snom Names Former Siemens Executive CEO

**Editor’s Note: Click here to see which channel people were on the move in April and May.**

There’s a new top dog at Germany-based snom technology, the IP phone developer that sells through the channel.

snom's Markus Schmitt-FumianIt’s Markus Schmitt-Fumian.

“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.

Most recently, Schmitt-Fumian was senior vice president of business development and innovation at Gigaset, 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.

“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. “ … 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.” 

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