Meniga Appoints Gunter Saurwein as New COO

Meniga Appoints Gunter Saurwein as New COO

by December 20, 2021

London-headquartered global digital banking solutions provider Meniga has appointed Gunter Saurwein as its new COO to drive growth and performance.

Saurwein will be based out of Meniga’s Stockholm office, and will also act as the CEO’s deputy, the company said.

He will be responsible for designing and implementing business operations, establishing policies that promote company culture and vision, contributing to overall business strategy and the organisation of the executive management team.


Saurwein has over 25 years experience, including senior positions in the aviation and travel industry.

He worked as a Vice President for The Americas at Qatar Airways, based in New York City, where he was responsible for all operations and sales in North and South America.

Saurwein joined Meniga in February this year as the Managing Director for Sweden and Head of Meniga Rewards.

His appointment comes at the end of a successful year of international expansion and growth for Meniga, the company said.

It closed an EUR10 million funding round ​​led by Velocity Capital and Frumtak Ventures earlier this year, and also launched a green banking solution, Carbon Insight.

Gunter Saurwein

Gunter Saurwein

“These are now really exciting times for the company as it looks to grow further and consolidate its portfolio of green banking solutions.

 

Meniga’s mission to help people lead healthier and more sustainable financial lives has never been more important, and I’m excited to embark on this journey and bring this bold mission to life,”

Saurwein said about the appointment.

Georg Ludviksson, CEO and co-founder of Meniga

Georg Ludviksson

“Gunter has a proven track record of building and developing high performance teams, along with extensive international experience of running teams within Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.

 

We have no doubt that this rich expertise will prove invaluable in accelerating our growth and expanding the company’s global footprint,”

said Georg Ludviksson, CEO and Co-founder of Meniga.

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