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Com Hem (STO: COMH) today announces the appointment of Mikael Larsson as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) and Petra von Rohr as Director of IR and Corporate Communications. Mikael Larsson replaces Joachim Jaginder who has decided to leave Com Hem after more than 6 years. Both Mikael Larsson and Petra von Rohr will be part of Com Hem’s Executive Management Team.
Mikael Larsson brings strong financial expertise and significant experience from managing a publicly listed company. He has held the position as CFO of Kinnevik since 2001 and has been participating in transforming Kinnevik into a pure TMT focused investor. Mikael will join Com Hem on June 1, 2015.
As Com Hem’s new Director of IR and Corporate Communications, Petra von Rohr will bring 18 years of experience of both strategic and financial communication. She has previously been CEO of the investment bank Remium in Sweden and most recently held the position as Partner and Head of Financial Communication at Kreab. At Com Hem Petra will be responsible for IR, Public Affairs and the Corporate Communications.
“I am very pleased with Mikael Larsson’s decision to join Com Hem as CFO. He is a great addition to the team and will be valuable in Com Hem’s transformation to increase both customer and shareholder value. Petra has extensive experience from all the areas she will be responsible for at Com Hem and I am sure she will be a valuable addition to our management team. Finally, I would like to thank Joachim for his hard work over the past years and his dedication to the success of Com Hem” said Anders Nilsson, CEO of Com Hem.
“After having followed the Swedish media and telecoms sector for the past 14 years, I am delighted to be joining Com Hem at this exciting time for the company. I believe my experience will enable me to make a contribution to the company’s success and create shareholder value“, said Mikael Larsson.
“Com Hem’s infrastructure and services imply a unique position to service a considerable proportion of the Swedish households. I see great potential in the brand and I look forward to contribute to its development in my new role”, said Petra von Rohr.
Joachim Jaginder will resign from his duties as CFO and as well as board member within the group companies.
Notes to Editors:
Com Hem’s Executive Management Team:
Anders Nilsson, CEO
Mikael Larsson, CFO
Jon James, COO
Elisabeth Hellberg, Director of Human Resources
Henri Caddeo, CTIO
Robert Öjfelth, CEO Phonera
Petra Von Rohr, Director of IR & Corporate Communications
Com Hem Holding AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish Securities Markets Act (2007:528) and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980). The information was submitted for publication at 07:28 CET on February 10, 2015.
About Com Hem
Com Hem is one of Sweden’s leading suppliers of high-speed broadband, television and fixed-telephony. Approximately 40% of Sweden’s households are connected to Com Hem’s network, with access to the market’s broadest range of television services. Com Hem offers broadband speeds up to 500 Mbps to 1.6 million households which is more than any other operator. Since 2013 Com Hem has a competitive B2B-offer of broadband and telephony services. Com Hem was founded in 1983, has approximately 1,100 employees and its head office is in Stockholm. Operations are run through three subsidiaries; Com Hem AB, Phonera Företag AB and ITUX Communication AB. Com Hem’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, visit: www.comhemgroup.com.
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