Ms. Mercedes Johnson was first elected to the Board of Millicom in May 2019. She is a member of the Audit Committee and the Compliance and Business Conduct Committee.
Mercedes Johnson (1954) is an American citizen and currently serves on the Boards of three other NASDAQ or NYSE listed technology companies – Synopsys, a provider of solutions for designing and verifying advanced silicon chips, Teradyne, a developer and supplier of automated semiconductor test equipment and Maxim Integrated Products, an integrated circuits designer and producer.
During her executive career, Mercedes held positions such as Chief Financial Officer of Avago Technologies (now Broadcom) and Chief Financial Officer of LAM Research Corporation. Mercedes holds a degree in Accounting from the University of Buenos Aires.
Ms. Johnson brings years of experience from technology-oriented multinational U.S. listed companies in various capacities including Board and Committee roles and as a Chief Financial Officer.
She qualifies as independent of major shareholders as well as the Company and its management according to the Swedish Code of Corporate Governance and relevant rules of the Nasdaq Stock Market.
Ms. Johnson and her closely related persons hold 8,159 Millicom shares.