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Yell Appoints Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer

Yell today announces the appointment of Matt Anderson to the new global role of Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer to provide leadership for Yell’s corporate strategy and business development for strategic partnerships.  His focus will be on driving the Group’s continuing digital transformation to become a leader in the emerging local eMarketplace.   At the core of his role, ... Read More »

Bisnode Signs Agreement to Sell German Subsidiary WLW

Ratos’s subsidiary Bisnode has signed an agreement to sell the company “Wer liefert Was?”(WLW) in Austria, Germany and Switzerland to the German private equity company Paragon Partners. This divestment is part of Bisnode’s strategy to focus on growth and development of the core business. The selling price amounts to EUR 79m (approx. SEK 710m) and is expected to generate a ... Read More »

BISNODE Appoints Lars Pettersson as CEO

Lars Pettersson has been appointed as the new President and CEO of Bisnode. Lars is currently Managing Director of the IT company Atea’s Swedish operations and a member of Bisnode’s board of directors. Lars Pettersson has wide-ranging experience from the IT industry and comes more recently from Atea, a market-leading supplier of systems integrations in the Nordic and Baltic regions, ... Read More »

BISNODE’s “Wer liefert was?” is first the B2B provider to leverage crowdsourcing

Users of Europe’s leading supplier search engine can now actively contribute their knowledge about changed company data by using the function “Change company entry”. With this, they can help other users as well. With this new functionality, “Wer liefert was?” is the first supplier in a B2B environment to implement an innovative crowdsourcing technology. It supports users to actively contribute their personal ... Read More »

The Association for the Directory Information and Related Search Industry

The EIDQ Association is an association of member companies offering directory information and related search services across multiple channels including mobile, voice and online.  Members span the entire value chain from service providers, content suppliers, vendors and consultancies. The MISSION of the Association is to promote and support the directory information and related search industry in helping customers to find ... Read More »

BISNODE’S “Wer Liefert Was?” Receives EAPD Award

BISNODE’s German subsidiary “Wer liefert was?” received the award for “Innovation in Business-to-Business”. “Efficient search of quality data is a central functionality in a busy business world with overwhelming amounts of data. ‘Wer liefert was?’ applies search technology in very impressive ways. Particularly the manner in which ‘Wer liefert was?’ enhanced search links content of webpages to the directory’s nomenclature ... Read More »