Twingly

Peter Bláha is the new CEO of Twingly

Press release   •   Mar 15, 2012 10:19 GMT

Peter Bláha is recruited as the new CEO of Twingly. Now the company is focusing on strengthening their relationships with bloggers and on providing clear product offerings for the international market.

“It's great to get the chance to lead one of the most exciting social media companies,” says Peter Bláha, who now moves from Stockholm to Linköping with the family. “We will continue our international focus with our services for media, e-commerce and business intelligence. We will also strive to strengthen our relationships with all the amazing bloggers. With the purchase of Bloggportalen in the fall, we have a Swedish platform to build on to help blogs to find their readers.”

Former CEO Martin Källström has on his own initiative decided to end his operational role to start a new company. He becomes a member of Twingly’s Board of Directors and remains a shareholder in the company.

Niclas Heurlin, formerly CEO of inWarehouse and member of Twingly’s board for several years, is now taking over as Chairman of the Board. The former Chairman and one of the founders, Björn Milton, stays as a board member.

“Now we are focusing on Twingly to grow on an international market with distinct product offerings and tools that provide value to the bloggers,” says Niclas Heurlin. “Peter Bláha is the right person to lead this effort.”

Peter Bláha has previously been the Sales Manager at the data and telecommunications company IP-Only. He is also a member of Sweden’s national rugby team and participates as an actor in the current season of the TV show Gladiatorerna at TV4.

For more information, please contact:

Peter Bláha, CEO
peter.blaha@twingly.com
+46 773 707 733 

About Peter Bláha:

Age: 34
Education: Master of Science in Computer Engineering
Previous positions: Sales Manager at IP-Only
Family: wife (Jill), two daughters (Nicole, almost 4 years and Zoe, nearly 2 years) and 3 dogs.
General facts: Takes part in the current season of Swedish TV show Gladiatorerna as the character of Pansar. Member of the Swedish national team in rugby.
Personal blog: http://peterblaha.myshowroom.se/
Twitter: @peterblaha

About Twingly

Twingly connects businesses with social media. The company was founded in 2006 and is used by media companies, e-commerce sites and media monitoring services in 16 different countries around the world. Twingly received the IT contenders of the year award by the magazine Veckans Affärer in 2009, and was ranked as one of the fastest growing technology companies in November 2011 by Deloitte. For bloggers Twingly is one of the best and easiest ways to get more readers.

Twingly is headquartered in Linköping, Sweden. For more information visit Twingly.com. Follow Twingly on Twitter at @twingly and on the Twingly blog.