Christian Fredrikson Joins F-Secure as President and CEO
SAN JOSE, Calif. – January 17, 2012 – Internet security company F-Secure Corporation today announced that Christian Fredrikson has officially joined the company as its new president and chief executive officer. He was appointed to the position in November 2011.
“I am very excited to be joining F-Secure as president and CEO as we embark on an enthusiastic start to 2012. F-Secure is already known as the global leader in security and storage related services, with a global focus on partnerships with ISP’s and mobile operators. My role, together with the strong F-Secure team, is to drive future growth for the company,” said Fredrikson.
Fredrikson was previously with Nokia Siemens Networks, where he was responsible for global sales for the Network Systems business unit. He has also been head of the Asia Pacific Region and head of OBS Business Unit (Operation and Business Software). Fredrikson joined Nokia in 1994 where he held several executive positions in various locations, including R&D and sales.
“There is a growing need for the protection and storage of people’s digital content across devices. At F-Secure, our passion is to provide innovative solutions in this environment of security, user generated content and multiple devices,” Fredrikson added.
Fredrikson, 47, is a Finnish citizen and holds a master’s degree in engineering from
Åbo Akademi University in Turku, Finland.
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While you concentrate on what is important to you, we make sure you are protected and safe online whether you are using a computer or a smartphone. We also backup and enable you to share your important files. Our services are available through over 200 operators around the world and trusted in millions of homes and businesses. Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
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