Funkwerk AG: Carsten Ahrens appointed CTO of FUNKWERK
In Carsten Ahrens, Funkwerk gains a recognised technology expert with 20 years of experience in the telecommunication and IT sector, who has made his mark in various leading positions both at national and international level. In his most recent role at Ericsson, Ahrens was responsible for business in Germany. On numerous occasions throughout his professional career, he set up new business units in the multimedia and consulting sector which he subsequently led to success (including as managing director of Ericsson Consulting and as Director Consulting and Systems Integration at Atos Origin).
Based in Kölleda near Erfurt, Funkwerk AG develops, produces and markets professional communication systems used in vehicles, transport and other companies and institutions. With its four segments Traffic & Control Communication (communication, management and information systems for transport and industry), Automotive Communication (communication equipment for vehicles), Enterprise Communication (network and telecommunication solutions for businesses), and Security Communication (personal security and messaging systems, video monitoring, property protection), Funkwerk occupies a strategically excellent position in future markets.