KEYMILE appoints Lothar Schwemm its new CEO
Hanover, 8 February 2018 – KEYMILE, a leading supplier of telecommunications systems for broadband access has appointed its CTO Lothar Schwemm as CEO.
Lothar Schwemm has been KEYMILE’s new CEO since 1 February. He started work at the company as CTO on 1 October 2017. Before joining KEYMILE, Lothar Schwemm spearheaded the sales and technology department of FRIWO AG, a company listed on the stock exchange and an international manufacturer of charging devices, power packs and power supply units. He previously held various executive positions at Nokia, the last of which was as vice president in charge of global product management for mobile telephony base stations.
Lothar Schwemm has taken over from the previous CEO Rolf Unterberger who has left the company following the successful sale of KEYMILE’s mission-critical communications networks portfolio to ABB. KEYMILE is now focusing exclusively on broadband systems. The portfolio covers solutions for all types of FTTx network architectures: based on copper with VDSL/vectoring/G.fast technology and on optical fibre for active and passive optical fibre networks.
Customers regard KEYMILE as a trustworthy partner that stands apart due to its flexibility in implementing customised requirements and ability to listen to what customers want. The company has its own research, development and production facilities in Germany. It is now concentrating fully on the broadband sector and is working on specifically expanding its product portfolio.
“Lots of network operators worldwide rely on KEYMILE to offer professional support and solutions. We’re in an excellent position to do so thanks to our comprehensive product range,” comments Lothar Schwemm. “We are known for our technical skill set and efficient processes and can give network operators ideal support in launching future-proof broadband solutions.”
KEYMILE is a leading provider of telecommunication systems for broadband access. The portfolio covers solutions for all types of FTTx network architectures: based on copper with VDSL/vectoring/G.fast technology and on optical fibre for active and passive optical fibre networks. Network operators worldwide use the products to provide top bandwidth to subscribers flexibly and cost-efficiently and to implement an open-source network architecture. Parallel operation of IP/Ethernet and TDM technology guarantees perfect migration to packet-based voice and data transmission. KEYMILE supports its customers with comprehensive services throughout the complete life cycle of a network. The company is headquartered in Hanover, Germany, with subsidiaries and partners worldwide and has installed systems in more than 100 countries.
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