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Telenor Connexion strengthens Management Team

Press release   •   Apr 22, 2016 07:00 UTC

With the appointment of Martin Whitlock as Chief Technology Officer, Telenor Connexion strengthens its ability to expand its business and to continue to develop innovative technology solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Telenor Connexion, a global provider of IoT solutions, today formally announced a strong new addition to its management team – appointing Martin Whitlock as Chief Technology Officer.

As Chief Technology Officer, Martin Whitlock will lead Telenor Connexion’s global technology team, driving major technology-enabled intitiatives as part of the company’s expanding business strategy. Martin brings extensive experience from the telecom industry. Prior to taking on this role, Whitlock held the position as Director at Northstream, where his latest assignment was working as Telenor Connexion’s interim CTO. At Northstream, Martin has been responsible for strategy assessments, sourcing projects and change management engagements with a broad range of clients.

Welcoming the appointment, Telenor Connexion CEO Mats Lundquist says: “This appointment strengthens our ability to expand our business and to continue to develop innovative IoT solutions providing value to our customers”. "I am very excited to have Martin on board as he will be an invaluable addition to our executive team. I am confident in Martin’s ability to successfully break new ground with his impressive record of accomplishment from his previous role”.

"I am very pleased to assume the CTO position at Telenor Connexion and will devote my full energy to helping the company achieve its goal of designing and delivering smart and innovative IoT solutions to make it easy for our customers to realize the value of connected services”, says Martin Whitlock.

The Telenor Connexion management team now consists of Mats Lundquist, CEO; Karin Bjernbäck D’Hondt, CFO; Fredrik Åkerlind, CSO; Rickard Widerberg, CMO; Robert Bellwaldius, COO; Karin Stenklef, CHRO; Luciana Widengren, CLO; and Martin Whitlock, CTO.

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

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