Melanie Abt Joins Volue as Chief Commercial Officer and Member of the Executive Leadership Team

Volue announces the appointment of Melanie Abt as Chief Commercial Officer and member of the Executive Leadership Team.

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Melanie Abt brings 10 years of experience in sales leadership roles from SAP and ServiceNow.

Abt spent 13 years in total at SAP, including as Vice President of Banking and Vice President of S/4HANA Cloud, a next-generation ERP business suite.

She is currently Senior Sales Director, Financial Services at ServiceNow, the cloud platform that helps companies with digital workflows.

"We are thrilled to have Melanie join Volue’s Executive Leadership Team as Chief Commercial Officer. She brings valuable leadership skills and SaaS transformation experience that will help accelerate growth on the backend of the green transition," says Trond Straume, CEO of Volue.

Abt will take Volue forward, bringing together the sales, marketing, and business development functions.

"Volue's purpose of enabling the green transition is exciting and extremely motivating for me. The green transition is one of the biggest challenges of our time. It is important to understand the challenges that energy stakeholders face now and in the future, and to provide them with the software, insights and services they need," says Melanie Abt.

With her inclusive, people-focused leadership style, she plans to leverage the team's strengths to achieve its ambitious goals.

"I look forward to working with the leadership team to help the sales organisation scale, grow and perform even better. I also bring my expertise in helping companies transform from on-premise to cloud-based solutions. I know both worlds, as well as the challenges associated with moving to a cloud enterprise."

Melanie Abt graduated with a degree in Industrial Engineering. Later, she did a Master's Degree in Business and Engineering with a specialisation in IT.

Abt will start in her role on 15 June 2022.