Syniverse Appoints Alfred de Cárdenas Chief Operating Officer, Names Mahesh Prasad President of Sales, Americas
TAMPA, Fla. – Aug. 7, 2012 – Syniverse announced today that Alfred de Cárdenas has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, an expansion of his previous role as President, Global Sales and Customer Support, to include responsibility for the company’s lines of business. The company also announced that industry veteran Mahesh Prasad has joined Syniverse as President of Sales for the Americas.
“Alfred's leadership of our sales and customer relationship management has played a key role in the growth of our company during the past four years,” said Jeff Gordon, President and CEO, Syniverse. “His appointment is a natural progression that better aligns the organization with our strategic direction, keeping customers as our top priority.”
In his expanded role, de Cárdenas is responsible for leading the direction of Syniverse’s roaming, messaging and network lines of business while continuing to head the company’s global sales and customer support organization.
“Syniverse is continually evolving to better serve the mobile ecosystem in an era of unprecedented demand for mobile,” de Cárdenas said. “Mahesh Prasad’s deep MNO experience, mobile expertise and keen customer focus will serve our customers well as he leads the Americas.”
Prasad brings more than 20 years of telecommunications leadership expertise, most recently serving as the President and Chief Marketing Officer of Reliance Communications in India, where he was responsible for the marketing of voice, data and content services. Prior to Reliance, Prasad worked in the United States with leading telecom operators such as Nextel, Verizon (Bell Atlantic) and MCI WorldCom.
Syniverse makes mobile work for more than 900 mobile operators, cable and Internet providers, and enterprises in over 160 countries. With unmatched expertise and 25 years simplifying the complexities of roaming, messaging and networking, Syniverse serves as the force at the center of the mobile communications universe, keeping people connected today and forging new connections for tomorrow. Nobody knows mobile like Syniverse. For more information, visit www.syniverse.com, follow Syniverse on Twitter or find Syniverse on Facebook.
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