Industry veteran with a proven track record of driving double-digit revenue growth to head company global sales efforts in the rapidly expanding Internet of Things market.
Telenor Connexion, a leading global provider of IoT solutions, today announced the appointment of Dean Woods as Chief Sales Officer. In this role, Dean will be responsible for the leadership of Telenor Connexion’s global sales team, sourcing new business opportunities and developing the already established global customer portfolio.
Woods brings over 23 years of experience in the Telecommunications and Machine-to-Machine/Internet of Things industry. He has been employed by Telenor Connexion since 2009 and has held the positions of Head of Market Expansion, Head of Region UK and Ireland, US and APAC and Head of Sales IoT Solutions. Prior to joining Telenor Connexion Woods held the position as Service Business Director at Huawei Technologies.
“Dean has been instrumental in ramping up Telenor Connexion’s presence in the regions and has a proven record of building sales organizations and delivering results. His strong winning attitude and personality are assets that will complement and enhance Telenor Connexion's ability to meet the needs of our customers as we continue to provide innovative IoT solutions to the global marketplace“, said Mats Lundquist, CEO, Telenor Connexion.
“This is a fantastic opportunity to lead a truly global customer focused team, said Woods. “Having driven Telenor Connexion’s regional sales and business development efforts in both the UK, the US and APAC since joining the company eight years ago, I’m ready to hit the ground running and lead global business development which is essential for the company’s growth. I am confident of meeting our 2017 sales objectives and taking Telenor Connexion to the next level.”
Dean Woods has officially begun his role as Chief Sales Officer as of March 1.
About Telenor Connexion
Telenor Connexion designs and operates IoT solutions. Building on more than 15 years of experience, a strong solutions portfolio and a collaborative approach, Telenor Connexion makes it easy to realize the value of connected services. Together with customers such as Volvo, Nissan, Scania, Hitachi, Verisure Securitas Direct and Telcare, the company has designed smart and innovative IoT solutions deployed across the globe.
Telenor Connexion supports its customers throughout the entire product lifecycle - from solution design to operations and future development. By partnering with Telenor Connexion customers are ensured a reliable and secure end-to-end solution that can evolve over time.
Headquarters and tech centre are located in Sweden and the company has regional offices in UK, Germany, US and Japan. Telenor Connexion is wholly owned by Telenor Group, one of the world’s major mobile operators. For more information please visit www.telenorconnexion.com