BiZZdesign announces Hugo Ehrnreich as new Chief Executive Officer


BiZZdesign, the leading Enterprise Architecture and Business Transformation software vendor, has announced the appointment of Hugo Ehrnreich as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company.

Mr Ehrnreich will officially begin his duties as CEO on October 1st 2019, when Harmen van den Berg, co-founder and shareholder of BiZZdesign, will step down as interim CEO. Hugo will be supported by the existing Bizzdesign Management team, composed of Nick Reed (Chief Customer Officer), Greg Jones (Chief Sales Officer), Peter Matthijssen (Chief Technology Officer) and Mafalda Vaz (Chief Operation Officer).

Hugo brings a 20+ year successful international track record in growing global Enterprise SaaS software and professional services companies across a range of verticals and key strategic business domains. Prior to BiZZdesign, Hugo worked at Amadeus IT Group and was CEO of Slideworx (now mTab) and CXO Software (now part of Insightsoftware). Hugo holds a MSc Economics from the London School of Economics (UK) and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau (France)

“We feel fortunate to have someone of Hugo’s caliber and experience join BiZZdesign,” said Harmen van den Berg. “Thanks to the good work that was carried out over the past few years, we are now in a position to take advantage of important market opportunities ahead. As such, this is a distinctly opportune moment to add renewed leadership at the helm of the company.”

Speaking about the appointee’s background, the Chief Sales Officer, Greg Jones, declared, “Hugo is a technology veteran, with extensive international experience and a strong track record of scaling up enterprise software and services companies into global players. I am certain his experience across a range of industry verticals and key target groups will prove invaluable in this exciting next phase of our company.”

“I feel honored and excited to join the Bizzdesign team and community of customers and partners. The need to effectively manage change and bring transparency and control to an increasingly complex enterprise ecosystem has never been greater. I look forward to leveraging BiZZdesign’s unique capabilities and leadership position to help our customers extend and future-proof their enterprise value.” says Hugo.

Speaking on behalf of senior management, Nick Reed, BiZZdesign’s Chief Customer Officer said, “Hugo impressed us with his understanding of the global marketplace and his cultural fit with BiZZdesign. He is a strong communicator and is deeply customer-focused. His leadership capabilities and desire for excellence will help us further distance ourselves from competitors by focusing on the value our software delivers for our customers.”

About Bizzdesign
BiZZdesign is the leader in Enterprise Architecture and Business Transformation Software. Based in the Netherlands and founded in 2000 as the commercial spin-off of an R&D institute, today the company enjoys a global presence and is recognized by industry analysts as a market leader. BiZZdesign’s Horizzon platform is deployed in blue chip companies and government organizations across all continents, where it plays a key role in enabling meaningful business change.