Anders Waldner Appointed as Managing Director of Erlang Solutions AB

Stockholm, 2nd February 2011 – Erlang Solutions Ltd, the world’s largest specialist Erlang services and support company, today announced the appointment of Anders Waldner as its new Managing Director of its wholly owned subsidiary Erlang Solutions AB, with immediate effect. Mr Waldner brings with him a wealth of business expertise in the areas of strategic business planning, complex project management and reviewing sales processes. 

Erlang Solutions Ltd, the world’s largest specialist Erlang services and support company, today announced the appointment of Anders Waldner as its new Managing Director of its wholly owned subsidiary Erlang Solutions AB, with immediate effect. Mr Waldner brings with him a wealth of business expertise in the areas of strategic business planning, complex project management and reviewing sales processes.  

Mr Waldner will replace Kimmo Gläborg who has been the MD to date. Mr Gläborg will now be taking the role of Managing Director for Streamfile AB, a company Erlang Solutions holds a stake in.

Mr Waldner’s key responsibilities will include overseeing the operational aspects of the business and managing the workforce to ensure Erlang Solutions’ continued and rapid expansion in the Nordic market.

Mr Waldner has over 23 years experience in the technology industry. Before joining Erlang Solutions he has worked with Logica, a business and technology service company, employing 39,000 people in across 36 countries. Within Logica he held a number of roles including acting CEO, Director of Operations, Senior Business Developer and Group Head of e-Commerce.

 “I am delighted that Anders is joining Erlang Solutions and extremely pleased to welcome him to the team at this very exciting time”, said Stuart Whitfield, CEO, Erlang Solutions. “Following my own appointment in early January 2011, I am fortunate to have the opportunity to build a very strong management team that will enable the company to continue this phase of substantial growth and expansion.”

Erlang Solutions Ltd. has recently undergone a redefinition of the management structure which saw Stuart Whitfield appointed as CEO and co-founders Francesco Cesarini and Marcus Taylor become Technical Director and Commercial Director respectively.

Mr Waldner comments, “I am very enthusiastic about joining Erlang Solutions, the company has recorded strong performance indicators recently and I hope to boost these even further.

“Erlang Solutions has an excellent product portfolio including training, consulting, contracting and system development offerings and is leading the field in terms of driving the worldwide uptake of the Erlang programming language. I hope to bring the skills and experience I have gained throughout my career in business and technology services, to bear in my new role.

“The considerable talent of the people at Erlang Solutions is a huge asset to the company and I am looking forward to working closely with them.”

-ENDS-

About Erlang Solutions Ltd
Erlang Solutions specialises in supporting businesses with the creation, integration, delivery and lifetime support of products and services based on the Erlang programming language, from small developers to Fortune 500 corporations.

Unlike other software services companies Erlang Solutions is the only company of its kind totally focused on Erlang and the Erlang community, offering industry-leading research, development, training and worldwide support for businesses using Erlang.

Erlang Solutions helps its customers to realise the potential of Erlang-based solutions, with all the inherent benefits of the low lifetime cost, extreme reliability and scalability, which Erlang offers.

Erlang Solutions has offices in London, Stockholm and Krakow.

For further information please visit www.erlang-solutions.com

About Streamfile AB
A Stockholm based data communications company that has created a platform for the next generation of digital courier systems. It is a technology focussed solution that optimises backend systems for performance and bandwidth per file-transfer than most of our competitors. Streamfile is a complete FTP replacement system, with integrability within your web page or domain name. This can be done without the need to install additional browser plug-ins, software or agreeing to annoying pop-ups. All of this just works on any corporate network instantly.

For further information please visit www.streamfile.com

About Erlang, the programming language

Erlang is a programming language developed specifically for systems requiring extremely high levels of reliability and scalability. Erlang is ideally suited to use in systems with a high degree of concurrency, such as telecoms, banking, automotive, instant messaging and social networks. Erlang Solutions was founded in 1998 by several of the original creators of the Erlang language. Erlang is an Open Source language with an active and growing global community of developers and programmers.

For more information please contact:

Erlang Solutions
Vicki Fertnig / Ryan Waters
+44 207 751 4444
pr@erlang-solutions.com

Date: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011