Anne Bouverot to step down as Director General of the GSMA
Date: Mon, 03/23/2015 - 14:12
Anne Bouverot will leave the organisation to become the Chair and CEO of Morpho, a global leader in security and identity solutions
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The GSMA announced that Anne Bouverot, Director General of the GSMA, will leave the organisation to become the Chair and CEO of Morpho, a global leader in security and identity solutions. Ms. Bouverot will remain with the GSMA through 31 July 2015.
“On behalf of the GSMA Board, I would like to thank Anne for her exemplary leadership and outstanding work over the last four years,” said Jon Fredrik Baksaas, Chairman of the GSMA and President and CEO of Telenor Group. “Anne has made significant impact during her tenure with the GSMA, building a stronger organisation focused on our industry’s priorities and advocating effectively on behalf of mobile operators across the globe. We are naturally disappointed that Anne has decided to move on to a new opportunity, but we wish her every success as she takes this next exciting step in her career.”
“Mobile is undeniably the most dynamic and rapidly evolving sector in technology today, creating significant opportunities for mobile operators and providing important socio-economic benefits for consumers and businesses around the world,” said Ms. Bouverot. “I am very proud of the progress that the GSMA has made in aligning with our members around key industry initiatives, driving forward important advocacy programmes and convening the broad mobile communications ecosystem at leading events such as Mobile World Congress. I want to thank the GSMA Board, our entire membership and, of course, the GSMA staff for their support over the last four years.”
The GSMA has commenced a search process to identify a new Director General and will make an announcement regarding Ms. Bouverot’s successor in due course.