Date: 07.02.2024

by Antoni Majewski

Kindred Group Confirms Nils Andén as Permanent CEO

Kindred Group plc has officially announced the appointment of Nils Andén as the permanent Chief Executive Officer (CEO), transitioning from his interim role since May 2023. This strategic decision by the Board of Directors solidifies Andén’s leadership position within the company and marks a new chapter in Kindred’s journey in the online gambling industry.

Seamless Transition to Permanent Leadership

Nils Andén, who stepped in as interim CEO earlier in May 2023, has now been entrusted with the permanent leadership role, signaling the Board’s confidence in his capabilities and vision for the company. Under Andén’s interim leadership, Kindred has continued to navigate the complexities of the online gambling sector with agility and strategic foresight.

Evert Carlsson, Chairman of the Kindred Group Board, expressed the Board’s satisfaction with Andén’s performance as interim CEO, highlighting his extensive knowledge of the company and the broader industry. Carlsson’s statement, “The Board is very pleased to be able to appoint Nils as permanent CEO and that he is willing to take on the job. Nils has done an excellent job as interim CEO and is an appreciated leader with a vast knowledge of both Kindred and the online gambling industry. We look forward to working with Nils and his team as he continues to lead the company on its strategic direction,” underscores the unanimous support Andén enjoys from the Board.

Andén’s Commitment to Strategic Growth

In response to his appointment, Nils Andén expressed his gratitude for the Board’s confidence and outlined his vision for Kindred’s future. Andén’s statement, “I am grateful and proud to have received the Board’s confidence to continue in the role as CEO of Kindred Group. We have a great team who are working hard to deliver on an exciting strategy that will strengthen Kindred’s position in locally regulated markets, and I look forward to continue to execute on our plan,” reflects his commitment to steering Kindred towards sustained growth and innovation in regulated markets.

Nils Andén’s appointment as the permanent CEO of Kindred Group comes at a pivotal time for the company, as it seeks to consolidate its presence and expand in the competitive online gambling landscape. With a clear strategic direction and a dedicated team, Kindred is poised to navigate the future challenges and opportunities under Andén’s seasoned leadership.

Leadership for the Next Era of Online Gambling

The confirmation of Nils Andén as Kindred Group’s permanent CEO is a testament to the Board’s strategic vision and Andén’s proven leadership. As the online gambling industry continues to evolve, Kindred’s emphasis on strategic positioning in regulated markets under Andén’s guidance sets a strong foundation for the company’s future endeavors.

This leadership transition marks not just a new chapter for Kindred but also signals the company’s readiness to embrace the dynamic shifts within the global online gambling sector.