Handheld Group Appoints Johan Hed as New Product Manager

The Handheld Group has appointed Johan Hed as new product manager. The recruitment is part of Handheld’s increased focus on new product development. In his position as product manager, Hed will be responsible for the product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements and defining the product vision. The role also includes ensuring that the Handheld’s product line-up support s the company’s overall strategy and goals. Hed has been with Handheld since January 2011 and is a graduate of Handheld’s successful management trainee program, which has filled several managerial positions within the Handheld Group. At Handheld, he has managed business development focused in the US as well as the APAC region. Johan has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lamar University, Texas, USA, and a Master of Science in International Business and Trade from the University of Gothenburg (Sweden). Johan Hed starts his new position as product manager immediately, and will be based at Handheld’s global headquarters in Lidköping in southwestern Sweden.