– LATVIA, Riga – SAF Tehnika announces that according to decision of the Company’s Council as of April 13, 2015, Janis Bergs is elected as the company’s Board member. Besides Janis Bergs is holding a position of Vice President of Sales and Marketing of SAF Tehnika being responsible for promotion of SAF Tehnika products and solutions, in particular with focus to North America market.
At the same time SAF Tehnika confirms that the expected changes in the company’s management are not related to the changes in the company’s strategy of the product development and international operations.
Jānis Bergs (born in 1970) has more than 20 years’ experience in IT industry. From 2000 until 2006 he served as board member and later as CEO of the largest Baltic’s IT company Microlink. When Microlink was sold to TeliaSonera in 2006, he with other partners started company FMS that became leader in Latvian ERP market with own ERP software package “Horizon”. In 2014 FMS was sold to largest ERP software company in Nordic VISMA. After acquisition FMS was renamed to Visma Enterprise and Janis worked there until January, 2015.
Janis Bergs was Member of SAF Tehnika council from November 2006 till August 2010, long term Chairman of Board of Latvian ICT Cluster and over 10 years served as board member of LIKTA – Latvian IT and telecommunication association. Janis have been teaching entrepreneurship at Riga Business School.
Jānis Bergs graduated from Riga Technical University as radio engineer and holds MBA degree from Riga Business School. He does not hold SAF Tehnika shares.
Further SAF Tehnika’s Board will consist from 4 members – Normunds Bergs, Chairman of Board, and members of Board – Didzis Liepkalns, Janis Bergs and Aira Loite.
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