Board of Directors

Henrik Blomquist

Henrik Blomquist, Chairman of the Board

Board Member since year: 2015

Chairman since: 2016

Education: Economic studies, Stockholm University

Work experience: Current position CEO at Bure Equity AB. Experience of investment operations and corporate development.

Board assignments: Chairman of Investment AB Bure, Bure Growth and Cavena Image Products AB, Board member of MedCap AB, Bure Financial Services AB.

Åsa Holmberg

Board Member since year: 2021

Education: Civil engineer, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH Stockholm

Work Experience: Consultant at Capgemini and Sogeti 1998-2004. CEO in a subsidiary and Business Area manager in Avega Group AB 2004-2012. Started in Knowit AB 2013 as a CEO in a subsidiary, later Regional Manager, today Business Area Manager Knowit Solutions and Vice President.

Board assignments: Other current assignment in addition to Mercuri, Stacc AS.

Jonas Palmqvist

Board Member since year: 2021

Education: Bachelor of Political Science, Gothenburg University, and Professional Board Member Education, Michael Berglund

Work Experience: A wide range of positions in Politics, Training and Communications. Political Advisor Prime Minister’s Office (1992-1994), CEO IIR Norway & Deputy Regional Manager IIR Nordic (1995-1999), CEO OTW Publishing (2000-2005), CEO United Minds (2005-2008), Deputy CEO & Partner Prime (2008-2018), Chief Operating Officer Weber Shandwick Europe, Middle East and Africa (2017-).

Board assignments: Other current assignments in addition to Mercuri are linked to Prime and Weber Shandwick units in EMEA, plus Silverdalsgruppen (Chairman).

Ken Skoog

Board Member since year: 2019

Education:  Masters Degree in Economics, Stockholm University

Work Experience: Founder and CEO Stracton AB and Skoog Stjerna AB, Business advisor, Executive Coach and Executive Search Consultant. Various management positions, Sales director, CEO, Head of Growth and Interim start-up manager, within Wise Group a large HR company listed on Nasdaq.   

Board assignments: Other current assignment in addition to Mercuri, Shortcut Media Group listed on Spotlight.

Juan Vallejo Board member

Juan Vallejo

Board Member since year: 2016

Education: Master of Science, Royal Technical University, KTH Stockholm

Work Experience: Securitas Group a wide range of positions 1990-2006, President Securitas Portugal 1990-1992, Regional President Iberia and President Securitas Spain 1992-1997, President Securitas Sweden 1997-2000, Director Nordic Operations 2000-2001, Divisional President Securitas Systems 2001-2006, President and CEO Niscayah Group AB 2006-2010, CEO Imtech Nordic AB 2011-2014.

Board assignments: Other current assignments in addition to Mercuri International are ITS Energy Group AB (Chairman), Elajo Invest AB (Board member), Fingerprint Cards AB (Board member) and Tagmaster AB (Board member).

Trolle Sahlström

Deputy Board Member since year: 2017

Education: BSc Business Administration, University of Bath

Work Experience: Current position Investment Manager at Bure Equity AB. Previously working with M&A and corporate finance at Rothschild & Co.

Board assignments: Scandinova Systems AB and Allgon AB.