CEO of Pandox passes away due to Covid-19

Anders Nissen, CEO of Pandox, passes away

Anders Nissen [Credit: Pandox]

EU: Anders Nissen, CEO of Pandox, has passed away after falling ill from Covid-19.

A statement released by Pandox dated 30 May 2021 revealed that Nissen had died after a short period of illness. Nine days prior, Nissen was undergoing medical treatment as a result of Covid-19.

He had been the CEO of Pandox since its inception in 1995.

Christian Ringnes, chairman of the board of directors at Pandox, said: “We have today received the news of Anders Nissen sadly passing away. It is a great chock and an unmeasurable personal loss. There are not words enough to describe the sense of sadness and loss we are all feeling. Our thoughts are with Anders and his family.”

Ringnes added: “The board of directors is now forced to begin to search for a new CEO. During this process, Liia Nõu will continue as acting CEO and CFO. Anders Nissen leaves behind a strong and executive organisation in which the board of directors has strong confidence.”

Pandox’s portfolio consists of 156 hotels with approximately 35,000 rooms in 15 countries. The hotels are managed under different types of agreements and are marketed under brands including Hotel Indigo, Scandic Hotels, Radisson Blu and more. Pandox has also created a number of independent brands.

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