SOURCE: Acision

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February 01, 2011 10:32 ET

Acision Appoints Rick Harris as Senior Vice President and General Manager for North America

Mobile Data Leader Hires Former VeriSign and Nortel Executive

PLANO, TX--(Marketwire - February 1, 2011) - Acision, a world leader in mobile data, today announced the appointment of Rick Harris as senior vice president and general manager, North America. Harris, who brings over 20 years of senior management and sales experience in telecommunications and information technology, is responsible for the management of Acision's North American operations and driving business development in the region.

Harris served as vice president for North America sales at VeriSign, where he managed all aspects of sales for the company's Communications Service Group, as well as the North American Telecom Service Provider and the Cable MSO markets. Harris also held several management positions at Nortel North America, including senior vice president of the company's AT&T account. Most recently, as executive vice president of sales and marketing for security consultant ICSynergy International, Harris managed all sales and business development, working with strategic partners such as Sun and Oracle. 

"Rick's hire allows us to take a fresh approach to the North America region, while continuing with our goal to drive growth and expand our global reach across our portfolio of solutions in mobile data services, mobile broadband and mobile data charging. Rick's telecommunications industry experience, relationships and insights into the market will be essential as Acision continues to build upon its business and drives sales in the region," said Jorgen Nilsson, COO at Acision. 

"I am thrilled Acision has chosen me to develop the business in North America. I look forward to working with the management team to continue to drive Acision's leadership in the region, helping existing and future Acision customers and partners seize the tremendous opportunities that lie ahead in the mobile marketplace," said Harris.

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As a world leader in mobile data, Acision powers innovation and profitable growth in mobile data services. As the pioneer of mobile messaging, Acision's real time mobile data solutions support its customers worldwide to drive new revenues with innovative services while controlling, optimizing and monetizing data traffic. For more information, visit Acision at www.acision.com

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