Catena Media appoints new CFO

By Robert Simmons
Maltese affiliate network Catena Media has announced the appointment of Pia-Lena Olofsson as its new chief financial officer (CFO), succeeding the current CFO Claes Wenthzel.

Catena Media have confirmed that Wenthzel has chosen to resign from his position due to family reasons, but will continue to work in the company until the publication of the interim report for the period January–March 2018, whereupon Olofsson will assume the position as new CFO.

Olofsson is currently employed as CFO of Catena Operations, a subsidiary of Catena Media. Prior to joining the Catena group, Pia-Lena was CFO and Head of Investor Relations at the large CAP-listed digital bank Collector AB after holding several previous positions within Bure Equity AB (publ) and Visma AB.

Pia-Lena holds a Master of Business Administration from Gothenburg University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Warwick Business School.

In a statement announcing the appointment, Henrik Persson Ekdahl, Acting CEO of Catena Media said: “We are incredibly pleased to welcome Pia-Lena to the team at Catena Media. Her previous experience as CFO in OMX Large-Cap listed companies will be an important asset for us on our continued ambitious growth journey.“

Paying tribute to the outgoing Wenthzel, Ekdahl added: “At the same time, I would like to thank Claes Wenthzel for his time in the company, wishing him all the best for the future. We are happy that we get to keep Claes in the company during a transition period.”

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