Eltel appoints new head of Fixed Telecom business

Eltel Group has appointed Peter Uddfors as the new President of the Fixed Telecom business unit. The appointment complements Eltel’s international and successful business management experience.

Peter Uddfors holds an MSc in Mech. Eng. from KTH Royal Institute of Technology Sweden. He joins Eltel from Micronic Mydata AB where he has served as the Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this his career has included being the President of AB Lorentzen & Wettre, Senior VP at Cardo AB and head of its Pulp and Paper Solutions Division. Among other positions he has acted as managing director in the German-speaking countries and in France.

In his career, Peter has shown great customer orientation. Adding a senior manager with international experience to Eltel’s Fixed Telecom business is well suited to the future ambitions of Eltel.

“I am very impressed by Eltel’s operations and leading positions. I look forward to joining the organisation, starting to work with new colleagues and being a part of Eltel’s future success”, Peter says about his new position at Eltel.

Axel Hjärne, President and CEO of Eltel Group Corporation, comments on Peter Uddfors’ appointment: “Peter has shown in his earlier career a great ability to grow sales and improve bottom-line performance. At Eltel he will be in charge of our largest business unit serving major customers in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Poland. Peter is very customer oriented and has also shown great competence in developing people and organisations to achieve and even exceed their goals”.

Peter Uddfors will take over the new position from the beginning of May.

More information:
Axel Hjärne, President and CEO, Eltel Group Corporation
Tel. + 358 20 411 3001, axel.hjarne@eltelnetworks.com