Jon Risfelt is 49 years old holds a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology. He is currently Board Chairman of Ortivus AB, C3 Technologies AB, and Mawell OY, and a board member of BILIA AB, Braganza AS, Karo Bio AB, TeliaSonera AB, Ticket Travel Group AB, and ÅF AB. Jon Risfelt has previously held operational executive positions in Europolitan, Ericsson, SAS, American Express card and travel divisions, as well as Nyman & Schultz (CEO), Vodafone Sweden (CEO), and Gambro Renal Products (CEO).
"I'm pleased to receive the Nomination Committee's request and confidence," says Jon Risfelt. "I look forward to getting to know Cybercom, its employees, and its customers better. I hope my experience from my previous roles will greatly contribute to the work of the Board and to Cybercom's development."
Wigon Thuresson, the Chairman of Cybercom's Board since 2007, has notified the committee that he will not stand for re-election, and will thus leave his professional obligations to the Company in connection with the AGM of 28 April.
Shareholders representing 50.6 percent of the company's shares and votes support the Committee's decision to propose Jon Risfelt as new Chairman of the Board of Cybercom to the shareholder's meeting on April 28. The Notice in its entirety with other proposals from the Nomination Committee and the Board will be published at least four weeks before 28 April on the company's website and in Post- och Inrikes Tidningar and Dagens Industri.
Jon Risfelt is independent in relation to Cybercom's major shareholders.
Stockholm, 3 March 2011
Hampus Ericsson JCE Group Erik Sjöström Skandia Liv John Örtengren
Sveriges Aktiesparares Riksförbund
To find out more, contact:
Hampus Ericsson, Chairman of the nomination committee +46 31 759 55 00
Jon Risfelt +46 734 34 33 32
Kristina Cato, communications director +46 708 644 702