Press release -
Visma prepares for growth with strengthened leadership
Merete Hverven is appointed as the new Deputy CEO of Visma. After years of solid growth, Europe’s leading cloud software provider now strengthens its management to prepare for further expansion in Europe.
Merete Hverven joined Visma in 2011 and currently holds the position as Chief HR Officer. She has a Master of Finance from the University of St. Gallen and NHH, and has experience from leading positions as HR Director and Financial Consultant at Ernst & Young.
In addition to her role as HR Director, Hverven has worked actively with strategy, acquisitions, integrations and change management in Visma.
In her new position as Deputy CEO, Merete Hverven will share the leadership responsibilities of the Visma Group with CEO Øystein Moan. Hverven will maintain the overall HR and Legal responsibilities in the organisation, but will also focus on M&A, strategy and developing business processes in her new role. She will act as a strategic advisor for Visma’s four Division Directors and assist in complex acquisitions and integrations.
Hverven will meet at the board of Visma AS and work closely with owners and investors of Visma.
“Both owners and the entire Visma management have great confidence in Merete Hverven. Her energy and competence have been instrumental for the positive development and strong growth Visma has experienced over the past years. Now that the company is reaching 10,000 employees and expanding into larger parts of Europe, it is necessary to strengthen the group leadership”, said CEO Øystein Moan.
For more information, please contact:
Øystein Moan, CEO Visma, tlf. +47 920 80 000
Visma is a leading provider of mission-critical business software for a more efficient and resilient society. By simplifying and automating the work of companies and organisations of all sizes, we improve people's everyday lives. With 13,600 employees, 1,100,000 private and public sector customers across the Nordics, Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America, and net revenue of €1,741 million in 2020, we are committed to making tomorrow better than today. Visit us at visma.com.