CEO Chris Tanner leaves AdNovum, Marcel Nickler joins Board of Directors

Chris Tanner resigns as CEO of AdNovum and will leave the company at the end of July. As of August 1, 2019, Marcel Nickler will become a member of AdNovum’s Board of Directors. Marcel Nickler is a a partner at the management & technology consultancy BearingPoint and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BearingPoint's Swiss companies. He will withdraw from operative business at BearingPoint by the end of September and assume interim operational responsibility for AdNovum as of October.

Chris Tanner has decided to resign as CEO of AdNovum and to leave the company at the end of July. The search for a new CEO has started. In the months of August and September, CFO Roger Boesch will lead AdNovum ad interim. Chris Tanner, AdNovum CEO since 2014, on his decision: «In the last few years, AdNovum has grown considerably. Together, we have successfully carried out numerous projects and achieved many innovation milestones. Now there are new tasks ahead which require fresh input and external know-how.»


Marcel Nickler will join AdNovum’s Board of Directors (BoD) as of August 1, 2019. Marcel Nickler is a partner at the management & technology consultancy BearingPoint and serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of BearingPoint's Swiss companies. His main focus is on innovation and digital transformation. He gained his long-standing experience as a management and strategy consultant in multinational companies and organizations. Marcel Nickler was personally involved in numerous comprehensive transformation programs across various industries. As per the end of September, he will withdraw from operative business at BearingPoint and then assume interim management responsibility as Delegate of the Board of Directors until the new CEO starts.


AdNovum Chairman Adrian Bult: «As CEO and previously as Managing Director of AdNovum Hungary, Chris Tanner has contributed substantially to the development of the company. We very much regret his decision and thank him for his great commitment. At the same time, we are very pleased to welcome Marcel Nickler aboard, a highly qualified professional. He has in-depth cross-industry knowledge and a strong affinity for digitization, innovation and transformation.»


Marcel Nickler on his new commitment: «With its strong identity as a partner for demanding IT projects, AdNovum has great potential. The company will thus be able to develop successfully in a global context despite increasing pressure on margins.»

 

AdNovum

The Swiss software company AdNovum offers its customers comprehensive support in the fast and secure digitization of existing business processes and the implementation of new business ideas from consulting and conception to implementation and operation. The NEVIS Security Suite with their products is market leader for identity and access management in Switzerland. AdNovum's customer base includes renowned companies from the finance, insurance, telecommunications, manufacturing and logistics industry as well as several federal offices and cantons.

 

Founded in 1988, AdNovum today employs approx. 600 staff at its headquarters in Zurich and offices in Bern, Lausanne, Budapest, Lisbon, Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore.

 

www.adnovum.ch

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