Former Alcatel-Lucent Executive Joins Acision

Acision today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Adolfo Hernandez to Chief Executive, succeeding Jorgen Nilsson, who recently stepped down from the business. In his new role, the former Alcatel-Lucent Executive will focus on the day-to-day leadership of the company to ensure Acision can capitalise on the growing opportunities in the mobile market, while boosting customer engagement, influencing its sales efforts, striving for operational excellence and inspiring innovation, as well as steering the company’s product portfolio in line with market drivers.

Hernandez will assume his new position from 19th August 2013, reporting directly to Acision’s Executive Chairman, Didier Bench, who commented: “It gives me great pleasure to announce the appointment of Adolfo to head up Acision’s day-to-day operations as we make significant strides in building on our market leading position in messaging and executing on our business strategy to deliver world leading IP messaging infrastructure and business analytics solutions, as well as commercial mobile and enterprise engagement services. Transitioning our leadership came at a critical time for us, as we shift our business in line with the changing market requirements, enhanced mobile CRM models and the new world of Over-the-Top (OTT) applications.”

Commenting on his appointment, Adolfo said: “I am excited to be given the opportunity to drive leadership in a company recognised for its heritage while also taking on the challenge to contribute my experience and expertise as Acision responds to new mobile market trends and demands. The people, products and technology that have established Acision as the driving force in mobile messaging will enable us to realise new opportunities, while driving more value in the fast-paced mobile ecosystem. I am extremely pleased that I will be part of taking the company forward to its next phase expansion, nurturing our customer assets and creating new avenues for growth.”

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