Oct. 13, 2020 HELSINGBORG, Sweden and BREA, Calif. — MilDef Inc., the US subsidiary of MilDef Group, announces the promotion of Tom O’Connor to Vice President of Business Development and Sales for the US. In his new role, Tom will lead all business development, strategic account initiatives, sales and marketing activities for MilDef Inc., headquartered in Brea, California. Working closely with the MilDef Group corporate sales and marketing organization in Europe as well as a growing US team, Tom will drive sales, both with defense contractors as well as directly with the US Government.
For more than twenty years, MilDef Group has served a global defense market with rugged IT solutions. laptops, tablets, handhelds, 19”/2 small form factor servers, switches, routers, intelligent displays and special electronics. Today, a focus on accelerating sales in the US market is a major tenet of the company’s long-term expansion plan. In addition to his leadership skills, Tom brings along a robust defense industry network and an impressive track record of putting large, complex projects together, both of which will be key as he brings this part of the growth plan to fruition.
“I’m excited to lead MilDef’s efforts in delivering best-of-breed rugged tactical C4 solutions to our valued customers,” said Tom. “MilDef’s reputation as a trusted partner in the US is based on our ability to deliver mission-fit, innovative, military-rugged electronics—on time and within budget. We will continue to execute on these commitments as we grow our US presence through targeted product innovation and unwavering focus on adding value to our customers’ missions.”
“Tom brings to MilDef an impressive background in sales and management at leading rugged military electronics manufacturers,” said Ola Alfredsson, MilDef’s VP, Strategic Projects. “We’re currently executing an ambitious long-term expansion plan at MilDef; Tom’s new role is key to driving growth in the Americas, as well as streamlining collaboration between the US team and our corporate office.”
For more than 20 years, MilDef has developed, manufactured and sold rugged IT and special electronics to customers in the global defense sector. Laptops, servers, switches, routers, intelligent displays – its custom-made military IT products and system are built to perform in the toughest conditions. With an ambition to be the most innovative and flexible player in the defense industry, MilDef combines high-performance products, outstanding customer service, extensive experience across many engineering disciplines, and a corporate spirit based on honesty and integrity. The company was started in 1997 at its global headquarters in Helsingborg, Sweden, and today has global offices in the USA, UK, and Norway. MilDef holds certifications for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
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