Metro has its headquarter in Stockholm, a global editorial office in London, and all our local editions are spread across the globe. The Global Headquarter manages corporate matters, such as strategy for expansion and franchising. In London a new kind of news service is being born, where the unique content from Metro’s more than 150 cities is mixed with the global outlook. The combined effort of Metro’s global online team and our global editorial staff creates Metro World News.
Being a truly global and decentralized company, the day-to-day running of Metro’s edition is delegated to our local offices. The local market conditions in each country makes the situation for our local editions and in each city unique. The Metro culture creates the strong framework, making it possible for each country to handle their relevant decisions while still having the right course.“
Meet Metro’s Management team
CEO METRO SVERIG
Leif has spent over 17 years in the mobile and online media space, both as general manager in larger organizations such as Tele2, Ericsson, Tradedoubler and as founder of European mobile and online start¬ups. Prior to joining Metro, Leif came from a position as CEO for Freedom Finance Nordic, the Nordics largest personal loan broker owned by the international Private Equity firm HIG Capital. Prior to joining Freedom Finance Nordic, Leif was engaged in several online startups including the successful launch of HBO Nordics online B2C offering (Over-The-Top).
Chief Executive Officer Metro Latam
Juan has extensive experience in the media and education sectors, as well as in business transformation and M&A. He has worked in the US, Latin America and Europe in senior management positions in leading international companies Pearson and Thomson Reuters, among others. As CEO of Pearson Latin America, Juan led the transformation of the publishing business into a $500 million educational services and content provider. As Vice President of Thomson Reuters’ Regulatory Division (IOB) in Brazil, he led the launch of IOB Online. The appointment of Juan marks a new phase for Metro in Latin America. In addition to consolidating and growing the current operation, Metro will accelerate the development of all digital businesses (web, mobile, social and video) in the core news/information sector as well as in new areas.
Chief Operating Officer LATAM
Pablo Mazzei is responsible for Metro’s interests in Latin America including the existing operations in Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Puerto Rico. He is also Managing Director of the newspaper operation in Chile. He was appointed Executive Vice President in January 2010. Pablo joined Metro in 2001 from a position as Managing Director of Carlson Marketing Group. Previous to this, he held a number of positions within the consumer product industry, including Sara Lee, Shell and CCU. Pablo holds a degree in business from Pontificia Universidad de Chile and an MBA from IESE Barcelona, Spain.