Investor relations

Corporate Governance

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Smartoptics

Investor Relations Policy

Investor Relations shall provide the public with accurate, comprehensive and timely information, to form a good basis for making decisions related to valuation and trade of the Smartoptics share. Read more about our IR policy below.

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Meet the Management

Management at Smartoptics

Magnus Grenfeldt, CEO Smartoptics

Chief executive officer

Magnus Grenfeldt

Born

1969

Experience

Over 20 years of experience from the optical networking industry and has held several management, sales and business development positions at Transmode, Infinera, ADVA Optical Networking, Sycamore Networks and Ericsson.

Education

MSc. Materials Physics from Uppsala University

Joined Smartoptics

2016

Holdings in Smartoptics Group

1 857 489 shares, as of January 31, 2024

Stefan Karlsson 2024 (web 1024x683_cropped)

Chief financial officer

Stefan Karlsson

Born

1970

Experience

Prior to joining Smartoptics, he held the position as Director of Finance and Accounting at Trustly since November 2020. Previously, he was the Director of Finance at Infinera. His background also includes positions in financial controlling and accounting at Transmode, PacketFront, Powerwave Technologies, Allgon and IconMedialab, as well as a tenure as an auditor at PWC.

Education

Bachelor degree in Business and Economics from Stockholm University and has studied Business Administration at the University of Macau.

Joined Smartoptics

2024

Holdings in Smartoptics Group

0 shares, as of January 31, 2024

Kent Lidström, CTO Smartoptics

Chief technology officer

Kent Lidström

Born

1969

Experience

More than 20 years of experience from telecom industry, he has held various positions at Transmode and Infinera including a 4-year assignment in the USA where he worked as the director of sales engineering. Prior to this Kent held several positions at Ericsson.

Education

BSc. In Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology

Joined Smartoptics

2018

Holdings in Smartoptics Group

280 762 shares, as of January 31, 2024

Meet the Management – Carina Osmund (1024×683)

Chief operating officer

Carina Osmund

Born

1967

Experience

More than 20 years of experience from the electronic and electro-optics industry. She has held several management positions within operations and global supply chain at EG Electronics, Climeon, Profoto, General Electric and Trimble.

Education

MBA from Blekinge Institute of Technology as well as a MSc. Industrial Engineering and management degree from the Royal Institute of Technology

Joined Smartoptics

2021

Holdings in Smartoptics Group

22 179 shares, as of January 31, 2024

Meet the Management – Per Burman (1024×683)

Chief marketing officer

Per Burman

Born

1976

Experience

More than 15 years of experience from the optical networking industry. In the past, Per has held several sales and management positions at Tilgin, Transmode and Infinera.

Education

MSc. In Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology

Joined Smartoptics

2017

Holdings in Smartoptics Group

280 075 shares, as of January 31, 2024

Meet the board

Board of directors at Smartoptics

Thomas Ramm Chairman of the Board Smartoptics

Chairman of the BOARD

Thomas Ramm

Born

1964

Member since

2013

Other current assignments:

Chairman of the Board of Smartoptics Group AS, Chairman of the Board of Etain AS, Chairman of the Board of Apini AS, Chairman of the board Electronic coast, Owner of Coretech AS, Notion Holding AS

Education

Bachelor of Information Technology form EDB høyskolen in Oslo, Norway

Sara Heiner Asplund (1600x1067_2-3)

BOARD MEMBER

Sara Heiner Asplund

Born

1976

Member since

2022

Other current assignments:

Director - Finance & Accounting at Etraveli Group

Education

Master in Industrial Engineering and Management

Karl Thedeen (558×385)

BOARD member

Karl Thedeén

Born

1963

Member since

2019

Other current assignments:

CEO of Outpost24 AB, Board member of Semcon AB

Education

MSc. in Systems Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology

Meet the Board – Einar Caspersen (1024×683)

BOARD MEMBER

Einar Caspersen

Born

1968

Member since

2022

Other current assignments:

Lawyer Advokatfirmaet Schjødt

Education

Cand Jur, Law from University of Oslo