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Spacewell Appoints Wouter Hartemink as New CEO
Antwerp, January 10, 2023 – Spacewell, a global supplier of smart building and agile workspace management solutions, part of the Nemetschek Group, today announced that Wouter Hartemink has been appointed the new CEO of Spacewell as of January 1st, 2023. He reports to César Flores Rodríguez, Chief Division Officer Operate & Manage and Digital Twin at the Nemetschek Group.
Spacewell offers smart building and agile workspace management solutions, including an AI-powered energy management platform. Last year, the company launched a workplace suite integrating its entire portfolio. The focus for the coming years will be on moving towards a full SaaS solution and scaling up the business to enable more customers to benefit from the world´s only fully integrated building management software.
“We are very glad to announce Wouter as the new CEO of Spacewell. He has a deep understanding of the business and market and is extremely trusted by our people. He is the right leader for the next phase of Spacewell’s journey to become a fully scalable SaaS provider,” said César Flores Rodríguez, Chief Division Officer Operate & Manage and Digital Twin at the Nemetschek Group. “Also, his approach to customers and people makes him a perfect fit to steer the company through the challenging economic and geopolitical conditions.”
Wouter Hartemink has been with Spacewell for almost three years as Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Spacewell, Wouter held various leadership roles in Dun & Bradstreet, a global provider of business decision data and analytics, and was responsible for Sales Consultancy for Altares Dun & Bradstreet from 2016 to 2020. As the new CEO of Spacewell, he is succeeding Germon Knoop, who left the company end of 2022 for personal reasons.
“In 2022 Spacewell was rightly recognized as a leader in both IWMS and Smart Building solutions for its excellent portfolio. I am very excited to build on this success and further drive the adoption of building management software in the industry, for a more efficient and sustainable built environment,” said Wouter Hartemink.
About the Nemetschek Group
The Nemetschek Group is a pioneer for digital transformation in the AEC/O and the media & entertainment industries. With its intelligent software solutions, it covers the entire lifecycle of building and infrastructure projects, guides its customers into the future of digitalization and enables them to shape the world. As one of the leading corporate groups worldwide in this sector, the Nemetschek Group increases quality in the building process and improves the digital workflow for all those involved. Customers can design, build, and manage buildings more efficiently, sustainably and resource-saving. The focus is on the use of open standards (OPEN BIM). The portfolio also includes digital solutions for visualization, 3D modeling, and animation. The innovative solutions of the brands ALLPLAN, Bluebeam, Crem Solutions, dRofus, FRILO, Graphisoft, Maxon, Nevaris, RISA, SCIA, Solibri, Spacewell and Vectorworks in the four customer-oriented segments are used by approximately 6.5 million users worldwide. Founded by Prof. Georg Nemetschek in 1963, the Nemetschek Group today employs around 3,400 experts all over the world.
Publicly listed since 1999 and quoted on the MDAX and TecDAX, the company achieved revenue amounting to EUR 681.5 million and an EBITDA of EUR 222.0 million in 2021.