SOURCE: Arkadin

Arkadin

September 12, 2013 08:45 ET

Arkadin Appoints Didier Jaubert as Chief Partnership Officer to Lead Business Development

Former Orange and IBM Executive to Play Pivotal Role in Managing Arkadin's Global Technology and Telecommunications Alliances

PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - Sep 12, 2013) - Arkadin, one of the world's largest and fastest growing collaboration services providers, with a full suite of audio, web, video and Unified Communications solutions, today announced the appointment of Didier Jaubert as Chief Partnership Officer. Mr. Jaubert will have responsibility for the company's extensive worldwide partner ecosystem. This program targets both leading technology companies for reseller and audio integration agreements of their products hosted on Arkadin's platform and telecommunications providers for strategic white-label offerings of Arkadin's collaboration services.

According to Arkadin CEO Olivier de Puymorin, Mr. Jaubert's rich business experience will be a tremendous asset in managing and forging profitable alliances that are fundamental to Arkadin's future: "The skills Didier honed at IBM and Orange in organizational transformation, Tier-1 partnerships and cloud computing will accelerate our ambition for providing the most advanced collaborative and UC services. We're thrilled to have such an accomplished and visionary executive lead an organization dedicated to technology and Telco partnerships that are a key part of Arkadin's growth strategy."

Mr. Jaubert brings 30 years of commercial and general management experience with IT and Telco multinationals. As SVP for Orange Business Services since 2007, he was recognized for expertise in outsourcing and system integration as well as strong negotiation skills in contracts and partnerships in global customer environments. In his most recent role as SVP for Global Solutions and Services he set the direction for Orange Cloud, UC and collaboration initiatives, and launched a full portfolio of cloud-based offerings. For 20 years at IBM he held various management positions in Sales and Global Services in France and the U.S. He has an engineering degree from the École Centrale Paris and an economics degree from Paris University.

Mr. Jaubert is based in Arkadin's Paris headquarters. He is a member of Arkadin's Executive Committee, reporting to CEO Olivier de Puymorin.

About Arkadin

Founded in 2001, Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing collaboration service providers in the world. With a vision rooted in the belief that progress emerges from people's desire to share, Arkadin offers a complete range of remote audio, web, and video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions. The services are delivered in the SaaS model for fast, scalable deployments and a high ROI. Its global network of 51 operating centers in 32 countries has dedicated local-language support teams to service its 37,000 customers. For further information: www.arkadin.com.