Conax announces Daniel Johansson EVP Head of Global Sales to drive and execute on growth plans

Oslo, February 9th, 2016: Conax, part of the Kudelski Group, and a leader in total service protection for digital entertainment services worldwide via broadcast, broadband and connected devices, today announced the appointment of Daniel Johansson as Executive Vice President and Head of Global Sales. A member of the Conax executive management team, Johansson is reporting to President and CEO, Morten Solbakken.

The new commercial EVP brings vast leadership experience from high impact global technology arenas and key executive management roles from leading visionary companies including Cisco, Tandberg and AVAYA. Tapping his extensive background and proven results in sales, marketing, partnerships and strategic alliances, Johansson will lead development and execution of Conax global sales strategies and growth cultures. He brings an impressive track record in building high performance sales teams and cultivating growth strategies for Fortune 100 & 500 accounts in South America, EMEA and Asia. Additionally, he holds pivotal, hands-on experience from M&A integrations at Cisco and AVAYA and active membership in several councils and boards.

-“I am highly pleased to welcome Daniel to Conax to further energize our global team, and take part in driving our global ambitions and activities to the next level,” confirms Morten Solbakken, President and CEO, Conax.

-“Daniel brings vast experience in developing and building top-performing sales cultures and forward-thinking customer value propositions. Already widely recognized as an innovative and results-oriented leader, I am highly confident he will add substantial value to Conax growth plans, our global organization and our executive management team.”

Conax Executive Profiles:
Executive profiles for Daniel Johansson and the Conax Executive Team including Conax’ key SVP regional roles are available at www.conax.com/about-us/executive-profiles/
About Conax
A part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD:S), Conax is a leading global specialist in total service protection for digital TV and entertainment services via broadcast, broadband and connected devices. The Conax Contego™ unified security hub provides telcos, cable, satellite, IP, mobile, terrestrial and broadband operations with an innovative portfolio of flexible and cost-efficient solutions to deliver premium content securely. Conax’ future-ready technology offers modular, fast-time-to-market solutions that enable easy entry into a world of secure multiscreen, multi-DRM content delivery and secures rights for premium content delivery to a range of devices over new hybrid network combinations. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, ISO 9001 & 27001 certified Conax technology enables secure content revenues for 400 operators in 85 countries globally. For more information, please visit www.conax.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn to join in the conversation.

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