Jonas Vestin appointed head of IT/IS Transformation of Eltel Group

Jonas Vestin has been appointed new head of IT/IS at Eltel Group. He has joined Eltel in April 2011 to lead the Smart Metering business unit. Prior to Eltel Vestin has an extensive experience in IT/IS business.Jonas Vestin is the new head of IT/IS Transformation at Eltel Group. The new program is part of Eltel’s strategy to build a more integrated Group of Eltel businesses and companies internationally. It will include subprojects for systems like ERP, Mobile Workforce and Reporting tools. Eltel has been updating its ERP systems in the Nordic countries and will continue its Group wide IT/IS system rollout.

Further improved coordination and management between countries will be some of the goals set for the program. These are instrumental to success while Eltel has been growing significantly in the past few years. The Transformation program is also aligned with Eltel’s decision to develop its IT/IS organisation towards a Global Shared Service model.

This is how Vestin comments his new position and expectations: “The prioritised assignments for me to take clear responsibility for are the rollout of joint common systems Group wide on ERP, Reporting and Mobile Workforce and the change management for a Global IT/IS organisation.”

The current director of IT/IS, Thomas Strandberg, will lead the project to establish a Global Shared Service organisation for IT/IS operation, maintenance and administration and will report to Jonas Vestin.

The appointment is effective from March 10, 2014. In this position Jonas will be reporting to Axel Hjärne, President and CEO of Eltel Group.

Prior to joining Eltel Jonas worked at IDG and Oracle through various positions from data administration and systems integration to project management, and finally to senior sales management positions in Sweden, EMEA and UK. From 2011 till 2013 he was in charge of Smart Metering business unit in Eltel.

More information:
Axel Hjärne, President and CEO Eltel Group Corporation axel.hjarne@eltelnetworks.com

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