Telenor Connexion has formally announced a strong new addition to its management team — appointing Martin Whitlock as chief technology officer.

As chief technology officer, 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 said, “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”, said 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.