GMS runs for the MEF Board Elections 2021

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Global Message Services is delighted to announce that Virginie Debris, GMS’ Chief Product Officer, is standing for a seat on the MEF Global Board 2021. There are eight seats available in this year’s election to serve a two-year term on the MEF Board, whose role is to shape the strategy and governance of MEF activities globally. Elected members will attend board or committee meetings, serve as an ambassador for MEF externally, champion MEF’s member activities and participate in programme work groups.

Virginie has been working in the mobile industry for 20 years, occupying various positions in top international companies. As GMS’ Chief Product Officer, Virginie Debris drives GMS internal product development while contributing her invaluable insights to MEF projects.

“Armed with the market knowledge from multiple angles due to extensive experience in various international companies, I am already fostering the next gen ecosystem for the industry. Becoming a MEF Board Member, I believe that I can share a fresh point of view and new perspectives that will help operators and enterprises overcome the challenges that they are facing, especially in the emerging regions.”

– GMS’ Chief Product Officer, Virginie Debris

Voting takes place online and all MEF full members are eligible to vote until 23rd February 12 p.m. GMT. The results will be announced during the MEF AGM, directly following the MEF Connects Innovators online event on February 23rd.

About GMS

GMS is an international service provider for mobile operators and enterprises worldwide. GMS is the messaging hub for A2P, P2P, P2A and RCS traffic exchange and a trusted managed services partner. GMS provides mobile operators with full network control to ensure secure message delivery.  Partnered with 900 mobile operators worldwide, more than 240 of them directly connected, GMS has an extensive network of connections, which ensures safe and transparent traffic routing for mobile operators and a broad audience reach for enterprise clients. Our goal is to help our partners and clients grow. We provide expert knowledge of local and international markets, and create high-quality, turnkey solutions, tailoring them to fit the needs of each client. Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland, GMS also maintains 5 regional offices worldwide.

About MEF

The Mobile Ecosystem Forum is a global trade body that acts as an impartial and authoritative champion for addressing issues affecting the broadening mobile ecosystem. We provide our members with a global and cross-sector platform for networking, collaboration and advancing industry solutions. The goal is to accelerate the growth of a sustainable mobile ecosystem that drives inclusion for all and delivers trusted services that enrich the lives of consumers worldwide. Established in 2000 and headquartered in the UK, MEF has Chapters across Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin and North America.

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