Board of directors and management

Awardit is run by an internal management team with members from different parts of the Group.

Management

Erik Grohman (1974)

CEO, employee since 2022

Board member of

  • Whossa AB

Education

Master of Science in Business Administration and Economics, Stockholm University

Professional experience

  • EssilorLuxottica
  • Zmarta
  • Betsson
  • Nordisk Film
  • Scan Foods
  • Unilever

Main occupation
CEO, Awardit AB

Total number of shares held
5,300 shares

Cecilia Ponthan (1975)

Group CFO, employee since 2022

Education
Business IT, Nackademin

Board member of

  • C3S Konsult AB

Professional experience

Acting CFO and Group Accounting Manager, Allgon AB (publ) 

Group Accounting Manager, Aura Light International AB

Accounting Manager, Head of Business controll and Business controller, Hemköpskedjan AB 

Finance Manager, PrisXtra AB

Finance Manager Sweden, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Various financial roles within Protect Data AB (publ)

Total number of shares held
0 shares

Ulrik Zielfelt (1965)

Sales & Marketing Manager

Chairperson of

  • Impwell AB

Board member of

  • Awardit Market2member AB
  • Rewardit AB

Education
Civilekonom Handelshögskolan i Göteborg

Professional experience

  • CEO & co-founder, Market2Member
  • CEO & founder, Impwell
  • Head of Consulting, Tradedoubler
  • Sales Director, Fujicolor (FujiFilm)
  • Business Area Manager, Eastman Kodak
  • Management consultant & Deputy CEO of subsidiary, Connecta AB
  • Marketing Manager, EF English First

Total number of shares held
19,018 shares

Anna Törner (1991)

Sales manager B2B, employee since 2015

Education
MBA, Umeå Universitet

Professional experience
Key Account Manager, Crossroads Loyalty Solutions

Total number of shares held
1 795 shares

Anders Svanberg (1983)

Business area manager B2C, employee and member of management team since 2018

Board member of
Sponsorhuset AB
Sweden Organic AB

Education
Lux Business School, Corporate finance at Stockholms Universitet

Professional experience
Partner/Project Manager Sponsorhuset AB
Marketing Manager, Zappa Event AB
Event manager, Techshop AB

Total number of shares held
23,015 shares

Mattias Lundqvist (1988)

Business area manager Giftcards, employee since 2013

Board member of
Rewardit AB

Education
Industriell Ekonomi, Chalmers och Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Professional experience
Grundare och affärsutveckling, Rewardit AB
Key Account Manager, Awardit CLS AB

Total of shares held
20,821 shares

Christian Lindholm (1981)

CIO, employee since 2021

Education
Master of Business Administration, Handelshögskolan vid Göteborgs universitet Bachelor of Information Technology, Högskolan i Halmstad samt Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland

Professional experience
Business Solutions Manager, Svenska Mässan Gothia Towers AB
CIO, Awardit CLS AB
Founder and Marketing Manager, Zatero AB
Project Manager, Inpress

Total number of shares held
0 shares

Jonas Sjögren (1990)

COO, employee since 2015

Education
Inköp, Företagsekonomiska Institutet

Professional experience
Purchasing Manager, Awardit CLS AB
Trainee, Awardit CLS AB

Total number of shares held
120 shares

Joerg Behnke (1962)

CEO Prämie Direkt GmbH

Education
Hapag - Lloyd AG, Hamburg (Schifffahrtskaufmann)

Professional experience
Hapag – LLoyd AG, Hamburg (Area Sales Manager Scandinavia / Middle East)
OTTO Versand, Hamburg (Head of and Projektmanager ”OTTO der Club” Loyaltyprogram)
OTTO Versand / Hermes (Divisionmanager/ Bereichsleiter Loyalty & Sales)
Bertelsmann Mktng. Services (ARVATO), Wilhelmshaven & Gütersloh (Head of Department/ Hauptabteilungsleiter Loyalty D23)
DHL (Director Produktmanagement DD Dom. B2C)
Prämie Direkt, Wedel & Elmshorn (CEO)

