Configit Appoints Global HR DirectorConfigit’s growth internationally drives need for comprehensive HR approach
September 27th 2016
Configit A/S (www.configit.com) is pleased to announce that Morten Gertsen has joined as Global HR Director in Copenhagen, Denmark, effective 1 September 2016.
Morten holds an Executive MBA from SIMI and an M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting. He brings a wealth of experience to Configit, having headed international HR operations at NetTest, Scandinavian Tobacco Group, Aalborg Portland, and most recently at DELTA, a knowledge intensive technology company.
As Global HR Director, and member of the executive management team, Morten’s key responsibilities include:
- To develop and implement a strategy for attracting, developing, and retaining employees.
- To develop and implement HR activities and processes that support the corporate strategy.
- To facilitate the development of the Configit organization based on a strong corporate culture and engaging leadership.
Asked why he chose Configit, Morten says that “Configit is an ambitious company that acknowledges the importance of both organizational and individual development as a prerequisite for continued growth. Configit also has a unique open and including culture that I experienced in my first meeting with the CEO Henrik Reif Andersen and have experienced since starting work here. This kind of culture matches my personal values and beliefs well – so when I got the opportunity to join Configit my decision was easy.”
CEO Henrik Reif Andersen is also very pleased with the appointment, saying that “Morten Gertsen’s experience and HR knowledge makes him a key addition to the Configit team. Our strong market growth rate and a continuously increasing number of employees created the need for this role, and I’m excited to have Morten onboard to fulfill it.”
Configit was founded in 2000 as a direct result of groundbreaking academic research by Professor Henrik Reif Andersen and PhD Henrik Hulgaard. Since that time, it has prospered under a highly academic staff of developers and software engineers.
All Configit products are based on the patented technology Virtual Tabulation. This technology has redefined what is possible with configuration in terms of complexity and speed, and enables Configit to make software that can handle and utilize complex product configurations in a way that is both powerful to business and easy to use. Through cooperation with clients, Configit takes pride in helping organizations with complex configuration problems, as well as participating in shaping the future of configuration software.
For more information, contact:
Communications Manager Dorthe Monique Olsen