Egain Group appoints Ulrika Drotz as new CEO
Egain Group today announce that Ulrika Drotz has been appointed new CEO, as the previous chief executive, Sven-Olof Husmark, steps down for personal reasons. Ulrika Drotz, currently CFO of the company has more than 25 years’ experience from several leading technology companies. Drotz joined Egain from SmartEye in 2017, a market leader in eye tracking technology where she as CFO was responsible for the company’s listing on Nasdaq. Before SmartEye, Drotz was the CEO of a leading online marketplace guiding the company’s growth and exit to Ratos.
Sven-Olof Husmark remains with the company as Senior Advisor reporting to the CEO.
Drotz commented: ‘I am excited to take on this role and lead Egain’s efforts in driving our purpose and creating impact, working closely with the Egain team to continue bringing valuable solutions to our customers. We are well positioned for our next phase of growth in helping property owners reduce energy waste and increase the value of their estate.”
“I am excited to see Ulrika take helm of the company and I look forward to my new role in the company. Egain has fantastic opportunities moving ahead. We have an excellent product and service and amazing people onboard. We work in a growing sector and we are well positioned to grow.” Husmark said.
“The board of directors has great confidence in Ulrika as the new CEO, and in the team’s engagement and capabilities to take the business to the next level. We also want to thank Sven-Olof for his leadership, commitment and courage during his time as CEO, and we look forward to working with Ulrika and the whole Egain team globally on this next exciting journey.” Tom Even Mortensen, Egain’s Chairman said.
Ulrika Drotz assume the position May 15, 2018.
For more information contact:
Tom Even Mortensen, Chairman, Egain Group +47 982 29 650 – firstname.lastname@example.org