Tacton Systems appoints new CEO
Stockholm, May 2, 2016: Tacton Systems AB (Tacton), a leader in software for Configure Price Quote (CPQ), appoints Frederic Laziou as CEO. Former CEO Christer Wallberg will join Tacton’s Board of Directors as Executive Vice Chairman of the board.
Christer Wallberg has been the CEO of Tacton since 2001 and has taken the company on a fantastic journey during these years. The company has grown quickly over the last five years doubling the number of customers and bringing the number of employees to almost 200.
To support industrial companies in their digitization and accelerate its international growth, Tacton has decided to appoint a new CEO and add more experience to the board. Frederic Laziou who has been at Tacton for about 12 months working with corporate development and strategy, will take the CEO seat. Christer Wallberg will join Tacton’ s Board of Director full time as Executive Vice Chairman and will dedicate his work to strategic initiatives, financing, acquisitions and enterprise customers.
“To take Tacton to the next step it is time to hand over the leadership. The main task now is to scale and accelerate the company’s international growth and for that a different kind of leadership is needed”, says Martin Falkevall, Chairman of the Board. “I know that Frederic Laziou is exactly what Tacton needs and I am absolute certain that he will lead the company in the right direction”, mentions Christer Wallberg.
Frederic brings 15 years’ experience in IT and technology working with general management, corporate and business development, M&A and strategy. Prior to Tacton, Frederic was the CEO of 24 Solutions, a cloud infrastructure provider. Frederic also has extensive international experience from working in, and with, several different cultures which is a great asset to a global company, such as Tacton.
”I am very happy and honored to have been chosen as Tacton’s next CEO and am excited about this new challenge supporting manufacturing companies in their digital transformation. We operate in an exciting fast paced market that requires constant focus on the ability to innovate and accelerate. I am convinced that Tacton’s long experience within the industry, combined with our recognized best-in-class products, will enable us to become a global leader”, says Frederic Laziou.
For more information:
Frederic Laziou, CEO Tacton Systems
Phone: +46 709 56 43 12
Christer Wallberg, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board Tacton Systems
Phone: +46 730 32 49 70
About Tacton Systems
Tacton Systems is the world leader in solutions for Configure, Price and Quote (CPQ), also known as sales and product configuration. Tacton’s solutions make it dramatically simpler to sell, design and configure products and services. The solutions integrate easily with surrounding systems and have standard integrations for many leading e-commerce, ERP, CRM, PDM, PLM, and CAD systems. Tacton is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with customers and resellers across the globe. Customers currently using Tacton’s solutions include Meyn Food Processing, ABB, Siemens, Scania, Toshiba and Aker. Read more at www.tacton.com.
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