Ann Adenius and John Hagelin launched Select International CB, the company behind THE GREAT ADDRESS, with a vision of creating a leading a firm founded upon uncompromising integrity, unparalleled professionalism and unmatched international marketing experience.
The two founders share a passion for beauty, design and travel, and we love our job of creating this very special collection, sourcing and presenting the most interesting holiday properties to rent around the world.
Before co-founding Select International CB and THE GREAT ADDRESS, Ann Adenius enjoyed a successful international career with over 20 years of uninterrupted business experience including senior management positions in the corporate world.
Previous roles include Marketing Manager Europe & Middle East at British Airways, Director Strategic Alliances Disneyland Paris, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Elegant Hotels.
As a consummate professional, Ann has worked across the world including Stockholm, Helsinki, Amsterdam, Paris, London, New York as well as the Caribbean, and she loves serving clients on a global basis. Through her international work, Ann has developed an exceptional understanding and anticipation of customer needs.
Distinguished by her unwavering positive attitude and professionalism, Ann’s responsiveness, discretion and creativity are highly valued and her many loyal clients are a testament to the fact that you can be confident that Ann is there for you and looking out for your interests.
Before co-founding Select International CB and THE GREAT ADDRESS, John’s career spanned over 25 years in international marketing and advertising.
John has lived and worked in Gothenburg, Stockholm, Mannheim, Amsterdam, Paris and London. Corporations such as BASF and ITT as well as creative companies such as Getty Images and MMC Communications hired John for his creative expertise and experience in international marketing. In his role as advertising and marketing consultant, John’s clients included Pharmacia Biotech, SAAB, and Sheraton Hotels.
John is a creative thinker and master problem solver with a strong customer focus, professional integrity and results focused work ethics.
Multi-talented, multi-lingual and multi-cultural, John brings a wealth of marketing experience and innovative perspectives to the real estate business which coupled with his easy manner and positive approach makes working with John a pleasure.