“The Board would like to thank Flemming Breinholt for his dedication and contributions to Karnov Group during his time as President and CEO. During Flemming’s time at the helm, Karnov Group has transformed from being privately owned to a value-creative publicly listed company at the Stockholm Stock Exchange, having managed to expand into adjacent verticals, and successfully established itself in strategic markets. Flemming’s resignation follows a long period of service, and tireless endeavours to position Karnov Group where the company is today. I wish him all the best”, says Magnus Mandersson, Chairman of the Board Directors at Karnov Group.

“We are very pleased to have appointed Pontus Bodelsson as the new President and CEO of Karnov Group. Pontus has more than 20 years of experience from being a CEO and will contribute with strong leadership and change management skills, as well as experience in digital transformation. Pontus is a great match to Karnov Group, and we believe that we will be able to further accelerate our value-creation going forward with Pontus at the helm”, Magnus Mandersson added.

“I have had fantastic years at Karnov Group, and I am so proud and honoured of having led the company to its market leading position within mission critical information solutions in Scandinavia. It has now become time for me to hand over to Pontus Bodelsson, who will take the company into its next phase”, says Flemming Breinholt.

“I look forward to take on the role as the new President and CEO of Karnov Group, a company I have followed closely in recent years. I am happy and humble to have been trusted with the opportunity to lead such an exciting company into its next important phase, together with talented and committed employees”, says Pontus Bodelsson. 

Pontus Bodelsson, born in 1967, has more than 20 years of experience from being the CEO of six different Swedish companies, including the media group Sydsvenskan/HD and the digital knowledge company Nationalencyklopedin/NE. He is an author of two books and a well-hired speaker. Bodelsson’s formal education includes Master of Law and Executive MBA.

Pontus Bodelsson will join the company on April 1, 2021 and will formally assume the role as President and CEO on May 10, 2021. Flemming Breinholt will remain in office until May 10, 2021.  

For more information, please contact:
Magnus Mandersson, Chairman of the Board

Erik Berggren, Investor Relations Specialist
+45 52 19 65 52

This information is information that Karnov Group AB (publ) is required to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication at 18.30 CET on 1 February 2021.