AniCura recruits and strengthens the leadership team

AniCura strengthens the leadership team with Maria Lagerstam as new Group P&O Director, Kieran Slevin as CFO and Linda Nyberg as interim Group Communications Director.

AniCura recruits and strengthens the leadership team with Maria Lagerstam as new People & Organisation (HR) Director, Kieran Slevin as CFO and Linda Nyberg as interim Group Communications Director.

Maria Lagerstam, Group P&O Director, joins AniCura from McDonalds in the Nordics where she was leading the HR function in a company with 20,000 employees. Prior to that she was head of Group HR at the international pest-control company Anticimex with 6,000 employees in 18 countries.

Kieran Slevin, Group CFO, has an extensive international FMCG background, having started his career with The Gillette Company and subsequently moved to Procter & Gamble. He joined Mars Inc. in 2013, initially in Mars Ireland then moved to Johannesburg as CFO for the Southern Africa region. Most recently, he was the global director for financial planning and reporting based at Mars Inc’s head office in Washington DC.

Linda Nyberg, interim Group Communications Director, has a background as a journalist at the global news channel Al Jazeera.  She has also led the marketing and communications department at pharmaceutical company Apoteket AB and held leading communications positions in the global hygiene and health company Essity. Most recently, she was CMO and Head of New Business at the tech company Flarie.

”I am pleased to welcome Maria, Kieran and Linda to AniCura. These recruitments are a testament to AniCura’s reputation as a value driven organization on an exciting journey. Together, Maria, Kieran and Linda bring a wealth of experience in their respective fields from both global as well as fast-growing enterprises”, says Azita Shariati, Group CEO AniCura.

Maria Lagerstam assumes her position as Group P&O Director at AniCura no later than October 1st. Kieran Slevin assumed his position as CFO on June 1st and Linda Nyberg assumes her position as interim Group Communications Director on August 17.

For further information, please contact
Maria Tullberg, Group Communications Manager AniCura, +46 736 268 886

About AniCura

AniCura is a family of well-known animal hospitals and clinics specialised in veterinary care for companion animals. Born out of the idea that sharing resources creates opportunities for better veterinary care, the company was established in 2011 as the first merger of companion animal hospitals in the Nordic region. Today, AniCura is a role model within specialised veterinary care and a valued partner for pet owners and referring veterinarians across Europe.

AniCura offers a wide range of high-quality medical services covering preventive and basic health care as well as advanced diagnostics, internal medicine, intensive care, surgery and orthopaedics. AniCura also provides rehabilitation, physiotherapy and dietary advice and offers selected pet food and care products.

AniCura provides modern, high-quality veterinary care for pets at 300 European locations and creates peace of mind for pet owners through excellent access and patient safety. Every year, AniCura’s 6,000 passionate veterinary professionals attend to 3 million companion animal patients. AniCura is a trusted training and referral body.

Since 2018, AniCura is part of Mars Veterinary Health, a family-owned company focused on veterinary care.

For information on how AniCura is working to shape the future of veterinary care, please visit our website www.anicuragroup.com

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I am pleased to welcome Maria, Kieran and Linda to AniCura. These recruitments are a testament to AniCura’s reputation as a value driven organization on an exciting journey. Together, Maria, Kieran and Linda bring a wealth of experience in their respective fields from both global as well as fast-growing enterprises
Azita Shariati, Group CEO AniCura