Telecoms veteran joins Acision's leadership team to expand local presence, drive operational excellence and boost customer experience in Latin America
READING, England, Aug. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Acision, the global leader in mobile messaging, today announced that Fatima Raimondi has been appointed as its Senior Vice President and General Manager for Latin America (LATAM). Fatima will assume responsibility for managing all of Acision's LATAM operations, leading growth in the region through business development, team cultivation and developing customer and partner relationships.
Fatima brings a wealth of experience to Acision, having been in senior sales and management roles in the communications industry for over 20 years in Europe and Latin America. In her new role, Fatima will build upon Acision's market leading position and success in the region, playing an instrumental role in enhancing Acision's presence and relevance with local mobile operators and enterprises as they work to deploy profitable new messaging services. She will also take a leading position in steering the regional strategic direction, while boosting customer experience and driving demand for Acision's solutions and services across IP, Cloud and Enterprise Messaging.
"The mobile communication industry plays an important role in helping Latin America people develop and grow in all areas of life and business, often opening up new opportunities to connect across all demographics," said Raimondi. "Today the LATAM region is developing at an impressive rate, which is very exciting and important, not just to Acision but the industry as a whole, which can create and launch new services to users who are willing to adopt and embrace. My main focus will be to ensure that Acision's position as a driver of innovation and creator of high-demand messaging services becomes even stronger in the region by working with the company's team of talented individuals, as well as operators and enterprises, to take them a step closer to the new raft of services in the mobile messaging world."
Jorgen Nilsson, Chief Executive at Acision, comments: "The market opportunity for Acision in Latin America is extremely significant for us as we evolve the business into more than just mobile messaging company and introduce new services for operators, consumers and enterprises. With Fatima's extensive experience in the telecoms market driving sales and growing high-achieving businesses, we are confident that we can leverage her leadership to build on the success we have already had in this region, launch new services, achieve our growth objectives and explore new, exciting opportunities across Latin America."
Prior to Acision, Fatima held a number of senior management and leadership roles at Ericsson where she covered multiple markets, and was most recently President for Ericsson Brazil. In addition to her executive experience, Fatima has previously been a board member at the Swedish Chamber in both Argentina and Brazil. Today she sits on the advisory board of Melitta do Brazil, and is a member of the Organisation and People Committee of Natura Board of Directors in Brazil.
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As the global leader in mobile messaging, Acision connects the world by powering relevant, seamless messaging services, which enrich the mobile communications experience and create new opportunities for carriers and enterprises across the world. For more information, visit Acision at http://www.acision.com.
SOURCE: Acision UK Ltd
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