Sequans Expands Executive Team,
Hires Global Sales Head
Femtocell Industry, 4G Broadband
Funding, Mobile WiMAX Test
February 3, 2009
Paris, France -- Sequans Communications, the world’s leading WiMAX
chipmaker, has expanded its executive team, appointing Luc Seraphin to
the position of vice president, worldwide sales, where he will manage
Sequans’ global sales and support organization. Sequans’ three regional
sales executives, Michael Class, VP of sales, Americas; Pini Sagi, VP of
sales, Europe, Middle East, Africa; and Robert Fogliani, VP of sales,
Asia Pacific; and Guillaume Vilcocq, head of Sequans’ global support
group, continue in their roles, now part of the expanded organization
headed by Seraphin.
"We are very pleased to add Luc to
our team," said Georges Karam, Sequans CEO. "Our customers will benefit
from the additional resources of our expanded team and especially from
Luc’s extensive experience running global sales and support teams in the
high tech world."
Seraphin comes to Sequans from Nemerix, a GPS products and technology
company, where he was CEO and managing director and, before that, head
of the Nemerix sales organization. Prior to Nemerix, Seraphin was
executive vice president and GM of the terminals division at Agere
has a bright future and I am excited to be part of such a great team,"
Seraphin. "The team has executed very well each step of the way on the
road to becoming the leading WiMAX chipmaker, and even in the face of
the economic downturn, they will remain a number one chipmaker."
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