The board of directors of Advania Group has appointed Sigurdur (Siggi) Thorsteinsson as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Advania Danmark, effective from 1st September 2023. Sigurdur will succeed the interim CEO, Sten Mortensen.
"Sigurdur's extensive leadership experience positions him as the right candidate for the CEO position at Advania. His successful background within the company demonstrates his ability to drive profitable growth. I am confident that Sigurdur will continue to expand our Danish business through both organic growth and acquisitions. I would also like to take this opportunity to express a big thank you to Sten Mortensen, whose dedication and expertise have been crucial to Advania Danmark during this past year," says Hege Støre, Group CEO of Advania.
Sigurdur has 20 years of experience in the tech industry. During the last eight years, Sigurdur has been a member of Advania Iceland's top management team where he has held several leading roles with a focus on managed services. He will shortly move with his family from Iceland to Denmark. Sigurdur comments:
"I believe I can combine my experience from managed services and cross-border projects within Advania to further develop our business in Denmark. My goal is to make Advania Denmark a successful and profitable company by identifying and capitalising on the fantastic market opportunities currently available in the industry. I am confident that Advania and its strong passion for people and IT have the potential to continue to grow and gain market share. I am especially looking forward to joining up with our fantastic team in Denmark and getting to know the Danish market and our partners even better."
For more information, please contact: Hege Støre, CEO at Advania Group Phone: +47 90142548 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
About Advania AB (Group) Advania is a Northern European IT-services company, with roots back to 1939, operating in Sweden, Norway, UK, Iceland, Finland and Denmark, with more than 4,500 employees. The company focuses on helping customers to improve their performance and being a partner in their digital journey, with innovative use of the best IT platforms and services on the market. Advania serves thousands of corporate customers, multinational enterprises, governments, and public institutions, large, small, and medium-sized companies in all aspects of society. Advania is a portfolio company of funds managed by the Private Equity team at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
As of 1 November 2022, Hege Støre takes over as Group CEO of the Advania Group (Advania AB). Mikael Noaksson, the current CEO, will continue as a full-time strategy executive and is appointed as a new member of the board.
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