DUBLIN, Ireland – July 13, 2010 – Openet, the leading provider of Transactional Intelligence for the world’s largest and most innovative network service providers, today announces an expansion of its executive leadership team across key areas within the Company. Openet’s continued growth across its global base of customers, partners and staff is driving the expansion across finance, services, support, product development and sales.
Ms. Eimer McGovern
has been appointed Openet’s CFO. Ms. McGovern is a Chartered Accountant who has worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, The Electric Paper Company (EP) and ThirdForce Plc. Ms. McGovern also spent 10 years in various roles with DCC plc, including as finance director of DCC's supply chain management division servicing the IT industry. In October 2009, Ms. McGovern was appointed to the Contracts Awards Committee of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland by the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. At Openet, Ms. McGovern will be responsible for the Company’s finance function and corporate governance, and will also oversee global operations, facilities and administration.
“The addition of Eimer to our executive team, with her experience and skill set, will help propel Openet in 2010 and beyond,” said Niall Norton, CEO at Openet. “This appointment and the further expansion of our leadership team illustrate our growth and momentum, with this enhanced executive structure continually committed to providing the best solutions to our customers.”
Additionally, Openet founder and CTO Mr. Joe Hogan is now heading Openet’s newly expanded Core Product Development division. This division is being expanded to allow increased innovation and development across all current and future markets. With the expansion, Mr. Hogan’s new title is CTO and GVP Core Product Engineering.
Openet’s Services division has also been expanded. Combining both Professional and Client services, this division will now be under the global leadership of Ms. Juliana Su, now Openet’s GVP Services. Mr. Jim Chadwick, formerly COO, is now Openet’s America RVP, Services.
Finally, Shane O’Flynn has been promoted to GVP Delivery Engineering & Support. In this role, Mr. O’Flynn will be overseeing the expanded Delivery Engineering and Support division, with product support, interface development, product testing and code factory all reporting to Mr. O’Flynn. He is also responsible for the development of applications and related development for Openet with all global support functions combined under his leadership.
By restructuring and expanding the global executive leadership in finance, services, support, product development and sales, Openet is capping off a successful first half of 2010, following its best year ever in 2009
. Focusing on the needs of its customers with Openet’s Policy and Charging Controls Architecture and the release of its Subscriber Data Management Architecture
and several new products
, the Company continues to deliver next-generation offerings to the world’s largest and most innovative wireless, wireline and cable operators. Openet has also announced several new customer deals, including Meteor and Orange France, and new partners such as Netezza.
With its architectures, platforms and solutions, Openet provides the needed subscriber insight and visibility to wireless, wireline and cable operators, allowing the necessary network control to deliver an optimal customer experience. To learn more about Openet and its offerings, please visit: www.openet.com
Openet is a leading worldwide provider of event processing and transaction management solutions. The Transactional Intelligence of the company’s solutions extracts increased value from diverse service provider networks, enabling rapid introduction of new services and reliable, cost-effective management of existing services. Openet is focused on delivering best-in-class network edge solutions and specialized engagement processes that create business value from network activity. A global company, Openet’s implementations include long-running engagements with the world’s leading service providers such as BT, Orange, AT&T and Verizon Wireless. For more information, visit www.openet.com