Executive Management

Gustaf Hagman

Gustaf Hagman

Birth: 1974 Title: Group CEO Started at LeoVegas: 2011 Share holding: 8 400 000 Special areas of expertise: Gaming industry, organisation, entrepreneur Education: Economics studies at Stockholm University and Södertörn University.

Gustaf has over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship and the online gaming industry and has previously built organizations to over 100 employees. Before he co-founded LeoVegas, Gustaf was CEO of the listed company Net Gaming AB (publ.). He also founded and was CEO of Eurobet Nordic AB. As the group's CEO Gustaf works with the company's strategy and planning. It is his duty to lead the company and to handle stock market-related questions and to ensure that LeoVegas achieves the goals that the board and the owners have set up.

Stefan Nelson

Stefan Nelson

Birth: 1977 Title: CFO Started at LeoVegas: 2018 Share holding: 40 000 Special areas of expertise: Economics, M&A Education: B.Sc. Econ., Stockholm University

Stefan has a background in the finance industry with around 20 years of experience in the capital market, equity analysis and corporate finance. He comes from a position as Director of SEB Corporate Finance with sector responsibility for gaming, media and retail, and has worked with a large number of projects within M&A and ECM, including the listing of LeoVegas. Prior to that, he was a equity analyst at SEB Enskilda, Standard & Poor and Redeye. Stefan has been top rated equity analyst in the gaming sector for many years.

Mårten Forste

Mårten Forste

Birth: 1971 Title: COO - Chief Operating Officer Started at LeoVegas: 2020 Share holding: 360 000 Special areas of expertise: Gaming industry, e-commerce B2C and organisational development Education: Master of Laws, Lund University

Mårten Forste has extensive and broad-based experience from the online and e-commerce sectors. He is a former Country Manager Sweden for the gaming company Expekt and COO of Meetic/Match.com Europe.

Mårten have been part of LeoVegas board of directors since 2012 and Chairman of the Board since 2017. Mårten Forste joined as COO in the beginning of 2020 with overarching responsibility for operations at the company’s offices in Malta.

Dersim Sylwan

Dersim Sylwan

Birth: 1981 Title: CMO – Chief Marketing Officer Started at LeoVegas: 2020 Share holding: 42 000 Special areas of expertise: Gaming industry, marketing Education: Economics and marketing at IHM business School

Dersim has more than 14 years of experience from the gambling industry with extensive experience in marketing, public affairs and communication. He comes from Kindred Group where he spent seven years holding various positions including Head of Maria Casino and recently General Manager Sweden being responsible for brands such as Unibet, Maria Casino, iGame, Bingo.com and Storspelare. His background also includes experience from Svenska Spel and bwin.

Mattias Wedar

Mattias Wedar

Birth: 1973 Title: CPTO - Chief Product and Tech Officer Started at LeoVegas: 2019 Share holding: 21 200 Special areas of expertise: Tech- and product development Education: Bachelor of Social Science in Informatics, Lund University

Mattias has more than 15 years of experience in digital and technology development from both B2C and B2B industries. He has broad experience from the gaming industry from his time at CEO for Mr Green Technology within the MRG group. Before that Mattias had leading positions at online search company Eniro and as manager at management consultancy firm Accenture.

Avshalom Lazar

Avshalom Lazar

Birth: 1975 Title: CCLO - Chief Compliance and Legal Officer Started at LeoVegas: 2019 Share holding: 0 Special areas of expertise: Gambling industry, compliance Education: Bachelor of Law, IDC Herzliya, Israel

Avshalom has over 10 years of experience in the gambling industry with extensive experience in compliance and legal affairs. He has a solid knowledge about the industry as a whole and an understanding of the high demands that are placed on online gaming companies in regulated markets. He comes from a position as Group Head of Legal & Compliance at Fortuna Entertainment Group and prior to that Avshalom was Head of Regulatory Affairs at 888holdings.