The board of JOHBECO, the leading Swedish specialist provider of fresh proteins to the HORECA segment, has appointed Andreas Göthberg as new CEO starting 14 April 2020. Andreas will focus on continue to drive growth and profitability in JOHBECO and build an even more customer centric and stronger group for the future.
“We are very pleased that Andreas, with his solid leadership skills and growth focus, will take on the role as CEO of JOHBECO. Together with Andreas and his team, who have a deep understanding of the foodservice sector in general and the specialist role in particular, I look forward to take JOHBECO to the next level”, says Jörgen Johansson, new chairman of the board since late 2019. Jörgen has broad international experience from the food service industry such as chairman positions in Constellation and Menigo to name a few.
”I look forward to begin working at JOHBECO, a group with a unique customer focused approach representing highly reputable local brands such as Bergfalk, Johan i Hallen, Gothia Seafood and Arvo Kokkonen. JOHBECO is already a well-established and successful company, but I think there exists an opportunity to further strengthen the business by building even stronger partnerhips with our customers and fully utilise all the resources of this knowledgeable player in the market”, says Andreas Göthberg. Andreas has solid experience from the food service industry and credibility from driving growth and profitability in many organisations. Andreas has previously held CEO positions at SATS, Menigo, Memira and Akademikliniken. From these roles, Andreas has gained the right qualifications to support JOHBECO going forward.
For further information, please contact:
Jörgen Johansson, +46 70 594 21 22, chairman of JOHBECO
Lars Verneholt, +46 733 86 92 07, Partner at Litorina.
JOHBECO, with a turnover of c. SEK 1.7 billion, was founded by Litorina in 2018 through a partnership between Bergfalk and Johan i Hallen. The group serves the market through its local brands and is the leading Swedish specialist provider of fresh proteins such as meat, delicatessen meat, fish and seafood primarily to the HORECA segment, but also to selective retailers. Apart from a leading position in Sweden, the company has an expanding foothold in the Finnish market. For more information, please visit www.bergfalk.se or www.johanihallen.se.
Litorina, founded in 1998, invests in niche market leading companies with headquarters in the Nordics. Litorina partners with management teams and entrepreneurs that want support to take the next step in their development. By contributing capital for expansion, relevant experience, a network of knowledgeable advisors and passion, Litorina aims to double the size of the supported companies within a four to seven-year period. For more information, please visit www.litorina.se.