The new joint organization GlobalConnect/IP-Only is now live

Delivering integrated digital infrastructure across Northern Europe

On November 21, 2019, a plan to merge IP-Only and GlobalConnect was announced. Today, GlobalConnect/IP-Only presents the new operational model and leadership team and begins operating as one joint company.

The ambition of the combined company is to create the leading integrated digital infrastructure provider in Northern Europe. GlobalConnect/IP-Only will have more than €500 million in revenue and some 1,600 employees in Denmark, Norway, Germany and Sweden. The joint organization will become the only provider able to meet the growing demand from national and international enterprises for stable and secure end-to-end connectivity solutions across Northern Europe. The merger will also accelerate the two companies’ growth in the fiber-to-the-home segment.

The new organization is designed to play on the individual strengths of both companies and enable a stronger customer focus. Thus, the organization will have one B2B unit for each country and B2C units for Norway and Sweden. In addition, the company will share support functions in the areas Digital Solutions; Operations, IT & Network (incl customer operations); Finance & Legal; People, Culture & Strategy and Communications & Marketing.

“We are progressing well in becoming one joint company and I am pleased to announce the new group leadership team. We will continue to build our new company with a focus on our market-leading fiber network across Northern Europe and connected products and competencies. This will offer our customers an even more convenient and secure user experience,” says Martin Lippert, CEO of GlobalConnect/IP-Only.

The Group Leadership Team will consist of the following members:

  • Martin Lippert, CEO
    Former position: CEO, GlobalConnect
  • Regina Donato Dahlström, Director of B2B Sweden
    Former position: Director of IP-Only Enterprise, B2B Sweden
  • Charlotta Rehman, Director of B2B Norway
    Former position: Sales and Marketing Director in GlobalConnect
  • Louise Hahn, Director of B2B Denmark
    Former position: Director of DataCom in GlobalConnect Denmark
  • Fredrik Borg, Director of B2C Sweden
    Former position: Director of IP-Only Consumer, B2C Sweden
  • Brynjar Andersen, Director of B2C Norway
    Former position: Director of B2C/Homenet in GlobalConnect Norway
  • Anders Kuhn Saaby, Director of Digital Solutions
    Former position: CTO in GlobalConnect
  • Carsten Bryder, Director of Operations, IT & Network
    Former position: Director of Operations in GlobalConnect
  • Jacob Kjær, CFO/Director of Finance, Insights & Legal
    Former position: CFO in GlobalConnect
  • Jannie Laurberg, Director of People, Culture & Strategy
    Former position: Director of People, Culture and Strategy in GlobalConnect
  • Kamran Alemdar, CMO/Director of Communications & Marketing
    Former position: Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at IP-Only
  • Antonia Brandberg Björk*, Director Integration & Organization
    Former position: Chief People & Performance Officer, IP-Only

*Maternity leave from March 1st.

The two companies will continue to operate with separate names and brands until further notice.

 

For more information, please contact:

Anne Vandbakk

Head of Communications, GlobalConnect

annvan@globalconnect.no

M: +47 952 06 54

 

About GlobalConnect/IP-Only

GlobalConnect/IP-Only is a leading technology and data communication provider in Northern Europe. The Group delivers end-to-end solutions from ground to cloud based on its own infrastructure consisting of 58,000 kilometer fiber network and 18,000 sqm data center space in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Northern Germany.   

GlobalConnect/IP-Only has 27,000 B2B customers and connects 283,000 homes in Sweden and Norway with high-capacity fiber network.

 GlobalConnect/IP-Only has 1,600 employees and revenues of more than EUR 500 million in 2019.