Ola Klingenborg is Regional Vice President Northern Europe – a region that includes Clear Channel’s businesses in Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Ola’s role includes being the CEO of the Swedish business unit and he is a member of, and Strategy Lead for Clear Channel International's Executive Committee. He has held this role since 2014.
Ola joined Clear Channel in 2008 as Regional Vice President, Eastern Europe and went on to become the CEO of Clear Channel Sweden in 2011. Under Ola’s leadership, Clear Channel Northern Europe has successfully transformed into a digital media company that has a leading position throughout the region. Ola is a passionate change leader who sees opportunities in new technology and in innovative ways of doing business.
Before joining Clear Channel, Ola came from a career as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company and from a position as Director at Bonnier Newspapers – the largest newspaper owner in Scandinavia. Bonnier Newspaper’s holdings included several leading daily newspapers, websites, printing operations and photo agencies in Scandinavia and in the Baltics. As a Director at Bonnier Newspapers, he was a Chairman of the board and board member of several subsidiaries in Sweden and the Baltics.
Ola holds degrees in Economics and in Law from Lund University and from UC Berkeley. Outside of work, he enjoys photography and running.