Semantix appoints new CFO
Semantix has appointed Fredrik Åkerman as new Chief Financial Officer. Fredrik is currently the CFO of Internationella Engelska Skolan, IES (the International English School), listed on Nasdaq, Stockholm. Fredrik will replace the current CFO, Pär Nordlander, who will be leaving the company at the end of the year.
– I’m very pleased with the appointment of Fredrik as new Group CFO, says Patrik Attemark, Group CEO of Semantix. Fredrik comes with extensive and broad experience that’s highly relevant to us in our current journey of growth and change. Semantix is currently in a very exciting phase where we’re consolidating our position as market leader in the Nordic region and increasing our efforts to leverage our position in the market and target our product offerings to meet the needs of our customers.
Fredrik Åkerman has been CFO of IES since 2013, and before that he worked at Bisnode, also in the role of CFO.
– I’m very excited to be joining Semantix in this interesting phase of development for both the industry and the company. I’m impressed with what Semantix and its employees have accomplished in recent years, and I think that my experience from ambitious growing companies with a high level of activity will come in handy, says Fredrik Åkerman.
Fredrik will step into his position in the spring of 2020 and will be based at the Semantix headquarters in Stockholm.
Semantix is the leading provider of multilingual services in the Nordic region and has provided interpretation, translation and language technology to the public and private sectors for more than 50 years. Semantix has an annual revenue of approximately SEK 1 billion and is ISO 9001:2015 certified. Semantix has around 450 employees and an extensive network of thousands of language specialists all over the world. Semantix is majority-owned by private equity firm Segulah V L.P.