ISS CEO announces resignation

ISS board of directors initiates search for successor.

Jacob Aarup-Andersen, ISS CEO, has submitted his resignation to the company’s board of directors.

Aarup-Andersen has served as the company’s CEO since he joined in September 2020.

Aarup-Andersen will stay on as CEO until his replacement has been named in order to ensure a smooth transition.

ISS’s board of directors has initiated a search for his successor.

“Although we regret Jacob’s decision to leave the company, ISS is now in a much stronger position compared to a few years back,” Niels Smedegaard, chair of the ISS board of directors, said.

“We have a solid strategic, commercial, and operational foundation and a strong leadership team to continue the execution of the OneISS strategy. I am confident that we can continue the great progress we have seen under Jacob’s leadership.”

“During this process, we will explore both internal and external candidates to find the right person to lead ISS forward. Meanwhile, it is business as usual as we continue our strategic journey,” said Smedegaard.

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