Tag Archives: Henrik Tjärnström

Kindred Group recognised as Top-30 UK employer

‘Best Workplaces’ a UK index measuring employer and employee wellbeing have named industry incumbent Kindred Group Plc as one of the ‘top 30 workplaces’. The Stockholm-listed enterprise has ranked as a top UK workplace, as a large company employing 250-to-1000 staff members. In its review, Best Workplaces described Kindred as maintaining ‘a great working environment’ for its ‘diverse workforce’, with …

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Home market costs sit heavy on Kindred Group’s 2019 opening

Stockholm-listed Kindred Group Plc reports a tough opening to its 2019 trading, as the online gambling group undertakes a series of adjustments related to its home market of Sweden. Publishing its unaudited Q1 2019 trading update , Kindred maintains its strong group revenue momentum recording ‘Gross winnings’ of £224 million (Q1 2018: £208m), However  Swedish market costs have impacted metric …

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Kindred moves to new Stockholm HQ with commitment to hiring 250 new employees

Kindred Group Plc has today moved to its new ‘state-of-the-art’ headquarters, located at the ‘AMF Urban Escape’ building in Central Stockholm. First announced in November 2017, Kindred’s relocation sees 350 Stockholm employees staffed in a purpose built, innovation-enabling 7,000 sqm office designed by AMF Fastigheter. Kindred has taken over two floors at the Urban Escape’s ‘Regeringsgatan 29 building’ starting April …

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Henrik Tjärnström: Collaboration makes Kindred the trend setter in global sustainability

Stockholm-listed online gambling firm Kindred Group Plc has published its 2018 corporate sustainability report, outlining key long-term social responsibility commitments and targets for its enlarged enterprise. Updating stakeholders, Kindred Chief Executive Henrik Tjärnström details the enhanced responsibility placed on the online gambling group, which in 2019 services 25 million customers, across Europe, the US and Australia, operating 11 brands and employing …

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Kindred maintains growth confidence after navigating new landscape complexities

Publishing its unaudited full-year 2018 results, Stockholm-listed online gambling firm Kindred Group Plc said it has increased confidence in its future prospects after overcoming new industry challenges and increased regulatory demands. Updating the market, Kindred closes 2018 trading reporting record levels of customer activity across its verticals, as Q4 2018 group revenues hit a further ‘all-time high’ of £250 million …

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Home Advantage… Kindred pushes responsibility for its new Swedish profile

Kindred Group Plc, one of the first incumbents to secure a  ‘Swedish Gambling Licence’ issued by Lotteriinspektionen has reemphasized that its home market activity will be driven by social responsibility, sustainability and public trust. Approaching the 1 January 2019 launch date for the new Swedish online gambling marketplace, Kindred governance confirms that it will operate its following brands: unibet.se, mariacasino.se, …

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Lotteriinspektionen publishes first licences for re-regulated Swedish market

Swedish gambling regulator Lotteriinspektionen has this morning announced its first sixteen approved operators, which will be allowed to service Sweden’s re-regulated online gambling marketplace from 1 January 2019. As anticipated, established Stockholm-listed enterprises’ Kindred Group Plc, Betsson AB and LeoVegas AB feature on the Lotteriinspektionen approved list. In a statement released this morning, Kindred Group confirmed that it had secured approval …

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Unibet places ‘responsibility’ at the top of its Belgium agenda

Kindred Group’s flagship online sports betting brand Unibet, has announced the launch of its new Belgian advertising campaign ‘Faites le bon choix –  Jouez Responsable’ – placing safer gambling at the forefront its market communications. Translated as ‘Make the right choice – gamble responsibly’ – Kindred marketing seeks to highlight the various tools available to Unibet Belgium customers to help …

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Savvy Kindred maintains ‘World Cup momentum’ despite new tax pressures

Publishing its Q3 2018 trading update (period ending 30 September), Stockholm-listed online gambling firm Kindred Group Plc declares that it is confident of delivering on its full-year corporate expectations and projects. Updating investors, Kindred details that it has maintained its strong post-World Cup Russia 2018 momentum, with group-wide customer activity up 25%. Detailing a further robust quarter, Kindred records period …

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Henrik Tjärnström: Kindred Group – ‘Industry needs a collaborative approach on sustainability’

Speaking at Kindred Group’s ‘Sustainable Gambling Conference’ (16 October 2018 – Stockholm) Group Chief Executive Henrik Tjärnström details that his firm is prepared to tackle the industry’s big obstacles on social responsibility and trust. Hosting the conference, Kindred gathered over 200 guests representing regulatory agencies, researchers, therapists and its competitors. Discussing the context of industry sustainability, Kindred governance highlights the …

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