Our team


Martin Carlesund
CEO
Born: 1970

Joined the HLM group as CEO in 2009 coming from the position as CEO and President of Eniro Sweden as well as CEO and President of Eniro Finland being the Nordic region’s largest search company. Before that Martin have had multiple CEO and Group management positions in public and private equity companies such as 3L System, Nilörngruppen and TeleMediaNederland B.V., Calmon UK Ltd. Martin holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration combined from Handelshögskolan in Gothenburg and Högskolan in Borås (HIB).

Niklas Flisberg
CEO WGP
Born: 1971

Niklas is one of the founders of WGP and the HLM Group. Niklas is currently the CEO of WGP and earlier he has worked with both sales, content and SEO within the group. Before starting WGP in 2003, Niklas founded Result in 1999, where he was head of the venture unit and helped clients expand their business as a management consultant. He also worked as the managing director of the ecommerce portal Torget, and as a management consultant in the digital marketing and Internet industry for Digiscope and Cell. Niklas holds a MSc. In Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköpings Tekniska Högskola.

Johan Lilja
EVP
Born: 1979

Johan joined HLM in 2009 and holds full P&L responsibility for a majority of the sites within the group. Prior to joining HLM Johan has worked in the media industry since 2004 primarily within television and Internet, both starting online ventures and holding different senior management positions internationally. Johan has a background within Modern Times Group as Business Development Manager, Sales & Marketing Manager (IPTV) and Management Trainee, within Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences as Project Manager and within different online startups as CEO and founder. Johan graduated with a MSc. in Industrial Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology and also holds a MSc. in Economics and Business Administration combined from Stockholm School of Economics and Stockholm University.

Emelie Eliasson
CFO
Born: 1985

Emelie Eliasson joined HLM in 2010 and holds responsibility for Finance, HR and Legal within the Group. Emelie was previously Group controller at HLM until December 2012. Before this she held a position as business controller at the sales department of Telenor Sweden AB.