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
Chief Executive Officier & President
Per Mikael Jensen commenced as President and CEO of Metro in November 2007. He has had a 24 year career in the media industry including management positions with the Danish newspapers Politiken, Jyllands-Posten and MetroXpress (subsidiary of Metro), Global Editor-In-Chief of Metro International, Managing Director of Metro New York and CEO of TV2 Denmark. Per Mikael holds a degree in journalism from the Denmark School of Journalism.
Chief Finance Officer
Anders Kronborg joined Metro in late 2007 as Executive Vice President responsible for headquarter functions and business development. In October 2008, Anders was appointed CFO for the group. He has 11 years experience in the media sector working as CFO, CEO and COO in the biggest national TV and newspaper companies in Denmark. Prior to this he spent 10 years in the Danish Ministry of Finance. Anders holds a Master of Science in Economics from Copenhagen University.
Executive Vice President, Latin America & Regional Managing Director, Latin America
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.
Executive Vice President & Global Editor in Chief
Maggie (Margaret) Samways joined Metro in 2003 to work at the Boston and New York editions. In 2008 she moved to London to run Metro’s central editorial office as Global Editor in Chief. Maggie was appointed Executive Vice President in October 2010. Prior to this, she worked for the New York Daily News, and her freelance reporting has appeared in major US newspapers and magazines. Maggie has been awarded by the Society for Professional Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors, and holds dual degrees in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Connecticut.
Executive Vice President & Head of Product Development
David Trads joined as Head of Development and EVP of Metro in December 2012. He has had a 20 year career as Editor-in-Chief of two Danish newspapers and has also been foreign correspondent in Buenos Aires, Moscow and Washington. He was part of the founding team of metroXpress in Denmark in 2001. He is author of several books. David holds a degree in journalism from the Danish School of Journalism.
Vice President, Global Director of Commercial, Marketing and Logistics
Jeremy Bryant has been with Metro since 2002, and has held various roles within distribution, marketing and commercial functions. He has been involved in the launch of a number of Metros all over the world, and in the past five years, he has been responsible for executing and implementing new printing and distribution channels throughout the Group, as well as collaborating on and executing marketing strategies. Jeremy received a BA with honours in international business from the University of Brighton.