Handheld Appoints New Business Development Director

Press release
20 July 2018

[Lidköping, Sweden, June 20, 2018.] Handheld Group, a leading supplier of rugged mobile computers, today announced the appointment of Fredrik Elmers as Business Development Director. Fredrik Elmers will lead efforts to support Handheld customers who require customized rugged hardware solutions.

Fredrik Elmers brings strong leadership skills, a deep background in finance, and keen business insight to the Handheld Group management team. He has over 10 years of experience in team management and business development for Nordea Bank, the largest financial services group in the Nordic region and one of the top 10 financial service companies in Europe. There, he supervised 19 branch managers overseeing more than 200 employees. Fredrik has a personal background in agriculture, and holds Master of Science degrees in economics and agronomy from the University of Reading and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

“Fredrik has an impressive track record of making strategic business decisions and executing practical strategies to reach goals for his customers, while maintaining excellent relationships with his clients and the teams he manages,” says Jerker Hellström, CEO of Handheld Group. “I am very confident that Fredrik’s contributions as Business Development Director will lead to growth and success for Handheld and our OEM partners.”

Handheld’s lineup of rugged tablets and PDAs is specifically developed for field workers in industries such as geomatics, logistics, forestry, public transportation, utilities, construction, maintenance, mining, military and security.

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About Handheld

Handheld Group is a manufacturer and global supplier of rugged mobile computers, handhelds and tablets. Handheld and partners worldwide deliver mobility solutions to businesses within geomatics, logistics, forestry, public transportation, utilities, construction, maintenance, mining, military and security. Handheld Group, headquartered in Sweden, has subsidiaries in Finland, the U.K., the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Australia and the USA. Learn more at www.handheldgroup.com. 

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Marketing Director, Handheld Group
+46 510 54 71 70

Amy Urban
Marketing Director, Handheld US

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