Monday, 9 March 2009

Lycamobile appoints new commercial director – UK

Lycamobile has announced that John Weir will be joining the UK based MVNO as its new commercial director. The international calling MVNO has created the position for Weir, who will be responsible for its global market development, partnerships and relationships with its partners.

Weir left South Africa’s third largest mobile network, Cell C, to join Lycamobile. Whilst at Cell C Weir was responsible for the development of revenue streams, strategy formulation and business relations. His past positions saw him as Chief Executive Officer of M-Tel and board advisor to Virgin Mobile South Africa.

“This is a significant senior appointment and John will play a vital role in helping us to grow and prosper from our existing operator relationships. With over 20 years of global mobile sector experience, he’s the right man for this strategically important position.” said Milind Kangle, Chief Executive Officer of Lycamobile.