Karl Sandlund is appointed COO at AcadeMedia

Karl Sandlund is appointed COO, a new position at AcadeMedia and will be a member of the Executive Management team. AcadeMedia has grown substantially in recent years and to strengthen and develop the management function this new position is established.

- I’m very pleased to welcome Karl to AcadeMedia and to the management team as the new COO. Karl’s proven excellent leadership skills and experience from change management will be important for AcadeMedia’s future development, says Marcus Strömberg CEO of AcadeMedia.

Karl Sandlund is currently Chief Commercial Officer at SAS. He has worked at SAS since 2004 holding various management positions. He has been part of SAS group management since 2014. Karl Sandlund holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping University.

- I look forward to joining AcadeMedia’s journey to secure a high-quality education sector for all. I have plenty to learn about the sector, at the same time I hope to contribute with my experiences and skills. It will be great fun and exciting to be part of an organisation that continuously strives towards change and improvement and always takes a great responsibility for society, says Karl Sandlund. 

Karl Sandlund will assume his position no later than October 4th, 2022.

For more information, please contact:
Hanna Clausén, IR
Telephone: +46 8 794 42 62
E-mail: hanna.clausen@academedia.se

About AcadeMedia
AcadeMedia creates opportunities for people to develop. The 18,100 employees at our 680 preschools, compulsory schools, upper secondary schools and adult education centres share a common focus on quality and development. Our 188,000 children and students are provided with a high-quality education, giving them the best conditions to attain both learning objectives and their full potential as individuals. AcadeMedia is Northern Europe ́s largest education company, with locations/facilities/presence in Sweden, Norway, Germany and Netherlands. Our size gives us the capacity to be a robust, long term partner to the communities we serve. More information about AcadeMedia is available on www.academedia.se.