EG strengthens its position in the beauty og wellness market with the acquisition of the software company EasyUpdate AS.
With its extensive industry knowledge and highly skilled staff combined with the most recognised technologies and value-adding services, EG enjoys a unique position as one of Scandinavia's biggest IT companies. We are growing, because we work hard to create value for our customers. Every day.
We work with our customers to anchor digital transformation. We have the tools and experience needed to create value in the corner office, on the factory floor and in the open-plan working environments.
EG is a Scandinavian technology partner with more than 1,400 employees working from 20 locations in Scandinavia and Poland.
We provide digitisation solutions for more than 21,000 public and commercial customers.
EG A/S has signed the UN's Global Compact and supports the ten principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
At EG, we are aware of our responsibilities towards our stakeholders, including our employees, customers, suppliers and other business partners. In recognition of our social responsibility, we have joined the UN's Global Compact initiative, and comply with the ten principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and we expect our key business partners to adhere to similar principles.
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EG has created value for its customers since the company was established in 1977. Below is an outline of the most important milestones in the company's history.
Acquisition of ClinicCare, Lindbak Retail Systems AS, Sonlinc A/S and CalWin A/S.
Francisco Partners acquires majority shareholding from Axcel.
Acquisition of Notaplan ApS.
Acquisition of e-mergency and Hairtools ApS.
Acquisition of Silkeborg Data, Strato, Medius Dynamics and part of NORRIQ's ERP business.
The EG story started in Herning in 1977, when EDB Gruppen was formed.
Over the years, we have received many prestigious awards and acquired a large number of companies which have contributed to strengthening our competitiveness throughout Scandinavia.
Below are some of the companies which have become a part of EG:
EG A/S (CVR 84 66 78 11)
EG Norge AS (CRN 983 781 233)
Hano AS (CRN 980 395 006)
Lindbak Retail Systems AS (CRN 968 992 600)
Lindbak Retail Systems AB (CRN 556 484-9965)
EG Sverige AB (CRN 556 164-5648)
AX IV SD Holding ApS (CVR 25 45 03 61)
AX IV SD Holding II ApS (CVR 25 45 53 71)
Silkeborg Data A/S (CVR 10 42 53 79)
Altiplan ApS (CVR 32 35 77 92)
Holte AS (CRN 982 506 395)
Holte Software Poland Sp z.o.o. (CRN 0000407244)
EG Poland Sp. z.o.o. (CRN 0000824848)
A-Data A/S (CVR 14 18 38 33)
EG Digital Welfare ApS (CVR 27 72 01 02)
Dynaway A/S (CVR 25 30 91 03)
EG Hairtools ApS (CVR 26 25 51 93)
CodeZoo ApS (CVR 36 19 78 89)
Xena ApS (CVR 34 08 06 31)
Sonlinc A/S (CVR 14 31 47 09)
Calwin A/S (CVR 19 44 33 45)
Sigma Estimates A/S (CVR 27 11 07 03)
Sigma Estimates LLC (CRN 45-4467975)
Capto A/S (CVR 24 20 37 43)
Prosedo ApS (CVR 33 08 23 47)
Moonbird ApS (CVR 37 69 68 38)
EG is a limited company owned by the private equity fund Francisco Partners.
The organisation consists of three business areas as well as management and administrative staff.
Read more about EG's management and board of directors:
Mikkel joined EG as CEO in 2016. Prior to EG, Mikkel was CEO of Satair Group SAS, where he worked in different roles during 10 years. He has also worked as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and as a SAP consultant with IBM Global Services and in Novozymes IT. Mikkel holds a Master (cand.merc.) in International Marketing Management.
Jesper Andersen was appointed Division Director in 2014. As of 2015, he is Director for EG Private. Jesper joined EG in May 2002, and since 2003 he has served as leader of the Siebel department, Management Assistant and Communication, Marketing Director and Director for EG Enterprise Solutions. Jesper worked previously as a consultant for Deloitte Consulting. Jesper Andersen has an MSc (Economics and Business Administration) from Aarhus School of Business (2000)
Erik Tomren is EVP for the Private II Division, which includes the Construction & Retail business areas. Erik joined EG as EVP for the Retail Division when EG acquired Lindbak Retail Systems in June 2019. He had been working there as CEO since 2010. Prior to this, Erik was responsible for the 'Card Solutions' business area in Nets, which provides payment solutions for financial institutions and the retail trade in the Nordic region. Erik started his career as a consultant at Visma, and has a MSc in Business from North University in Norway.
