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Carl Johan Åkesson to step down as CFO of Hemnet in August 2022

10 February 2022

 | Regulatory

Stockholm 10 February 2022: Hemnet Group AB (“Hemnet”), announced today that
Carl Johan Åkesson, who joined the company in 2018, has decided to leave his position as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a new opportunity outside of the company.

Cecilia Beck-Friis, CEO of Hemnet: 

“Carl Johan’s contribution has been instrumental to Hemnet during a very important phase for the company leading up to and including the IPO in April 2021. Under his leadership we have substantially increased the level of quality and structure in our financial processes, giving us a strong foundation for our continued growth journey. I wish Carl Johan the very best of luck in his new position, and thank him for his tireless commitment to and engagement in Hemnet.“ 

Carl Johan Åkesson, CFO of Hemnet:

“I am very grateful for my time at Hemnet, and what we have achieved together as a company. Hemnet is well positioned for the future and I look forward to following the continued success story. I will miss all my dear colleagues and the positive culture and strong values.“   

Carl Johan will leave Hemnet in August 2022 and the search for his replacement will start immediately.


For more information, please contact:

Staffan Tell, Head of PR
M: +46 733 67 66 85
E: [email protected]


About Hemnet

Hemnet operates the leading property platform in Sweden. The company emerged as an industry initiative in 1998 and has since transformed into a "win-win" value proposition for the housing market. By offering a unique combination of relevant products, insights and inspiration, Hemnet has built lasting relationships with buyers, sellers, and agents for more than 20 years. Hemnet shares a mutual passion for homes with its stakeholders and is driven by being an independent go-to-place for people to turn to for the various housing needs that arise through life. This is mirrored in the Company’s vision to be the key to your property journey, supplying products and services to improve efficiency, transparency and mobility on the housing market. Hemnet’s is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘HEM’).

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