Published 2013-12-20

Helena Ahlström new GM for SnT Asia

Helena Ahlström leaves her position at Blocket to become General Manager for SnT Asia. She will be based in Barcelona and assumes her new position February 1st 2014.

At the end of September, Schibsted and Telenor Group joined forces and established SnT Classifieds, a company which will pursue online classified opportunities in selected key markets in South America and Asia.

Schibsted and Telenor own 50% each of SnT Classifieds. SnT C will be governed through a Board of Directors with equal representation from Schibsted and Telenor. Terje Seljeseth, CEO of Schibsted Classified Media will be the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the new company. The CEO of the new company will be Andries Oudshoorn, known as the CEO of Schibsted’s online classified site in Brazil. He has now recruited Helena Ahlström to join his team.

“I am very excited to take on this new challenge and to build a great team in Barcelona. I really look forward to launching and building market leaders in new markets”, says Helena Ahlström.

Helena Ahlström started working for Schibsted as a Management trainee in 2007. Her four trainee placements were in SVD, Schibsted ASA, E24 France and E24 International. Since then, she has been working in Blocket for almost 5 years: The first 2 years working on launching Blocket in new markets and in the last three years starting up and leading the job team on Blocket as Head of Blocket Job.

Anna Bergius, new head of Blocket Job

Anna Bergius, interim marketing manager in Blocket, will become the new business unit director for Blocket Job in February when Helena Ahlström leaves her position.

Anna has a digital background. She has worked with marketing, sales and business developement in several companies and industries. Her first job was at former Jobline, now Monster. She then tried out the travel industry before she spent seven years in the gaming industry, at Betsson Group. Most recently, she has been an interim Marketing Manager at Blocket.

“It is a fantastic job and a great place to work. I am so glad to be able to stay at Blocket,” says Anna who will start her new position on February 3.