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Santosh Kotnis and Deepak Mahajan strengthen Sicap team

Sicap India’s Board of Directors is strengthened by Santosh Kotnis. Deepak Mahajan joins as new Executive Director.

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Sicap India’s Board of Directors is strengthened by Santosh Kotnis. Deepak Mahajan joins as new Executive Director Switzerland, 14 March 2017: Sicap India Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Sicap Switzerland AG, has recruited high-profile new staff. Santosh Kotnis joined the Board of Directors on March 1, Deepak Mahajan is the new Executive Director for India & South Asia

Santosh Kotnis is an ICT expert with an extensive background in the Indian market, and was inducted as a member of the Board of Directors of Sicap India on March 1. Sicap India will benefit greatly from Kotnis, in terms of management capabilities, as well as market and client expertise. Kotnis joins current Board of Director’s members Markus Doetsch and Thomas Vontz. He is an exceptionally qualified ICT executive with 20 years of business experience and a sharp sense for developing innovative business models and sales channels. He is currently the CEO of Managed Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions at Futurism Technologies, an Indian-American software group. In his operative role, he is responsible for global infrastructure and cloud solutions and this covers such topics as growth, the strategic direction of customer acquisition, the selection of global partnerships, market development and innovation.

Deepak Mahajan is a new recruit for Sicap India and takes on the position of Executive Director for India & South Asia, reporting to Magnus Møller-Petersen, Executive Vice President for Sales & Marketing of Sicap Group. Mahajan will lead the team to win new business, shape market opportunities and solidify the company’s position in the marketplace. Before joining Sicap, Mahajan served as the CEO of DunTel Consult & Serco in New Delhi, India, with a focus on consultancy and supporting market entry concepts for diverse industries in the India/South Asia region. Mahajan is a business professional with more than 25 years experience primarily engaged in the telecom industry and has held various key leadership positions with major market leaders such as Xerox, Ericsson, Motorola and Bytemobile-Citrix.

Markus Doetsch, Group CEO and member of the Sicap Group’s Board of Directors, expects these additions to significantly boost Sicap India’s capabilities and create an impact: “Santosh and Deepak are both very experienced and well-established in the telecom sector. They understand the ICT market in India/South Asia very well. This rapidly expanding market is of central importance to strengthening and growing our business, as it represents significant opportunities for all of Sicap’s core offerings: Mobile Device Management, SIM and e-SIM-OTA sectors, and in the development and management of IoT ecosystems. Sicap has been investing in the region for many years and built very good, sustainable customer relationships, which we would like to intensively expand. We understand the expectations and know which challenges face us in this market. Santosh and Deepak are the right managers to lead Sicap India, under these requirements, successfully into the next development phase.”

About Sicap: Sicap is a global leading firm in the development of software solutions for Mobile (Virtual) Network Operators (M(V)NO) and device interaction applications, giving an all-encompassing customer experience related to device management. Our solutions include Sicap Always-On Cloud and an IoT platform to offer M(V)NOs a wide range of possibilities, to converge and operate successfully in a digital and interconnected world. It has been a core sector of the Sicap strategy, to bolster the growth in international markets, since 2014. Our focus is on Asia, in particular India. This region is one of the world’s fastest growing markets and for Sicap of strategic importance.

Press Contact: Sicap Carsten Krenz Marketing & Corporate Communications Executive carsten.krenz@sicap.com +41 (0)79 770 76 69

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