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Johan Blomquist appointed new member of Nordstjernan AB’s Board


At today’s Annual General Meeting of Nordstjernan AB, the following Board members were re-elected: Viveca Ax:son Johnson (Chairman), Caroline Berg (Vice Chairman), Peter Leimdörfer, Tomas Nicolin and Christoph Vitzthum. Johan Blomquist was elected new Board member.

Johan Blomquist, born 1978, holds an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics. He has previously worked at Altor Equity Partners (2005-2018) and Goldman Sachs (2004-2005). Johan is currently a private investor with experience from technology-related companies such as Trustly, Tink, Telavox, Gelato, Estrid and Kognity.

“We are very pleased that Johan has decided to join the Board. He has solid experience of investments in a wide range of industries and from being part of a successful investment organization. In addition, he will bring in-depth expertise in technology-related investments and Johan’s combined experience will contribute to Nordstjernan’s new investment strategy,” says Viveca Ax:son Johnson, Chairman of Nordstjernan.

“I am deeply honored to be invited to join Nordstjernan’s Board. Nordstjernan has an impressive history in terms of returns, and as a long-term owner with proud traditions and values. I am looking forward to contributing my experience from investments in various industries and phases and to being involved in the design of Nordstjernan’s investment strategy,” says Johan Blomquist.

Questions will be answered by:

Stefan Stern, Head of Communications, Nordstjernan
Telephone: +46 70 636 74 17


Nordstjernan is a family-controlled investment company whose business concept is to be an active owner that creates long-term value growth. More information about Nordstjernan can be found on

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