Stefan Holländer appointed as new CEO in robotics scale-up wheel.me

Stefan Hollaender formal

The Board of Directors in wheel.me has appointed Stefan Hollander as the new CEO of the fast-growing Norwegian robotics company wheel.me. Stefan is a German citizen and has broad leadership and technology experience from global tech companies as well as scale-ups. Stefan was leading Formlabs EMEA as the Managing Director, and has previously served as Senior Vice President at T-Systems, Chairman of Motionlogic, Senior Director at Microsoft Germany, Marketing Director at Sony Germany, among others. Stefan will take up his position on 1 October 2022.

"We are very excited to have Stefan take the steering wheel in wheel.me," says chairperson of the Board of Directors, Walter Qvam. "Stefan has unique experience that matches wheel.me's set-up and strategy very well. He is a straightforward, driven and hands-on leader. With wheel.me setting up for mass production for a huge global market, his market and working experience from the tech industry in Europe, the US, as well as in Asia will be a significant strength in the global expansion of our company," says Mr. Qvam.

Stefan adds: "I can't wait to finally join wheel.me at such an exciting time and help the organization to scale-up into the different markets and verticals. I'm very grateful for all the experiences that I have gathered in the last years, not only in the IoT, Cloud and IT infrastructure business, but also in the additive manufacturing and 3D Printing industry. We have also been working to resolve challenges like unstable supply chains, rapidly changing customer expectations and fundamental changes in the labor market. wheel.me is bringing a very accessible and extremely flexible robotic solutions to our customers in very different industries. This is a fantastic opportunity and there is so much more to come! Very exciting times with this fantastic team!"

wheel.me (Oslo, Norway) is a robotics company that helps people improve the way they live and work by enabling anything indoors to move effortlessly on smart wheels. With a product portfolio of advanced hard- and software full-stack robots, wheel.me makes businesses more competitive by allowing them to automate within current facilities as is, without needing to rebuild. We provide customers with a low entry cost compared to alternatives and offer them a significant higher degree of flexibility by enabling them to put wheels on existing objects.

Contact: Walter Qvam +4790525226

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