CEO   |   UK/EU   |   29th January 2020

inRiver appoints Per-Olof Schroeder as CEO


Renaissance is delighted to announce the placement of Per-Olof Schroeder as CEO at inRiver, a leading provider of SaaS-based product information management (PIM) solutions.

More than 1,500 brands and 500 customers across 21 countries rely on inRiver to help create, update, refresh, maintain and distribute content about products globally in order to drive increased revenue, customer satisfaction, and brand equity. Headquartered in Malmö, Sweden, inRiver is backed by leading investors Verdane, Zobito and Industifonden.
Per-Olof has more than 25 years in leadership roles in the IT industry. Most recently he served as CEO at StormGeo and previously spent 15 years at Microsoft including seven years as the leader of Microsoft’s Productivity & Business Process Business Group in the Western Europe Region. “I am delighted to join the inRiver team and to lead such a talented group of people with a demonstrated track record of success,” said Schroeder. “It is an exciting time in our industry, and with inRiver’s market position, capabilities, and unique offering, I look forward to embarking on the next phase of inRiver’s growth journey.”
Jorgen Smidt, inRivier Chairman of the Board, commented “Per-Olof has demonstrated a strong record in driving success of SaaS cloud computing services while delivering revenue growth, profitability, and market share. In his role as CEO, Per-Olof will continue building on inRiver’s mission to redefine commerce”.

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Assignments conducted by:

  • John Smith
  • Kay Souter

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