BARCELONA, Spain, March 5, 2018 – Scytl, the global leader in online voting and electoral modernization, today announced that it has appointed Holger Taubmann as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The current CEO Pere Valles has been appointed Chairman of Scytl’s Board of Directors.
Holger Taubmann is a senior executive with over 25 years of international experience in the technology space. Taubmann has spent most of his professional career at the Amadeus IT Group, holding various senior roles. His most recent leadership position being Executive Board member heading the global agency business which accounts for a large part of the Amadeus business.
After 14 years as Scytl’s CEO, Valles has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors with responsibility for the overall strategy of the group, investor relations, and governance. Valles will also continue to represent the company in industry forums and key strategic partnerships.
“Holger is a great addition to the team and I am sure that he will have a significant contribution not only to the company but also to the industry as a whole,” said Valles. “His seniority and experience will prove invaluable in expanding the election modernization market and strengthening Scytl’s leadership position. His expertise in the Enterprise market will be especially valuable as we move into the private election market space.”
“I am very excited to be joining a global leader such as Scytl with the important mission of transforming the election industry,” said Taubmann. “Scytl’s leading technology combined with its electoral experience in 47 countries positions the company as the clear reference in the election modernization industry, creating a solid foundation for strong growth.”
Scytl is the global leader in secure online voting and election modernization solutions. Scytl’s technology is protected by over 40 international patents built up over 20 years of research. Scytl’s election solutions have been successfully used in 47 countries across the globe, including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Switzerland, Brazil, South Africa, India and Australia. Scytl, headquartered in Barcelona, is backed by leading international VC investors such as Vulcan Capital, Balderton Capital, and Nauta Capital. For more information, visit http://www.scytl.com.
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