Mobile Distillery announces major organisation overhaul
and new future growth plans
- mobile technology specialist appoints Jean-Philippe Bechade as CEO -
12 February 2010 – After five years of successive growth and a 60 per cent increase in revenue in 2009, mobile technology specialist Mobile Distillery (www.mobile-distillery.com) is announcing its plans for future growth. It has appointed a new CEO, Jean-Philippe Bechade, with the aim of driving further growth of 80 per cent in 2010.
With a strong background in large IT and telecom companies at senior management level, Jean-Philippe will bring his knowledge of sales and marketing development to Mobile Distillery. He was previously director of consumer, SMB and channel divisions for Lenovo in France and North-West Africa and was also director of the EMEA channel at Lenovo. He started his career as customer sales representative for IBM and then progressed to various management positions at IBM and Deutsche Telekom.
Co-founders Eric Lemaréchal and Vincent Berge remain shareholders and board members of the company and will support this new growth phase by developing mobile and near-field communications (NFC) services in new ventures. This includes Mobile Distillery licensing to provide corporations with managed services to run their mobile projects.
“Mobile Distillery is a great company with excellent technology and a talented team and I’m looking forward to helping make the company even more profitable,” says Jean-Philippe. “Vincent and Eric have done a fantastic job in bringing the company this far and I look forward to building on this success with their help.”
Mobile Distillery will be making major announcements in 2010 to bring new software versions to market and drastically enhance its professional services capacity to better support large corporations and mobile operator community needs in their ‘go mobile’ strategy.
The company will be at Mobile World Congress in
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