Former Oasis Smart SIM entrepreneur to lead emerging territory growth for global messaging leader
Dubai, UAE –13th November, 2013: Acision, a global leader in mobile messaging, today announced the appointment of David Huguet as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Middle East, Africa and Pakistan (MEAP). Huguet, who brings over 15 years of management and sales experience in telecommunications and information technology, is responsible for the management of Acision’s MEAP operations, reporting directly to Acision’s Chief Executive Officer, Adolfo Hernandez.
Prior to Acision, Huguet served as Vice President of Solutions for Middle East and Africa at Oasis Smart SIM; a company he co-founded. During his time at Oasis Smart, David was responsible for all aspects of sales for the company, in addition to establishing new product and market solutions for both MNO and MVNOs. Huguet achieved remarkable growth for the company and was responsible for establishing a network of strategic and value added partnerships that resulted in the delivery of end-to-end mobile solutions to customers and partners through a unique combination of global technology and local expertise.
Huguet also held senior management positions at Saudi Telecom Company (STC) subsidiary Intigral, an end-to-end solution provider focused on delivering digital media content services to regional telecommunication operators. The company grew to be the largest mobile digital content aggregator in the Middle East with Huguet managing all sales and business development, working with strategic partners and telecoms operators.
Commenting on Huguet’s appointment, Adolfo Hernandez, CEO for Acision stated; “David has unique and wide-ranging experience within the telecommunications industry. This, coupled with his extensive relationships in the Middle East, deep knowledge of the global telecoms value chain and strong leadership to advance the company’s regional growth ambitions, made him the logical choice for Acision”.
Commenting on his appointment, Huguet said “I look forward to accelerating Acision’s significant local growth and to enhance our relationships with our customers. Moreover, I feel strongly that we have an opportunity to continue to drive and extend Acision’s leadership in the region, helping existing and future Acision customers and partners seize the tremendous possibilities that lie ahead in the mobile messaging and services marketplace”.