Clavister Appoints New Heads of Global Sales as it Targets Further International Growth

Clavister appoints Erik Engström as Head of Global Telecom Sales, and Stephan Schmidt as Head of Global Enterprise Sales

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 knowledge 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.  

For more information, please contact:
Peter Dahlander, IR contact person
46(0)8-545 298 00
ir@clavister.com

About Clavister

About Clavister

Clavister is a leading security provider for fixed, mobile and virtual network environments. Its award-winning solutions give enterprises, cloud service providers and telecoms operators the highest levels of protection against current and new threats, and unmatched reliability.  Clavister’s performance in the security sector was recognized in 2013 with the 2012 Product Quality Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan.  The company was founded in Sweden in 1997, with its solutions available globally through its network of channel partners. Clavister is a member of Intel’s Network Builders program (networkbuilders.intel.com), a cross-industry initiative that enables Telco’s to build and manage business-critical infrastructures, with lower capital and operating costs. Clavister is traded at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and has more than 6 200 shareholders.  

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Clavister is a leading security provider for fixed, mobile and virtual network environments. Its award-winning solutions give enterprises, cloud service providers and telecoms operators the highest levels of protection against current and new threats, and unmatched reliability. Clavister’s performance in the security sector was recognised in 2013 with the 2012 Product Quality Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan. The company was founded in Sweden in 1997, with its solutions available globally through its network of channel partners.Clavister is a member of Intel’s Network Builders program (networkbuilders.intel.com), a cross-industry initiative that enables telcos to build and manage business-critical infrastructures, with lower capital and operating costs. For more information about Clavister, visit www.clavister.com

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Clavister 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
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Stephan and Erik both have more than 20 years’ experience in the security market, are highly knowledgeable knowledge of the sector and have an impressive track record of leading sales teams and delivering increased sales, these strategic appointments put us in a strong position to meet our international growth targets for the coming year.”
Jim Carlsson, CEO of Clavister