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 Aarhus University in 1992 and speaks Danish, English and German fluently.
Henrik Balslev is responsible for our global sales and the overall delivery of consultancy and customer services. Henrik has been with Scanmarket since 2006 in a variety of roles, including Senior Vice President of Operations, assuming his current role as Chief Commercial Officer in 2020. Henrik has a master in International Business from Aarhus University.
As Scanmarket's Chief Marketing Officer Henrik oversees all marketing activities globally by fueling growth and creating value for both existing and new customers. Henrik has worked in software and electronics businesses throughout his entire career, operating in B2B markets. With more than 25 years of leadership experience from a range of software companies, Henrik has built a solid foundation for a broad business understanding within all aspects from engineering over marketing and sales to administration. Henrik holds degrees in Marketing and Business Administration and in Electrical Engineering. When he is not working, Henrik is a talented photographer, enjoys scuba diving, bicycling and is very involved in and passionate about the well-being of our ocean climate.
Jesper Dalum started as Chief Financial Officer at Scanmarket in 2020. He manages the global finance team from the office in Denmark. Since 2016 he has worked as an external management consultant with focus on financial processes and ERP upgrade projects. Jesper has 20 years of experience within finance and management. He has gathered his experience in finance from multiple industries, including: production, development, audio, management and controlling. When Jesper isn't working he coaches three soccer teams or enjoys spending time at home surrounded by his four daughters and his wife. He has a graduate diploma in business administration from Aarhus University/Aarhus School of Business.
David McMinn is responsible for Scanmarket's North America Sales and Operations. David started his career with AutoZone where he spent 14 years in various roles from operating stores to leading the Sourcing department. Then he spent 5 years at Office Depot as VP of Sourcing and 2 years each at Office Max and Unisource as VP of Sourcing. David was also a partner with a start-up company, Manage Mobility for 13 years, before selling to Peak-Ryzex, here he served as SVP North American Operations. David has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Almeda University.
Glenn is a relationship builder who creates strong commercial alliances with customers, thereby maintaining and improving the overall relationships. From March 2017 until June 2019, Glenn Danielsen was responsible for North America sales activities and for turning new potential leads into customers. 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.
Mille Albæk Høst is Scanmarket's Director of Consultancy. Since she joined our team in 2011 Mille has been part of every aspect of Scanmarket's consultancy across every module of the platform including training, supplier management, strategy, Fully-managed events, implementation, customer support and product roadmap development among others. Prior to Scanmarket, she was part of the Sourcing Excellence group at Vestas Wind Systems. As Director of Consultancy and Key Account Management, Mille is focusing her efforts on bringing an analytical and execution mindset to the entire team to help Scanmarket's customers meet their sourcing goals and drive results. Mille has a Masters of Science in Information Technology Management from Aalborg University.
Dan Gianfreda is Director of Customer Success. He has worked in the eSourcing market since 2011, and joined Scanmarket in 2016. Dan is very passionate about helping organizations transform their Source-to-Contract operations and maximize their results, and believes that the most important support begins, rather than ends, at system implementation. With that in mind, he and the Customer Success Team devised the SuccessPlus framework, which is designed to not just support, but to drive customers to excellent adoption, digital maturity and ROI with the Scanmarket system. Prior to Scanmarket, Dan was Head of Account Management for a UK based eSourcing provider, where he was responsible for re-building the Account Management function. He successfully, and significantly, increased customer satisfaction and retention by ensuring that customers were fully and pro-actively supported throughout their entire eSourcing journey. Dan has a first class honors degree in Psychology from Northumbria University. Dan is a massive foodie and loves to enjoy delicious food (and wine) from all over the world with the people he loves.
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. When he is not working, Troels enjoys barbecuing, spending time in his summer house with his wife and taking long walks with his dog.
Matthew Nixon was hired in 2018 as Head of Backend Development to lead the Backend Development and User Story Teams. Matthew manages all customer facing development projects. With a background in development, Matthew is highly skilled in managing the conversion of customer needs into technical briefs. Matthew has extensive experience from similar positions as Development Manager at both Xafir and People Performance. Matthew holds a degree in Advanced Computer Studies from Business Academy Aarhus.
Ole founded Scanmarket in 1999 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.