Andreas Andersen new President and CEO of the Liseberg Group
Liseberg today announced that Andreas Andersen will replace Mats Wedin as CEO and Presi-dent of the Liseberg Group, when he retires early next year.
Andreas Andersen has worked in a variety of leadership positions at Tivoli Gardens from 2001 and 2008, and has since 2008 lead IAAPA’s* European office in Brussels.
“I am very happy and honoured to be appointed for this position. Liseberg has a special status in the attractions industry and plays an important role in the city of Gothenburg. And most important, Liseberg has a very special place in my heart” said Andreas Andersen.
“My ambition is to maintain the traditions of Liseberg, but at the same time also make sure that the park constantly renews and re-invents itself to serve the guests of the future” Andersen added.
Also Liseberg is pleased with the appointment.
“Andersen has an extensive operational experience from the park business, combined with an international outlook and a passion for the industry. The Liseberg Board of Directors is very pleased with this selection” says the Chair, Göran Johansson.
Andreas Andersen takes over from Mats Wedin 1. February 2011.
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