The Board of Directors of Edgeware AB (publ) has appointed Karl Thedéen as the new Managing Director and CEO of Edgeware, which will be effective from February 2018. He will replace Joachim Roos, who has requested to step aside from the position.
Thedéen is the former CEO of Transmode and is currently a board member of Edgeware. He also currently serves as the SVP of Infinera´s Metro Business Group and before that CEO of Transmode from 2007.
Roos will remain as CEO of Edgeware until February 2018.
“I have during almost 14 years led the company through a tremendous growth and now firmly established the company in a listed environment,” says Roos. “Now the time is right for the company to bring in a new leader who can continue growing the company and expanding the business. It has been a fantastic privilege to lead this great company, which today is leading the market place for purpose-built TV CDN systems thanks to its strong culture and all its engaged and professional employees.”
“Joachim has been an excellent CEO leading the company from an innovative start-up to a market-leading, high growth public company,” says Chairman of the Board, Michael Ruffolo. “All of us on the Board appreciate his leadership and invaluable personal contribution to the success of Edgeware. We are very pleased that Joachim is willing to remain on the senior management team leading our strategic development initiatives.”