Management

Holdings updated as of July 4, 2020.

Magnus René
Magnus René
CEO, since 2019.

Born 1962.

Nationality: Swedish.
Education: M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Chalmers Institute of Technology.
Other engagements: Board member of SLM Solutions and Inkbit.
Previous engagements/experience: CEO of Arcam AB 2001-2018. CEO and business area manager of Hogia Teknik 1999-2000. VP Customer Service Mycronic 1990-1999.

Not independent in relation to the Company and Group management. Independent in relation to the company’s major shareholders.

Magnus René owns 87,272 shares and 100,000 warrants of the 2020/2023 program and 200,000 call options (expiring May 2022).

Per Wahlberg
Per Wahlberg
EVP, Business Development, since 2019.

Born 1966.

Nationality: Swedish.
Education: History of Science and Ideas, Umeå University, radio link technician, Swedish Airforce tele-technical school and Tele-technical upper secondary school.
Other engagements: Vice President and board member of OverHorizon AB, founder and board member of Etheron AB.
Previous engagements/experience: Satellite operator and project manager at Swedish Space Corporation, Co-Founder of Swe-Dish Satellite Systems.

Per Wahlberg owns 335,856 shares and 39,000 warrants of the 2018/2021 program and 50,000 warrants of the 2020/2023 program. In addition, an indirect ownership interest through a 8.79 percent share in the
company’s former parent company, OverHorizon (Cyprus) Plc.

Johan Brandt
Johan Brandt
CFO, since 2018.

Born 1974

Nationality: Swedish.
Education: MBA, Gothenburg School of Economics (University of Gothenburg).
Other engagements: Founder and owner of Axellen AB.
Previous engagements/experience: Authorized public accountant at EY, CFO at Nimbus, EVP and CFO at Arcam AB.

Johan Brandt owns 19,636 shares (10,909 privately and 8,727 via company) 18,000 warrants of the 2018/2021 program and 25,000 warrants of the 2020/2023 program.

Kennet Lejnell
Kennet Lejnell
CTO, since 2019.

Born 1968.

Nationality: Swedish.
Education: PhD in Theoretical Physics, Stockholm University and Princeton University.
Other engagements: Board member of Equi Performance Sweden AB.
Previous engagements/experience: CTO and CSO at Swe-Dish Satellite Systems.

Kennet Lejnell owns 199,012 shares (40,400 privately and 158,612 via company) and 39,000 warrants of the 2018/2021 program and 50,000 warrants of the 2020/2023 program. In addition, an indirect ownership interest through a 2.56 percent share in the company’s former parent company, OverHorizon (Cyprus) Plc.

Tom Hopkins
Tom Hopkins
Chief Operating Officer, since 2020

Born 1962

Nationality:  American
Education:  MBA, Benedictine College and BA in Political Science, University of Connecticut
Other engagements:
Previous experience: Director of Raytheon Blackbird Technologies, Inc.,  Commissioned Officer (Colonel) in the US Army with multiple command positions in key organizations.

Tom Hopkins owns 50,000 warrants in the 2020/2023 program.    

 

Nils Norén
Nils Norén
VP Development & Product supply, since 2020.

Born 1961.

Nationality: Swedish.
Education: M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology.
Other engagements: –
Previous engagements/experience: Chief Development & Production Officer at Zound Industries AB 2012-2020. Head of System & Requirements, platform development Sony Ericsson 2010-2012. Head of Hardware Development, Sony Ericsson Beijing 2007-2010.

Nils Norén owns 21,818 shares (including associated persons) and 50,000 warrants of the 2020/2023 program.

Pål Ekberg
Pål Ekberg
VP Satellite Operations, since 2019.

Born 1972.

Nationality: Swedish.
Education: Political Science and Economics, Lund University.
Other engagements: CEO of OverHorizon LLC.
Previous engagements/experience: VP of Sales at Swe-Dish Satellite Systems, Consultant at Swedish Trade Council and Swedish Air Force Reserve (Lieutenant).

Pål Ekberg owns 54,545 shares and 50,000 warrants of the 2020/2023 program.

Jim Gerow
Jim Gerow
VP Key Accounts, since 2019.

Born 1961.

Nationality: American.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Connecticut.
Other engagements: –
Previous engagements/experience: President Swe-Dish Satellite Systems, Government Program Manager, MBITR, MBMMR at USSOCOM, Department of the Army (DOA), Government (GS-13) at USSOCEUR, Medic, communicator at USMC/Navy Special Warfare (NSW), USMC Special Operations Training Group (SOTG) and Corpsman (medic) at SEAL.

Jim Gerow owns 7,500 shares and 39,000 warrants of the 2018/2021 program and 50,000 warrants of the 2020/2023 program.