Catena Media chairman steps in as interim CEO

Catena Media chairman steps in as interim CEO

The board of directors of Catena Media has appointed chair Göran Blomberg as interim chief executive of the company, as previous CEO Per Hellberg left the position.

Published 8th January 2021

The search for a new permanent CEO will now begin, with Blomberg temporarily stepping down from his position as chairman of the board in order to fulfil the role.

It comes as Hellberg, who has led the business since March 2018, departs, with no reason given for his departure.

Board member Öystein Engebretsen will serve as acting chairman during Blomberg’s tenure as chief executive.

Blomberg has been a member of Catena’s board of directors since May 2019 and served as chairman since May 2020. He brings over 30 years’ experience, principally as chief financial officer of publicly listed companies, most recently at ICA handlarnas Förbund (ICA Retailers’ Association). He has also served on the board of directors of several public and private corporations.

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