DIS appoints new Group CFO
Michael Friis has been appointed Group CFO of DIS
DIS has grown rapidly in recent years, and as part of the development DIS has hired Michael Friis (aged 52), as new Group CFO.
Michael joins senior management and will be responsible for finance, controlling, IT, reporting and shared-service functions.
In Michael, DIS has acquired a business-oriented and strong management profile with years of experience. He comes from a position as Executive Vice President of GEA, and before that Michael has been a Financial Manager and CFO in companies such as Alfa Laval, Andritz Group and Velux. Michael is a business economy graduate from the University of Southern Denmark.
“DIS is an engineering and development company with an ambitious growth strategy. I will focus on DIS’ overall strategy and business development and I look forward to becoming part of a motivated and inspiring team with strong customer focus,” says Michael Friis, Group CFO of DIS.
Over the years, DIS has experienced continuing growth and with the decision to create the new Group CFO function as well as to expand the senior management group the ambitions have been turned up another notch. DIS expands rapidly in Denmark, but also abroad is DIS growing. The United States is the latest frontier where offices have been opened in Chicago, Houston and Atlanta.
“At DIS we have the strategic objective to double the size of our business over the next three years. Therefore, we saw the need to strengthen our competences with a new Group CFO. Last spring, we launched the recruitment process, and we now look forward to working with such an experienced and competent profile as Michael,” says Michael Gadeberg, director and partner at DIS.