We are filled with enormous sadness to learn of the passing of Ari Assuied, an inspirational publishing pioneer as well as the CEO and Founder of Cafeyn – one of the world’s leading all-you-can-access magazine and newspaper apps.
The entire team at Media Makers Meet – Mx3 would like to extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family of Ari as well as the entire team at Cafeyn.
The press release is published in its entirety below:
It is with great shock and sadness that the Cafeyn Group announces the sudden death of its CEO and founder, Ari Assuied, on Thursday October 6th at the age of 45.
Deeply passionate about the press and media industry, he dedicated his career to build and develop a group that has been working for sixteen years to provide unparalleled access to diversified and quality information.
Cafeyn’s board has decided to appoint Laurent Kayser as interim CEO. Since May 2022, he has been Deputy CEO of the Cafeyn group, which he joined as CFO in 2018, after working for over ten years in investment banking and investment funds.
The entire Cafeyn team shares the deep sorrow of his family and dearest friends.