Kindred Announce Johan Wilsby’s As New CFO

Kindred Group Plc has announced the appointment of Johan Wilsby as the Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) following the announcement of its Q1 2020 trading update this morning.

In autumn 2020, Wilsby will join the executive leadership team of Kindred and succeed current CFO Albin de Beauregard.

Wilsby will join Kindred leadership of Swedish information security solutions provider Tobii AB, a seasoned financial leader for high rising technology enterprises.

Wilsby was CFO for Hewlett Packard Sweden (2010-2013) and Microsoft Western Europe (2004-2007) previously.

The Executive shall assume financial planning, risk control and auditing duties for all branches of the Kindred Group.

Kindred Group CEO Henrik Tjärnström said: “I am delighted that Johan will be joining the Kindred team. In addition to Johan’s capability in finance, his extensive experience from the digital industry will ensure he can engage in our operations from the start and be an important part of the management of the company.”

Kindred clarified his decision to ‘rationalise the group’s portfolio’ by stopping the activity of a number of its smaller brands by releasing its first quarter 2020 trading update.