ISS A/S, a prominent player in the realm of workplace experience and facility management, recently revealed the appointment of Mads Holm as its new Group Chief Financial Officer. Holm is set to join ISS no later than August 1, 2024, and will be stationed at the Group's Headquarters in Copenhagen.
Bringing a wealth of financial experience to his new role, Holm currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Equinor Renewables at Equinor. His journey with the company, which commenced in 2012, has seen him hold various finance leadership positions, encompassing Financial Reporting, Tax, Treasury, Investor Relations, Asset Management, and supply chain excellence. Additionally, he is a Member and former Chair of the Board for Equinor Asset Management.
Prior to his tenure at Equinor, Holm held several positions at Danske Bank, where he started in 2003. He holds a Master of Science in Finance and Accounting from the Copenhagen Business School, solidifying his academic foundation in the field.
In response to the announcement, Kasper Fangel, Group CEO of ISS, expressed enthusiasm about Holm's appointment, citing “Mads brings extensive financial, operational, and transformational experience to the role and combined with his equity market experience, he will be an important driver in the next phase of the OneISS journey to deliver on our strategy, ambitions and financial targets. I am looking forward to welcoming Mads to ISS and our more than 350,000 colleagues.”
Holm, equally excited about his new role, expressed “I am delighted and proud to have been offered this exciting opportunity to be the Group CFO of ISS. It’s a fantastic company with a strong history of delivering high-quality services to customers, performed by its many thousand strong teams across the world. I am looking forward to being part of the journey and meeting my many new colleagues.”
During the transition period, interim Group CFO Carsten Højlund will continue in his current role, ensuring a seamless handover when Holm assumes his responsibilities.
ISS, with its workforce of more than 350,000 employees globally, referred to as "placemakers," reported a Group revenue of approximately $10.8 billion in 2022. Holm's appointment marks a strategic move for ISS as it continues its mission of providing top-notch workplace and facility services worldwide.