Tina Bodin was appointed Director of HR in 2005. Tina joined EG in 2000, starting as HR Development Manager. Prior to this, Tina worked with implementation of SAP R/3 Human Resource, Knowledge Management, recruitment, project management and general personnel and organisation development. Tina Bodin has an MSc in Human Resource Management from Copenhagen Business School (1997)
Nina Maj Fjordvald was appointed VP for Marketing & Communications in EG on 1 May 2019 and comes from a position as European Marketing Manager with IBM. Nina's experience comes from the IT and technology sector primarily where she has found her passion for digitisation, technology and IT solutions providing clients, their surroundings and the community with specific value. Nina holds a B. Com. in IT and Financial Management from CBS as well as an MBA from Warwick University, England, and has extensive professional experience with sales, marketing and strategic management.
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Henrik Hansen was appointed CFO in 2018 and comes from a position as group CFO with the Icopal Group. Prior to this, Henrik held other executive positions with Icopal, including in connection with major restructuring projects in both manufacturing and finance for the company's German and Austrian activities. Formerly, Henrik was employed in TDC's Treasury department and with Novozymes as Business Controller for Supply Chain. Henrik has an MSc in Business Administration and Accounting from CBS and has later added a master's course in Economics from Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires.
As divisional director of EG Public, Johnny's objective is to turn EG into the most valued partner to the Danish public sector. Johnny is respected as a result-oriented and proactive leader with international and extensive experience within the IT industry. His practical IT experience is supplemented by an MBA, a Diploma in Economics and Organisation (HD) and a Diploma in Computer Science and Strategy (datanom). Johnny started his career at EG in 2012 as vice president of Customer Support, then became vice president of Utility Enterprise Solutions in 2013 before becoming director of EG Silkeborg Data A/S in 2016. Previously, as vice president of Global Support and head of Global Customer Support at the IBS group, he was responsible for building a joint Nordic support and BPO organisation for utility customers based on Dynamics AX.
Allan Bech was appointed CTO in 2019. Allan came to EG in 2011 and has held various executive positions, primarily heading up various infrastructure and software technology teams and business units. Among other things, together with a strong management, product and development team Allan has created the software and service concept EG Business Care that led to EG in 2015 being proclaimed Innovation Partner of the Year by Microsoft. Before he came to EG, Allan's work included the development, implementation and sale of software and infrastructure services to clients in the Scandinavian market.
Jacob Buchardt was appointed VP for Corporate PMO & Quality in January 2017. Jacob is responsible for the cross-organisational project portfolio and is Chief of Staff with focus on strategy implementation and Board of Directors support. Prior to this, for a ten year period Jacob was a management consultant with among others Implement Consulting Group and before that worked for IKEA for 12 years in management positions, e.g. in Holland and Germany. Jacob holds an MA (Law) from the University of Copenhagen and a B. Com. in Business Controlling & Process Management from Copenhagen Business School from 2001 and also spent time with ENSEAD in France.
Christian Bonde Jacobsen joined EG as VP Mergers & Acquisitions in October 2019. Prior to this, Christian was engaged for two years working with acquisitions, divestments, mergers and initial public offerings at A.P. Molller – Maersk, Energy division with the focus of separation of the energy related businesses from the group. Previously, Christian has been an advisor for 10 years in the investment banking part of Nordea, SEB and HSH Nordbank, where he advised on acquisitions and divestment of companies and initial public offerings. Christian holds an M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration (Finance and Accounting) from CBS.
Chairman of the Board
Petri Oksanen is a partner at Francisco Partners and focuses primarily on enterprise application software companies. Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2005, Petri worked at Morgan Stanley in their Technology Investment Banking group in Menlo Park, California. Earlier in his career, Petri held a variety of business development, program management, and software development roles at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington. Petri currently serves on the board of directors of EG, Consignor, Plex Systems, and Vendavo. He formerly served on the board of directors of Aconex (IPO), AdvancedMD (acquired by ADP), API Healthcare (acquired by GE Healthcare), ByBox, ClickSoftware (acquired by Salesforce), Healthland (acquired by CPSI), Prometheus Group (acquired by a financial sponsor), Source Photonics (acquired by a financial sponsor), and T-System (acquired by Fidelity National). Petri was also previously involved with FP’s investments in Ex Libris (acquired by a financial sponsor), LYNX Medical Systems (acquired by Picis), Specific Media (acquired by Time), and Webtrends (acquired by Oracle).
B.A.Sc. with Joint Honors in Computer Engineering and Economics with Distinction from the University of Waterloo.
