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Jaan Ivar Semlitsch

Chief Executive Officer

Jaan Ivar Semlitsch joined the Group as CEO in February 2023.

Jaan Ivar was previously the CEO of Orkla ASA from August 2019 to April 2022. Since then, he has run his own consulting business, Scilla AS. Prior to joining Orkla, Semlitsch was the CEO of Elkjøp Nordic, where he joined in 2013. During this period, he was also the managing director of Dixons Carphone International, managing all operations outside the UK. Semlitsch also has extensive experience in grocery and consumer goods as CEO of REMA Industrier and from various companies in Scandinavia and the UK during his six years as a consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Semlitsch and related parties held 125 000 shares and 500 000 options in Komplett ASA at 01.03.2023.

Thomas Røkke

Chief Financial Officer

Thomas Røkke joined the group as CFO on 1 March 2023. Since December 2018, Thomas Røkke held the position of group CFO of Saferoad based in Oslo, Norway. He has previously held similar senior positions at FristadsKansas Group (formerly Kwintet), headquartered in Sweden, and the Danish diversified food business Løgismose Meyers. Further, Røkke has broad international experience in both operational management positions and strategy consulting. He holds a master's degree in addition to a PhD in finance and accounting from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. He is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Denmark and Norway.

Røkke and related parties held no shares in Komplett ASA at 01.03.2023. 

Markus Solvik

Chief Strategy Officer

Markus Solvik joined the Group as Executive Advisor in August 2022 and was appointed Chief Strategy Officer in January 2023.

Prior to joining Komplett, he held various executive management roles at Løvenskiold Handel, a leading Norwegian home improvement retailer and wholesaler. Solvik also has extensive experience from retail and consumer goods in the Nordics from seven years as a consultant with Boston Consulting Group.

Solvik holds an MSc in Financial Economics (Siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and Cornell University. He is a Norwegian citizen, residing in Norway.

Solvik and related parties held no shares in Komplett ASA at 01.03.2023.

Josefin Dalum

Managing Director NetOnNet AB

Josefin Dalum joined the Group in August 2022 as CFO for NetOnNet AB and was appointed Managing Director in December 2023.

Prior to NetOnNet, she held positions in Moment Group AB (Publ.) for ten years (2012-2021) as CFO and acting CEO, responsible for strategy, business operations, financial reporting and investment presentations. During Dalums time at Moment Group AB (publ), the company issued corporate bonds, was listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, incorporated some acquisitions and underwent several reorganisations. Before joining NetOnNet, she acted as a consultant at Polestar Automotive, responsible for financial controlling team during the listing process at Nasdaq New York. She also has four years of experience as an auditor at EY.

Josefin holds a Master of Business Economics (Civilekonom) from Lund University School of Economics and Management (LUSEM), with a specialization in business economics and accounting.

Erlend Stefansson

Managing Director Komplett Services AS

Erlend Stefansson joined the Group in June 2022 as CEO for Ironstone and was appointed Managing Director Komplett Services AS in May 2023.

Prior to Komplett, he held the position of Managing Director of Arcus’ Spirits Division for 9 years, responsible for product development, marketing and sales of the Group's spirits brands globally. He was also responsible for Production for two years at Arcus’ facilities at Gjelleråsen Norway. Erlend held the position of Group Director Sales in Ringnes AS (part of Carlsberg Group) for four years. He was CEO of Spits ASA from 2006 to 2008, and has held several management positions in sales, retail development, marketing and communication. He also has three years of experience as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co.

Erlend holds a Master of Business Economics (Siviløkonom) with a specialisation in finance from BI Norwegian Business School.

Stefansson and related parties held 50 847 shares in Komplett ASA at
01.03.2023

Trygve Hillesland

Managing Director Webhallen AB

Trygve Hillesland joined Komplett Group in August 2023 as Managing Director for NetOnNet Norway and was appointed Managing Director of Webhallen Sverige AB in January 2024.

Hillesland has more than 20 years experience from the electronics retail industry.

Prior to joining NetOnNet, he was Managing Director Elkjøp Norway. He has also served as Manging Director Gigantti Finland, Property Director Elkjøp Nordic, Customer Care Center Director Elkjøp Nordic, Project Director Elkjøp Nordic, Business Support Director Electro World Czech Republic, to mention some of the roles Hillesland had since joining Elkjøp Group in 2002.

 

Kristin Hodal Torgersen

Chief HR Officer

Kristin Hødal Torgersen joined the group in 2021 as interim HR director,
and has held the position as chief HR officer since March 2022.

Prior to this, Torgersen has held various management positions with Danske Bank and the position as CEO at Huseby Kjøkken and CEO at Neas ASA. She also has experience from Vital Eiendom, from various positions at Mars and as head of sales at Cinet AS.

Kristin Hødal Torgersen holds a master of science in economics and business administration from Copenhagen Business School (CBS). She is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway.

Torgersen and related parties held 11 835 shares in Komplett ASA at
01.03.2023.

Andreas Westgaard

Commercial Director

Andreas Westgaard joined the Group as Commercial Director (CCO) in August 2023.

Andreas joins from Elkjøp Nordic, where he has occupied various roles within the commercial domain since 2011.  His most recent position was as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), a role he undertook from 2019 onward. Prior to this, Westgaard has amassed substantial industry expertise through his past engagements with LG Electronics and Sony.

Westgaard is educated at the Officers’ Training School at the Norwegian Army and holds management training from BI Norwegian Business School. He is a Norwegian citizen, residing in Norway.

Westgaard and related parties held 50 007 shares in Komplett ASA at 02.08.2023.

