TORONTO--(Marketwire - Sep 25, 2012) - Sigma Systems, the authority in provisioning converged broadband solutions, today announced that Rick Mallon has been appointed to the position of vice president of marketing and product management at Sigma, effective immediately. Prior to this appointment, Mallon served as vice president of product management for the company.
"Over the past several years, Sigma has expanded its reach into new market segments and new geographies," said Tim Spencer, president of Sigma Systems. "In his expanded role, Rick will be a key driver of our strategic marketing initiatives, which include expanding our presence in the telecommunications market and enhancing our leadership position in the provisioning of IP services, including converged broadband, network, and value-added services."
As vice president of marketing and product management, Mallon will continue to lead the product management of Sigma's service provisioning and activation platform and service packages, while leading the execution of global marketing programs.
Mallon has more than 24 years of experience in the IT and telecom industries with corporations such as Pure Networks, TeleGea, Atreus Systems, Nortel and IBM, including six years at Sigma Systems. He has spent the past 15 years working to develop business and operational support systems for advanced IP services including VoIP, WiMAX, IP VPNs, IP Video and high speed data access. He has experience in senior positions across product management, business development and strategic planning. Mallon has a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo and a MBA from the University of Ottawa.
About Sigma Systems
Sigma Systems is the proven global leader in delivering converged broadband services. Sigma Systems' powerful solutions enable the world's Next-Generation Operators (NGOs) to deliver a rich consumer experience through communications and entertainment services -- over any access technology to any device. The company's award-winning solutions include order management, provisioning and activation, and active mediation of residential and business VoIP, broadband, video, and triple-play and quad-play services. With the support of Sigma's Professional Services, NGOs around the globe -- including Charter, Cox, Rogers, TELUS, Cogeco Cable, YouSee, Tiscali, NET Servicos, Technology Networks, iTSCOM and ZON Multimedia and more -- are leveraging Sigma's solutions for service transformation and rapid, reliable delivery of today's -- and tomorrow's -- new services. For more information about Sigma Systems, visit http://www.sigma-systems.com and follow the company on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sigmasystems.