TECHSTEP APPOINTS CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER (CCO)
Techstep continues to grow and further strengthens its corporate management team by appointing Erik Haugen as the company’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
«We are experiencing increased demand, particularly from our large enterprise customers, to help the digitize their business processes through enabling the mobile work place. We wish to seize the opportunities that are out there, further strengthen how we work with sales and unleash the value Techstep can bring to its customers. Erik brings with him vital experience from international sales, marketing and key account management and will be a great asset going forward», said CEO Gaute Engbakk in Techstep ASA.
Mr Haugen joins Techstep from Lindorff AS where he has held the position of Director, Corporate Clients & Public Sector.
Following his business administration studies at Handelshøyskolen BI, Mr Haugen spent 12 years in London working in sales, marketing and business development with companies like Pioneer and Sony Ericsson, before moving into international movie and music licensing, joining The Licensing Agency Ltd. in 2005.
Since returning to Norway in 2009 Mr Haugen first joined Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA to start up their mobile communications initiative, Call Norwegian AS. Subsequently he moved into finance and professional services sales at Lindorff AS in 2011 where he has been responsible for strategic sales, key account management and business development for a large portfolio of clients within telecoms, utilities, trade, SME and public sector.
«I am very excited to be joining Techstep, and itching to get started», said Erik Haugen. «Techstep is a frontrunner in its field, and I believe the company’s clear focus on creating solutions for an ever growing mobile workforce is the right focus, and I am looking forward to be a part of this exciting journey».
Erik Haugen assumes the position as CCO of Techstep 1 October 2017.
For more information, please contact:
Gaute Engbakk, CEO of Techstep: +47 91633281
Techstep ASA – we make the work-life mobile
Techstep is positioning itself as a leading enabler of the digital workplace in the Nordics. Techstep’s unique “Mobile as a Service” (MaaS) offering is a one-stop-shop solution combining hardware, subscription & connectivity, mobile device management, managed services and related software, in addition to financing. The MaaS solution enables enterprises to let employees do their work across mobile devices and locations with a high degree of security and operational stability. Techstep employs approximately 160 team members based in Norway and Sweden, that serve close to 5,000 customers and 450,000 end users across various industries in the private and public sector. The company had pro forma sales of approximately NOK 720 million in 2016 and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit http://techstep.no/.