Eivind Hagen will lead Columbus‘ Dynamics Business Unit in Norway with focus on people and business growth, customer value and high quality.
Copenhagen, Denmark — 22 January, 2020 — Eivind Hagen is appointed Business Unit Executive in Columbus with responsibility for the Columbus’ Dynamics business in Norway.
On 6 January, Columbus announced the acquisition of Advania Business Solutions in Norway and hereby creates a Dynamics Powerhouse in Norway. The acquisition establishes Columbus’ position as the leading Dynamics cloud company in Norway with new opportunities for creating further value for Columbus’ existing and new customers.
Eivind Hagen will lead the combined Dynamics cloud team consisting of 140 highly skilled consultants in Norway with focus on people and business growth, customer value and high quality.
“Eivind Hagen has immense experience within the Dynamics cloud, consulting and support as well as C-level management and business development, and he has the skills and an innovative mindset for leading the progress of our Dynamics Powerhouse in Norway. I am very pleased to have Eivind Hagen on board and I look forward to working with him”, says Thomas Honoré, CEO in Columbus.
Eivind Hagen comes from a position as Services Sales Director at Microsoft, where he headed sales for Microsoft Services in the Norwegian market, being responsible for the consulting and support business. Prior to that, Eivind Hagen held different international positions such as Services Director at IFS and Director of Business Development at Avanade. Eivind Hagen has a strong track record of transforming and growing the Services business in Microsoft Norway, and has strong experience within sales, delivery and management. Eivind Hagen will head the growth in the attractive Norwegian cloud market.
“I am very excited to join a company with a leading market position in Norway and the Nordics and to help accelerate the growth in the Norwegian market. I look forward to working with my team to develop our Microsoft Dynamics business and to expand our market position in Norway,” says Eivind Hagen.
Columbus holds a market leading position within Microsoft Dynamics in the Nordics with business units in Denmark, Sweden and Norway. With Eivind Hagen as Business at the helm and the Advania Business Solutions on board, Columbus strengthens its Nordic cloud business, thus increasing the Nordic market footprint and market share significantly, comprising more than 1,000 cloud specialists.
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