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Internet Vikings has appointed Rickard Vikström as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Vikström assumed his role with the iGaming hosting service provider on 1 July 2022, replacing former CEO Peter Ekmark who will stay on as a board member.

Rickard has over 20 years of experience in the hosting industry and is one of Internet Vikings’ founders. Rickard takes on his new responsibilities having established a number of successful businesses throughout his 15-year entrepreneurial career. He is also an active board member of several other companies.

“I am convinced that I could not be leaving the company in more capable hands. Rickard possesses all the right skills to take the Vikings to the next level, becoming the best hosting provider for the iGaming and sports betting industry. His appointment will further boost the company’s growth strategy as it continues to deliver the best hosting experience,” Peter Ekmark said.

“I look forward to this exciting journey leading to new achievements. Currently, Internet Vikings is one of the fastest growing B2B companies in the sector, and I intend to keep this pace. I would like to thank my predecessor, Peter, for all the amazing work he has done with the company’s transition over the past 3 years. We truly appreciate his input. Peter will continue to contribute to Internet Vikings’ global mission by joining the board of directors,” Rickard Vikstöm said.