New Chief Financial Officer for ISS UK & Ireland
Barbara Plucnar Jensen is the new Chief Financial Officer for ISS UK & Ireland. She has moved to the UK operation from her previous role at ISS Group in Denmark
Mrs Jensen worked with ISS Group in various roles since 2009, her most recent being Senior Vice President, Head of Group Treasury and Risk Management. Prior to this she held a range of positions in the finance sector.
With a Masters in Economics, Mrs Jensen also built a deep understanding of the ISS business and significantly strengthened the financial profile of ISS Group Treasury activities. Whilst based with ISS Group, Mrs Jensen was also a part of the Finance Group Management Team and board member of a number of ISS Group companies. Her accomplishments include the ISS listing on NASDAQ in 2014 and strategic roll out of the ISS Group strategy.
Matthew Brabin, CEO ISS UK & Ireland commented, “We are delighted to have Barbara join us at ISS in the UK & Ireland. She brings strong credentials and of course a deep understanding of the ISS ethos, joining our business at a time of continued transformational change for us and the wider environment.” Mr Brabin continued, “Barbara brings to her new role excellent financial leadership. Her strong, dynamic approach and business acumen will be vital, injecting fresh insights in our new direction and growth.”
Mrs Jensen stated, “I’m pleased to join our ISS UK & Ireland leadership team which is responsible for the largest operation in the ISS Group. I’ll work with a strong team to create ongoing value, and use my experience to continue to share, impart and embed best practice to make us a truly great organisation.”
She concluded, “I look forward to helping to develop a stronger business which will continue to provide a robust organisation which is flexible enough to manoeuvre in an environment of increasing diversity and change.”
Prior to her roles with ISS, Mrs Jensen worked at Danske Bank for over 10 years in roles with responsibility for Treasury, Risk Management and Advisory, including Corporate Sales. In addition to her Master of Science, Economics, she has completed several courses to gain further expertise in Business Management and Leadership, Change Management, plus various Financial Masterclasses.