New CEO and completion of succession change at Eiva.
Jeppe Nielsen, 44, will take over the position as CEO as of 24 October 2011 at Eiva. Jeppe Nielsen has a masters degree in computer science from Aalborg University and has until recently held a position as Senior Vice President at Systematic, where he has held various positions during the last 19 years and gained experience within sales, business development and strategy. Prior to this Jeppe Nielsen has experience from software development and delivery of mission critical IT systems.
As a comment to his new position Jeppe Nielsen says. “Eiva is a well run company which serves international customers with highly advanced software and system solutions which are business critical. There are many similarities to the types of software and systems solutions I have worked with in my previous positions and I look forward to being a part in Eiva’s development in the future.”
About Eiva’s new CEO, Frans Boch, chairman of the board says. “We look forward to working with Jeppe Nielsen, who has valuable experience from development and international sales of system solutions and not least from taking a small/medium sized company through a phase of significant growth.”
Eiva’s current CEO, Lars Hansen will resign by the end of November (as announced on 31st May 2011) to assume a position outside Eiva in Houston. In parallel with the change of management at Eiva, the succession change initiated earlier will be completed. Niels Jørgen Vase, the founder of Eiva will sell his remaining shares in Eiva to the other shareholders. Niels Jørgen Vase sold the majority of the shares back in April 2008 and left his operative position in 2010.
The board of directors and shareholders at Eiva express their sincere appreciation for the commitment and efforts of Niels Jørgen Vase in building Eiva as a company. In the near term future the shareholders and the board of directors will initiate the recruitment of an additional board member within relevant competencies and background within Eiva’s business segments to further strengthen the board and management’s current competencies.