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The Successful Karen Lobendahn

The Successful Karen Lobendahn
Executive Woman of the Year Private Sector winner Karen Lobendahn (right) during the Women in Business 2018 Annual Business Awards at the Grand Pacific Hotel on May 4,2018. Photo: Simione Haravanua
May 06
12:36 2018

Karen Lobendahn is the first woman to be chief execu­tive officer for Fiji Televi­sion Limited culminating a distin­guished career in a demanding industry long dominated by men.

And on Friday night that achieve­ment, dedication and success was recognised at the Women in Busi­ness Awards.

She was announced the Executive Woman of the Year – private sector at the Grand Pacific Hotel among established and aspiring women in business, guests and their families.

“Being a CEO has been a great challenge.

“This award is dedicated to my two children and to my supportive and hardworking staff of Fiji Tel­evision,” Ms Lobendahn said.

“I’ve been in the industry for 20 years and I was very delighted to be appointed as the first female chief executive officer for Fiji Television.

“Fiji Television has a young and vibrant team and I am really happy and very privileged to be given this award and thank you Fiji Televi­sion for recognising the work that I do,” she said.

Ms Lobendahn is married to Fer­nando Lobendahn, a former long-time member of the Fiji TV team.

Edited by Ranoba Baoa

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