Hakan Valberg has been appointed Senior Vice President and General Manager of Adventâs EMEA region. Valberg joined Advent in 2003 and is responsible for all aspects of growing Adventâs market share across Europe, Middle East and Africa. âSince he joined Advent, Hakan has made a tremendous impact on Adventâs business in EMEA,â said Pete Hess, EVP and General Manager of the Investment Management Group for Advent. âUnder Hakanâs leadership in the EMEA region, Adventâs client base has increased, new markets have been established and revenues have doubled.â
Coupled with the plan of continued growth is ensuring that all clients receive world class services and support, and Advent have made two important appointments to support this strategy. Roger Klausen has been appointed Vice President, Client Services and Lars Mellgren has joined Advent as Client Support Manager.
âRoger has been with the company since 1999 and has been instrumental in growing the business in EMEA. Roger has also worked in our San Francisco headquarters on the development of future roadmaps of Advent products, with increased focus on international requirements,â said Valberg. âRoger already has great relationships with many of our clients and his new role will help reinforce our strong commitment to building long term relationships with our growing client list.â
Commenting on the expansion of Adventâs client support function, Valberg added, âThe client support team has more than doubled in the last 12 months and will continue to grow as client satisfaction remains a top priority for our team. Lars has extensive experience in running large support and development teams in software companies like OMX and understands our philosophy of providing the premier level support to our clients. Our clients are our biggest asset and it is paramount we make their experience of working with Advent is as positive and productive as possible. Lars and his team are well positioned to execute this strategy.â