Lund, Sweden, March 2 2021 – Axiell, the leading vendor to archives, libraries and museums globally, is pleased to announce that Andreas Ekberg will join Axiell, as Chief Financial Officer. Axiell delivers software and services to customers in 55 countries, customers who leverage Axiell’s offering to manage their collections, encourage reading, preserve cultural heritage, improve learning and increase engagement with the public. Andreas brings extensive relevant experience for Axiells’ continued global expansion and international operational development from his more than 10 years as CFO and operational leadership roles from international companies such as Haldex (HLDX), TitanX and HemoCue Group. Andreas will join the executive management team and will be based at the company’s HQ in Lund. Elisabet Thylander, former CFO, will continue in the management team as Head of Finance and Administration.
“Digitization is breathing life into the cultural sector and our plan is that Axiell will continue to play a leading role. Our goal is continued expansion to a 1 billion SEK company in the global cultural sector. I am very glad that Andreas will join Axiell and bring additional competence and experience within financial operations, M&A, business modeling and strategic development. Andreas’ experience from international companies and his deep understanding of international financial processes that drive the business will be beneficial for Axiell.” says Joel Sommerfeldt, President & CEO Axiell Group.
The Axiell mission is to make a sustainable difference by helping to create communities that are conscious, informed and culturally rich. The work of our 11,500 customers is critical to the development of society. They protect, curate and share knowledge with the public, researchers, students and citizens – knowledge that educates and empowers individuals and communities around the world. Axiell has expanded its operations continuously and has since 2013 brought 22 companies into the Axiell Group family. Axiell has invested heavily in modern cloud-based technology and building an end-to-end technology offer where data can be managed and shared more efficiently. In 2020, the Group had net revenues of MSEK 577.
“I am excited to join Axiell, an international business with great growth prospects and a solid strategic plan for how the company should evolve that I want to be part of. Joining a company which has a positive ESG impact built into its core and works with cultural and education institutions – institutions which is the foundation for a developed, equal and inclusive society – is appealing and a unique opportunity.” says Andreas Ekberg.
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COO Axiell Group
Phone: +46 73 852 17 52
Axiell’s solutions help institutions share culture and knowledge with the world. Our software and services assist them to manage their collections, encourage reading, preserve cultural heritage, improve learning, and increase engagement with the public. Our customers are libraries, museums, archives, schools, publishers, and retailers in 60 countries. We develop innovative digital tools to transform the way they work and connect with their audiences. We do this from 28 offices globally, with headquarters in Sweden.