Management team

The Management team of I.A.R. Systems Group

Richard Lind,  acting CEO,  IAR Systems

Born in: 1964.
Board member: Since 2019.
Education: IHM and several internal training programs at Microsoft. Microsoft/Wharton internal MBA program. Employment and other board assignments: Richard is Chairman of Flowmotion AB and has a number of advisory assignments for such companies as Innovation Strategy Forum, Intphiz AB, DePalma Workwear and PerformanceSK8.
Work experience: Richard has extensive experience of the technology sector after serving in various senior positions, both internationally and in Sweden, at companies such as Microsoft for the past 18 years, most recently as CTO with responsibility for the Internet of Things.

Shareholding: 3,500 class B shares (November 1, 2021)

Independent in relation to the company and management.
Independent in relation to the company’s major shareholders.

Anders Holmberg, Chief Technology Officer, IAR Systems
Born in: 1967.
Education: BSc in mathematics and computer science from Uppsala University.
Work experience: Anders Holmberg has worked at IAR Systems for 21 years. He has a background in numerical analysis and started his career working on parallel computers and super computers during the early 1990s. Since then, he has worked as a university lecturer, technical consultant, C/C++ developer and development manager. Over the past ten years, Anders has focused on advanced tools for developing embedded systems.

Shareholding: No holdings (February 28, 2021). 
Warrant holding: 18,020 share warrants (February 28, 2021)

Haydn Povey, CEO of Secure Thingz
Born in: 1970.
Education: MSc in electrical engineering, University of Kent.
Work experience: Haydn Povey, well-known security expert and Board member of the IoT Security Foundation, has held senior positions at global technical companies for more than 20 years, including over ten years at Arm. In his most recent role at Arm, he led the company’s security strategy in the mobile and IoT domains, which entailed participating in discussions concerning security standards at the government level in the USA as well as the UK. Haydn also helped lead the development and market introduction of the Arm Cortex-M processor family, which now dominates the embedded systems and IoT markets.

Shareholding: 136,656 class B shares
Warrant holding: : 7,420 stock options (February 28, 2021)

Karin Lassegård, COO and Chief of Staff to CEO, I.A.R. Systems Group AB
Born: 1982.
Education: High school education and KY course in tourism.
Work experience: More than eight years of work experience
from the hotel industry, assistant in medical technology products
as well as IT infrastructure.

Shareholding: No holdings (February 28, 2021).
Option holding: 5,300 share warrants (February 28, 2021)


Ann Zetterberg, CFO,  I.A.R. Systems GroupBorn in: 1967.
Education: Ann has a Bsc in business administration from Stockholm University.
Work experience: Ann has more than 20 years of CFO experience, including several roles in the technology start-up sectors and also within non-profit as CFO for the Swedish Hunters Association. She also has half a decade in private equity as CFO for Accent Equity Partners. Her most recent role was as CFO with First North listed med tech company Brighter. Her board experience is mainly in mining, as Director of the board for Endomines and Chairman of the board for Copperstone Rescources.

Shareholding: 1,076 class B shares (August 16, 2021)
Option holdings: No warrants (August 16, 2021)

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