Claes Ödman appointed as new General Manager of Ascom Wireless Solutions Division
The Board of Directors of Ascom Holding AG has appointed Claes Ödman as new General Manager of Wireless Solutions Division and as a member of the Ascom Executive Board.
Since 2005, Claes Ödman has been acting as Vice President in different management functions for Ericsson AB in Stockholm. Prior to that, he held general management positions for Ericsson in Singapore and Taiwan. He has a Master of Science in Engineering Physics and also attained an MBA, both from Chalmers University in Gothenburg.
Claes Ödman will lead the Wireless Solutions Division based in Gothenburg (Sweden). Wireless Solutions is the largest division of the Ascom Group and accounted in 2010 for about half of Group revenue and for about 55% of Group EBITDA (www.ascom.com/report-en). Claes Ödman will take over his new function as of 14 June 2011.
Fritz Mumenthaler, CEO of Ascom: "I am convinced that we have found in Claes Ödman the right manager who can bring the business of Wireless Solutions to the next level. Claes has a broad international management experience, solid knowledge of the telecommunication industry and the strategic understanding as well as the operational drive to develop our business".
ABOUT CLAES ÖDMAN
|Date of birth:||19 April 1965|
|Family:||Married, three children|
|From 2005|| Ericsson AB, Stockholm: Vice President |
|2001-2005||Ericsson Telecom PTE Ltd., Singapore: President & Country Manager|
|1998-2001||Ericsson Taiwan Ltd., Taipei: Vice President|
|1994-1998||Ericsson Radio Systems, Stockholm: Area Manager|
|1990-1994||Saab Marine Electronics AB, Gothenburg: Area Manager|
|1990|| Masters of Science in Engineering Physics |
Master of Business Administration
(both from Chalmers University, Gothenburg)
Photos of Claes Ödman can be downloaded at http://www.ascom.com/en/index/news-corporate/media-downloads.htm
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