Handheld Appoints New President of Its North American Subsidiary

Press Release
15 March 2017

[Corvallis, Ore., and Lidköping, Sweden, March 15, 2017.] Handheld Group, a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers and tablets, today announced the appointment of Mike Zelman as President of its North American subsidiary, Handheld US. Mike Zelman has been on the Handheld US board since its inception and most recently served as Vice President of Business Development for Handheld Group.

Mike Zelman brings broad functional and market expertise to Handheld, with a history of successful management roles in sales, marketing, product management and product development across a variety of end markets. Immediately prior to joining Handheld, he served as Vice President of Marketing for Merix, a leading global manufacturer of complex interconnect solutions. He has also held management positions within the mobile computing division at Trimble, the electrical component business at Flextronics, and the semiconductor group within Agilent Technologies. Mike holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Johns Hopkins University as well as an M.S. degree in acoustics from Penn State.

“Mike has been an integral part of Handheld US since its founding. He knows the business and our customers and is an experienced, hands-on leader. Our North American customers will find him to be a strong partner and valuable resource,” says Jerker Hellstrom, CEO of Handheld Group. “Mike has played a key role in bringing to fruition some of Handheld’s most successful global partnerships.”

Handheld’s lineup of rugged tablets, notebooks and handheld computers 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. 

Media Contacts

Sofia Löfblad
Marketing Director, Handheld Group
+46 510 54 71 70

Amy Urban
Marketing Director, Handheld US

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