As Chairman and Founder, Ole P. Nielsen is responsible for the global operation and corporate growth of Scanmarket, he has nearly two decades of experience in enterprise software applications.
Ole founded Scanmarket on the notion that customer results were paramount and cost containment was a rapid and efficient means of making a positive and significant impact on a company’s bottom line. His vision, spawned during the very early years of the Source-to-Pay revolution of the late 1990s, delivered fully managed eSourcing enabling technology & strategic consultancy services to companies, large and small.
Ole is routinely sought after for his thought leadership in international corporate growth strategies, strategic sourcing, entrepreneurship and business operational excellence both in Europe and North America. When not working, Ole is active through various charitable and community endeavors, he is also an active member of the Danish American Chamber of Commerce.
Ole is a graduate of Aarhus Business College in Aarhus, Denmark.
Betina Nygaard is the CEO of SCANMARKET. In this role, Betina leads the sales, product development, and operations functions for the company as well as guiding the company’s overall strategy and vision.
Betina has been with SCANMARKET since 2001 in a variety of roles, assuming the CEO role in 2007. During this period, Scanmarket has seen sustained growth exceeding 20 % per year.
Prior to Scanmarket, Betina held sales, alliance and operations management roles for several Danish manufacturers in the furniture and textile industries. Betina graduated from the Aarhus University in 1992 and speaks Danish, English and German fluently.
Henrik Balslev is responsible for the overall delivery of consultancy and customer services in Europe. In addition to managing many of Scanmarket’s largest customer accounts, Henrik has lead responsibility for sales in the Nordic countries.
Henrik has been with Scanmarket since 2006 in a variety of roles, assuming the Senior Vice President of Operations role in 2015. Henrik has a master in International Business from Aarhus University.
Vagn P. Nielsen is a co-founder of Scanmarket and Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, he manages all corporate, administrative and financial operations for the company globally.
A successful entrepreneur who has started several companies, Vagn has significant purchasing and procurement experience and began his career in purchasing.
Glenn Danielsen is responsible for North America sales activities and for turning new potential leads into customers. Glenn is a relationship builder who creates strong commercial alliances with customers, thereby maintaining and improving the overall relationships.
Glenn has been with Scanmarket since 2007 in different Consultancy and Sales roles. Prior to Scanmarket, he worked in a Product Manager role in a Dutch manufacturing company establishing long-term relationships with customers and serving as the link between customers and the development division.
Glenn holds a Master in International Business from the University in Aarhus, Denmark in 2001 and studied a semester at the School of Economics in Warsaw, Poland. He speaks Danish and English fluently.
Troels Tolstrup leads Scanmarket’s software development team and manages all technical aspects of platform operations, maintenance and performance.
Troels is a highly skilled developer with significant experience in .NET and J2EE stacks among others. He has been with Scanmarket since 2012 with prior experience in multiple industries including telecom, master data management, and data centers.