"We have worked very closely with our distributors through the years, and Iâm confident that we have an extremely capable team representing Advent in Europe. Over the last nine months alone weâve added marquis customers in Europe, and we see this as an increasingly important market for us going forward," said Stephanie DiMarco, chief executive officer of Advent. "Iâm thrilled to see Advent becoming an international financial software company, and Iâm committed to ensuring success in our European operations, and among our European client base."
Advent Europe was established in 1999 as an independent distributor and support organization, and has clients across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In addition to providing local sales and support, Advent implements its solutions according to the various local requirements in these regions.
HÃ¥kan Wahlberg, vice president of sales for Adventâs European operations, has been named vice president of EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa), and will assume that role on July 1. Mr. Wahlberg has nearly 20 years of management experience in companies providing high-end solutions to the global and European marketplace. Prior to joining Advent in 2003, he held senior management positions at IBM, Industri-Matematik International and i2 Technologies.
"Iâm proud to be heading Adventâs EMEA operations, and Iâm confident that Advent has great opportunities in the region," said Mr. Wahlberg. "With the combined strength of Adventâs more than 20 years in the investment management business, and our strong local force across Europe, weâre looking forward to many great accomplishments."