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KMD change of ownership finalized – NEC Corporation installs new Board of Directors

The sale of KMD has now been finalized and the global Japanese technology group NEC Corporation has acquired the Danish IT group. As part of the acquisition, NEC has appointed and installed a new Board of Directors at KMD. The new Chairman is NEC's Executive Vice President, Masakazu Yamashina. At the request of NEC, former KMD Chairman Jens Due Olsen will remain on the Board as Vice Chairman.


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KMD to be acquired by NEC Corporation

Danish IT group KMD is changing owners. The global private equity firm Advent International and the Danish pension fund Sampension have agreed to sell KMD to the global Japanese technology group NEC. NEC is stepping up its activities within software for the public sector and sees KMD as one of the world’s leading software providers in this segment.



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A new advisory board is to make football clubs and KMD winners when it comes to using data

Today, football is big business, and the professional football clubs are increasingly taking advantage of big data in their hunt for success. During the last year or so, KMD, a Danish IT company, has worked intensely to improve performances in sports via the targeted use of data. Football is one of the big focus areas, and now KMD is upping its game through the creation of a new Advisory Board that is to help improve and develop football through via the better application of data. The first two members of this advisory board will be Mads Davidsen, Technical Director at Shanghai SIPG F.C and Kenneth Cortsen, PhD in Sports Management and guest lecturer at the University of San Francisco.