Comviva appoints Arnaud Azilinon as head of Francophone WECA region to strengthen Africa mobile VAS business

By Telecom Lead Team: VAS major Comviva announced the
appointment of Arnaud Azilinon as head of Francophone West and Central Africa

At Comviva, Arnaud will be responsible for sales,
regional Key Account Management, technical account management and solution
sales.  He will be based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and will provide
strategic direction and operational focus to expand company’s business in the

We are pleased to welcome Arnaud to the Comviva family.
With his rich experience and in depth understanding of Francophone Africa, we
are positive that he will successfully drive our operations. His regional
insight would set the stage for success in this important geography, that
contributes to our business and has nascent demand characterised by low
penetration and high growth in the mobile sector,” said Manoranjan Mohapatra,
CEO, Comviva.

I am delighted with the opportunity to work with
Comviva, an innovative and leading VAS provider in Africa and across the
emerging markets. I look forward to drawing on my experience to expand
Comviva’s association with Mobile Network Operators and Banks in my
region,” said Arnaud Azilinon, Head of Francophone West and Central Africa
region, Comviva.

Prior to joining Comviva, Arnaud was the managing
director for Mac technologies (Congo Brazzaville), having led the organization across
Francophone Africa. Prior to this he spent almost 10 years in various marketing
and management roles as part of Atlantique Group and was mostly based in
Abidjan with brief period in Johannesburg. He completed his Graduation from
Paris Graduate School of Management.

Present in Africa for close to a decade, Comviva is is
creating multiple job opportunities in the telecom sector across the continent.
Comviva is recruiting sales professionals, engineers and even freshers across
the continent and bringing them over to India for extensive training at their
corporate office.

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