Published 2014-04-23

Anna Weslien new GM for

Anna Weslien (32) has been appointed the General Manager for in the Philippines with effect from 1 May 2014.

Anna Weslien joined 701Search, a joint venture between Schibsted, Singapore Press Holdings and Telenor in July 2013, where she has been working as a Senior Manager, Business Development, focusing on the Filipino market.

“Since joining the 701Search family, Anna has picked up the business very quickly and integrated very naturally with the local team. She has also brought fresh ideas, inspiration and a sense of positiveness to AyosDito. I am confident that Anna’s leadership will enable AyosDito to achieve its goal of being the Number 1 classifieds website in the Philippines,” says Julian Tan, CEO of 701Search.

“I have really enjoyed working with AyosDito over the last 10 months and I am proud of the organisation we are building. I look forward to working with the team to succeed in this challenging market,” says Anna Weslien.

Prior to joining 701Search, Anna was with Schibsted where she started as a Summer Intern in 2007 and then continued as a Management trainee in 2008. Her four trainee placements were in Schibsted ASA, Aftonbladet Tillväxtmedier, and Scanpix Norway. After the trainee program, Anna worked for the Norwegian News Agency NTB, where her last position before moving to Asia was Commercial Director.


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