Tomas Franzen leaves Com Hem for Bonnier

November 27, 2013 09.21 Europe/London By Robert Briel

Thomas FranzenSwedish operator Com Hem has confirmed Tomas Franzén is to step down as CEO.

Franzén has spent more than five years with the company.

“I’m very excited about the new position,” said Franzén. “Bonnier is an international company, with a powerful base in Sweden, strong positioning and brands, and long-term thinking that’s appealing. My experience from Com Hem among others means that I’m well-versed in many of the challenges the company faces, and I look forward to getting to know the company from the inside.”

Franzén succeeds current CEO Jonas Bonnier, who leaves at the start of 2014.