Meniga appoints Gunter Saurwein as the new Chief Operating Officer
By Joy Dumasia
Meniga, the global leader in digital banking solutions, announces the appointment of Gunter Saurwein as the new Chief Operating Officer to drive growth and performance. Based out of Meniga’s Stockholm office, Gunter will be responsible for designing and implementing business operations, establishing policies that promote company culture and vision, and contributing to overall business strategy and the organisation of the executive management team. As Chief Operating Officer, Gunter will also act as the CEO’s deputy, helping improve internal governance, drive performance and employee satisfaction.
Gunter joins Meniga’s executive management team with over 25 years experience of in building profitable startup operations and delivering organisations with high morale, having occupied several senior positions in the aviation and travel industry. Most notably, Gunter worked as a Vice President for The Americas at Qatar Airways, based in New York City. He was responsible for all operations and sales in North and South America. In February, Gunter initially joined Meniga as the company’s Managing Director for Sweden and Head of Meniga Rewards. Gunter also holds a degree in Economics from the Handelsschule Hall in Tirol, Austria.
Gunter Saurwein, COO at Meniga, commented: “I’ve been really impressed with how Meniga has grown over the past few years and how it has managed to establish itself as the leading provider of data and money management solutions worldwide. 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.”
Georg Ludviksson, CEO & Co-Founder of Meniga, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Gunter as part of our executive management team. 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.”