Executive Management

Christian Fredrikson

President and CEO since 2016

Born: 1964

Education: Master’s Degree in engineering Åbo Akademi University, Finland

Previous assignments: CEO F-Secure 2012-2016, Christian Fredrikson has also had a long career within Nokia Networks and Nokia Siemens Networks (1994-2012), where he held several leading positions, including Head of Asia Region (2008-2010) and Global Head of Sales, Mobile Infrastructure (2010-2012) at Nokia Siemens Networks.

Other assignments: board member of Remedy Entertainment Ltd, board member of Stena AB. He is a member of the foundation for Åbo Akademi University.

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 32,750*

Hassan Tabrizi

Acting CFO since 2017.


Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Ain Shams University, Kairo.

Previous assignments: Interim CFO Transmode (Publ.) 2015-2016. Interim CFO Birdstep Technology (Publ.) 2014-2015. Head of Enterprise Development G&D, 3S division 2011-2014. CFO SmartTrust (Private Equity) 2007-2010.

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 0*

Pontus Jägemalm

Senior VP Research & Development since 2009.

Born: 1971.

Education: Master’s degree in and PhD in Engineering Physics, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.

Previous assignments: Extensive international experience, including Technical Lead and Head of System Design at Displaytech Inc, USA

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 800,125*


Ted Hansson

Senior VP Business Line Mobile since 2017

Born: 1976

Education: MSc Electronics Engineering, Blekinge Institute of Engineering.

Previous assignments: Country Manager Fingerprints, China Shanghai 2013-2016, Marketing Director/China Country Manager Nanoradio AB 2010-2013, Customer Enginering Director ST-Ericsson Corea 2007-2010, Software Manager Ericsson Mobile Platforms Taiwan 2006-2007, Software Consultant Ericsson Mobile Platforms China 2003-2006.

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 20,000*

Niklas Strid

Senior VP Business Line PC and Embedded since 2017.

Born: 1972

Education: MSc Electronics Engineering, Lund Institute of Engineering.

Previous assignments: Acting SVP Business Line Smartcards at Fingerprints 2017, VP Customer Projects 2014 to 2016 at  Fingerprints, Senior Project Manager, Program Manager Ericsson BU Modems, ST-Ericsson.

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 5,000*

Jonas Spannel

Senior VP Operations & Quality since 2013.

Born: 1963.

Education: Officer Swedish Military Academy . Business administration , University of Örebro.

Previous assignments: Director Electronics Sourcing och VP Strategic Sourcing Sony Mobile.

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 50,000*

Jan Johannesson

Senior VP Strategy & Corporate Development since 2013.

Born: 1969

Education: MSc Electrical Engineering, Lund Institute of Engineering. Consumer Marketing Strategy, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Previous assignments: VP, Head of Strategic Planning ST-Ericsson, Director Portfolio Management Ericsson Mobile Platforms. Senior Advisor Northstream.

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 26,250*

Peter Bergson

General Counsel since 2017

Born: 1965

Education: Degree of Master of Laws, LLM, University of Uppsala

Previous assignments: General Counsel Bisnode AB 2012-2017, General Counsel Orc Group AB [Publ] 2007-2012,1996-2007 Legal Director Sun Microsystems Inc, 1992-1996 Senior Associate Schagers Lawfirm, 1990-1992 Assistant Counsel EuroCredit AB

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 1,500*


Thomas Rex

Senior VP Business Line Smartcards since 2017. Previously Sales Manager Fingerprints November 2011 – October 2016.

Born: 1963

Education: Master of Electronics Engineering, Lund Institute of Engineering.

Previous assignments: Sales Manager Asia, Ericsson Mobile Platforms, Sales Manager Nanoradio.

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 1 000 000*

The shares are placed in endowment insurance.


Mattias Hakeröd

Senior VP Human Resources since 2017.

Born: 1974

Education: BS International Workinglife, University of Gothenburg.

Previous assignments: Global Vice President HR Commercial Mölnlycke 2017, Global HR Director Commercial Mölnlycke 2014-2017, HR Director Surgical Division Mölnlycke 2009-2014, Global Business Partner AstraZeneca R&D 2008, Regional HR Business Partner AstraZeneca R&D 2003-2008.

Shareholdings in Fingerprints: 33 500*

* as of March 30, 2018.

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