Telecom Industry veteran joins Tampnet Board of Directors

October 30, 2014

Telecom Industry veteran joins Tampnet Board of Directors

October 30, 2014

Tampnet today announced that Mr Kristian Tear has been elected Director of the Board at Tampnet.

Mr Kristian Tear, a native Swede, has more than twenty years international experience in the telecoms sector and currently also serves as Chairman of the Board of NOTE AB, Sweden, a member of the Advisory Board at RiverMeadow Software U.S.A and as a Director of International Tennis Hall of Fame, U.S.A.

Most recently Mr Kristian Tear has held positions as Chief Operation Officer at BlackBerry, Executive Vice President & Head of Sales and Marketing at Sony Mobile and President of Ericsson in the Regions of South East Asia, Germany, Austria & Switzerland and Central America.

He has during his career been posted  in Toronto, Munich, London, Zurich, Kuala Lumpur and Mexico City. He speaks five languages and holds a Master of Science from The Royal institute of technology, Stockholm, Sweden and has completed the Ericsson Executive MBA Program at Colombia University in New York.

“I am very glad Kristian has joined to board of Tampnet. His strong background in telecom and vast international experience will be valuable in our efforts to be a global leader in providing connectivity to the offshore industry, says Per Morten Torvildsen, Chairmain of the Board at Tampnet.”

Tampnet operates the largest high capacity offshore communications network in the world serving more than 240 oils and gas platforms, ships and exploration rigs