Stockholm, 28 November 2019 – Ola Rembe, former global head of Brand & Communication at Ericsson, will become a Director at Kekst CNC from January 1, 2020. He will lead Corporate & Financial Communications at JKL, the Kekst CNC office in Stockholm. He also will work closely with Kekst CNC consultancies around the world to further enhance the global capabilities and services that Kekst CNC can offer in the Nordic market.
“Ola Rembe is one of Sweden’s most experienced communicators. He is a creative and trusted advisor who is used to working with senior management in complex situations where communication plays a crucial role. With his extensive international experience, he will become an important member of our global team”
“With this hire, we continue to grow our bench of consultants that have communications and management experience earned in senior roles at some of Sweden’s leading multinational companies. We have created a unique platform in Stockholm to help international companies grow, implement changes or protect values in a global market,” continued Helena Norrman.
JKL’s offering will be focused on three main practice areas. Ola Rembe will lead the Corporate & Financial Communications practice, while Henrik Nilsson, Director, will continue to lead the Public Affairs practice, and Erik Zsiga, Director, has been appointed to lead the Crisis & Change practice.
“With a very strong strategic communications consulting capability and a global offering as part of the Kekst CNC organization, JKL is uniquely positioned to advise Swedish companies on their local and worldwide communications programs. I look forward to being part of building something new, together with colleagues based in ten countries around the world,” said Ola Rembe.
Ola Rembe has worked at Ericsson since 2001 and has held a number of different global roles within Ericsson’s communications department. Since 2018, he has been fully responsible for Ericsson’s branding and communication function. He gained responsibility for external communication in 2010 and for branding in 2016. In 2005-2009, he was Head of Communications for Ericsson’s commitment in the then Volvo Ocean Race. Ola studied at Lund University and also has worked as a consultant at Imedia and Hill & Knowlton.
A process is now underway to recruit consultants in sustainability, public affairs and financial communication at JKL.
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