Lottie Tham

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Lottie Tham
Helga Liselott Persson

18 April 1949
ResidenceStockholm, Sweden
OccupationHeir, H&M
Net worth$4.3 billion (January 2015)[1]
Spouse(s)Pieter Tham
Parent(s)Erling Persson
Margrit Persson
RelativesStefan Persson (brother)
Karl-Johan Persson (nephew)
Charlotte Söderström (niece)
Tom Persson (nephew)

Helga Liselott "Lottie" Tham (born 18 April 1949)[2] is a Swedish heiress and businesswoman, owner of over 5% of the fashion retail chain H&M.

Early life[edit]

She was born Helga Liselott Persson, the daughter of Erling Persson, the founder of H&M.[1]


Tham is the second largest shareholder in H&M and holds 5.32% of the shares; her brother Stefan Persson has 37.69%.[3]

According to Forbes, Tham has a net worth of $4.3 billion, as of January 2015.[1]

Personal life[edit]

She is married to the Swedish financial journalist and financier Pieter Tham, and they live in Stockholm, Sweden, and have two sons.[1][4]


  1. ^ a b c d "Liselott Persson". Forbes. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  2. ^ Clas Rydergren. "Relaterat till LISTA: Sörmlandsbönderna som delar på 309 miljoner från EU – kommun för kommun - Nyhetr.se". nyhetr.se. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Ownership structure". H&M. Retrieved 17 January 2015.
  4. ^ Rainer, Lena (3 July 2005). "Bokslut för Pieter Tham". Sydsvenskan. Retrieved 17 January 2015.