Oliver-Schulte-RugGear-CEOPreviously Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer for Nokia’s successor HMD Global, Oliver Schulte will lead further expansion of the brand in key regions, the acquisition of new market share, and the introduction of innovative mobile devices. Thanks to his 20 years’ experience in the mobile telecoms sector, he will also contribute to the development of competitive devices.

Oliver Schulte’s experience spans supporting companies like HTC in their transition from OEM to consumer brand, to being the former CEO Mobile and COO of the Bullitt Group, which, among others, is the exclusive worldwide licensee of Cat® (Caterpillar Inc.) and distributes eponymous mobile devices. During that time, he successfully launched new products for leading Telecommunication companies, such as Telekom and Verizon. He also held many executive positions at Taiwan’s tech company HTC, including Vice President of Commercial Operations.

Maverick Chen, Founder and President of RugGear® explains:

“We have created the new position of CEO to strengthen our plans for a global expansion. With Oliver, we have gained one of the most experienced directors in the industry. His expertise in the field of mobile devices, his network and his extensive experience in sales will help us reinforce the presence of RugGear® in the individual markets key to our future growth.”

Oliver Schulte, CEO of RugGear® says:

“For me, the main challenge is to recognize a brand’s potential and develop its strengths to establish it sustainably in the market. I find that RugGear® has the best conditions to expand its business internationally in its market. In doing so, we will not only surprise the industry with new products, but we will also captivate them with excellent customer service”.

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Oliver Shulte joins company as CEO of RugGear.

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