Signicat makes senior appointments to management team

Digital identity company Signicat has announced four new appointments to the management team. 

Michael Haldbo joins as Chief Financial Officer. Formerly Financial Director of Card Services at Nets and Chief Financial Officer at Unwire, he brings more than two decades of technology and payment experience, including responsibility for key strategic decisions underpinning increased profitability. 

“I’m pleased to join a dynamic team that’s creating a cutting-edge solution,” said Michael. “Despite the challenges all businesses are facing right now, it’s an exciting time to join and I look forward to being part of Signicat’s future success.”

Bianca Austin joins as Chief People Officer with 14 years in talent management and HR at both national and international companies including Accenture, Business Sweden and Scandic Hotels. 

“I am thrilled to build on Signicat’s momentum and contribute to shaping the future of this business,” added Bianca. “We have a tremendous opportunity to advance Signicat’s position as a destination for top talent and a great place to work, and I look forward to being part of the team.”

Joakim Harging joins as Chief of Nordic Enterprise. Before joining Signicat, Joakim was CEO of Netnordic Communication and Radpoint, where he led the business through several acquisitions and maintained a strong track record of generating growth and profitability. Joakim will be responsible for identifying and pursuing new growth opportunities for Signicat, as well as devising and implementing expansion plans for the company across the Nordic region.

Stein-Olav Davidsen has been appointed as Chief of SMB and Online Channels. Previously the CEO and Founder of Norwegian digital identity specialists Idfy, he will be responsible for market expansion and product development. 

“Against a backdrop of unprecedented global events, Signicat has continued to make progress in the digital identity space,” said Asger Hattel, CEO at Signicat. “We welcome Joakim, Michael, Bianca and Stein-Olav onboard as we provide digital trust across Europe at a time when our services are more essential than ever.”