Intrum Justitia proposes election of Tore Bertilsson and Ulrika Valassi to its Board of Directors

– SWEDEN, Stockholm – The Nomination Committee of Intrum Justitia AB (publ) (STO:IJ) will propose Tore Bertilsson and Ulrika Valassi as new board members at the Annual General Meeting on 20 April 2016.

Five of the current board members – Lars Lundquist, Synnöve Trygg, Fredrik Trägårdh, Ragnhild Wiborg and Magnus Yngen – will be nominated for re-election. Matts Ekman and Charlotte Strömberg have declined re-election. Lars Lundquist will be proposed for re-election as chairman.

Tore Bertilsson is the chairman of Perstorp Holding, PRI Pensionsgaranti and Ludvig Svensson, and a board member of Ingka Holding (IKEA), Gunnebo, JCE Group, Stampen and Semcon. Bertilsson was from 1989 CFO and from 2005 until 2013 Deputy CEO of SKF and before that a director within SEB. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Gothenburg’s School of Economics.

Ulrika Valassi is a board member of Ålandsbanken, Hemfosa Fastigheter and Qliro. Valassi is also Head of Service Area Risk at Transcedent Group and previously held the position as Head of Credit at Landshypotek and several roles within SEB, most recently as Group Head of New Product Approval Office. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Uppsala University.

The Nomination Committee’s complete proposal will be presented in the notice to the Annual General Meeting and on the company’s website.

The Nomination Committee consists of Johan Strandberg, chairman (SEB Funds), Hans Hedström (Carnegie Funds), Katja Bergqvist (Handelsbanken Funds), Mats Gustafsson (Lannebo Funds) and Thomas Flodén (AMF and AMF Funds). The chairman of the board, Lars Lundquist, has been co-opted to the Nomination Committee.

Intrum Justitia is Europe’s leading Credit Management Services (CMS) group, offering comprehensive services, including purchase of receivables, designed to measurably improve clients’ cash flows and long-term profitability. Founded in 1923, Intrum Justitia has some 3,850 employees in 20 markets. Consolidated revenues amounted to about SEK 5.6 billion in 2015. Intrum Justitia AB is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since 2002.

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