Copenhagen, 2013-03-20 08:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Today, ISS A/S announced two key appointments strengthening the Executive Group Management Board. The appointments allow ISS to further align the organisation and gain a sharper focus on the ISS markets in Europe.
Henrik Andersen (45) is appointed to the new position of Group Chief Operating Officer (COO) Europe.
Henrik has 12 years’ experience with ISS and has held numerous senior roles in finance and general management in positions such as CEO for the UK business and most recently Group CFO. He holds a Master’s degree in Law from Aarhus University and a degree in International Trade and Finance from Aarhus Business School in Denmark.
Heine Dalsgaard (41) is appointed Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) replacing Henrik Andersen.
Heine joins ISS from Grundfos, where he has been the Group CFO and member of the Group Management Team since 2007. Grundfos, the world’s leading pump manufacturer, has operations in 60 countries, 18,000 employees and DKK 22 billion in annual turnover.
Heine has extensive financial and general management experience from a number of key roles including Group CFO at Grundfos, CEO at Carpetland Group, Finance Director at Hewlett Packard, Denmark, Group Controller at IKANO and as auditor at Arthur Andersen. Heine holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics and Auditing from Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.
Heine will take up his position with ISS during the third quarter of 2013.
Jeff Gravenhorst, Group Chief Executive Officer, ISS A/S, said:
“Strengthening our management team is an important step in accelerating ISS’ journey to become the world’s greatest service company. Henrik’s strong ISS background and track record speaks for itself with many successful assignments.
“Heine is a very strong addition to ISS and I look forward to having him on our Executive Group Management Board. He brings a wealth of global experience to ISS.”
Ole Andersen Jeff Gravenhorst
Chairman of the Board Group CEO
For media enquiries
Kenth Kærhøg, Head of Group Communications, +45 38 17 62 05
About the ISS Group
The ISS Group was founded in Copenhagen in 1901 and has grown to become one of the world’s leading Facility Services companies. ISS offers a wide range of services such as: Cleaning, Catering, Security, Property and Support Services as well as Facility Management. Global revenue amounted to almost DKK 80 billion in 2012 and ISS has more than 530,000 employees and local operations in more than 50 countries across Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America and Pacific, serving thousands of both public and private sector customers. For more information on the ISS Group, visit www.issworld.com.
ISS A/S, CVR 28 50 47 99, ISIN XS0253470644
ISS Global A/S, ISIN XS0206714247