At an special general meeting, to be held on October 11, 2018, Claes Hemberg and Désirée Lerider will be nominated as new board members for Aptic AB, the fast-growing Nordic fintech company.  They were nominated due to their substantial expertise and experience with respect to strengthening the brand and expanding outside the Nordic region.

“Aptic has geared up expansion, planning for internationalization in Northern Europe. Claes Hemberg’s breadth and expertise will be of great benefit for successful growth in new markets. Désirée Lerider’s experience in business development will also be very valuable for Aptics development, “says Sune Nilsson, Chairman of Aptic.

Claes Hemberg, former savings economist at Avanza Bank from 1998 to March 2018, guided Swedish savers in stock prices, funds, mortgages, etc. Today, Hemberg acts as an independent author and lecturer, covering economics, energy and data. In addition, he acts as a director, investor and CEO coach.

“Aptic is an exciting hidden gem in the heart of the online shopping market, with a focus on payment, credit and tech. With sharp employees and long-term owners, Aptic can be the one who really changes the playing field, “commented Claes Hemberg

Désirée Lerider is the CEO and one of the founders of Factum Reklambyrå whom she, together with her companions, has been running for almost 20 years. Désirée is a contractor with extensive expertise in marketing and business development. She previously had board assignments in, among others, Almi West and Swedbank Local Board in Skövde.

“By being a member of the board, I can help keep an overall development focus on the Aptics brand and its business so that Aptics travel can go on and on. It also includes assessing how Aptic can focus even more on customer benefit, thus linking customers closer to the company, “says Désirée Lerider.

Sune Nilsson, Chairman, 070-379 15 28,
Knut Eirik Storsul, CEO, +47 91 17 04 56,
Claes Hemberg, 0708-61 80 47
Désirée Lerider, 0708-13 31 73,

Briefly about Aptic
Aptic is a fast-growing Nordic fintech company, which developed an advanced and comprehensive platform – Aptic ARC – for financial solutions and modules for payments, travel account services, invoice purchases, debt collection and account and credit management. The platform is based on almost 20 years of experience and knowledge. It can be combined with a range of modules. The result will be one of the best, most comprehensive and advanced solutions in the market.

Aptic sees its role as a facilitator of innovation in the fintech field, both in terms of time-to-market and product and technology.

Aptic’s customers are found throughout Northern Europe. At the offices in Stockholm, Trollhättan, Skövde, Oslo and Århus in Denmark the company employs  about 120 people.