Mews names Daniel Ahremark CFO

Mews has appointed Daniel Ahremark as its new CFO.

With experience leading finance transformation and M&A at international fintech companies including PayPal and iZettle, Ahremark’s expertise will be instrumental in deepening Mews’ traction within the hospitality industry whilst propelling the company further into the financial services industry, the company reports.

“Daniel brings with him not just a wealth of experience, but a finance vision that perfectly resonates with where we see Mews in the future,” said Matt Welle, CEO, Mews. “His expertise will propel us further into the financial services sector and expand our horizons into fintech while staying true to our core mission of enabling remarkable guest experiences around the world. I am extremely excited for the milestones we’ll achieve together.

On his appointment, Ahremark said, “Having experienced significant time in the dynamic worlds of both SaaS and fintech, this feels like a natural progression for me. As Mews continues to grow, I’m excited to bring maturity and automation to our operations, freeing up resources amongst our teams to operate at such scale. We’re moving into a new era of financial services at Mews, and I look forward to working with our dedicated teams, loyal customer base and our committed investors, to ensure that our collective aspirations transform into tangible value.”

He succeeds Pavla Munzarova, who has been part of the Mews finance team for seven years and has been instrumental in the growth of Mews, which saw a valuation of $860 million at its Series C funding round in 2022, the company reports.

“Mews has been my family for the last seven years, and I am incredibly proud to have grown the finance & operations team to 100 team members while taking it from seed stage to Series C,” Munzarova said. “Now I’m taking a short break while I focus on starting my own family.”

She added, “I’ve been working closely with Daniel over the past year, and I’m thrilled to be passing on the torch. Daniel has a brilliant vision for the future of finance at Mews and I look forward to returning from maternity leave next year to continue working together.”