Last updated: 2016-09-05

Business management

The company’s CEO and group chief executive are responsible for the ongoing operations of both the parent company and the group. The CEO leads the group management, which makes decisions in joint consultation with other management staff. The group management consists of five members.

The group management performs regular reviews of the operations under the leadership of the CEO. The parent company’s (Betsson AB’s) operations consist of managing and administrating the company’s investments and evaluating potential new acquisitions or divestments. The group’s gaming operations are conducted on Malta, with its own board of directors which handles operating decisions concerning Betsson´s gaming operations and with its own operating management group.

Betsson Malta´s board operates independently of Betsson AB. The board has delegated the operative responsibility for the company to the CEO and president of Betsson Malta.



Pontus Lindwall

CEO and Board member

Born in 1965, Stockholm

Employed in the Group since 1991. Board member since 2011. Chairman of the Board from 2011 to 20 July 2015 and from 1 March 2016 Group president and CEO 1998-2011 and from 21 July 2015 to 29 February 2016.

Other assignments: Board Member in Net Entertainment NE AB (publ), Nya Solporten Fastighets AB, Mostphotos AB and several companies within the Betsson Group.

Background: Many years of experience in the gaming industry, in both offline and online gaming, including founder of Net Entertainment, Group president and CEO of Cherryföretagen. Pontus has an MSc in Civil Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH),

Pontus Lindwall cannot be considered independent in relation to the Company, given his role as working Chairman of the Board.

Shareholding: 30,000 Class A shares and 1, 000 000 Class B shares.

pia rosin

Pia Rosin  

Vice President Corporate Communications, Betsson AB

Born: 1976

Employed in the group since 2016.

Background: Pia has had various positions in corporate communications and investor relations (IR). Previous jobs include IR Manager at the defence and security company Saab and Director of Corporate Communications and IR at Entraction - a provider of IT platforms for the gaming industry. Pia holds an M.Sc. in Business and Economics from Lund University.

Shareholding: 1,000 Class B shares, 45,000 warrants

Abby cosgrave

Abby Cosgrave  

Vice President Legal, Betsson AB, General Counsel, Betsson Malta

Born: 1979

Employed in the group since 2014. Initially as Legal Counsel and Vice President Legal from 2017.

Background: Abby previously worked as an in-house counsel at NBCUniversal Networks International and JD Sports Fashion. Abby holds a bachelor’s degree in Law & Politics and an LL.M in International Legal Practice.





Vice President Corporate Development, Betsson AB

Born: 1973

Employed in the Group since 2013.

Background: Petra has a background from management consulting. Prior to joining Betsson, she was responsible for the global business development, and sales within Business Sweden and regional manager for Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa & CEE. Before that, she was at McKinsey & Co. She holds an MSc International Business from Gothenburg Business School.

Shareholding: 25, 500 B shares, 150,000 employee stock options.




Vice President Governance, Risk & Compliance, Betsson AB

Born: 1968

Background: Prior to Betsson, Fredric had various positions within SEB, such as Head of Compliance, Compliance Specialist and Legal Counsel. He has worked at the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and as a judge in the Swedish judiciary. He holds an MSc Laws (LLM) from the University of Stockholm and is an Associate Judge at Svea Court of Appeal.

Shareholding: 25, 000 warrants.

Kaaren Hilsen


Chief Financial Officer, Betsson AB

Born: 1972, UK

Employed in the Group since October 2017.

Background: Prior to Betsson, Kaaren worked for 17 years for Telenor in the Telecommunications industry. She has had various management roles, including CFO and CEO positions, in a number of countries across Asia, the Nordics and Eastern Europe.

Shareholding: 2,500 B shares.

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