Dejanovic’s CEO and board experience across multiple enterprise software companies will be instrumental in positioning Solera for continued growth
WESTLAKE, Texas — Solera Holdings, Inc. (“Solera”), a global leader in risk and asset management data and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for the automotive and insurance industries, today announced that Darko Dejanovic has been appointed as the company’s Interim CEO. Dejanovic replaces Jeff Tarr, who stepped down as CEO, effective November 5, 2019.
“Darko’s extensive experience leading enterprise software companies through various phases of transition and growth make him uniquely qualified to serve as Solera’s Interim CEO as the company continues its focus on its products, customer service, talent and growth,” said Christian Sowul, Solera Board Member and Principal at Vista Equity Partners. “As a director on Solera’s board, Darko has a deep understanding of the company and industry and will be able to leverage the opportunities for growth that lie ahead.”
Dejanovic is an Operating Principal and serves as President of Vista Intelligence Group at Vista Equity Partners. He currently sits on the board of Wrike, Solera, 7Park Data, AGDATA, Social Solutions, Upserve, Stats Perform and works with Vista’s investments across a number of portfolio companies, including, EagleView, Omnitracs, The ACTIVE Network and Vivid Seats. Prior to joining Vista, Dejanovic worked as the Executive Chairman, CEO, President, and Chief Technology, Product, and Innovation Officer at The ACTIVE Network.
Over the past five months, Dejanovic worked side-by-side with the Solera leadership team on a comprehensive assessment of the organization that identified the opportunities for continued growth and enhanced products and customer service.
“Solera’s brands, market presence and product offerings provide a tremendous foundation for the company’s continued and expanded growth,” said Darko Dejanovic. “I want to thank Jeff for his contributions and steering the business toward a focus on customers and growth. I look forward to continuing my work with Solera’s team and board, as we position the company for continued success.”
In addition to serving as Interim CEO, Dejanovic will continue with his current responsibilities at Vista Equity Partners until a permanent CEO is in place.
Solera is a global leader in risk and asset management data and software as a service (SaaS) solutions for the automotive and insurance industries. Solera is active in over 90 countries across six continents. Solera has over 235,000 customers and partners, including many of the largest U.S. and European P&C insurance companies and most of the world’s largest vehicle OEMs, as well as national governments, financial institutions, vehicle dealership, vehicle repair shops, salvage yards and vehicle buyers and sellers. For more information, please visit www.solera.com.