Ola Persson has been appointed as CEO of Softhouse Consulting Öresund AB. He most recently came from the position of business manager for Mobile ticket solutions at Softhouse. Softhouse employs about 300 people, and Softhouse Consulting Öresund is one of the Softhouse group’s subsidiaries.
– Ola has a long career in Softhouse and has been a driving force in our offering in Mobile ticket solutions, and is a valued leader. Ola’s strong commitment to our customers and passion for high quality in our deliveries makes it feel extra fun to appoint Ola as CEO. It plays a vital role in our ongoing growth journey, says Anna Bäcklin, CEO of Softhouse.
Ola Persson has worked at Softhouse for nine years and has a solid background in the IT and consulting industry. He has been active in several different roles as department and business area manager, and under his leadership, several long-term contracts have been won, including with Skånetrafiken 2020.
– I am happy to have gained the trust, and I am convinced that Softhouse has a bright future ahead of it! With a wide range of long-term customer commitments in many socially important industries, together with close-knit teams of skilled colleagues, we are well equipped to meet 2021, says Ola Persson
Ola Persson replaces Roland Ferngård, who is moving towards new challenges outside the Group.
Softhouse develops digital business, software, and people. We are software developers who know technology and digitization. Softhouse offers consulting services in software development and digital transformation. The company was founded in 1996 and was one of the first to introduce Agile methodology in Sweden. Softhouse employs about 300 employees in offices in Malmö, Karlskrona, Karlshamn, Växjö, Jönköping, Stockholm and Sarajevo.
Softhouse regularly holds training, courses, and events through Softhouse Academy, where over 20,000 scrum masters have been trained so far. Softhouse Invest invests in companies with a great need for software where the company contributes with management and financing.