|By PR Newswire||
|December 16, 2013 02:56 AM EST||
STOCKHOLM, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
DigitalRoute, the leading provider of mediation solutions globally, has named Johan Bergh its new Chief Executive Officer. Bergh replaces Jan Karlsson, who after leading the company for over a decade is stepping down from his day-to-day responsibilities. Karlsson remains on the board of directors of the company.
Bergh will be responsible for driving DigitalRoute to the next level, building on the strong foundation and momentum achieved by the DR team under Jan Karlsson's leadership. He has served as DigitalRoute's Chief Operating Officer since 2012 and is a well-known and highly respected leader in the IT industry.
Immediately prior to joining DigitalRoute, Bergh served as Divisional Managing Director of Logica Sverige AB where his achievements have included building Logica's Utilities & Telecoms division into one of the company's most consistently profitable units. Before Logica, Bergh spent 11 years in senior roles with Ericsson focused on the telecoms industry and also served as a director for WM-Data and prior to that, as a Vice President with Atos Origin Nordic business.
Bergh takes over the leadership of one of Sweden's, and the enterprise IT market's success stories. DigitalRoute has demonstrated consistent growth over the past decade, growing by more than 20% in the most recent financial year to 297 million SEK with earnings of 19 million SEK.
DigitalRoute chairman Erik Fröberg said, "I would like to thank Jan Karlsson for his achievements over a decade in which he has led DigitalRoute from acquiring our first customers to having over 300 implementations spanning the globe and with headquarters on three continents."
Fröberg continued, "I would also like to welcome Johan Bergh as he takes up the leadership role today at a particularly exciting time in DigitalRoute's history, as we make the next transition in our growth. Johan will be responsible for working with an established, first class management team to realize the exciting plans we have laid out for the company's future. I have no doubt we will further establish DigitalRoute as the premier data integration company in the BSS and OSS market."
DigitalRoute delivers a new approach to managing data. Our platform, MediationZone®, empowers organizations to liberate the value hidden in their usage information via a unique approach that supports multiple mission-critical aspects of their business. DigitalRoute customers benefit from fewer integration points, reduced costs and flexible data management. Over 300 leading companies from around the globe are today actively using DigitalRoute technology to help meet their data management needs. DigitalRoute is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with regional offices in Gothenburg, Atlanta, and Kuala Lumpur. DigitalRoute is a venture-backed, privately held company.
DigitalRoute and MediationZone are registered trademarks of Digital Route AB. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
For more information or interviews with Johan Bergh or Erik Fröberg contact:
Keith Brody, Director of Global Marketing