Espoo, 11. March 2020 - Finnish cloud software provider Efecte strengthens its leadership by appointing Steffan Schumacher Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Efecte Leadership Team. Schumacher will start in his new role on May 4th, 2020. In this position, he will lead Efecte’s go-to-market strategy and execution in Finland and internationally. He will report to the CEO of Efecte.Schumacher joins Efecte from Citrix Systems, where he has held several international leadership positions, latest being the Managing Director of Professional Services in EMEA. Before this, he was working at Microsoft between 2001 – 2017, with leadership roles in Western Europe and the United States.
“We are excited to welcome Steffan to the Efecte team,” says Niilo Fredrikson, Efecte CEO. “Steffan brings with him a ton of experience in selling and delivering enterprise software at scale. This experience, combined with his Finnish-German background, perfectly supports our ambition to further grow in Europe, as the European alternative to global providers. Every day, we help service organizations digitalize and automate their work. Steffan will play an important role in helping us scale that further,” Fredrikson continues.
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Efecte is a Finnish software company offering cloud-based Service Management solutions and related supportive professional services. With Efecte’s software, organizations can flexibly manage all internal and external services, for example, an IT, HR or finance department’s services, customer service, and access rights. Efecte is one of the leading software vendors in its field for medium-sized and public organizations in Finland and the Nordic countries. The company was established in 1998 and is listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland marketplace. Efecte operates in Finland, Sweden, Germany, and Denmark.www.efecte.com