LINK Mobility has during the last years experienced a notable growth, and is today the leading provider of B2C mobile messaging and services in the Scandinavian and Baltic markets. LINK Mobility has a clear strategy of further growth in the rapidly expanding local and global markets for mobile services. By the appointment of Arild Hustad as new CEO, LINK Mobility get an executive manager with significant experience from both the Telecom sector and from international business.
Arild Hustad is a seasoned manager within Telecom, and has previously held CEO positions in Telecom Management Partner, Network Norway and Tele2 Norway. Arild Hustad has also long experience from Telenor’s national, international and African operations as well as from British Telecom. Hustad has a degree in Business & Management and two Master degrees; MBA and LLM.
“I really look forward to join LINK Mobility, and to continue to develop its strong position. LINK Mobility is today the leading provider of mobile solutions for businesses in Scandinavia and the Baltics, and we herald great ambitions to become the leading partner in other markets as well. We experience a strong demand from companies, public services and organizations that want to mobilize their businesses. We in LINK Mobility will make this happen.” says Hustad.
The resigning CEO Johan Andersen will continue his valuable work for LINK Mobility as head of the group’s Strategy and Business Development. Johan Andersen, whom has hold key positions in LINK Mobility ever since the company was founded in 2001, looks forward to be able to focus on and to use his exceptional experience in the further development of LINK’s business strategy.
“We are very happy to have Arild Hustad as our new CEO in LINK Mobility. LINK has grown very fast over the last few years, and we believe that the market situation and our product portfolio give us a great opportunity to continue that growth. To have Arild oversee this continued expansion as our CEO gives me great pleasure. His long and successful career in the Telecom industry makes him a great candidate for LINK Mobility” says Jens Rugseth, Chairman of the Board of LINK Mobility Group ASA.
Jens Rugseth continues to say: “Johan Andersen has been and is the life blood of our company. Being a valued employee from the start of the company he has always been ready to focus on any task the board has given him. The board would like to express a deep gratitude for the extraordinary work he has been doing as our CEO for the last 18 months. Even though he was clear from day one that he wanted to return to his position as Chief Business Developer and Strategist for LINK Mobility he has carried out the CEO role as there was no end to it”.
For further information, please contact:
CFO Siw Ødegaard, LINK Mobility Group ASA
+47 95 75 98 48