Transmode appoints Mark Burton as VP Sales Europe

Stockholm, Sweden - 24(th) January 2013 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet-optical networking solutions, today announced that it has appointed Mark Burton as VP Sales for Europe. Formerly Regional Sales Director for UK and Ireland, Burton has helped grow Transmode's revenues in the region to become one of the company's largest sales regions globally. "I am delighted to promote Mark to his new position as our Head of Sales for Europe," said Björn Andersson, Transmode's Global VP Sales. "He has the ability to lead by example and bring the right resources to each and every customer. He has extensive expertise in the telecoms market and a great track record of sales growth. It is also very pleasing to recruit from within for such a key strategic role, which helps our high achievers grow with the company and shows the company's commitment to our team." Burton has taken on his new role at a time when Europe's major telecommunications providers need to invest in future-proof technology for the provision of bandwidth. Transmode has significant ongoing business relationships with both Tier 1 carriers and alternative service providers. He will continue to be based in the UK and oversee the European sales team and partner programs. Burton has more than 25 years' experience in the telecommunications industry and specialises in high value carrier and enterprise business sales and people management. His technology specialism is in switching and optical technology. He commented, "I am looking forward to further contributing to the growth of Transmode's sales in Europe and to helping the team better serve our pan- European customers. I believe that the company, together with our partners, has the right mix of product range and services to meet the demand for increased bandwidth in the Metro Network space." For more information please contact: Ola Elmeland Vice President Marketing & Communications Transmode Systems AB Telephone: +46 8 506 882 71 Email: About Transmode Transmode is a global provider of packet-optical networking solutions that enable fixed line and mobile network operators to cost effectively address the capacity needs created by the rapid growth in video and data traffic. These solutions are important building blocks in next-generation high-speed optical networks that support services such as broadband backhaul, mobile data backhaul, video delivery services and cloud computing. Transmode's solutions are based on Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) and packet optical transport technologies, which are designed to increase the capacity, flexibility and functionality of optical metro core and metro access networks. Transmode's Intelligent WDM (iWDM(TM)) approach gives key advantages to customers, such as ultra-low latency, low power consumption and innovative network design. Transmode is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange (TRMO). Since 2000 the company has installed more than 30,000 systems for over 400 fixed and mobile network operators, service providers, large enterprises and public institutions in over 40 countries across the globe. For additional information about Transmode, please visit Press release PDF: This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Transmode via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1672553]