LONDON, UK: Time Out Group plc announced the appointment of Chris Ohlund as Executive Vice Chairman of its Board, with effect from 20 July 2021.
Chris brings with him significant experience with digital consumer and media companies. Previously he served as Head of Digital Media of the Blick-Group (a subsidiary of Ringier AG), a multinational media company with over 7,500 employees globally and Verivox Group, a German independent online consumer price comparison service for energy, banking, insurance and telecom services where he oversaw a tripling of revenues and EBITDA during his tenure.
Chris has also served on the Boards of large and successful British enterprises including Parcel2Go (one of the UK’s leading parcel delivery comparison websites) and Residently (a digital property rental venture).
Peter Dubens, Chairman of Time Out Group plc, commented: “Chris Ohlund is a highly experienced digital executive with a track record of achieving growth and innovation in corporate environments and we welcome him to the board of Time Out. His entrepreneurial background fits well with Time Out’s culture and he will be of significant value to the Board as we deliver against our ambitious growth strategy.”