Ville Himberg (b. 1976) has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a member of the Management Team of martech service provider Avidly Plc as of 1 March 2022. Himberg has studied wood processing technology in the Helsinki University of Technology.
Himberg has previously been the CEO of the software and IT services company Bilot Oyj and prior to that for 15 years in different positions at the strategy, design and technology company Reaktor. In 2016, Himberg founded Reaktor’s Amsterdam office which he also led until 2021. Prior to this, Himberg held various expert roles and led Reaktor's consumer services among B2C accounts. Himberg began his almost 20-year career as a coder at the insurance company Pohjola and at new media company Satama Interactive.
“Ville’s background that combines technology and creativity fits perfectly with Avidly’s extensive service portfolio and competencies. He has a very strong track record in building and managing international businesses and leading both software developers and creative designers,” says Jesse Maula, CEO of Avidly.
“Among so many other assets, I expect Ville to bring new operating models to Avidly regarding improved operational efficiencies and leading expert organization. I warmly welcome him to the Avidly team,” Maula continues.
“Historically, I’ve done most of my work at the intersection between technology and design, so I’m excited about this opportunity to be a part of Avidly’s growth story. Under Jesse’s leadership, the team at Avidly has done a great job in turning around the company’s profitability and reputation. So Avidly, along with its culture, immediately felt like a natural environment for me,” says Ville Himberg.
Jesse Maula, CEO, tel. +358 40 548 0248
Oaklins Merasco Oy acts as Avidly Plc’s Certified Advisor, tel. +358 9 6129 670
Avidly is a leading martech service provider listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth marketplace in Helsinki. We offer holistic digital marketing and sales services, and customer experience, data and technology are closely entwined into our impact-driven growth strategy. We are a team of approximately 280 navigators and explorers, makers and shakers in 18 locations in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany, UK and Canada.
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