Securitas creates new entity and makes changes at the top

Stockholm, Sweden

Securitas has established a new global entity called Securitas Digital - it will be led by Martin Althén.  Hillevi Agranius will be appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) and added as a new member of the Group Management team. The changes are set to be effective from July 1, 2022.

It is planned that the Securitas focus on client centricity, digitalisation, and innovation will now further increase as the company creates this new, global function: Securitas Digital, focusing on the accelerated growth of the digital products and services from the Group. To continue driving and refining the IT transformation and efficiency agenda throughout the Group, the company is also appointing a new CIO. All other Group Management members are to continue in their current roles.

The company's current Group CIO, Martin Althén, will take on the new, essential role of leading this function as President Securitas Digital. He will continue as a member of Securitas Group Management team.

Hillevi Agranius, VP Performance Management for Global IT & Intelligent Services, will take on the role of Group CIO and become a Securitas Group Management team member.

“I am excited that we now have reached the point where we are ready to accelerate our digitalisation and client experience journey. Martin has been instrumental in building our digital foundation, and I am confident that he will succeed in leading Securitas Digital,” says President and CEO Magnus Ahlqvist.

“At the same time, I couldn’t be more excited to promote one of our successful leaders to CIO. Hillevi has extensive experience, both during her years in Securitas and as the previous CIO at Husqvarna.”

As the President of Securitas Digital, Martin Althén will own Securitas’ digital business strategy, drive innovation and grow the digital business. He will ensure that Securitas’ overarching technology strategy enables the business optimally.

As CIO, Hillevi Agranius will continue to drive and refine the IT transformation and efficiency agenda throughout the Securitas Group. She will take on the overall responsibility for Global IT, including Divisional IT operations, Digital Security, Platform teams and Enterprise Architecture.


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