2019 was an extraordinary year for us at Tieto. We started the year by taking the next big leap in the company renewal to enhance the competitiveness of customers and the company alike. We launched a new strategy aiming to accelerate customers’ design and data-led innovation and renewal in the Nordics and capture the opportunities in the data-driven world.
We have made good progress on executing our strategy, transforming our operations and ways of working to a networked mode for An exceptional year of transformation and exciting new opportunities increased agility and collaboration. This enables us to serve our customers with the best possible solutions that integrate our expertise, software and services.
Tieto and EVRY to join forces In June we announced one of the most remarkable mergers ever in the Nordic IT industry: Tieto and EVRY joining forces. The companies jointly create one of the most competitive digital services and software companies in the Nordics, and the transaction 2019 was a historic year for Tieto. We joined forces with EVRY, the Norwaybased consulting and technology company, to create TietoEVRY, a leading Nordic digital services and software company and the largest community for business and technology professionals. Together, we will accelerate digitalization and create digital advantage for our customers and society as a whole.
Tieto and EVRY 2019 Digital advantage Governance Financials Sustainability was considered highly complementary from a geographical, offering and customer perspective. With combined revenue of close to EUR 3 billion, leading digital consulting practices, competitive industry specific software and scalable technology platforms, the company is well-positioned to create digital advantage for Nordic enterprises and society. Altogether TietoEVRY is serving thousands of enterprise and public sector customers in more than 90 countries.
Read the complete CEO statement in our Annual Report 2019.