The Handheld Group, a Global Supplier of Rugged Mobile Computers, is
Taking Advantage of Opportunities for Additional Growth on the
Asia-Pacific Market by Opening Handheld APAC Pty Ltd., in Sydney,
SYDNEY, Feb. 10 /CNW/ - Handheld Group of Sweden now announces the
opening of Handheld APAC Pty Ltd., in Sydney, Australia. The new
subsidiary will provide sales, marketing and support services to
Handheld's business partners in the Asia-Pacific region, supplying
rugged mobile computers through an expanding partner network in the
fast-growing region. Besides offering a local presence to current
partners, the Sydney office will also serve as the company's
springboard into Asian markets.
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"As a company with a global focus, we seek to expand our reach to serve
the growing world market for rugged mobile computers," says Jerker
Hellstrom, CEO and Chairman of the Handheld Group. "We continue to
build a worldwide network of partners that offer the highest level of
support, service and industry knowledge to our broad product lineup -
and our Sydney based subsidiary will provide a strong resource as we
expand our presence across the Asian market."
Christian Lofvendahl, a former graduate of the Handheld Group's
International Management Trainee Program, has been appointed Managing
Director of Handheld APAC Pty Ltd. Previously Lofvendahl has focused on
the Asian market while he also held a key position at the Handheld US
subsidiary, where he successfully managed diverse business development
projects and contributed to the rapid growth of Handheld US.
Lofvendahl brings strong connections with the region to his new
position, with several years of experience and a Master's Degree in
International Business from the University of Queensland in Brisbane.
"I'm very excited to be part of the efforts to bring Handheld and our
extensive product line into the Asia-Pacific market," says Lofvendahl.
"Our diverse product line gives our customers more options to manage
their mobile workforce effectively and efficiently. The opening of a
subsidiary in this region will provide our APAC partners a resource
that's close to them and familiar with the particular needs of their
Handheld APAC will commence business on the 10th of February, 2011 and
will be located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. More information
is available at http://www.handheldapac.com.au.
About the Handheld Group:
The Handheld Group is a worldwide supplier of rugged mobile computers
and PDAs. Handheld and its partners deliver complete mobility solutions
to businesses in industries such as logistics, forestry, public
transportation, construction, military, and security. The Handheld
Group of Sweden has local offices in Finland, the Netherlands, Italy,
Australia and the USA. For more information, please see http://www.handheldgroup.com .
SOURCE Handheld Group
For further information:
Media contact :
Sofia Lofblad, Marketing Director, Handheld Group AB
Christian Lofvendahl, Managing Director, Handheld APAC Pty Ltd.