A nomination committee is appointed each year by the major shareholders in accordance with the principles for principles for appointment of nomination committee adopted by the annual general meeting held on 21 September 2022.
The tasks of the Nomination Committee
The main task of the nomination committee is to propose board members for election at the annual general meeting, and as applicable, the extra general meeting.
The nomination committee also prepares the following proposals:
In addition, the committee must consider the Swedish Corporate Governance Code, including the independence rules applicable to the board of directors and its committees.
Nomination Committee for the annual general meeting 2023
In accordance with the principles for appointment of nomination committee, the nomination committee, comprises each of the company’s five largest shareholders in terms of votes on the last business day of November 2022. The chair of the board shall convene the first meeting of the nomination committee and shall also be an adjunct to the nomination committee.
The following persons have been appointed as members of the nomination committee for the annual general meeting 2023:
Information about the members of the nomination committee
Per Fredriksson (Lars Wingefors AB)
Managing Director Wingefors Group 2009-2015. Since 2016, Senior Consultant and Partner at Effect Management. Previous and present assignments include board member of various private companies as well as government corporations.
Ola Åhman (Savvy Games Group)
Partner at Hannes Snellman since June 2020. Previously, he was a partner at Roschier from 2005 to 2020, and prior to that Ola worked at Cederquist and was a research fellow at Uppsala University, where he obtained a Ph.D. in Civil Law in 1997. Ola has over 25 years of experience and is highly ranked in all leading law publications. Ola Åhman is one of the leading practitioners in Sweden within the areas of Corporate/M&A and Capital Markets.
Michael Levy (S3D Media Inc)
Michael is the CEO of Octagon Capital Group, a merchant banking firm which combines investment banking and direct investing with a focus on enhancing and unlocking shareholder value. Prior to forming Octagon, Michael was the Founder and Co-Head of Paragon Capital Partners, an investment banking firm he formed in 2003 and sold in late 2014. Prior to forming Paragon, he was a senior M&A banker at Lehman Brothers based in New York City, and at Bank of America Securities where he served as COO of the Mergers and Acquisitions Department. Michael received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in 1988, and his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business in 1992. Michael resides in the New York metropolitan area.
Lennart Francke (Swedbank Robur)
Senior Board professional with extensive experience from nomination committees. Current or previous member of the Nomination Committee in multiple companies, e.g., Alfa Laval, Boliden (chair), Billerud, SOBI, Nyfosa, Systemair (chair), Bonava and Instalco (chair). Francke is also currently member of the Board of Directors in Qliro, Stiftelsen Affärsvärlden and Centrum för Näringslivshistoria. Prior to these engagements, he had a long career in Finance, including Swedbank (Head of Group Finance) and Handelsbanken (Head of Credit and CFO).
Henrik Olsson (CPP)
Managing Director/Active Equities Europe at Canada Pension Plan Investments since 2014. Henrik is the head of the European Technology Media Telecom domain and is also responsible for the European Decarbonization domain.
In total, Henrik has more than 20 years’ experience in European public equities. He has acted both as a generalist and a sector specialist, on the buy-side investing in long-short strategies at Sloane Robinson and Theorema Asset Management, as well as on the sell-side at investment banks Cazenove and ABG Sundal Collier.
Contact the Nomination Committee
Shareholders who wish to submit proposals to the nomination committee are welcome to contact the nomination committee. Proposals shall be submitted in due time before the annual general meeting, no later than 15 April 2022, to ensure that the proposals can be considered.
Embracer Group AB
The Nomination Committee
Tullhusgatan 1B, SE-652 09 Karlstad, Sweden
The Nomination Committee’s proposals
The nomination committee’s proposals will be presented in connection with the notice of the annual general meeting 2023.
Embracer Group is a parent company of businesses led by entrepreneurs in PC, console, mobile and board games and other related media. The Group has an extensive catalog of over 850 owned or controlled franchises.
With its head office based in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through its twelve operative groups: THQ Nordic, PLAION, Coffee Stain, Amplifier Game Invest, Saber Interactive, DECA Games, Gearbox Entertainment, Easybrain, Asmodee, Dark Horse, Freemode and Crystal Dynamics - Eidos. The Group has 134 internal game development studios and is engaging more than 16,243 employees and contracted employees in more than 40 countries.