Nokia Siemens Networks appoints Amiram Mel to lead Business Solutions
Amiram Mel will join Nokia Siemens Networks as head of Business Solutions on June 1 2011. Mel will also join the company’s executive board. Business Solutions is one of Nokia Siemens Networks’ three business divisions alongside Network Systems and Global Services.
“Amiram brings a strong track record of delivering growth and profitability,” said Rajeev Suri, chief executive officer of Nokia Siemens Networks. “His deep experience in driving software and services businesses is ideally suited to ensuring that our Business Solutions organization reaches its full potential and delivers on our vision of the individual communications experience.”
Mel’s career spans telecoms, information technology and academia. The majority of his career has been spent at Amdocs where he held a number of executive positions in R&D, product management, sales, services and regional business leadership. In those roles, his accomplishments included building a significant outsourcing business, transforming the billing organization, improving the efficiency and quality of Amdocs’ global software development centers and developing strong relationships with major global customers.
Mel’s last role at Amdocs was president, North America, a position he held for approximately five years. He joins Nokia Siemens Networks from Logic Systems where, in his role as chief executive officer, he led a team that more than doubled sales since 2008.
Mel will be based in the UK at the company’s Southwood office.
About Nokia Siemens Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks is a leading global enabler of telecommunications services. With its focus on innovation and sustainability, the company provides a complete portfolio of mobile, fixed and converged network technology, as well as professional services including consultancy and systems integration, deployment, maintenance and managed services. It is one of the largest telecommunications hardware, software and professional services companies in the world. Operating in 150 countries, its headquarters are in Espoo, Finland. www.nokiasiemensnetworks.com
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