2013-02-07 08:03:18 -
Stockholm, Sweden - 7(th) February 2013 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet
optical networking solutions, today announced that it has recruited Johan Wilsby
to be its new CFO. Johan will be part of the management team and report to CEO
Karl Thedéen after he takes up the position in the second quarter of 2013.
Johan Wilsby joins Transmode from Hewlett-Packard where he was most recently
Director Finance & Administration of the operations for Nordic and Baltics. He
has a master's degree from the Stockholm School of Economics and has extensive
experience from senior positions in finance in the IT sector. Prior to joining
Hewlett-Packard in 2007, he worked for Microsoft from 1994, where he was
Director Finance & Administration for Western Europe from 2004 to 2007.
"We are very
pleased that Johan has now chosen to join us at Transmode.
Transmode has grown rapidly in recent years and the business has become
increasingly international. Johan brings a solid knowledge of finance and
management in an international high tech business, which is extremely important
for the implementation of our long-term strategy focused on continued geographic
expansion, innovative products and efficient operations", said Karl Thedéen, CEO
Johan Wilsby succeeds Tomas Kihlstrand who will return to his consultancy
practice as announced in a previous press release.
A photo of Johan Wilsby can be downloaded here:
For more information please contact:
Vice President Marketing & Communications
Transmode Systems AB
Telephone: +46 8 506 882 71
Transmode is a global provider of packet-optical networking solutions that
enable fixed line and mobile network operators to cost effectively address the
capacity needs created by the rapid growth in video and data traffic. These
solutions are important building blocks in next-generation high-speed optical
networks that support services such as broadband backhaul, mobile data backhaul,
video delivery services and cloud computing. Transmode's solutions are based on
Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) and packet optical transport
technologies, which are designed to increase the capacity, flexibility and
functionality of optical metro core and metro access networks. Transmode's
Intelligent WDM (iWDM(TM)) approach gives key advantages to customers, such as
ultra-low latency, low power consumption and innovative network design.
Transmode is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX
Stockholm Exchange (TRMO). Since 2000 the company has installed more than
30,000 systems for over 400 fixed and mobile network operators, service
providers, large enterprises and public institutions in over 40 countries across
For additional information about Transmode, please visit www.transmode.com
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