10/23/2009 5:32:00 PM
Monitise recruits former Symbian man
Mobile banking business Monitise, a has appointed former Symbian sales vice president, Neil Sentance, to its business development team as vice president new business.
He will report to Monitise’s Chief Wireless Officer, Pertti Johansson, and focus on building relations with global mobile network operators, handset manufacturers and software developers.
A major part of his role, he will be extending Monitise’s support for the new generation of smartphones, including Apple’s iPhone, Blackberry, Symbian and Google’s Android platform.
Sentance said: ‘I’m tremendously excited by the opportunity to work for Monitise. Mobile banking has passed its tipping point and is about to become the next big thing in consumer finance and telecoms.
‘The business is a great British success story and has a track record of innovation, growth and success and I look forward to helping it consolidate its position as a world-leading firm.’