Published: 2020-05-25 16:05:32 CEST
Changes board/management/auditors

Normunds Igolnieks and Baiba Rubesa have been appointed as new Council members of HansaMatrix

Riga, 2020-05-25 16:05 CEST -- On May 22, 2020 annual general meeting of HansaMatrix shareholders, in addition to the existing Supervisory Council members Andris Bērziņš, Ingrīda Blūma and Dagnis Dreimanis, elected new Supervisory Council members Normunds Igolnieks and Baiba Anda Rubesa. This decision shall take effect as of the date of its adoption.

Ivars Ķirsons left the Supervisory Council of HansaMatrix. I.Ķirsons represented the interests of the growth venture capital fund ZGI-4 managed by ZGI Capital. Ivars Ķirsons has been member of Coucil of HansaMatrix since October 29, 2019.

Normunds Igolnieks brings highly valuable investment and management experience to Supervisory Council of the Company and will represent interests of ZGI Capital managed venture capital fund ZGI-4. N. Igolnieks does not own HansaMatrix shares.

Since 2011 Normunds Igolnieks has been partner and Chairman of the Management Board of ZGI Capital, one of the most experienced venture capital fund managers in the Baltics. From 2001 to 2011, N. Igolnieks was the Chairman of the Board of the asset management company SEB Investment Management and before that held several other positions related to the financial sector.

Baiba Anda Rubesa is an experienced international company manager with extensive experience in corporate governance, leadership skills, and sustainability requirements, bringing highly valuable experience to the Company's Council in the areas of management, leadership and public relations and serving as an independent HansaMatrix Council member. Baiba Rubesa does not own HansaMatrix shares.

Rubesa works as a consultant and since 2019 has been appointed to the Council of the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. From 2016 to 2019, Baiba Rubesa was member of the Supervisory Council and member of the Human Resources Committee of the Latvian energy company Latvenergo. From 2015 to 2018, B. Rubesa was the Chairman of the Management Board and the Executive Director of the joint venture RB Rail, which implements the largest railway infrastructure project of the European Union in the Baltics, Rail Baltica. Since 2014, she has been the owner of the consulting company RFactor. Prior to her position as Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility at Statoil ASA from 2010-2013, from 2008 to 2010 Rubesa was Statoil Azerbaijan's Director of Public Relations with government institutions. From 2011-2013. B. Rubesa was a member of the Council of EITI (Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative) and from 2012 to 2015 - a member of the Council of Citadele banka. From 2004 to 2007, B. Rubesa chaired the Foreign Investors' Council in Latvia, as well as was the Vice President of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Latvia, from 2002 to 2009, she was a member of the Council of DnB Nord banka. Prior to that, from 2001 to 2008, B. Rubesa was the Executive Director of Statoil Latvia and from 1996 to 2000 the Marketing and Public Relations Director of Statoil Baltic States.

Investor and media contact:

Māris Macijevskis, CFA

Management Board Member, Finance director
Phone: (+371) 6780 0002


About HansaMatrix

HansaMatrix is a fast-growing, high-technology company offering product design, industrialization and complete manufacturing services in data networking, Internet of Things, industrial segments and other services to high added value business segments. In addition to complete manufacturing services of OEM products, the company offers an ODM business model to both start-up and established companies that seek product development partnerships.