Eltel hires Head of Power Transmission and Distribution in Germany

Dr. Uwe Kaltenborn has been appointed Director of Eltel’s Power Transmission and Power Distribution (T&D) businesses in Germany. Kaltenborn has made a remarkable career in the industry at ABB and Areva/Alstom. At Eltel his main task is to establish a position in the T&D sector in Germany.Appointment of Kaltenborn is the next high level move at Eltel to prepare ground for future market expansion in Europe. The Group has an ambition to become the leading Infranet company at European level and at this Germany is one of the most interesting markets in its expansion portfolio. Currently Eltel is active in the fixed and mobile telecom build and care services in Germany.

Kaltenborn is joining Eltel from a Vice President’s position at ABB AG’s T&D Service. Prior to this he has served in a number of German and globally recognized companies like Bartec, Gustav Hensel and Areva/Alstom giving him a solid background in the T&D business.

Kaltenborn has a Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Technology of Aachen. He also has a doctorate from Darmstadt University of Technology. At Eltel he will be reporting to Fredrik Menander, President of Power Transmission and he will be located at Eltel Infranet GmbH in Hannover.

Kaltenborn will start in his new position on August 1, 2013.

More information:
Fredrik Menander, President, Eltel Power Transmission
Tel: +46 76 100 0017, email: fredrik.menander@eltelnetworks.com

More about Eltel
Eltel builds, connects and cares for Infranet solutions based on an effective interplay between electricity, telecom and IT. Eltel specializes in combining these technologies into an emerging intelligent infrastructure called Infranet, dedicated to boosting the way our society works.      

Eltel has 8,500 employees and a sales of EUR 1,15 billion. From its Nordic base, the company has expanded into the Baltic countries, Poland, Germany and UK. The goal is to become the leading Infranet company in Europe. www.eltelnetworks.com

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