Board of directors and management

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

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
12,300 shares
35,000 warrants

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
5,000 warrants

Anna Törner (1991)

Head of Loyalty Business, employee since 2015

Education
MBA, Umeå Universitet

Professional experience

  • Key Account Manager, Crossroads Loyalty Solutions

Total number of shares held
1 795 shares
1,800 warrants

Anders Svanberg (1983)

Head of Sales, 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 (directly and via company)
6,000 warrants

Mattias Lundqvist (1988)

Head of Giftcard Business, employee since 2013

Board member of

  • Rewardit AB

Education
Industriell Ekonomi, Chalmers och Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Professional experience

  • Founder and business development, Rewardit AB
  • Key Account Manager, Awardit CLS AB

Total of shares held
20,821 shares
5,000 warrants

Tobias Nilsson Vo (1970)

Group CIO, employee since 2022

Education
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Linköpings Universitet

Professional experience

  • Chief Supply Chain Officer, Musti Group
  • CIO & Head of Supply Chain, Indiska Magasinet
  • Senior Manager Retail, Accenture
  • Consultant, Lutab
  • Dynamics Engineer, Gulfstream Aerospace

Total number of shares held
400 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
2,000 warrants

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
7,600 shares

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 shares

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

Non-independent in relation to the Company, Group management and to major shareholders of the Company.

Total number of shares held
1,022,441 shares
25,000 warrants

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

Independent in relation to the Company and Group management. Non-independent in relation to major shareholders of the company.

Total number of shares held
2,088,272 shares (through Visionalis AB)

Samir Taha (1970)

Member of the Board since 2000

Chairperson of

  • Awardit AB

Board member of

  • Nordic Level Group 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

Independent in relation to the Company and Group management. Non-independent in relation to major shareholders of the company.

Total number of shares held
295,000 shares (through Visiren 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

Independent in relation to the Company, Group management and to major shareholders of the company.

Total number of shares held
0 shares

Peter Borsos (1969)

Board member since 2020

Board member of

  • Awardit AB
  • Buddy Company
  • PFT Global Venture AB (publ)
  • Nordic Level Group AB
  • Eatable AB

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

Independent in relation to the Company, Group management and to major shareholders of the company.

Total number of shares held
51,000 shares (direct and via family)