GlobalConnect appoints Annette Otto as SVP of People and Culture

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Nordic digital infrastructure and connectivity provider GlobalConnect appoints Annette Otto as its new SVP of People and Culture. Otto comes from a role as an independent consultant, and was prior to that SVP of People, Brand and Sustainability at Atea Denmark. Otto will assume her new role in GlobalConnect on April 15, 2023.

“Our biggest asset and enabler to reach our growth ambition, lies with our people. Therefore, I am thrilled to welcome Annette to our team. With her vast HR experience and passion for her craft, she thrives in operating at the intersection of business, people, and technology, and strongly believes that strategies and goals are achieved through and by people”, says Charlotta Rehman, Executive Vice President, People & Brand at GlobalConnect.

For the past seven years, Otto has led the People, Brand and Sustainability function at Atea Denmark, and in 2019 she received Dansk HR’s “HR Award” for her work with mental health at Atea. Before joining Atea Denmark, Otto headed up HR Development at Coop Denmark and spent her previous four years working with HR, Communications and Business support at Telia Denmark.

“Global Connect is a successful company with strong products and services and, not least, highly committed employees. I couldn’t be more excited to join GlobalConnect and look forward to supporting the continued growth and development journey”, says Annette Otto.

Otto brings more than 13 years of experience from leading HR roles, in industries such as IT, retail, telecommunications, and food processing, and currently holds several board assignments, working both with start-ups and mature companies. Annette resides in Roskilde with her husband and close to their grown-up kids.

Otto will be a part of GlobalConnect’s Executive Leadership Team and report to Executive Vice President, Charlotta Rehman, People & Brand at GlobalConnect.