- Former Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs MD Joins World Leader in Mobile Data to Drive Forward Strategic Corporate Expansion
READING, England, Aug. 12 /CNW/ - Acision, a world leader in mobile data, today announced the appointment of investment banker, Basil Geoghegan, to the position of Chief Development Officer. Geoghegan joins Acision with more than 15 years' experience in the financial sector, having occupied MD positions at two of the world's leading investment banking houses, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs. In his role at Acision, Geoghegan will be responsible for the company's growth strategy, corporate finance and future development of the business.
Geoghegan worked at Goldman Sachs for nearly 14 years, culminating in the position of MD of its London-based Financial Institutions Group, before joining Deutsche Bank in 2009, where he was responsible for supporting all of the firm's UK and Irish investment banking clients. During his tenure at both companies, Geoghegan advised leading blue-chip companies across multiple sectors (including banking, aerospace and technology) on a broad range of financial issues including IPOs, mergers and acquisitions and rights restructuring.
"Basil is a tremendous hire to our business and with his high profile and level of expertise in the financial sector, he is an invaluable asset to the company as we seek to further bolster our global market position in the mobile communications industry," commented Rory Buckley, Chief Executive at Acision. "Basil's experience in advising a broad range of leading private sector organisations on key financial issues will be fundamental to stimulating Acision's ongoing growth."
Basil Geoghegan said: "Acision's heritage in mobile messaging, combined with its experience in delivering high-quality and reliable mobile data solutions to an extensive global customer base, has helped it to establish a strong position in the mobile market. My focus will be to reinforce its position in mobile data while driving forward the expansion of the company through strategic financial development."
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As a world leader in mobile data, Acision powers innovation and profitable growth in mobile data services. As a pioneer of mobile messaging, Acision's real time mobile data solutions support its customers worldwide to drive new revenues with innovative services while controlling, optimising and monetising data traffic. For more information, visit Acision at http://www.acision.com
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