Efecte strengthens its leadership with internationally experienced COO

Efecte strengthens its leadership with internationally experienced COO

Espoo, 11. March 2020 - Finnish cloud software provider Efecte strengthens its leadership by appointing Steffan Schumacher Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the Efecte Leadership Team. Schumacher will start in his new role on May 4th, 2020. In this position, he will lead Efecte’s go-to-market strategy and execution in Finland and internationally. He will report to the CEO of Efecte.

Schumacher joins Efecte from Citrix Systems, where he has held several international leadership positions, latest being the Managing Director of Professional Services in EMEA. Before this, he was working at Microsoft between 2001 – 2017, with leadership roles in Western Europe and the United States.

“We are excited to welcome Steffan to the Efecte team,” says Niilo Fredrikson, Efecte CEO. “Steffan brings with him a ton of experience in selling and delivering enterprise software at scale. This experience, combined with his Finnish-German background, perfectly supports our ambition to further grow in Europe, as the European alternative to global providers. Every day, we help service organizations digitalize and automate their work. Steffan will play an important role in helping us scale that further,” Fredrikson continues.


About Efecte

Efecte helps people to digitalize and automate their work. Customers across Europe leverage our cloud service to operate with greater agility, to improve the experience of end-users, and to save costs. The use cases for our solutions range from IT service management and ticketing to improving employee experiences, business workflows, and customer service. We are the European Alternative to the global goliaths in our space. Our headquarters is located in Finland and we have regional hubs in Germany, Poland, Spain and Sweden. Efecte is listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland marketplace. 


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