ABAX appoints new Chief Sales Officer

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[Larvik, 11.10.17] The Norwegian telematics company ABAX appoints Morten Steinvåg as the new Chief Sales Officer.

Morten Steinvåg joins ABAX with more than 20 years’ experience from executive sales and business development roles, including over a decade working internationally with multinational and global companies.

Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, Morten will be part of the senior management team in ABAX and lead a very experienced team of Sales Directors.

Morten Steinvåg, Chief Sales Officer at ABAX Group, said: “I am very proud and excited to lead the global sales force at such a pivotal time for ABAX. The company has established itself as one of Europe’s fastest growing telematics companies and entered into emerging markets in Asia, becoming the first mover in China out of all US and European players. There are amazing opportunities ahead, and I’m looking forward to work with the great people at ABAX, our partners and customers to drive the next wave of growth.”

Bjørn Erik Helgeland, Chief Operating Officer in ABAX Group, said: “We are pleased that Morten Steinvåg has accepted the role as Chief Sales Officer. During the recruitment process, he demonstrated the necessary experience to help us further towards our goal of becoming the world’s largest provider of telematics solutions.”

ABAX reported that the recruitment process was a success, with the number of top international candidates being a good indication of the organisation’s rising international brand position.

Bjørn added: “The amount of good quality potential candidates for the role was very high. I am really looking forward to watching Morten develop the position over the coming years and to see his quality ideas strengthen the teams’ daily activities.”

Morten started his new role on 2nd October and will be based at the company head office in Larvik, Norway.

 

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For more information:

 

Petter Quinsgaard, CEO, ABAX Group, +47 909 12 277, pq@abax.no

Bjørn Erik Helgeland, COO, ABAX Group, +47 980 71 000, beh@abax.no

 

Pictures: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/6ndemvgew6zdv9l/AABe6o3i-xx6P3cVwfmlqu70a?dl=0

 

About ABAX

ABAX Group is a Norwegian company within sales and development of telematics solutions for commercial and private vehicles. ABAX is currently one of the leading telematics companies in Europe. Additionally, ABAX provides products for Fleet Management and GPS tracking of equipment. ABAX has more than 420 employees and offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Poland and China. The company headquarters are based in Larvik, Norway. www.abax.no