Junge joins: VARIG gearing up for growth
August 25, 2021
With CFO Tobias Junge onboard, VARIG is well-equipped for its next growth-phase.
Tobias Junge started the position as VARIG’s CFO last week.
“I am very much looking forward to being a part of VARIG and to help further develop this exciting combination of sustainability and property. Our overall goal is to make our world, our customers and our shareholders happy and satisfied. I enter into this with strong faith and enthusiasm, and look forward to creating a solid foundation for further growth together with my talented colleagues,” he says.
Junge holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Cologne, Germany and McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He has broad international experience in finance, business development and capital markets as well as extensive background from the real estate industry.
Junge has held various management positions in finance and is going to VARIG from the position as “Executive Vice President Corporate Finance & Capital Markets” in listed MPC Container Ships ASA.
Good timing for Junge
Since January, the company has grown from 5 to 10 people. It now enters a new growth-phase. With Junge onboard, the company is well-equipped for its planned international expansion.
“Tobias brings unique financial competence. But also, a solid network within the real estate industry in Scandinavia and Europe. His competences will be key to make sure our taxonomy-solutions are meeting the needs of the market we target,” Renate Straume, Varig CEO, says. She adds:
“VARIG has in a short period of time created something unique. We are confident that our solutions meets needs in the industry. Tobias will contribute in shaping our organization. He will also contribute to us growing faster. Moreover, he will assist us in handling an efficient operationalization of complex reporting needs and new financial demands from the EU.”
Sustainability software for commercial real estate
Varig delivers a sustainability software for commercial real estate which makes it easy for building owners, managers and tenants to stay on top of, and work systematically with, their buildings environmental performance and impact.
The software collects, compiles and converts building specific data into actions linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
VARIG was recently included in EU Startup’s list of 10 start-ups to watch in Oslo.