Linda Marthon appointed CEO of Hestia

Linda Marthon has been appointed CEO of Hestia and a member of the Executive Management Team of Realia. Marthon has worked at Hestia since 2013 and has acted as the company’s deputy CEO since 2015, being in charge of all of Hestia’s four business areas. Before this, Marthon directed Hestia’s asset management business. Previously, Marthon has worked in managerial positions in asset management and property management at Schroders, AXA and NCM Donaldsons’.

Gunnar Isaksson, Hestia’s current CEO, will leave the company at the end of September. Isaksson founded the company, together with his colleague Stefan Björkqvist, and was the company’s CEO for ten years.

“I am more than happy that Linda Marthon has been appointed CEO of Hestia. Linda is highly familiar with the company and its customers, which offers excellent opportunities to develop the company’s operations. Hestia plays an important part in Realia’s plans to expand to the Nordic countries and lays the foundation for its operations in Sweden. Linda’s strong background and expertise will help Hestia to achieve its goals. I would like to warmly thank Gunnar Isaksson for his excellent work for Hestia”, says Matti Bergendahl, President and CEO of Realia.

“I am very excited about this opportunity to lead the company and develop its services in accordance with our strategy. Together with the personnel of all of Hestia’s four business areas and our colleagues at Retta, we can extend our service range to property owners, also in other Nordic countries”, Linda Marthon says.

Hestia’s CEO is in charge of the company’s operations and reports to the President and CEO of Realia.