Published 2019-01-15

Pernilla Nissler appointed new CEO of Blocket

Pernilla Nissler, former business area manager for the B2B market and part of the Swedish management team at Tele2, will now take up the role of new CEO at Blocket.

Pernilla Nissler photographed by Martin Kiessling

Anders Skoe, EVP Nordic Marketplaces in Schibsted, thus concludes his assignment as interim CEO at Blocket.

“We have been looking for a CEO with the ability to see how Blocket can achieve full potential and who is growth focused. I am therefore very pleased and excited to be able to present Pernilla Nissler as Blocket’s new CEO. Out of almost 300 candidates, she was the one who demonstrated the skills and drive needed to lead Blocket and exploit market opportunities. Pernilla is a highly qualified leader with extensive experience of change management and business development. I am convinced that she will be able to further develop Sweden’s largest marketplace and lead Blocket to new success,” says Anders Skoe, EVP Nordic Marketplaces in Schibsted.

Pernilla Nissler previously came from Tele2, where she was the business area manager for the B2B market in Sweden – a multi-billion business with approximately a thousand employees. She was responsible for inter alia business management, product development and sales. During her time at Tele2, Pernilla has contributed to Tele2’s development in the B2B market in general and played a key role in the acquisition and integration of TDC into Tele2.

“Blocket is an extremely ambitious company that has undertaken the task of being a positive force in society. I am so happy to be able to contribute to that work forward. I am also very excited and honored to be a part of the team of 250 driven and talented employees. For 20 years, Blocket has created innovative solutions for secure and efficient trading in Sweden. Now, Blocket has also become an obvious destination for job and housing seekers. With my background, I will contribute with a strong customer- and result-focus as well as a value-driven leadership,” says Pernilla Nissler, new CEO of Blocket.

For more information

Linnéa Aguero, Head of PR at Blocket, 0725-03 32 31,