NeoNet, the Stockholm-based international electronic agency broker, has nominated Kari Lotsberg and Torkel Segerstedt as members of the Board of Directors of NeoNet AB. They will be nominated as members of the board together with the current board members at the Annual General Meeting on 7 May.
Kari Lotsberg has held leading positions within the Norwegian and the Swedish Ministry of Finance as well as the Central Bank of Sweden. She was State Secretary with the Swedish Ministry of Finance 1997-1999, responsible for international economic issues and financial market affairs. Kari Lotsberg is currently active as a consultant.
Torkel Segerstedt has extensive experience from leading positions within the asset management area as Head of Swedish Equities at Handelsbanken and as Asset Manager at Skandia Liv.
“I am pleased to present two new nominees for the Board of Directors with extensive experience in the financial industry,” says Staffan Persson, Chairman of the Board of Directors of NeoNet. “The market environment undergoes rapid changes and broad industry experience at the board is important.”
“The focused business concept of NeoNet offering institutional investors consolidated and cost efficient direct market access to the world’s leading stock exchanges is very attractive,” said Torkel Segerstedt.
“I look forward to contributing to the development of NeoNet,” said Kari Lotsberg. “Of special interest is the ongoing integration in the international financial markets and the regulatory environment. This international dimension is vital for the growth potential of NeoNet.”
The other board members: Staffan Persson, Torvald Bohlin, Hans Karlsson, Thord Wilkne and Mats Sundstrom will all be proposed for re-election.
Shareholders representing 53.5% of the votes and share capital support the nominations