Stockholm, Sweden – 15th August 2016 – Staffan Göjeryd has been appointed CEO of Telia Carrier with immediate effect. Over the past two years, Staffan has been responsible for the Data Business in Telia Carrier.
“I’m happy that Staffan will take on the role to lead Telia Carrier going forward”, says Anders Olsson COO, Telia Company. “With Staffan’s long experience within Telia Carrier and understanding of the opportunities and challenges for the carrier business, I’m confident that we will have a smooth handover. Staffan has played a big part in the success of Telia Carrier over the past years and will continue the focus on customer excellence”.
Staffan has had a long career in Telia Company. He started in 1995 and has held various management positions both in Sweden and abroad at Telia Carrier and the former Broadband Services, most recently as COO Telia Carrier.
“I am thrilled to get this opportunity”, says Staffan Göjeryd. “Telia Carrier plays an important part in the Internet ecosystem enabling mission critical applications. We have a great team and I am convinced our customer focus will take Telia Carrier to the next level”.
Staffan succeeds Brendan Ives who after 3 years as CEO, and more than 14 years within Telia Carrier, was recently appointed Head of a new unit tasked with accelerating Telia Company’s journey to become a new generation telco. Immediate focus areas include IoT, eHealth, Cloud and managing Telia Company’s investment portfolio.
Rickard Bäcklin, VP Brand & Marketing, Telia Carrier
Telia Carrier owns and operates one of the world’s most extensive fiber backbones. Our mission is to provide exceptional network infrastructure and services – empowering individuals, businesses and societies to execute their most critical activities. By working close to our customers, we make big ideas happen at the speed of fiber.
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