Paf appoints new Deputy CEO

Åland gambling company Paf has announced the appointment of Daniela Johansson to the post of Deputy CEO, becoming the second woman to be appointed to the post.

Johansson has been working at Paf for 15 years holding a variety of roles within the organisation and has been responsible for Paf’s responsible gaming, becoming part of the company’s management team in 2014. Paf’s Chief Human Resources Officer Johanna Backholm will also continue as Deputy CEO after being appointed to the position in 2013.

In a statement announcing the appointment of Johansson, Paf’s CEO Christer Fahlstedt said: “Daniela Johansson has many good qualities. During her time as CRO Paf has developed into becoming a forerunner in the field. Paf inspires competitors to raise their level of responsibility and has won several awards in the area in recent years.

"Paf’s ambitions in the field of responsibility will not diminish, and Daniela therefore has a very important role in Paf’s future development and strategy.”

Johansson added: “I am personally honoured by the appointment. I’m glad that the job I, and the whole department, do is important to Paf.”