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Company Overview of Unit 4 N.V.

Company Overview

UNIT4 N.V., a business software and services company, creates, provides, and supports software through the cloud or on-premise worldwide. The company’s product portfolio includes UNIT 4 Agresso, an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that supports various business processes; UNIT 4 CODA Financials, a financial management solution; UNIT4 Campus, a solution for education and research; FinancialForce.com, which offers online accounting software as service; UNIT4 AccountAnalyser, a solution to support financial auditing and the provision of management information; and UNIT4 Agresso Wholesale, an integrated ERP solution for customers in the wholesale sector. Its products also comprise UNI...

Stationspark 1000

Sliedrecht,  3364 DA

Netherlands

Founded in 1980

4,120 Employees

Phone:

31 18 444 4444

Fax:

31 18 444 4445

Key Executives for Unit 4 N.V.

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Age: 46
Co-Founder and Chairman
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Executive Vice-President of Strategy & Operations
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Unit 4 N.V. Key Developments

Global Green Growth Institute Deploys UNIT4's Enterprise Resource Planning Platform

UNIT4 N.V. has announced that The Global Green Growth Institute, or GGGI, an inter-governmental organization established to support a new model of economic development, has deployed its Agresso Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP, platform to provide operational support for its donor management. GGGI selected UNIT4's Agresso ERP solution to streamline its finance, procurement and human resources departments. It enables GGGI to manage donors and their donations transparently and efficiently, better supporting its nonprofit strategy for green growth in developing countries.

Unit4 to Expand its Activities in Poland and Spain

Unit4 will expand its activities in Poland and Spain, which will require a substantial investment. The expansion concerns Agresso accounting packages and is in line with the company's growth strategy. According to the company, companies are increasingly making use of leased packages under the so-called Software as a Service or SaaS business model. Previously, they bought those packages. Unit4 recognises more growth chances in this segment as the 40% revenue growth from SaaS service fees considerably exceeds what is generated from software licences. The company has already made considerable investments to create the next generation of enterprise software, as demonstrated with the latest release of its Agresso ERP platform and through its investment in US cloud applications company FinancialForce.com.

Unit 4 N.V. Names Ray Leclercq as CFO

UNIT4 N.V. has named Ray Leclercq as CFO with responsibility for group finance and legal affairs. He will play a vital role in the future growth of the company and its transition to a subscription-based business model as SaaS revenue continues to accelerate ahead of license revenue growth, by 40% in the first half of 2014. Ray joins UNIT4 from private equity firm The Gores Group, where he held the position of Managing Director, European Operations and had responsibility for portfolio company oversight and controls.

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