The new branch office is one step in the investments to develop Bittium’s international sales network
Oulu, Finland, August 9, 2018 – Bittium expands its operations in Central Europe by opening a new branch office in München, Germany. Bittium’s local presence in Germany enables high quality customer support for the local customers, and helps in developing and supporting Bittium’s international sales network.
Mr. Thomas Zieger has been appointed as the General Manager of the branch office. Mr. Zieger has a Master degree of Business Administration and Economics, and over 20 years of experience on sales and business development in various international communications and telecommunications positions. He will start in his new position at Bittium in the beginning of October.
“The German office is an investment to develop our international sales network. With the help of a new office and a local leader we can improve our customer service and develop our business in Central Europe. We intend to increase sales personnel and the necessary technical support in Germany for our customers in Europe”, says Hannu Huttunen, CEO of Bittium Corporation.
In addition to the branch office in Germany, Bittium has sales and customer support activities in the United Kingdom, Singapore, USA and Mexico. Bittium currently employs close to 700 employees, mainly in Finland.
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Bittium specializes in the development of reliable, secure communications and connectivity solutions leveraging its 30 year legacy of expertise in advanced radio communication technologies. Bittium provides innovative products and services, customized solutions based on its product platforms and R&D services. Complementing its communications and connectivity solutions, Bittium offers proven information security solutions for mobile devices and portable computers. Bittium also provides healthcare technology products and services for biosignal measuring in the areas of cardiology, neurology, rehabilitation, occupational health and sports medicine. Net sales in 2017 were EUR 51.6 million. Bittium is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. www.bittium.com