Monday, January 3, 2011

Stoke Hires Former Ericsson Exec as VP of Worldwide Sales

Stoke, which supplies mobile broadband gateway solutions, named Magnus Almquist as Vice President, Worldwide Sales.
Magnus joins Stoke from Ericsson, where he was Head of Sales Development and Business Support for Product Area IP & Broadband. From early 2008 to end of 2009, Magnus was Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Redback Networks, which was acquired by Ericsson in 2007, and held the role of Vice President, EMEA Sales, from 2005 to 2008.

Stoke noted that during 2010, it achieved triple digit revenue growth through customer engagements in North Asia, Europe and North America. The company also passed its 200th shipment milestone during the fourth quarter of the year.

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