Bullitt Group hires former HTC exec Oliver Schulte as COO


Licensee for Caterpillar and JCB mobile devices brings in manufacturer’s ex VP for commercial operations in EMEA¬†

Bullitt Group has appointed former HTC vice president for commercial operations in EMEA Oliver Schulte to the newly created role of chief operating officer.

Schulte spent almost eight years at HTC and had been in his most recent role for over two-and-a-half years. At his time at the manufacturer, he also spent six-and-a-half years at HTC Europe, where he was commercial director for EMEA, finance director and head of commercial and operations management.

Bullitt is the global licensee for a number of brands including Caterpillar and JCB for rugged mobile devices and accessories.

Co-CEO Colin Batt said: “He will be a valuable addition to our management team, with deep knowledge and understanding of the mobile phone business combined with the drive to continue and build on our success to date.”

Schulte added: “Bullitt is an innovative, dynamic business, working with a number of established global brands to create new products for the consumer electronics market.”