Aksel van der Wal

Aksel van der Wal is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Turner International. He oversees all finance, technology and operations across Turner internationally, encompassing a diverse portfolio of news, kids and general entertainment brands. He is an active partner and contributor in shaping the direction of the company’s international business and implementing its strategy.

Van der Wal was previously Turner’s senior vice president of finance for its EMEA business, overseeing the financial planning and analysis remit across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Before joining Turner in January 2014, he worked for three years and served as chief executive officer at Time Out. Prior to that, he was chief financial officer at leading online ticket exchange operation Seatwave and previously held senior financial and business development roles at Vodafone.