Arrival of Maxime Julien as Senior Vice President, Research & Development
first step in expansion of MOBIVOX's Montreal team
MONTREAL, Dec. 4 /CNW Telbec/ - MOBIVOX, which makes it possible to
connect with family and friends around the world for free from any phone,
today announced that Maxime Julien has joined the company as Senior Vice
President, Research & Development.
Maxime Julien has more than 15 years of management experience in the high
tech and engineering sectors. Prior to joining MOBIVOX, Maxime was COO of
Electronic Arts' Montreal studio and VP, Operations at Ubisoft Entertainment.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Julien held several executive positions with
industry leaders CAE, Motorola, Teleglobe and Ericsson. Maxime Julien holds an
MBA (Finance) from HEC Montréal and a B.Eng. (Electrical) from Université
"I'm very excited to be joining the MOBIVOX team at this time of
accelerated growth," said Maxime Julien, SVP R&D, MOBIVOX. "This is an
unparalleled opportunity to build a world-class company - based in Montreal -
that creates innovative communications services for consumers worldwide."
With several hundred thousand subscribers, MOBIVOX continues to expand
its customer base in 44 countries. In addition to recently appointing the
former head of Mobile from Skype as COO and opening an office in Boston,
MOBIVOX is expected to hire about 25 programmers and developers in the coming
"Maxime's energy and track record of success in building and leading
world-class R&D teams in Montreal makes him a perfect addition to our senior
management team," added Stéphane Marceau, President and CEO, MOBIVOX.
Headquartered in Montreal, MOBIVOX brings advanced communications
services to consumers. With MOBIVOX, calls are free from anywhere in the world
to 44 countries and members save up to 98% on all other international calls.
After registering at www.mobivox.com, members simply call a local access
number. When calling, members need only say the name of the person they wish
to reach. No need for calling cards, personal identification numbers,
computers, special software or complicated downloads. MOBIVOX works on any
phone and membership is free. Privately held MOBIVOX recently closed an
$11 million round of financing. Investors include IDG Ventures Boston, IDG
Venture Investment China, IDG Ventures Vietnam, Brightspark Ventures and
Skypoint Capital. For more information, please visit www.mobivox.com.
For further information:
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MOBIVOX, (514) 499-9632, firstname.lastname@example.org; Stéphane Marceau, President
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