Mikael Hagstroem to lead MetricStream

Leading GRC vendor, MetricStream recently announced the appointment of Mikael Hagstroem as their new CEO.  Hagstroem joins MetricStream after serving McKinsey Analytics as the Partner and COO. Prior to McKinsey, Hagstroem was EVP at SAS Institute.

The outgoing CEO, Shellye Archambeau will continue to actively serve the company on the board of directors and commenting on the latest development she said “As I pass the baton on to Mikael, I am confident that with his experience and leadership, MetricStream will continue to accelerate its global growth and enter new markets, drive deeper customer engagement and success, and do what MetricStream does best – innovate. I enthusiastically welcome Mikael as MetricStream’s new CEO.”

The GRC market is at a critical inflection point, where market demands for business insights from risk and compliance data are adding to the ongoing focus of protecting and preserving corporate integrity and reputations.

Expressing his excitement about the new role, Hagstroem commented, “I’m thrilled to take the helm at MetricStream, where I will have the opportunity to lead the company into this next exciting phase of customer-centric innovation and growth. Together with industry shaping organizations including global 2000 customers, incredible partners, and the world-class team at MetricStream, we are well placed to make GRC fit for the digital age.”

MetricStream remains on its growth path as the leading independent GRC company in the world, and continues to inspire confidence from the market and investment community. The Executive Chairman for MetricStream, Gunjan Sinha commented, “We are delighted to welcome Mikael as the new President and CEO of MetricStream. Mikael’s background and experience leading global teams and building a successful global software solutions and analytics business will enable MetricStream to continue to lead with GRC. Shellye’s legacy of strong leadership will continue as she joins MetricStream’s board of directors where she will contribute valuable guidance and insight.”