The Visma Group

The operations of the Visma Group comprises five software business areas, which corresponds with Visma’s strategic positions in important segments: SMB, Enterprise, Retail, Government and IT & Hosting. Visma is present in twelve countries with a pivot in Northern Europe. Our headquarter is located in Oslo, Norway.

The Visma Group in brief

CEO: Øystein Moan

Revenue 2015: NOK 8,338 million

EBITDA 2015: NOK 1,744 million

Employees 1/12 2016: 5,500

Customers 1/12 2016: 500 000
(and more than 300 000 hosting customers)

 

Øystein Moan Visma CEO

One step ahead

We provide solutions that keep our customers one step ahead of their competition. In optimising for efficiency, the goal posts are constantly being moved. There will always be parts of an operation that can be performed more efficiently – or automated altogether. At Visma, we aim to provide solutions and software that are of such high quality that they turn our customers’ business and administrative processes into competitive advantages. That means offering world-leading solutions today, as well as tapping into the opportunities tomorrow's technology offers. 

Key figures

Revenue per segment
(2015)

 
  • SMB: NOK 3,242 M

  • Enterprise: NOK 1,240 M

  • Retail: NOK 956 M

  • Government: NOK 693 M

  • IT and Hosting: NOK 254 M

  • BPO*: NOK 1,954 M

* During 2016, Visma has sold its BPO division

Revenue per country
(2015)

 
  • Norway: NOK 3,796 M

  • Sweden: NOK 2,566 M

  • Finland: NOK 1,036 M

  • Denmark: NOK 652 M

  • The Netherlands: NOK 290 M

Employees per division 
(pr 1/12-2016)

 
  • SMB: 2,595

  • Enterprise: 1,203

  • Retail: 637

  • Government: 782

  • IT and Hosting: 219

  • Group HQ: 27

Management

Visma CEO, Øystein Moan

Øystein Moan

CEO

Since taking the reins in 1997, Moan has led Visma to become one of the most innovative companies in the Nordic region. He has taken the company from 300 to more than 7,000 employees, and increased revenue from EUR 30 million to EUR 900 million.

Contact Øystein Moan

Tore Bjerkan Visma CFO

Tore Bjerkan

CFO

As CFO, Bjerkan has steadily led Visma through healthy and continuous financial growth. The former founder of Multisoft (a part of the merger on which Visma was established) is involved in all decisions that could possibly affect Visma’s financial results.

Contact Tore Bjerkan

Eivind Gundersen – Division Director, Visma Software SMB

Eivind Gundersen

Division Director, Visma  SMB

As Director of the SMB Division, Gundersen is in charge of providing our small to medium sized customers with efficient and easy to use business admin solutions. The migration to the cloud is well underway, new business models awaits both Visma and our customers – and Eivind Gundersen has both the experience and ability to lead the division through these exciting times.

Contact Eivind Gundersen

Jan Ivar Borgersen – Managing Director, Enterprise Solutions, Visma Software GLA

Jan Ivar Borgersen

Division Director, Visma Enterprise

Borgersen has a broad experience in doing business with both local and central government organizations, as well as large private enterprises. The division provides full-scale ERP systems for complex businesses along with public sector production systems for areas such as school administration, care for the elderly, and child protective services. Both government organization and private enterprises are in a state of transition, migrating from on premise systems to cloud solutions – and Borgersen and his team have the means and know-how to usher Visma’s large customers over to this new business model.

Contact Jan Ivar Borgersen

Carsten Boje Møller – Managing Director, Consulting & Development, Visma Software GLA

Carsten Boje Møller

Division Director, Visma Government & Large Accounts

Handling – and winning – the largest ICT contracts in the public sector, this division combine the highest professional standards with an unwavering customer value. Boje Møller leads by example, and the former IT consultant’s experience is valuable for all aspects of his job.

Contact Carsten Boje Møller

Peter Fischer – Managing Director, Retail IT Solutions, Visma Software GLA

Peter Fischer

Division Director, Visma Retail

Knowing sales inside out is a great attribute when leading Visma’s Retail IT division. With the region’s largest retailers amongst their customers, Fischer and his team go out of their way to deliver value-adding solutions – from the sales point to the head office.

Contact Peter Fischer

Espen Håkonsen – Managing Director, Visma IT and Communication

Espen Håkonsen

Managing Director, Visma IT & Hosting

IT service delivery in 2014 means rapid growth and major changes as emerging technologies introduce paradigm shifts. Cloud service delivery is the next major driver. Success in changing environments requires the ability to innovate, design and deliver while providing steady and secure IT deliveries. Having the capability to design and implement this value chain in the form of services is critical to the future success of Visma IT and its mission of delivering business value. Espen brings broad IT experience, ranging from technical operations to top management, from both the private and the public sector.

Contact Espen Håkonsen

Mikael Männik

Director of Mergers & Acquisitions

With strategic acquisitions an important factor in Visma’s growth, Männik has since 2010 had to make full use of his diplomacy skills and excellent financial insight. Männik and his highly skilled team of financial analysts and experts are hands-on throughout all Visma’s M&A processes.

Contact Mikael Männik

Aase Settevik – Director of Brand and Communication

Aase Settevik

Director of Brand & Communication

Through a systematic and long-term effort, Settevik has turned Visma into a highly recognized and trusted brand. Overseeing marketing and communication resources in five countries and across a myriad of entities, her conviction of the value of a strong master brand has certainly come to fruition.

Contact Aase Settevik

Bjørn A. Ingier | Director Growth & Crossales

Bjørn A. Ingier

Director Growth & Crossales

With more than ten years at helm of the Visma Software Division, Bjørn Ingier combine a thorough knowledge about the inner workings of the company with a deep understanding of the market. Both of which are invaluable traits in his current position as Director of Business Development and Cross Sales where he is tasked with finding new ways for to Visma to fulfil its potential.

Contact Bjørn Ingier

Jørn Ludahl

Director Customer Loyalty

With the clear-cut objective of improving customer loyalty, Ludahl has become the symbol of the Net Promoter Score program. Through his efforts all Visma entities are dedicated to measure and improve customer experience and loyalty – a vital step in ensuring organic growth.

Contact Jørn Ludahl

Merete Hverven Bull

Chief HR Officer

Promoting Visma as a desirable place to work as well as improving employee satisfactions, are both vital in order to attract the top talents Visma require. As Chief HR Officer, Hverven Bull has systemized and coordinated Visma’s joint HR efforts across all entities.

Contact Merete Hverven Bull