THE MARKETING GROUP PLC APPOINTS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND INVESTOR RELATIONS ADVISOR IN STRATEGIC MOVE
- Mats Lundkvist and Investor Relations advisor bring Swedish market competence and International financial expertise to The Marketing Group.
- A strategic step by The Marketing Group to strengthen its global senior team with independent Swedish oversight on board as it advances its ambitious acquisition strategy.
Stockholm, August 4th 2016 - The Marketing Group plc, a true 360 digital company, today announces the appointment of Mats Lundkvist as a non-executive director and Carl Thunström as an investor relations advisor with immediate effect.
Jeremy Harbour, Executive Chairman, The Marketing Group comments, “We are further building the knowledge bank of our senior team with the appointment of Mats Lundkvist as a non-executive director and Carl Thunström as an investor relations advisor. As well as bringing deep International financial market clout and specialist Swedish market knowledge, the appointments also strengthen the group’s investor relations function by deepening our engagement with the investment community in Sweden and the region. ”
Mats Lundkvist, an expert in business transformation and change management, is a highly experienced international business executive, who is currently providing strategic counsel for BID Group, a firm that invests in IT, Manufacturing, Marketing, Construction Sectors, and ActUpon, a management consultancy firm.
He has a proven track record in business transformation, having worked as interim CEO for Cabeco, where he successfully increased the company’s proficiency drastically in just seven months and as a business developer for Volvo Trucks where he implemented a new IT system, worth 1.2 billion SEK. This project is recognised in the sector as one of the most successful projects ever implemented. He also held senior positions at QuickSolve, eZ Systems, Hobby Wholesaler, Wattholma Country Resort, twenty4help and Siemens Business Service.
Carl Thunström, previously from the Corporate Finance team at the investment bank Mangold Fondkomission AB, is an accomplished financial expert with an in-depth knowledge of the Swedish markets and strong International business acumen. As well as providing strategic counsel for IPOs and M&As, he also advises listed companies on corporate governance issues. Carl holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from Stockholm University and a Degree in Finance from Singapore Management University.
For more information, please contact
Hannah Middleton, Director and Communications Director
Phone: +65 8193 7625
Jeremy Harbour, Executive Chairman
Phone: +65 8661 1776
This information is information that The Marketing Group PLC is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 5AM CET on 4th August 2016.
The Marketing Group in brief
The Marketing Group plc was incorporated in May 2015 with the purpose of gathering successful marketing businesses under one roof. During the first half of 2016, The Marketing Group acquired 13 companies with specialist skills and geographical reach. The Company comprises a series of independent marketing teams, each with specific expertise and innovative services. The consolidated group supports the subsidiaries with management and coordinating activities as well as a common operating platform. For more information, please visit the Company’s website www.marketinggroupplc.com. The Company’s share is listed on Nasdaq First North Stockholm from 8 June 2016 and Mangold Fondkommission AB, +46 8-5030 15 50, is the Company’s Certified Adviser and liquidity provider.