Board of directors

Jo Olav Lunder

Chair

Jo Olav Lunder (born 1961) has more than 25 years of broad directorial and executive experience from multiple private and public companies within telecommunications, IT services, business solutions, and e-commerce. Lunder has held positions such as COO of Telenor Mobile AS, CEO of Ementor ASA, President of Ferd Capital, CEO of Vimpelcom Ltd and CEO of John Fredriksen group.

Lunder currently holds board positions in various companies, including as chair of Elopak ASA, Axxelerator Capital AS, Element Logic Holding AS, Swoosh group AB, Oleter group AB, DeepOcean group Holding AS, BUS AS, and Cigalep AS and director of Canica AS and Stenshagen Invest AS. He also served as a board director of Komplett ASA from 2018 until 4 April 2022.

Lunder has an MBA from Henley Business School, and a bachelor’s degree from Oslo Business School. He is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway.

Jo Olav Lunder is not independent of the company’s main shareholder, Canica Invest AS. Lunder and related parties held 391 777 shares in Komplett ASA at 01.03.2023.

Ingvild Næss

Director

Næss is the Chief Information Officer at Schibsted ASA and has been the Head of Schibsted Enterprise Technology AB since 2022/23. Since 2016, Næss has also worked as Chief Privacy Officer and Data Trends Officer as of 2019 in Schibsted. Before this, she was a lawyer at Advokatfirmaet Thommesen from 2006 to 2015, where she spent the last few years within the Department of Technology and Data Protection. Næss graduated as Cand. Jur. from the University of Oslo in 2005. She has taken Schibsted's management program at Berkeley, courses in Disruptive Innovation from Harvard Business School and the management program Stanford Executive Program (SEP) at Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is a Norwegian citizen and resident of Norway.

Ingvild Næss is a board member of Neddy AS and heads the data group in the Media Companies National Association, as well as the government-appointed deputy chairman of the Personal Protection Commission.

Næss is independent of the company's main shareholders.

Susanne Ehnbåge

Director

Ehnbåge has been the Chief Executive Officer of Lindex AB since 2018. From 2003 to 2018, she was employed at SIBA AB/NetOnNet/NetOnNet Group AB, whereby she was the CEO of SIBA and later on the CEO of NetOnNet Group between 2014-2018. She has a master's degree in Industrial and Financial Economics from the School of Economics and Commercial Law in Gothenburg and additional board work education from Ahrens. She is a Swedish citizen and lives in Sweden. Susanne Ehnbåge is also a board member of the Ahlsell Group. Previously, she has sat on the boards of Resurs Bank, HiQ International and Mio AB.

Ehnbåge is independent of the company's main shareholders.

Jan Ole Stangeland

Director

Stangeland has been the Chief Executive Officer of Canica AS since 2022 and was the CFO of the company since 2001. Stangeland has a business administration degree from BI Business School. He is a Norwegian citizen and resident of Norway. Jan Ole is a board member of Jernia AS and has experience from several board positions, both listed and other companies associated with the Canica Group.

Stangeland owns 76,296 shares in Komplett ASA through Stangeland Invest AS (owned 50/50 with related parties). Stangeland is not independent of the company's main shareholders.

Fabian Bengtsson

Director

Fabian Bengtsson (born 1972) has extensive experience in retail and
e-commerce as the former CEO of SIBA AB from 2001 to 2015 and with several positions and directorships within the SIBA Invest group from
1987. He is the current chair of SIBA Invest AB and CEO of SIBA Fastigheter AB, a real estate company. He is also member of the board of Axfood AB and chair of the Swedish federation of Business Owners (Företagarna AB). Bengtsson has served as the former chair of NetOnNet from 2012 to 2015 and as a director of the board at NetOnNet, prior to the combination with Komplett. He holds a bachelor of science in business and economics from Lund University, Sweden.

Bengtsson is a Swedish citizen, currently residing in Sweden. Fabian Bengtsson is not independent of the company’s large shareholder SIBA Invest AB.

Bengtsson and related parties indirectly held 55 581 404 shares in Komplett ASA at 01.03.2023 through his ownership of approximately one third of the votes and shares in SIBA Invest.

Anna Fernmo

Worker director

Anna Fernmo is an Ecommerce Sales Specialist at NetOnNet, where she has been employed since 2021. Before NetOnNet, Fernmo founded and owned her own company. Fernmo has a degree from Linköping University with a bachelor’s degree in Behavioural Science specializing in sociology. She also has an Higher Vocational Education in web communication and digital copywriting. She is a Swedish citizen and resident of Sweden.

She is also elected president of the union representatives at NetOnNet. Fernmo has 0 shares in Komplett ASA. Fernmo is independent of the company's main shareholders.

Anders Odden

Worker director

Anders Odden (born 1978) joined the group in 2007 as Nordic product manager for PC components. Odden currently holds the position as a sales director in the group, and he has also worked as a sales manager in the group.

Odden has experience as a sales manager and key account manager in various companies within the electronics industry. Odden holds a
bachelor of science in management from the Norwegian Business School
(BI). He is a Norwegian citizen, currently residing in Norway.

Odden and related parties held 8 333 shares and 11 411 options in Komplett ASA at 01.03.2023.

Roland Vejdemo

Observer

Roland Vejdemo (born 1957) has served as the chair of NetOnNet since 2015, as well as the chair of the remuneration committee.

Vejdemo has extensive experience from the IT industry, as the former CEO of Compaq Computer AB and Hewlett Packard AB from 2001 to 2010, and through his board directorship in Avensia AB.

Vejdemo holds a master’s degree in business and economics from Stockholm University. He is a Swedish citizen, currently residing in Sweden.

Roland Vejdemo is not independent of the company’s large shareholder SIBA Invest AB.

Vejdemo and related parties held no shares in Komplett ASA at 01.03.2023.

Nomination committee

Sverre Kjær, Chair
Nina Camilla Hagen Sørli, member
Martin Bengtsson, member