August 25, 2016

Norstat Sweden Appoints Henrik Åquist as Managing Director


Henrik Åquist starts in August as the new Managing Director of Norstat Sweden. He has nearly 20 years’ experience from several different sales- business development- and senior management positions, the last eight years as Managing Director in various companies.

“I am very excited to start my new adventure with Norstat and I am looking forward to realizing the opportunities laying ahead. The Norstat employees’ commitment to high quality in data collection and operational excellence is unrivalled in this industry. Norstat has a great professional reputation in Sweden and this is a great position to develop the company even further.” says Åquist.

Åquist has a broad commercial background from various industries like the telecommunication- and IT- as well as consumer electronics-, and geo-data industry.

His most recent position was Managing Director of Blom Sweden AB, a leader in geo-data acquisition and provisioning. Prior to that, Henrik Åquist was the Managing Director for Sagemcom in the Nordics and Country Manager of IT consultancy company Rubik Solutions. Henrik holds a master degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping Institute of Technology.

“We are very pleased to have Henrik on board. He has a proven track record and great competencies that the entire Norstat group will benefit from.” says Knut Asrud, CEO of Norstat. Åquist replaces Marie Sommar as Managing Director, who has decided to leave the company after almost ten years. “I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Marie for her contributions to the company during the last years”, Knut continues. “Marie has moved Norstat into a very good position in the Swedish market and her dedication and hard work have ensured respect and loyalty amongst clients and colleagues.”

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