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Securitas updates management team to lead the growth of its digital products and services


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A new global function will be established: Securitas Digital, 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 effective from July 1, 2022.

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

Current Group CIO, Martin Althén, will take on the new 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 and 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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