Following its recent appointment of Edzard Overbeek as CEO, HERE, the location cloud company acquired last December by a consortium of automotive companies, today announced the composition of a newly-established Supervisory Board that brings together representatives of the company’s new shareholders and independent, recognized industry leaders.
The Supervisory Board of HERE International B.V. will consist of the following members:
The governance structure put in place for HERE is designed to secure the company’s long-term strategy to become the leading location cloud platform serving multiple industries. The new
Supervisory Board will oversee the executive leadership team of HERE, led by CEO Edzard Overbeek. The Chairman for the Supervisory Board is planned to be appointed during the coming weeks.
Rudi Lamprecht said: “HERE has a tremendous opportunity to shape the future of mobility for the better and I am thrilled to be able to offer my support in that effort. In particular, I believe
HERE has a key role to play in autonomous driving on a global scale, and the company’s strong financial position enables it to accelerate its investment in this opportunity.”
Uri Levine said: “The future of cars, driving, maps and navigation will be so much different than today, and HERE cloud-based solutions are going to be a significant part of the new future. I
look forward to supporting the work of HERE – it has the talent, desire and location cloud platform capabilities to lead the way in this development.”
HERE, the location cloud company, enables rich, real-time location applications and experiences for consumers, vehicles, enterprises and cities. HERE is backed by a consortium of
leading automotive companies. To learn more about us, including our work in the areas of connected and automated driving, visit http://360.here.com.