ZEAL appoints Jonas Mattsson as Chief Financial Officer

Jan 08, 2015 11:44 AM


ZEAL Network SE / Key word(s): Change of Personnel

08.01.2015 / 10:44


(London, 8. January 2015) ZEAL Network SE has appointed Jonas Mattsson as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective February 1, 2015. In his new role, Mr. Mattsson will also serve as a member of the Executive Board. He succeeds Andreas Keil who had left the company in September 2014 at his own request.

Mr. Mattsson has more than a decade of senior management experience with a particular focus on the telecommunications and technology sectors. Prior to joining ZEAL, he was CFO and Executive Vice President of the network communications company O3b Networks, where he had a key role in raising USD 1.3 billion for the company and in establishing a global organisation. Previously, he served as CFO of various entities of SES, a world-leading satellite operator. Before that, Mr. Mattsson worked within the management teams of different parts of Ericsson including an international assignment in Japan as well as in the start-up company Ericsson Microsoft Mobile Venture.

Dr Hans Cornehl, Chief Executive Officer of ZEAL: "We are very pleased to welcome Jonas Mattsson to our team and to the Executive Board of ZEAL. He has a remarkable professional track record as CFO in major global corporations. I am sure that ZEAL will considerably benefit from his international management experience, and I am convinced that he will be a real asset to our company's pursuit of a better world of lottery."

Mr. Mattsson is a Swedish native and holds an Engineering degree as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Stockholm.

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About ZEAL Network SE:
ZEAL is a holding company specialized in the area of online lottery. We offer consumer facing lottery-based games as well as business to business solutions. Our vision is to create a better world of lottery.

ZEAL Network SE is a London based company, founded in Germany in 1999 as Tipp24 SE. In November 2014, the company was renamed in today's ZEAL Network SE. Its shares are listed on the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and are included in the SDAX index. To the current day ZEAL has generated stakes of 2.5 billion euros and thus contributed over 650 million euros in taxes and duties.

ZEAL holds equity interests in businesses running under the following brands: Lottovate offers digital services to licenced lottery operators around the world (www.lottovate.com). Lotto Network enables private business partners to host their own branded lotto product (www.lottonetwork.com). Geolotto is an innovative geographical based lotto game in the UK (www.geolotto.co.uk). Ventura24 is a lottery ticket broker in Spain (www.ventura24.es). Tipp24 offers consumer facing secondary lottery products (www.tipp24.com).





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