SOURCE: Alternet Systems, Inc.

Alternet - leading enabler of mobile commerce and security

September 02, 2010 09:00 ET

Alternet Systems, Inc. (ALYI) Names Sales Vice President to Mobile Commerce Subsidiary

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - September 2, 2010) -  Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: ALYI) today announced the appointment of Jesus Luzardo as the Vice President of Sales of its mobile commerce subsidiary, Utiba Americas. Mr. Luzardo brings more than 22 years of international sales and operations leadership experience with Fortune 100 companies and Global corporations. He spent 15 years with Motorola Inc. in a variety of sales and operational roles across the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. More recently, he occupied the position of Chief Commercial Officer at LIME (Cable & Wireless Caribbean). He has an MBA and a degree in Electrical Engineering.

In his new position, Mr. Luzardo is responsible for the sale of all Utiba software and Utiba Americas hosted mobile commerce solutions in the Americas and the Caribbean region. He is based at Utiba Americas' regional headquarters in Miami, and will oversee the building of regional sales teams and the opening of regional offices in Mexico and Brazil. 

Utiba Americas CEO Henryk Dabrowski expressed enthusiasm for the appointment of Mr. Luzardo, saying, "Jesus brings industry leadership, in depth knowledge of the carrier market in the Americas, and experience in building and managing professional sales teams. With Jesus leading sales initiatives, Utiba Americas will enable the rapid diffusion of mobile commerce services in the region and fulfill our ambition to 'break the barriers to mobile commerce.'"

About Utiba Americas
Utiba Americas is the result of a joint partnership between Singapore-based Utiba Pte., the leading global supplier of mobile financial transaction platforms for mobile operators and financial institutions, and Alternet. Utiba Americas is rapidly deploying Utiba's robust and flexible mobile commerce platform as a Software as a Service (SaaS) in the Americas and the Caribbean region, providing mCommerce and mobile financial services including mobile remittances, micro-finance and mobile banking.

About Alternet Systems, Inc.
Alternet Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: ALYI), a US corporation headquartered in Miami, Florida, is a leading enabler of Secure Mobile Commerce and Communications in the Americas and Caribbean. Alternet has regional presences in 17 countries throughout the region through a network of fulfillment partners and agents. Alternet's subsidiaries provide a comprehensive suite of hosted and Software as a Service (SaaS) applications for the Utility, Transportation, Financial, and Telecommunication, and Retail industries. Alternet subsidiaries include Utiba Americas, a joint venture with Utiba Pte Ltd., the leading provider of mobile payment and financial transaction software, and International Mobile Security (IMS) a newly formed provider of mobile communications security products and services.

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