Monica Söderlund appointed as the Managing Director of Fondia Sweden
Press release June 3rd, 2019 8.00
Ms. Monica Söderlund, LL.M, has been appointed as the Managing Director of Fondia Plc’s Swedish subsidiary Fondia Legal Services AB. Previously, Monica was with Grant Thornton, where she acted as Head of Tax Sweden, Partner, and as member of the Management Board as well as the Global Tax Advisory Board.
Monica will start in her new position at Fondia Legal Services AB on June 10th, 2019. At Fondia, she will join the Group Management Team alongside the Fondia Sweden’s Leadership Team.
As informed earlier in a company release, the current Managing Director Niclas Gottlieb will stay with Fondia until July 31st, 2019 and will give his full support in this transition.
Prior to Grant Thornton, Monica has held various management positions in relation to tax law in different expert organizations, i.e. KPMG and Deloitte, as well as working as Global Head of Tax at IKEA in the Netherlands.
“Monica has a solid background in the management of legal expert organizations and a stately track record with commercial targets and building great places to work. She has great talents to lead Fondia Sweden to the next stage of development. It is a pleasure to welcome Monica to Fondia”, says the Group CEO of Fondia, Leena Hellfors.
“We want to thank the current Managing Director of Fondia Sweden, Niclas Gottlieb for the fantastic work he has done in raising the firm to a growth track in Sweden and conducting a successful integration after the acquisition of Jansson & Norin AB. We want to wish him all the best in the future.”
For further information, please contact:
CEO Leena Hellfors
tel. +358 20 7205 698
Certified Advisor Alexander Corporate Finance Ltd
tel. +358 (0)50 520 4098
Fondia in brief
Fondia is a full-service business law firm that offers new service models and utilizes digital technologies. Fondia operates in Finland, Sweden, Lithuania and Estonia, and the Group’s net sales in 2018 were approximately €20.2 million. Fondia employs approximately 160 people.