Board of Directors

The Sinch Board of Directors is responsible for the organization of the Company and for supervising the management of its business and affairs.

Members of the board are elected annually by the annual general meeting after nomination from the nomination committee. According to the Articles of Association of the Company, the board of directors shall consist of not less than three and not more than ten members with a maximum of five deputy board members.

Erik Fröberg

Erik Fröberg

Born: 1957

Director of Sinch since: 2012, Chairman since 2015

Shareholding in Sinch (total, private & via companies): 1,473,970 privately and in addition an indirect holding through Neqst D2 AB*

Warrants in Sinch: 0*

Education: MSc in Engineering Physics, KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

Principal Occupation: Partner and founder of Neqst Partner AB

Experience: Vice CEO at Cap Gemini Sweden, Vice CEO at LHS Group Inc., CEO at Digiquant Inc., Special Advisor at General Atlantic LP

Other significant directorships (company & position): Director of Digital Route AB and Varnish AB and chairman of Xlent AB and Netlight AB.

Dependency to the company and its major shareholders: No/Yes

Hudson Smith

Hudson Smith

Born: 1977

Director of Sinch since: 2022 

Shareholding in Sinch (total, private & via companies): indirect through Thoma Bravo Discover entities.

Warrants in Sinch: 0

Education: MBA, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, BS, Business Administration, Washington and Lee University.

Principal occupation: Partner, Thoma Bravo, Miami, Florida, USA.

Experience: Managing Director, HGGC, Consultant, Bain & Company, Analyst, Lincoln International.

Other significant directorships (company and position): Director of PDFTron, Director of Greenphire, Director of Zipari, Director of Cority, Director of Veriforce, Director of Nintex and Director of Riskonnect.

Relationship of dependency to the company and its major shareholders: Independent

Bridget Cosgrave

Bridget Cosgrave

Born: 1961

Director of Sinch since: 2018

Shareholding in Sinch (total, private & via companies): 3,500*

Warrants in Sinch: 0*

Education: MBA from the London Business School, MSC from World Maritime University, BA Hons from Queen’s University, Canada

Principal Occupation: Independent consultant, Director ADIMO srl

Experience: Founding CEO & Chair of BICS sa, SVP Enterprise Proximus, Deputy Director General ETSI, Director General Digital Europe, former non-executive director of S.E.S., Essilor, Eutelsat, Steria and Euskaltel

Other significant directorships (company and position): None

Relationship of dependency to the company and its major shareholders: Independent

Renée Robinson Strömberg

Renée Robinson Strömberg

Born: 1970

Director of Sinch since: 2017

Shareholding in Sinch (total, private & via companies): 340*

Warrants in Sinch: 0*

Education: Degree in Chinese Studies and Economics from Kalamazoo College and an MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. 

Principal Occupation: Founder of and CEO of Shiny Thing AB

Experience: More than 25 years of experience in the international high-tech industry including Drutt (acquired by Ericsson) and Tail-f Systems (acquired by Cisco).

Other significant directorships (company and position): Director of Doctrin AB

Relationship of dependency to the company and its major shareholders: Independent

Johan Stuart

Johan Stuart

Born: 1957

Director of Sinch since: 2015

Shareholding in Sinch (total, private & via companies): 90,000*

Warrants in Sinch: 0*

Education: MSc in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics

Principal Occupation: -

Experience: Affibody Medical AB, Tradimus AB, XCounter AB, Hi3G Access AB, Utfors AB and companies within the Axel Johnson Group

Other significant directorships (company and position): Director of Digital Route AB and Best Practice Scandinavia AB.

Dependency to the company and its major shareholders: Independent

Björn Zethraeus

Björn Zethraeus

Born: 1963

Director of Sinch since: 2017

Shareholding in Sinch (total, private & via companies): indirect holding through Neqst D2 AB*

Warrants in Sinch: 0*

Education: MSc Engineering, Institute of Technology at Linköping University

Principal Occupation: Corporate Development and Co-Founder of Sinch

Experience:Executive positions with Ericsson, co-founder of Ericsson IPX AB, co-founder of Sinch, management consultant and acting manager with various network operators and mobile marketing companies

Other significant directorships (company and position): Director and CEO, Cantaloupe AB

Dependency on the company and its major shareholders: Yes/Yes

*As of Dec 31, 2021