Industry heavyweights join ambitious PM Connect
Posted on November 10, 2020 by Jonathan Symcox
PM Connect has bolstered its commercial team through the appointment of three strategic senior hires.
The global mobile partnerships specialist now processes over 10 million direct carrier billing payments per month, reaching over 680m consumers across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Its commercial model is built on strong partnerships with global household name brands such as the NBA and WWE, and mobile operator groups including Vodafone, Orange and MTN.
Newly-promoted Chief Commercial Officer Christopher Purdie welcomes a trio of Vice President appointments to his team, each with a focus on a different geographical region.
“These significant strategic appointments signal a strong future for PM Connect, building on our success in recent years,” said Purdie.
“In my new role as Chief Commercial Officer I am extremely excited to bring Roger, Deon and Sébastien into the fold, each with formidable networks and unmatched industry expertise to really push the business forward in both mature and developing markets.
“As the team continues to expand, we are even more relentless in our mission to forge partnerships between brands and mobile operators across the globe, enabling those we work with to unlock the full potential of the mobile opportunity.”
Davies is a highly experienced technology leader with deep industry expertise and will oversee sales, business development and carrier partnerships in Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East.
Based in Johannesburg, Pinetown has an extensive background in financial services for leading carrier Vodacom.
Givry joins following roles at Docomo Digital and Gameloft, and is to lead the French, Belgian and Francophone African region from PM Connect’s newly-opened office in Paris.