Jonas Wahlander New CEO Cherry


Reflects growing importance of online division.

Cherry has announced changes to its online gaming executive team, saying it reflects the areas growing importance to the company.

Jonas Wahlander has been appointed chief executive officer for the division to support further growth and profitability.j

He brings 15 years’ senior experience from within screen-based, online entertainment businesses, most recently managing the Universal Sony Pictures operations in the Nordic region where he served as Managing Director.

Current chief operating officer Marius Andersen will remain with the division but in a newly created senior role of chief growth officer responsible for leading Cherry Online Gaming’s aspirational growth objectives and exploration in to new markets along with a focus on partner co-operations.  He will report to Wåhlander.

"With Jonas Wåhlander joining, we bring added leadership and further experience from high volume, fast-paced and consumer centric business models,” commented Fredrik Burvall, chief executive officer of Cherry Group.

“Marius Andersen has been an extremely valuable part of our outstanding growth in recent years and we are pleased we will maintain his significant experience and knowledge, in a role where we will benefit most from his skills and competencies.”