TeliaSonera, Skanova, has appointed Ove Alm as its new CEO. Before his newly appointed role, Alm was previously the head of networks for Bredbandstjanster (broadband services) at TeliaSonera. Prior to that role Alm was head of business and solutions for Skanova Networks. Alm is replacing Anna Philipson who will now move across to become the head of commercial development for Bredbandstjanster at TeliaSonera. Philipson served as CEO of Skanova since 2008.
Jan Wäreby has been appointed as the new head of sales and marketing at Ericsson. Previously, Wäreby worked as the senior vice president, head of business unit multimedia as well as a member of Ericsson’s executive leadership team. Wäreby has worked in sales organisations and business development for more than 20 years. He has also worked as the corporate executive vice president and head of sales and marketing at Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, where he played an integral role in partnering the companies.
International carrier’s carrier WIOCC has appointed Mike Last as director of marketing and international business development. The newly created position will see Last become responsible for signing high-capacity users to WIOCC’s connection, as well as marketing in Africa and other international markets. Before working with WIOCC, Last held a variety of positions in marketing, business analysis, business development and consultancy with a number of companies, including Turk Telekom, FLAG-Reliance, Colt and BT.
Peter Cladingbowl has been appointed as senior vice president, engineering and operations support at Interxion. Cladingbowl will oversee the development of Interxion’s 28 European data centres, and the continuing development of the company’s pan-European footprint and services. Prior to joining Interxion, Cladingbowl was vice president of operations at Global Crossing and has 11 years’ experience in the telecoms industry. He has a background in the offshore oil industry and spent six years working in manufacturing.