TietoEnator names Eva Gidlof EVP, banking and insurance

Source: TietoEnator

Eva Gidlöf (born 1957) has been appointed Executive Vice President of TietoEnator's Banking & Insurance business area and member of the company's Corporate Management Team (CMT).

Gidlöf will start in her new position during September 2008. She holds a Bachelor degree of social sciences from The University of Uppsala in Sweden, with Business Economics and Information Technology as main subject. She has profound experience in different consultant and manager positions especially in the finance, banking and insurance areas since 1980.

Eva Gidlöf will join TietoEnator from Bankgirocentralen BGC AB, the leading payment processor in Sweden, where she has worked as the Chief Executive Officer since 2004. Eva has been responsible for developing a new strategy for the European market, a performance improvement programme and the transformation of the company.

"When choosing Eva as the new head of our Banking & Insurance business area, we emphasized solid experience and strong performance in this industry. Eva's background and impressive track record match these requirements perfectly and will be beneficial in boosting Banking & Insurance business area's development in the future," says Hannu Syrjälä, President and CEO.

During 1980 - 2000, Eva Gidlöf worked in different positions in Cap Gemini in Sweden including for example IT consulting, account management, quality management and division head for Finance & Public division. In 2000 - 2002, she worked as Managing Director for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Sweden. She was a member of the Nordic Management team for four years. In 2002 - 2004, Gidlöf worked as management consultant in Inveritas and in her own company. The last ten years Eva has been a member of several Boards of both stock-listed and non-listed companies.

Eva Gidlöf will be based in Stockholm/Kista, Sweden.

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