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Mobotix CEO departs

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Magnus Ekerot is no longer CEO of network camera provider Mobotix. The company announced that Mobotix CFO, Klaus Gesmann, will take on the role of CEO and sales oversight “until further notice.”

According to a statement from Mobotix, Ekerot “was released of his position” on Feb. 17.

In response to questions from Security Systems News, Mobotix co-founder Sabine Hinkel said in an email that Mobotix is “not looking for a replacement for Dr. Magnus Ekerot. Our actual focus is the reorganization of the company back to its roots. There is no deadline to find a replacement for him.”

Hinkel declined further comment on Mobotix reorganization plans.

Ekerot joined Mobotix as chief sales officer in 2011; he was promoted to CEO in October 2013.

Mobotix applies for patent cancellation in wake of suit

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10/29/2013

NEW YORK—Embroiled in a patent lawsuit with e-Watch, Mobotix Corp. has successfully lobbied for suspension of the suit pending an examination of the validity of the patents involved, Mobotix announced Oct. 29.

Mobotix: We’re more than a camera company

Conference focuses on company goals for itself and its partners
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03/31/2011

ATLANTA—If there was one key theme at the Mobotix partner conference, which took place here March 27-29, it was that Mobotix is not just a camera company.