John Afzelius Joins Gunnebo as Chief Financial Officer[Press Releases Gunnebo Group] Published 09-01-2023
Gunnebo Group has appointed John Afzelius as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He starts his new position as of January 2023, taking over from Åke Bengtsson.
John Afzelius has a background as CFO in both listed and private companies, with extensive experience running and developing financial functions at a range of businesses serving international markets. He will be a member of Gunnebo’s Group Executive Team.
John joins Gunnebo from Nelly Group AB, a major Nordic online fashion retailer, where he was CFO. Previously, he was CFO at Transtema Group AB and Thin Film Electronics ASA, and had senior positions at Orkla ASA, Catella and Nordea. He is a graduate in engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and in economics from Stockholm University, and a Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute in the USA.
Gunnebo Group’s President and CEO Stefan Syrén said: “I am delighted to welcome John Afzelius as our new CFO. Gunnebo has undergone a major change process, and now has two global business units ready for growth through innovation and market expansion. John will play a key role in this process.”
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Gunnebo Group is a global leader in security, offering innovative products and services to protect and control the flow of people, and to safely secure valuables. Through our businesses Gunnebo Entrance Control and Gunnebo Safe Storage we offer solutions to customers in retail, public transport, public and commercial buildings, industrial and high-risk sites and banking. We operate worldwide through our 3,400 employees, 25 country locations and 10 production facilities to serve customers in over 100 markets. Together we create a safer world.