Christina Wergens appointed new CEO of GS1 Sweden

2016-08-10

Christina Wergens has been appointed as CEO of GS1 Sweden, succeeding Bo Raattamaa, who is retiring after some 10 years in the role as CEO.

Christina Wergens holds the position as Executive Vice President of GS1 Sweden since 2014. Prior to that Christina has more than 15 years of experience from senior management positions in large multinational FMCG companies, with particular expertise within marketing and sales. Additionally, she has significant experience from successful change management.

Christina holds a Master of Business Administration from Gothenburg Business School, University of Gothenburg as well as international studies at Concordia University, Canada, Universität St Gallen, Switzerland and SUPdeCO Rouen, France.

- Christina Wergens has the experience and profile that is required to lead GS1 Sweden and Validoo with a strong customer focus in the increasingly digitally integrated market for product information. I am looking forward to working with Christina as CEO. On behalf of the owners and the Boards, I would also like to thank Bo Raattamaa for more than ten years of successful leadership of GS1 and Validoo, says Magnus Håkansson, Chairman of the Boards of GS1 Sweden and Validoo.

Christina Wergens will take up her position September 1, 2016.