On 23rd September, Guillaume van Gaver became LINK Mobility Group’s new CEO, replacing the former CEO, Thomas Berge, who will continue in his position as the company’s CFO. Van Gaver is an internationally educated professional with 25 years of experience in the insurance industry, telecommunications and the retail sector. He has worked in management, business development, B2B, digital channels, marketing, sales and customer service.
This accomplished manager joins LINK in a position of high responsibility, with the aim of continuing to establish the company as a European leader in the messaging and mobile solutions market.
An international professional
“I look forward to continuing LINK’s exciting journey with the team across all Europe. LINK is currently the leading provider of mobile messaging and mobile communication services for businesses in Europe, and we have aspirations of becoming the leading partner in other markets. We are experiencing a strong and growing demand within our industry, and we are highly motivated by the opportunities that lie ahead. We will achieve our great potential through passion and hard work!” With this declaration of intent, Guillaume van Gaver became our company’s new CEO.
Jen Rugseth, founder of LINK Mobility and a member of the Board of Directors, says, “Guillaume has a comprehensive understanding of this evolving market, including customer needs, innovative measures and new business opportunities. I am confident that he is the right person to lead the way at LINK, as we continue to expand our presence and our business.”
Van Gaver’s career began in the United States, working for Arianespace in its marketing area, focusing on mobile telephony. Subsequently he has worked in the USA, Europe, the Middle East and Eurasia. He was Director of Direct Sales for Orange UK in London, focusing on digital channels, and Commercial Director in charge of Marketing Sales and Customer Service for Mobinil in Egypt. His most recent position was that of international Executive Vice President (EVP) for the communications company Tele2. He is also currently director of i-surance, based in Zurich.
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