DTN announced that Steve Matthesen will serve as the company’s CEO, succeeding Ron Sznaider, who will remain with the organization as the Vice Chairman of the Board. The appointment comes during a period of global growth and expansion for the company.

Matthesen brings a wealth of experience in working with organizations who rely on key data and analytics to drive better business decisions. He has a proven track record of driving innovation and growth within organizations.

“Over the past two years, DTN has acquired numerous organizations and brought new innovation to our customers in the energy, agriculture, weather and financial analytics industries,” Sznaider said. “Steve brings experience and energy to this leadership role that will not only fit within our culture, but will also expedite our growth in our core markets.”

“The future of DTN is bright. Our customers look to us to make sense of the data and provide them critical insights that help drive their business decisions. The data and insights that we provide are a win-win for our customers, helping them reduce costs and improve their service to their customers,” Matthesen said. “I’m excited to build on the company’s growth, drive innovation through our solutions, and help our customers prosper.”

Matthesen joins DTN after serving as the CEO of Acosta, a B2B sales and marketing agency. He has also held key roles within Nielsen and Boston Consulting Group.