Ole Højriis Kristensen has been Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of Trendsales since September 2015 and will continue to hold this position in addition to his new role as CEO. The Dane is distinguished by his in-depth knowledge of web and software development as well as his many years of management experience.
Before joining Trendsales, Ole Højriis Kristensen was Associate Director at Saxo Bank and CEO of Vodafone Denmark (Zyb Aps). He is also the founder and developer of the Internet services startup Zyb.com, which was acquired by Vodafone in 2008. He has also worked as a software developer for various Danish companies in the online sector. The Board of Directors of Trendsales and the management of Tamedia are pleased that Ole Højriis Kristensen has accepted the role of CEO and wish him every success in his future endeavours. Nicola Claglüna, Head of Internet Services at Tamedia: "With his high competencies, great know-how and strong commitment, Ole has proven that he is the ideal candidate for the CEO position. In the past months he has shown how valuable he is to the whole team and we look forward to working even closer with him in the future."
Trendsales was founded in Denmark in 2002 and is now the largest marketplace for second-hand fashion in Scandinavia. In 2014, the Swiss media group Tamedia acquired 88 percent of Trendsales ApS.