GN Retailer Nord publicizes that René Svendsen-Tune, who lately turned 67, will step down after eight profitable years as CEO of GN Audio to commit extra time to his board profession.
As new CEO of GN Audio, GN is happy to announce the appointment of Peter Karlstromer (51), who will be part of GN and assume his new function as of January 16, 2023.
Peter Karlstromer joins GN from the Securitas Group, the place he was Divisional President, Europe. Previous to this, Karlstromer has an extended management monitor file inside telecom and expertise and has held a number of worldwide senior management positions in Cisco Programs. Earlier than his Cisco profession he was a companion with McKinsey & Firm, working with a number of points of expertise and telecoms world wide (see temporary resume for Peter Karlstromer on the finish of this announcement).
With this management transition, GN’s Board of Administrators needs to reconfirm GN Audio’s technique and plans. Along with the robust management crew, gifted workers, and agile group, the Board is satisfied that Peter Karlstromer is the best chief to proceed GN Audio’s improvement brief and long run. To make sure a seamless transition, the Board is happy that René Svendsen-Tune has agreed to remain on nicely into 2023. The Board is assured that this transformation of CEOs may have no affect on GN Audio’s capability to execute according to its communicated plans.
Chairman of GN’s Board of Administrators, Per Wold-Olsen, feedback: “Throughout René Svendsen-Tune’s management, GN Audio has grown from a marginal DKK 3.2 billion audio-only firm to a world-leading DKK 12 billion firm with market main positions in enterprise audio and video collaboration options, in addition to being positioned and perceived as an innovation chief on this area. I want to sincerely thank René for his eight years of service as CEO and, earlier than that, eight years of service as a member of the Board. René is handing over an organization in wonderful form. On the identical time, the Board and I are happy that Peter Karlstromer has accepted the chance of taking GN Audio additional. The present world state of affairs is difficult, however we and Peter see nice alternatives for the corporate’s future improvement.”
Peter Karlstromer feedback: ”GN Audio has beneath René Svendsen-Tune’s management grown to be a acknowledged chief in audio and video options for the Enterprise and Client markets. I stay up for, along with what I consider is a really robust crew and group, persevering with this journey and shaping an thrilling future for GN Audio with advantages for patrons, workers and shareholders.”
Resume on Peter Karlstromer:
Training: M.Sc., Administration, Enterprise Administration and Economics, Lund College; M.Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering at Lund College
2019 – 2021: Divisional President, Europe, Securitas Group
2012 – 2019: Cisco Programs
2017 – 2019: Senior Vice President, EMEAR Service Suppliers
2015 – 2017: Senior Vice President, Northern Europe
2012 – 2015: Vice President, Northern Europe
1997 – 2012: McKinsey & Firm
2007 – 2012: Accomplice Expertise and Telecoms, Center East, Africa and Asia
1997 – 2007: Accomplice Expertise and Telecoms, Europe
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