Arnaud Azilinon to head Comviva’s Francophone West and Central Africa operation

Comviva, the India-based global provider of value added services (VAS) for mobile networks, has announced the appointment of Arnaud Azilinon as head of Francophone West and Central Africa region.

As part of the new post, Arnaud will be responsible for sales, regional Key Account Management, technical account management and solution sales.  He will be based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and will provide strategic direction and operational focus to expand company’s business in the region.

On his appointment, Arnaud said: “I am delighted with the opportunity to work with Comviva, an innovative and leading VAS provider in Africa and across the emerging markets. I look forward to drawing on my experience to expand Comviva’s association with Mobile Network Operators and Banks in my region.”

Prior to joining Comviva, Arnaud was the Managing Director for Mac Technologies (Congo Brazzaville), having led the organization across Francophone Africa. Prior to this he spent almost 10 years in various marketing and management roles as part of Atlantique Group and was mostly based in Abidjan with brief period in Johannesburg. He completed his Graduation from Paris Graduate School of Management.

Present in Africa for close to a decade, Comviva is a recognized leader in the VAS space, with solutions deployed in over 40 countries. The company is creating multiple job opportunities in the telecom sector across the continent. Comviva is recruiting sales professionals, engineers and even freshers across the continent and bringing them over to India for extensive training at their corporate office.

With an extensive portfolio of solutions spanning VAS infrastructure, applications delivery platforms and customer-facing applications, Comviva enables mobile service providers to enrich mobile users’ lives, whilst rationalizing costs, accelerating revenue growth and enhancing customer lifetime value. Comviva’s solutions are deployed by service providers in over 90 countries and power services to more than 850 million mobile subscribers globally.

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