Katarina Wilson new CFO at AcadeMedia

Eola Änggård Runsten, CFO of AcadeMedia since 2013, has decided to leave the company.  Eola will leave her position as CFO on November 1st and as of that date Katarina Wilson will be the new Chief Financial Officer of AcadeMedia.

Katarina Wilson has been with AcadeMedia since 2016 as Head of Group Finance and Business control. Katarina has a solid background within finance and business control most recently from Husqvarna where she was Director of Group business control. She has also held various positions within Johnson & Johnson and Electrolux. Katarina holds an MBA from Warwick Business School, UK, specialising in Accounting and Finance and a Master of Science from the Royal Institute of Technology. Katarina will be part of AcadeMedia’s Executive Management Team and report to CEO Marcus Strömberg

- I am very glad that Katarina has accepted the job as CFO. We know Katarina well and I am convinced that she has the right finance and leadership skills to lead the CFO function. I am also glad to have found an internal candidate as this will ensure continuity in the function.  With the experiences and perspectives that Katarina Wilson brings, she will have an important role in continuing to develop an effective and strong finance function, says Marcus Strömberg, CEO at AcadeMedia.

 - We would also like to thank Eola for her great contribution to the development of AcadeMedia over the last six years and wish her all the best in her future endeavours, says Marcus Strömberg.

For more information, please contact:

Marcus Strömberg, CEO
Telephone: +46 8 794 4200
E-mail: marcus.stromberg@academedia.se

Annette Lilliestierna, Director of Communications
Telephone: +46 70-432 08 61
E-mail: annette.lilliestierna@academedia.se

About AcadeMedia
AcadeMedia creates opportunities for people to develop. The 16,900 employees at our 660 preschools, compulsory schools, upper secondary schools and adult education centres share a common focus on quality and development. Our 180,000 children and students are provided with a high quality education, giving them the best conditions to attain both learning objectives and their full potential as individuals. AcadeMedia is Northern Europe ́s largest education company, with locations/facilities/presence in Sweden, Norway and Germany. Our size gives us the capacity to be a robust, long term partner to the communities we serve. More information about AcadeMedia is available on www.academedia.se.

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AcadeMedia creates opportunities for people to develop. The 17,500 employees at our 660 preschools, compulsory schools, upper secondary schools and adult education centres share a common focus on quality and development. Our 179,900 children and students are provided with a high quality education, giving them the best conditions to attain both learning objectives and their full potential as individuals.AcadeMedia is Northern Europe´s largest education company, with locations/facilities/presence in Sweden, Norway and Germany. Our size gives us the capacity to be a robust, long term partner to the communities we serve. More information about AcadeMedia is available on www.academedia.se