Total number of shares held
380

Christian Sörensen (1973)

CEO MBXP ApS
Education Aurehøj Gymnasium

Professional experience Art Director, MouseHouse A/S (Later Cell Network AB) Co-founder & Art Director, ZUPA ApS Founder & CEO, MBXP ApS

Total number of shares held
29,370

Board of directors

Niklas Lundqvist (1970)

Founder and member of the Board since 1999

Chairperson of

  • Awardit CLS AB
  • Awardit Market2member AB
  • Awardit Motivation Service AB
  • Retain 24 Sverige AB
  • Rewardit AB
  • Sponsorhuset AB
  • Zappa Events AB

Board member of

  • Awardit AB
  • Plus Sortiment AB
  • Vatone AB

Education

  • Jur kand och LLM, Uppsala Universitet and Maastricht University
  • Economy Handelshögskolan Göteborg, Uppsala Universitet

Professional experience
Magnusson Wahlin Advokatbyrå

Main occupation
Acquisitions and Business development, Awardit AB

Total number of shares held
1,111,550 shares

Olle Isberg (1961)

Member of the Board since 2002

Chairperson of

  • Visionalis AB
  • Hotel Kungsträdgården Management AB
  • Lapland Resorts AB

Board member of

  • Awardit AB
  • Anerem Aktiebolag
  • Aros Bostad IV AB
  • Björkliden Fjällby AB
  • Bongout AB
  • Bongout Fastigheter AB
  • Spaceport Sweden AB

Education
Handelshögskolan, Stockholm

Professional experience

  • Öhman Fondkommission,
  • Ratos, H&B Capital

Main occupation
CEO Visionalis AB

Total number of shares held
2,090,000 shares (through Visionalis AB)

Samir Taha (1970)

Member of the Board since 2000

Chairperson of

  • Awardit AB

Board member of

  • Confidence International AB
  • Aros Bostadsutveckling AB
  • Aros Management AB
  • Aros Bostad Invest AB
  • Emiren AB
  • Kalifen AB
  • Visiren AB
  • Sultanen Invest AB
  • Taha & Taha Projektering AB
  • Viggbyholm Utvecklings AB Samtliga med tillhörande koncernbolag.

Education
MBA, Uppsala Universitet

Professional experience
Previously working as an accountant and financial consultant at Arthur Andersen, CEO and owner of Scarena, as well as working in the media and advertising industry as CEO of an advertising agency.

Main occupation

  • CEO and founder AROS Bostadsutveckling AB and active as an entrepreneur and investor

Total number of shares held
325,000 shares (through Sultanen Invest AB)

Charlotte Eisner (1971)

Board member since 2017

Board member of

  • Awardit AB
  • Eisner Enterprises i Sverige AB
  • Chairman in Division Hållbara Transporter and board member in Electricity Innovation (ek.för.)

Education
Master of Science i Business Administration, Handelshögskolan, Göteborgs Universitet

Professional experience

  • Global Sales & Market Director, e-mobility, DEFA Group
  • Business Development Manager Charge Amps AB
  • CEO Charge Amps AB
  • Marketing Manager SAS Eurobonus
  • Chief Commercial Officer at Ferroamp

Main occupation
Head of Business development ZEEKR/CEVT, Geely

Total number of shares held
0 shares

Peter Borsos (1969)

Board member since 2020

Board member of

  • Awardit AB
  • Techbuddy Inc

Education
Ekonomie Magister Nationalekonomi (Örebro Universitet, Freie Universität Berlin och University of Massachusetts)

Professional experience
Telia Company - Communications Director och Manager of Telia Global
Swedbank - Communications Director
Ålandsbanken - Deputy CEO

Main occupation
Advisor & investor

Total number of shares held
49,000 shares (direct and via family)