Lola Digital Media Appoints Christopher Ede as CFO
MAY 5, 2021 | LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – Lola Digital Media has appointed Christopher Ede as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer, effective May 12, 2021. Ede will succeed Eric Phung, who was appointed Lola’s Chief Executive Officer earlier this year.
Chris will lead financial planning for the company’s current portfolio as well as for future acquisitions. He will also oversee the build-out of Lola’s expanded finance and accounting teams.
Chris brings more than a decade of diverse financial and strategy experience to this role, including 11 years in leadership positions at 3M. In addition to financial planning and analysis, his responsibilities included leading global business units, M&A and corporate development. Prior to joining 3M, he was an investment banker at Harris Williams & Co.
“We are excited to have Chris join our executive team as we enter this new chapter. His combined experience in FP&A and M&A makes him uniquely qualified to accelerate our growth and expansion over the coming years,” said Eric Phung, CEO of Lola Digital Media. “The finance function has historically been a significant driver of our growth both internally and externally in terms of what we offer to our current and future partners. I am excited for Chris to continue to build out our platform capabilities.”
“I have had the pleasure of following Lola since it began,” said Ede. “I am honored to help lead Lola in our next stage of growth.”
Chris is based out of Lola’s Minneapolis office. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Business.
ABOUT LOLA DIGITAL MEDIA:
Lola Digital Media owns and operates best-in-class media brands that fuel readers’ passions. Based in Los Angeles, the company was founded in 2018 and runs a portfolio of digital publications and media brands across its AllGear and Lifestyle divisions.