Stavanger, Norway – August 19th, 2021 – Tampnet, a global leader in providing high capacity, low latency connectivity to onshore and offshore installations and vessels, today announces that Elie Hanna will become Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from 1 September, 2021.
Elie joins Tampnet Group from Ericsson, a leading communications/telecommunications provider, that enables its customers, mainly Communications Service Providers, to capture the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services making their customers successful in a fully connected world.
Elie has worked in the telecommunications sector for the past twenty-five years, and for the past six and a half years, has held the position of President, Global Customer Unit America Movil and Customer Unit Latin America North and Caribbean at Ericsson.
“I am very excited to join Tampnet and contribute to its growth as well as the further development of first-class and game-changing offshore connectivity and IoT solutions. Tampnet is well positioned to help its customers in their digitization journey, increase efficiency and identify new revenue streams“, says Elie.
“I am very pleased and proud to present Elie as our new CEO. Elie is a true global executive within the telecoms and technology industry with a passion for business execution and people, who fits our company and the growth phase we are now entering, very well”, says Magnus Mandersson, Chairman of the Board.
Elie, who is a Canadian citizen, holds a BEng in Telecommunications and an EMBA. Most recently, he also completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
He will be based in Tampnet’s Houston office.
Hanna replaces Per Helge Svensson whom we thank for his significant contribution to developing Tampnet into a world-leading offshore communications provider, and we wish him the best of luck in his new endeavors.
Tampnet was founded in 2001 in Stavanger, Norway and operates the world’s largest offshore high capacity communication network in the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, serving customers within Oil & Gas, Wind Energy, Maritime and Carrier sectors with first-class telecommunications. The company employs more than 100 people, with offices in Norway, the UK, the Netherlands, USA and Brazil. Tampnet connects offshore installations to redundant and reliable terrestrial networks with high capacity and low latency (high speed). Tampnet also installs and operates offshore 4G LTE coverage networks enabling roaming and digital transformation on offshore oil & gas platforms, offshore windfarms and service vessels and other commercial vessels.
Tampnet Carrier is Tampnet’s European and transatlantic fibre infrastructure network, passing through eight countries. Tampnet International Carrier is all about connectivity, capacity and speed.
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