Göteborg, Sweden, August 10th 2010

Icomera, the world’s leading provider of cellular broadband gateways for mobile applications, announced today that Roger Sandén has been named as the company’s new President and CEO.

“We are very excited to have someone with Roger Sanden’s record of achievement join Icomera,” says Lennart Svantesson, Chairman of Icomera. “Icomera is continuing to expand into existing and additional geographic areas and the demand for Icomera’s innovative connected vehicle solutions is growing. Roger’s vast experience in the transportation industry is an ideal match to lead Icomera through this next stage of company growth.”

Roger Sandén brings over 25 years of experience including senior executive positions at ABB, Bombardier and Daimler Chrysler Rail Systems Adtranz.

Roger Sandén comments “I am delighted to be appointed President and CEO of Icomera and look forward to managing the challenges of growth that our successful product and service offering is bringing. I am already increasing the team to strengthen the capabilities of Icomera to support its customers and partners. With a new organisational structure to match the growth of the business, we will provide increased efficiency in our customer facing service, products and solutions.”

Icomera’s family of products delivers the critical elements required to provide connected solutions to road and rail transport. Among its customer base, recent announcements of projects awards have been made by National Express, Stagecoach, SJ, First and others.

Icomera launched the world’s first high-speed Internet solution for trains in September 2002 and is today the world’s leading provider of open Internet connectivity and application platforms for passenger transport and public safety. Our award-winning products are deployed on rail, road and sea, serving more than 15 million Wi-Fi users in over 20 countries and providing high-speed access for fleet tracking and mission-critical on-board systems.

Transport solutions of the future will require more than connectivity – passengers need to be entertained, the vehicles need to be monitored and the staff need to be kept informed. Together with our application partners Icomera is already meeting these and other needs through the deployment of complete transportation communication solutions.

Established in 1999, Icomera is headquartered in Sweden with office in the United Kingdom and channel partners worldwide. For more information visit www.icomera.com.

Article by
Peter Kingsland


10th August 2010