STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN. 2016-06-28, by Nikolas Georgii
Clavister appoints Erik Engström as Head of Global Telecom Sales, and Stephan Schmidt as Head of Global Enterprise Sales
28 June 2016 –Clavister (Nasdaq: CLAV), a leader in high-performance security solutions, has appointed Erik Engström as Head of Global Telecom Sales and Stephan Schmidt as Head of Global Enterprise Sales, as the company targets further international growth.
Engström joined Clavister in 2013 from Nokia, where he held various sales roles with key responsibilities for LTE security solutions, and moves to lead the company’s efforts in the telco market from the role of global account manager in telecoms for Clavister.
Schmidt joined Clavister as EMEA Channel Manager in 2014, having previously worked for Dell, Nordic Edge, Intel Security and McAfee, and now takes responsibility for leading Clavister’s enterprise sales teams.
“Stephan and Erik both have more than 20 years’ experience in the security market, are highly knowledgeable of the sector and have an impressive track record of leading sales teams and delivering increased sales,” commented Jim Carlsson of Clavister. “These strategic appointments put us in a strong position to meet our international growth targets for the coming year.”
In the first half of 2016 Clavister has signed distribution agreements in several new markets including Africa and Poland, established new partnerships in the USA, and is experiencing continued growth in the expanding Asia-Pacific markets.
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Clavister is a leading supplier of security for fixed, mobile and virtual network environments. Clavister is offering small and medium enterprises, telecom operators and suppliers of "Cloud" solutions market-leading security solutions for facing today's security threats. The Clavister Holding AB share is listed on NASDAQ First North under the name of Clav and has approximately 6,253 shareholders. Remium Nordic AB is the company’s Certified Advisor.