Quentin Lathuille is a Vice President with Francisco Partners, based in London. Prior to joining Francisco Partners, Quentin was part of Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division in London, with a focus on the Technology sector. Quentin has been involved in Francisco Partners’ investments in BeyondTrust, BluJay, EG, Operative and Redis Labs.
M.S. in Business Administration and Finance from ESCP-Europe, Paris.
M.S. in Applied Mathematics from Supélec, Paris.
Jane Wiis is passionate about the digitisation of the public sector in Denmark, and has been Director of IT and Digitisation at DBC A/S since 2017. Earlier in her career Jane Wiis was Municipal Director and has held a number of other leadership roles within the municipality. She was senior consultant at NIRAS and from 2012 to 2016 she held the role of Director at KL with responsibility for digitisation. With more than twenty years of experience in digitisation of the public market, Jane Wiis brings with her deep, valuable knowledge of municipal thinking, focusing on the inhabitant and customer perspectives as well as unique expertise on the building of IT infrastructure, operations and digitisation of the Danish public sector.
Cand.scient.pol. (equivalent to M.Sc in Political Science)
Mike joined Francisco Partners Consulting (FPC) in 2016 as an Operating Partner with a focus on Products and Technology. Mike is a seasoned technology executive with over 30 years of experience in high tech corporations. Prior to joining FPC, Mike was Executive Vice President of R&D and Product Management at Aderant, a global provider of comprehensive business management software for law and other professional services firms. Mike was instrumental in leading Aderant over 9 years through three successful ownership transactions, including its sale to Roper Technologies for $675M. Prior to Aderant, Mike held leadership positions at EFI, TR Systems and Datapoint corporation. Mike holds over 25 patents, is a published author and has been a featured speaker at legal events all over the world.
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin.
Brian G. Frandsen
Staff-elected board member since 2019. Position: Development specialist with EG A/S. Employed since 2003. Education: Certified electrician, electrical power engineer and computer scientist.
Deep Shah is Co-President of Francisco Partners and operates from the firm’s London office. Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2003, Deep worked at Morgan Stanley in London in both their Mergers and Acquisitions group and their Princes Gate Investors private equity fund, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation and execution of transactions in a variety of industries, including information technology. Deep had lead and supported many of Francisco Partners’ investments over the years, and in addition to EG, currently also serves on the board of directors of BluJay Solutions, Bybox and MetaSwitch. He previously served on the board of Attenti, Click Software, C-MAC MicroTechnology, eFront, Ex Libris, Lumata, Masternaut, NexTraq, Operative, Prometheus Group and SmartFocus.
M.A. in Economics from the University of Cambridge, England, with First Class Honors.
Carsten Knudsen is non-executive board member of EG since September 2019. Carsten Knudsen has a HD and an MBA supplemented by several international management courses. Carsten Knudsen was up to end 2014 CEO of Esko bvba specializing in software and solutions to the global packaging industry. Prior to Esko bvba Carsten Knudsen served as CFO of ISS A/S from 2000 to 2002. He started his career in AP Møller/Maersk where he over a 13 year period had a number of positions in Denmark, Spain, Asia and USA. Carsten Knudsen chairs and participates in a number of boards.
Tom has spent his career as a member of leadership teams in multi-national companies. Until May 2020, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Finastra, a fintech software company with over 10,000 employees, more than 8,600 customers (including 90 of the world’s top 100 banks), and revenues of ~$2.1 billion. During ten years with that company, Tom held various roles, led the integration of Misys and D+H in 2017 and the take-private of Misys plc in 2012, as a member of the public company board of directors. Prior to that, Tom spent eight years at GE Healthcare, a division of General Electric. Tom began his career in the City of London as a lawyer in major law firms and is admitted as a solicitor (non-practising) in England & Wales. Tom is also a senior adviser to the board of Tomia, a leading provider of interconnect and settlement software solutions to telecom service providers worldwide.
MA in Metallurgy and Science of Materials from the University of Oxford, England.
Staff-elected board member since 2018. Position: Product owner, ASPECT4 HRM, a payroll system for private sector. Employed in EG for more than 30 years. Are also sitting in the committee of representatives for Norlys (Eniig and SE).
EDB-assistant (1986), HD(R) (1993).
Stein has been an employee-elected board member since 2019. He currently holds the position of chief architect in EG Retail. Since 2005 he has worked as a developer on POS systems, later as an architect working on Microsoft Azure cloud solutions and developer productivity.
Bachelor and Master in Computer Science NTNU, Trondheim.
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