Toughshield appoints Jonas Folkesson as Sales Director to build market share in Nordics and Baltics

Folkesson joins the global provider of rugged mobile computers from Motorola Solutions
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STOCKHOLM, Sweden - Jan. 22, 2014 - PRLog -- Toughshield (, the global provider of rugged mobile computers for business, today announces the appointment of Jonas Folkesson as Sales Director, Nordics and Baltics, with responsibility for building the Toughshield brand and sales development in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Finland and the Baltic countries. A native of Sweden Folkesson joins from Motorola Solutions where he was Regional Sales Manager for the Nordics and Baltics, having previously held channel account management roles with Symbol Technologies (now Motorola Solutions) and Cisco Systems in Sweden.

Commenting on his new role, Folkesson said: “The rise of consumerisation within the enterprise device sector has led to a requirement for hybrid devices that fill the gap in the market between consumer smartphones and rugged mobile computers. I’m excited to be joining a company that has predicted this development and look forward to building our market share in the Nordics.

Welcoming Folkesson to the company Olaf May, CEO, said “Jonas has a proven track record of delivering strong growth through the channel. He has an excellent knowledge of the rugged mobile computer market in the Nordics and the Baltics and I am confident that he will rapidly establish a firm foothold in these regions for Toughshield. I am very pleased to welcome him to the team.”

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About Toughshield

Toughshield provides rugged mobile computing for business customers globally, from independent trades to corporations. Toughshield’s devices combine the durability required by workers in harsh conditions with the ease of use and form factor of consumer devices, at more affordable pricing. Essential to this proposition is Toughshield’s ability to provide multi-national after-sales service levels that businesses have come to expect from enterprise mobility solutions. The Toughshield range is ideally suited to a range of sectors including; emergency services, field service, field sales, security guarding, facilities management, domiciliary care, construction, trade work, audit inspection and transport.

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