Looking to manage its growing business, Openwave (News - Alert) Messaging recently appointed two executives, Tracy Allard and Farooq Ali. While Tracy Allard will serve as the vice president of Worldwide Sales, Farooq Ali will take charge as senior vice president of Products.
Openwave Messaging is a worldwide provider of innovative messaging software solutions. The company’s Universal Messaging Suite offers a reliable, open and adjustable wholesome messaging environment, ideal for the modernday’s complicated messaging needs.
This includes innumerable security controls, mailboxes, ease of integration with internal systems and external partners and identity management.
Tracy Allard has 25 years of industry experience and has worked in the Telco and industrial markets. She will look after the development and implementation of sales strategies of the company.
Allard is an expert in sales operations, contract and commercial negotiations.
Farooq Ali is a technology evangelist and has more than 20 years of expertise in this field. He will take charge as SVP of Products. In his new role, Ali will oversee the company’s product lifecycle, the company has stated.
“Openwave Messaging started a new chapter in its history in May of this year,” said Ratner. “With the addition of these two critical executives, we now have the horsepower and the expertise we need to complete our management team and take our business to the next level. We’ve also launched a new brand and a new website. We’re highly energized and building momentum around the world with our current and future customers and partners.”
Recently, the company sold its Mediation and Messaging product businesses to Marlin Equity Partners. The company signed a definitive agreement in an effort to sell to Marline Equity Partners by the end of April 2012.
Openwave Systems (News - Alert) is a worldwide software innovator and the inventor of the mobile Internet.
Edited by Braden Becker