snom Names New CEO

snom technology AG  has named Markus Schmitt-Fumian as its new chief executive officer.

Together with COO Michael Knieling and board member Usman Tahir, Schmitt-Fumian will be responsible for driving innovation and managing growth as snom continues to expand its global footprint in key markets.

“Markus has the business drive and extensive international management experience to further establish snom’s position as an innovator and leader in IP telephony, and to lead the company into its next phase of growth,” said Christian Friese, head of snom’s supervisory board.

Schmitt-Fumian was most recently senior vice president of business development and innovation at Gigaset AG, a developer of DECT phones, where he managed new products, partnerships, alliances and distribution channels. Previously, he spent more than a decade in senior technology, innovation and product design roles at Siemens AG.

“I look forward to broadening snom’s global presence and introducing a new generation of innovative products and solutions to the market,” said Schmitt-Fumian. “The company has long been at the forefront of IP telephony and has expanded internationally to many of the world’s most important markets. My goal is to build on our momentum, delivering products and solutions for businesses of every size to position snom as the clear leader in IP telephony.”