Management

Martin Carlesund

 
Group CEO

Born 1970. Employed by the group since 2015.

Other assignments: Martin is Chairman of Carlesund Investments & Consulting AB and Sandstjärna Holding.

Experience: Martin has been CEO of Highlight Media Group, Eniro Sverige, Eniro Finland and 3L System AB. He holds an MSc in finance together with courses in computer science, law and mathematics at University of Borås,  Gothenburg School of Economics and Linköping University.

Shareholding: 266,147 shares 

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 175,000

Jesper Von Bahr

 
Chief Legal and Risk Officer

Born 1970. Employed by the group since 2011.

Other assignments: Jesper is a board member of Ventilation Holding Sweden AB, Fusilli HoldCo AB, and Paper Street Soap Company AB and a deputy board member in Swedish Hasbeens AB and OOF AB.

Experience: Jesper has been a lawyer at Advokatfirman Cederquist KB, lawyer/partner at Lofalk Advokatbyrå AB, General Counsel at Rebtel Networks and a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. He holds a LLB from Stockholm University and has studied at University of California, David.

Shareholding: 650,000 shares

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 92,500

David Craelius

 
Chief Technology Officer

Born 1974. Employed by the group since 2016.

Other assignments: David is a board member of Insicon AB, Hivemind AB, Craelius & Hansson AB and Försäkringsbolaget Avanza Pension.

Experience: David has been CTO of Klarna, Head of Banking at Avanza and CIO of Nordnet. He has studied at Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Shareholding: 5,000 shares

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 20,000

Todd Haushalter

 
Chief Product Officer and Games Operations

Born 1978. Employed by the group since 2015.

Experience: Todd has been Vice President of Gaming Operations at MGM Resorts International, Global Director of Product Development at Shuffle Master and Vice President of Business Strategy at Bally Technologies. He holds a MBS from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Shareholding: 55,755 shares

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 92,500

Sebastian Johannisson

 
Chief Commercial Officer

Born 1978. Employed by the group since 2008.

Experience: Sebastian has been Head of Account Management at Evolution Gaming. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Uppsala University.

Shareholding: 1,000,000 shares

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 92,500

Jacob Kaplan

 
Chief Financial Officer

Born 1973. Employed by the group since 2016.

Experience: Jacob has been CFO of Nordnet AB (publ) and Vice President, Finance Director at Nasdaq OMX Transaction Services Nordics. He holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering and Business Management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and a BSc in Business Administration from Stockholm University.

Shareholding: 40,000 shares

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 92,500

Johan Nordstrom

 
CEO Evolution Malta

Born 1970. Employed by the group since 2016.

Experience: Johan has held various leading positions in the EF group, including President Asia and European Director. He holds a BSc in Business Administration from Stockholm University.

Shareholding: 94,143 shares

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 92,500

Louise Wiwen-Nilsson

 
Chief Human Resources Officer

Born 1972. Employed by the group since 2016.

Other assignments: Founder and owner of Strong Brands Sweden AB.

Experience: Louise has held several leading HR positions within Viacom/MTV, Nike and Walt Disney. She has a degree in Social and Behavioural studies at Lund University.

Shareholding: –

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 45,000

Olesya Ivanova

 
Chief Operations Officer - Latvia & Romania

Born 1983. Employed by the group since 2006.

Experience: Olesya joined Evolution Gaming as Game Presenter and has since then held several positions with managerial responsibilities at the Riga production studio. She holds an EMBA from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga.

Shares: 23,193 shares

Rights through warrant program 2018/2021: 75,000