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Trying harder and the right employees

November 18, 2015Martha Entwistle

The stories in our newswire this week are part of our annual Women in Security special report. When I interviewed Bodil Sonesson, VP global sales for Axis Communications, we were talking about her work outside of Axis, as a member of the board of directors of a public company based in Norway. I was interested to learn that public companies in Norway are required to have a certain percentage of women on their corporate boards. Sonesson said that she was recruited for the board. It wasn't easy, the...

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Axis VP's global role evolves with firm's big growth

November 18, 2015Martha Entwistle

SAN ANTONIO—After doing some consulting work for Axis Communications in the mid-90s, Bodil Sonesson was recruited by Axis in 1996, the year it introduced the first network camera.Sonesson was hired to get Axis' European sales operation up and running. Since 2002, she's served as VP global sales. Her title may have remained unchanged for 13 years, but “nothing is the same,” Sonesson told Security Systems News.“We started off as a small organization, and I used to be very much...

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