Published10 May 2022
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IFS announces senior management promotions in North and Central Europe


Stockholm – May 10, 2022 IFS, the global cloud enterprise applications company, announces the promotion of four senior leaders in the North and Central Europe region.

Glenn Arnesen has been promoted to President, Global Install Base, responsible for driving success for IFS’s thousands of enterprise customers around the world. With his team, he will continue to ensure that customers achieve fast time-to-value and that they are empowered with the technology they need to succeed and grow. This is an important role for IFS considering the huge growth in customers who are now operating their technology in the cloud.

Elni Kullmer has been promoted to the role of Regional President for North and Central Europe, which comprises DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), the Nordics (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, and the Baltic countries) and Eastern Europe. She has a track record for attracting and retaining some of the world’s most innovative and respected brands to IFS, including , Ericsson, Elvia, Jotun, LKAB, Saab, Sporveien AS, SSAB, Stockholm Exergi and Tetra Pak.

Ann-Kristin Sander has been promoted to the role of Managing Director of the Nordics. In this role she will report to Elni Kullmer and work closely with the regional management team to continue IFS on its growth trajectory.

With IFS’s unique ability to differentiate on service, Kent Mattsson has been appointed as Vice President, Service Management Business Unit for Europe North and Central. Service continues to be a key reason that customers choose IFS, for both best-of-breed use cases and when wanting to deliver amazing Moments of Service as an asset or manufacturing focused business.

Simon Niesler, Chief Revenue Officer at IFS, who Glenn Arnesen and Elni Kullmer will report to, said "IFS has been growing at an amazingly fast rate over the past few years, so it is important that we invest in the team and management structure to ensure our customers are supported at every stage of the customer journey. We continue to recruit the most talented people in the industry but equally we are committed to ensuring our existing leadership are given opportunities as we grow. These promotions are more than well deserved considering the track record of Glenn, Elni, Ann-Kristin and Kent, who together have increased IFS’s presence in the Nordic market by over 250%.”

About IFS 

IFS develops and delivers cloud enterprise software for companies around the world who manufacture and distribute goods, build and maintain assets, and manage service-focused operations. Within our single platform, our industry specific products are innately connected to a single data model and use embedded digital innovation so that our customers can be their best when it really matters to their customers—at the Moment of Service™. The industry expertise of our people and of our growing ecosystem, together with a commitment to deliver value at every single step, has made IFS a recognized leader and the most recommended supplier in our sector. Our team of 4,500 employees every day live our values of agility, trustworthiness and collaboration in how we support our 10,000+ customers. Learn more about how our enterprise software solutions can help your business today at

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Adam Gillbe, 
IFS Corporate Communications
Phone: +44 (0)1784 278222