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Tomas Brunegård

Tomas Brunegård

President, WAN-IFRA, Sweden

Tomas Brunegård is the President of WAN-IFRA and former Chairman of the Board of Sweden's Stampen Group. From 2004 to 2012 he was CEO of Stampen.

Previously, he was CEO of Göteborgs-Posten from 1996-2004. Before that, he was Deputy COO of Burger King Sweden from 1993-1996. From 1987-1993, he was Management Consultant for Ingemar Claesson Konsult AB. Brunegård is a Board Member for several organisations, including:

  • Skäreleja AB (Majority owner Stampen Group)
  • Stena Line BV (Holland)
  • Mentor Medier AS (Norway)
  • Fojo Media Institute
  • Swedish Radio AB
  • University of Gothenburg
  • Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre

He is also a member of the jury for the Gebran Tueni Award (Beirut Lebanon), which encourages press freedom in the Middle East. Various executive programmes include:

  • Grand Metropolitan Executive Management Development Program 1993 – 1994
  • Executive Management programs at the Swedish Management Institute, (IFL), 1994
  • IMD, Lausanne, 1997, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1999
  • Harvard Business School, 2001

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