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Lindegaard steps down as ISS ceo15th of April 2010
As of March 31 Jørgen Lindegaard stepped down as group ceo of global building services giant ISS, to be succeeded by Jeff Gravenhorst who has been with the business since 2002.
Lindegaard, meanwhile, is to devote more time on work in various boards and will also join the board of directors of ISS. Chairman Ole Andersen said on his departure: "Jørgen became Group ceo of ISS in August 2006. He has been very successful in changing and developing the organisation and the management structure, such that ISS now has a very broad and competent management group.
"Furthermore, Jørgen has steered ISS safely through a difficult time and increased the company’s focus on operational excellence, through the implementation of the strategy plan ‘The ISS Way’, and by creating a new global organisation focussed on large international customers."
Commenting on his new position Jeff Gravenhorst said: "ISS is standing on a very strong foundation, which I look forward to continue building on. During the next couple of years we will continue our current strategy of utilising the platform we have created, focusing on international customers and further developing our sales competencies."