive management and the Company’s major shareholders.
Louise Hedberg

Louise Hedberg

Board member (since 2019)

  • Born: 1974
  • Principal education: M.Sc. Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, as well as studies in sustainability, Stockholm University and Stockholm Resilience Centre.
  • Other current positions outside Storskogen: Chair of the board of directors of Penny to Pound Aktiebolag. Board member of East Capital SICAV (Lux), East Capital (Lux) General Partner S.à r.l. and Espiria SICAV (Lux). Deputy board member of Hayman AB.
  • Previous positions outside Storskogen: Head of Corporate Governance and Sustainability East Capital, Head of IR  East Capital Explorer, Head of IR Dometic Group, consultant JKL Group.
  • Shareholding in Storskogen: 88,000 B-shares.
  • Independence pursuant to the Swedish Corporate Governance Code: Independent in relation to the Company, the executive management and the Company’s major shareholders.
Johan Thorell

Johan Thorell

Board member (since 2019)

  • Born: 1970
  • Principal education: MSc Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics.
  • Other current positions outside Storskogen: CEO and board member of Gryningskust Holding AB and subsidiaries. Chair of the board of directors of gamefederation svenska AB, Närings fastigheter Kallebäck AB, K2A Knaust & Andersson Fastigheter AB (publ) and Kallebäck Property Invest AB. Board member of AB Sagax, Data Center Invest Vandenbergh 9 AB, Hemsö Fastighets AB, Tagehus Holding AB, Nicoccino Holding AB (publ), Data Center Invest Holding Sweden AB (publ) and Edsviken Holding AB. Deputy board member of Gamefederation Development AB, NATHO Capital AB and Valtare AB. Limited partner of WASA Fastighetsförvaltning i Nässjö Kommanditbolag.
  • Previous positions outside Storskogen: CEO Gryningskust Holding, active in real estate management since 1996.
  • Shareholding in Storskogen: 13,000,000 B-shares (through a company).
  • Independence pursuant to the Swedish Corporate Governance Code: Independent in relation to the Company, the executive management and the Company’s major shareholders.
Alexander Murad Bjärgård

Alexander Murad Bjärgård

Board member (since 2019)

  • Born: 1974
  • Principal education: LL.M., Uppsala University, studies in business and other subjects, Boise State University, IFALPES and IFL.
    Other current positions outside Storskogen: Board member of Firm Factory Network AB. Deputy board member of Kullen gubben Advokat AB.
  • Previous positions outside Storskogen: Partner and serial entrepreneur at Firm Factory Network, Head of legal and purchasing manager Tradimus, legal associate Mannheimer Swartling.
  • Shareholding in Storskogen: 75,585,930 A-shares and
    1,665,950 B-shares.
  • Independence pursuant to the Swedish Corporate Governance Code: Not independent in relation to the Company, the executive management or the Company’s major shareholders.