LeoVegas puts forward Per Norman to lead new-look board 

LeoVegas AB has confirmed that it will propose a number of corporate changes at the firm’s upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled for Friday 8 May 2020.

This morning, LeoVegas published the firm’s 2020 AGM agenda, which included a number of significant boardroom level appointments.    

Top of the agenda, LeoVegas’ Nominations Committee will propose to corporate shareholders the appointment of Per Norman as new company Chairman.

An industry figurehead, Per Norman is the former Group Chief Executive of MRG Group (2015-2019), the fast-growth multi-market online gambling operator acquired by William Hill in 2018 for £245 million.

Since exiting MRG, Norman has served as Chairman of Scandinavian esports entertainment platform Gamingzone AB and as a board member of Green Jade Games and Sverige Television Aktiebolag. 

LeoVegas will further propose the appointments of IT expert Carl Larsson and Torsten Söderberg as new company directors supporting Norman’s Chairmanship.

Carl Larsson is the former enterprise co-founder of DigitalRoute, a leading supplier of digital IT systems for large-scale enterprises. Torsten Söderberg is a former member of the board for Cherry Gaming and Stingbet. 

The Nominations Committee has also put forward the appointment of University of Uppsala Professor Mathias Hallberg PHD as a company director advising LeoVegas on social responsibility and safer gambling directives. 

LeoVegas also confirmed that Mårten Forste and Tuva Palm have declined re-election to the board which will be limited to seven directors.

 

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