Phonect, the market leader within voice over IP in the business segment, has appointed Terje Thon and Olav Stokke as new directors in the company's Board. Terje Thon is the new chairman of the Board.
Thon was previously with Telenor for more than 10 years, the last six years in the role as deputy CEO, and he was central in Telenor's successfull international expansion. He has also been the chairman of the board of Birdstep ASA.
Stokke was a founder of NextGenTel, a leading company within the market for Internet ADSL access. Stokke was the CEO of the company and instrumental in listing it on the Oslo Stock Exchange in 2003. NextGenTel was sold to Telia in 2006 and Stokke resigned as CEO in 2008.