Åsa Källenius new CFO of Mekonomen Group

Mekonomen Group has recruited Åsa Källenius as new CFO and she will assume her position on 15 August 2017.

Åsa Källenius previously served as CFO of Tele2 Sweden AB and has been running her own company Källenius Invest AB since 2016. She will begin in her role as CFO of Mekonomen Group on 15 August 2017, and become a member of Group Management from the same date.

“I am very pleased with the recruitment of Åsa to the Group. Her extensive expertise and experience from major companies will be a valuable asset in our continued journey of growth”, says Pehr Oscarson, President and CEO of Mekonomen Group

As previously announced, Per Hedblom is stepping down from his position as CFO at his own request for a position outside the Group. Per will leave his position on 14 June 2017. From 15 June until 14 August 2017, Karl Lindström will serve as interim CFO of Mekonomen Group.

For further information, please contact:

Pehr Oscarson, President and CEO, Mekonomen Group
Tel +46 (0)8 464 00 00, E-mail: pehr.oscarson@mekonomengroup.com

About Us

Mekonomen operates in the car aftermarket and consists of leading car service chains in Northern Europe with a proprietary wholesale operation, more than 460 branches and over 3,400 affiliated workshops operating under the Group’s brands. Through its branch network, Mekonomen Group offers affordable spare parts and accessories to the affiliated workshops, other workshops, other B2B customers, as well as car owners. Around 90 per cent of sales are business to business, where 80 per cent of the orders are digital. The largest business to business customers are affiliated workshops operating under the Group´s concepts AutoMester, BilXtra, Din Bilpartner, Meca Car Service, Mekonomen Bilverkstad, O.K. Serwis, Speedy and others. The Group operates through four business areas – FTZ with operations in Denmark, Inter-Team with operations in Poland, MECA/Mekonomen with operations in Norway and Sweden and Sørensen og Balchen with operations in Norway.