Per Åkerberg new CEO of Medius

Stockholm, March 31, 2015

The Board of Directors has appointed Per Åkerberg the new President and CEO of Medius AB, one of the world's leading suppliers of cloud-based solutions for AP invoice automation. Per Åkerberg is scheduled to take office in June 2015. Mikael Lindblom, who has served as CEO since 2012, will stay in office as CEO until Per takes office and will then focus even more on Medius' sales.

Per has long-standing experience from senior positions at listed cloud and software companies, most recently as CEO of global IT company ReadSoft. ReadSoft was acquired by Lexmark in September 2014. Per previously served as President and CEO of ENEA. Before that, Per held several senior positions at Telelogic AB. 

"I am pleased to present Per Åkerberg as the new CEO of Medius. With his experience in the area Medius operates in, as well as his experience of international expansion, sales and mergers & acquisitions, Per will be a very valuable addition to the Medius management team," says Markus Gerdien, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Medius.

"I am honored and proud of the confidence the Board of Directors has shown me," says Per Åkerberg. "I am eagerly looking forward to developing Medius as a company, its international market position and its leading products," Per Åkerberg concludes.

"Bringing in Per Åkerberg as CEO is extremely positive for both the company and its employees. I know Per well after working with him for many years and am confident that he will make a strong contribution to Medius' future growth. I am looking forward both to continuing to be an owner and to getting to focus on my greatest passion – sales," says Mikael Lindblom, current CEO of Medius.

Per is 49 years old and has a business administration degree from Mid Sweden University in Sundsvall. Per is married, has two children and lives in Ekerö outside of Stockholm.

For more information, please contact:

- Markus Gerdien, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Medius AB, +46 (0)70 610 52 93
- Mikael Lindblom, CEO, Medius AB, +46 (0)733 50 74 59,
- Fredrik André, Global Marketing Director, Medius AB, +46 (0)709 23 93 81,

About Medius

Medius is a leading provider of AP invoice automation solutions in the cloud. The solutions MediusFlow and Ascendo automate and simplify the entire P2P process. The company has 1,300 customers worldwide, with high density in Retail, Manufacturing and Services. Founded in 2001, Medius now has 200 employees working out of offices in Sweden (HQ), Norway, Denmark, Poland, the Netherlands, United States, Malaysia and Australia.