Maxima strengthens senior management team

  • 2019-03-18
  • TBT Staff

RIGA - Valdis Zeps joins Maxima Latvija senior management team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

“We have begun 2019 by setting ambitious long-term goals to ensure growth for our employees and the best experience for our customers. The addition of Valdis Zeps to our business is a significant gain on this path to strategic growth. Valdis’ professional ability, international experience and financial management work in the Scandinavian market is a significant asset which will help us to introduce world-class standards to Maxima Latvija’s operational processes and reach our growth targets. We are pleased that this high-level financial professional has joined the Maxima Latvija senior management team,” states Maxima Latvija Chairman of the Board Andris Vilcmeiers.

According to the structure of the business, the new CFO will oversee the management of the business’ financial strategy, financial planning and analysis, as well as accounting and IT.

“I am pleased to join such a powerful management team in the leading retail business in the Baltics, which is entering a new development phase having defined its extremely ambitious Strategy 2025. I hope to use my previous experience gained in an international retail business to help Maxima Latvija aim towards successfully reaching their goals,” explains new Maxima Latvija CFO Valdis Zeps.

Valdis Zeps has more than 10 years of experience in financial management and international business. Previously, Zeps worked for 11 years for Circle K, taking on various roles linked with financial management and spending the past six years in charge of the highest level of financial management and control at the business’ central European office in Oslo, Norway. Zeps received a Bachelor in Economics and Business from the Stockholm School of Economics, Riga.

Valdis Zeps, Chief Financial Officer, is joining Maxima Latvija senior management team consisting of Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Andris Vilcmeiers, Board Members - Chief Operating Officer Kristīne Āboltiņa, Chief Commercial Officer Viktors Troicins, and Chief Corporate Officer Jānis Vanags.