Conax announces new CEO
Oslo, Norway, December 22nd, 2011h: Conax, a leading global security specialist in protecting digital TV distribution and securing content revenue, today announced that Morten Solbakken, COO in Telenor Broadcast Holding, will take over as CEO in Conax from today. Mr. Solbakken has been acting CEO in Conax since September 14th.

“Morten Solbakken knows the company well, as former board member and chairman of our encryption company and responsible for B2B units in Telenor Broadcast Holding. I am very pleased that he can continue permanently in the CEO-position in Conax. Morten’s experience and background suits the possession well,” says Patrik Hofbauer, CEO Telenor Broadcast.

“Since September I have come to know the people in Conax as dedicated, with high competence and with real passion for the company and the business. I am proud to be a part of the Conax-team, and look forward to leading this exciting company within an exciting industry,” says Morten Solbakken.

Mr. Solbakken follows Berit Svendsen who become EVP and CEO in Telenor Norway in September. He is a graduate from the Norwegian University of Science and technology (NTNU) and has been Chief Strategy Officer at TBH since 2007, Chief Operating Officer since January 2011.

Conax press contact
Leslie Johnsen, Head-Public Relations
Email: leslie.johnsen@conax.com
Phone: +47 41 45 80 43

Telenor Broadcast press contact
Jørgen Thaule, Communications Director
Email. Jorgen.thaule@telenor.com
Phone: +47 91 55 96 07

About Conax (www.conax.com)
Conax provides the future-oriented security solutions and expertise that empower multi-screen digital TV content providers around the globe to deliver premium content over the combined Over-The-Top scenario of broadcast, broadband and connected devices securely and eliminate potential revenue threats. Conax Contego™ andConax Contego™ Unite furnish content providers, cable, satellite, IP, mobile and terrestrial operators with solutions that offer a competitive advantage – reduced hardware costs, easy deployment and upgrade. Conax flagship, Conax Contego™, bundles 25 years of pioneering experience into one unique solution to guide operators in navigating and realizing new business models. Through its benchmark policy for security-evaluated client devices and strategic partner network, Conax technology secures content for operators representing 125 million pay TV consumers in 80 countries around the globe.

ISO 9001 & 27001 certified, Conax is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, and represented in Russia, Germany, Brazil, USA, Canada, Thailand, China, Singapore, with 24/7 Global Support operations in India. Conax is part of Telenor Group who has operations in 11 markets, 33.000 employees, 125 million mobile subscriptions and is among the world’s largest mobile operators. Corporate responsibility. Follow Conax on Twitter