Movea Appoints Anne Gabrot as CFO
Grenoble, France, July 27, 2011 – Movea, the pioneer in motion-sensing and motion processing technology solutions, today announced that Anne Gabrot has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. With her extensive experience in finance, technology licensing and fundraising, Gabrot will play a critical role in helping to take Movea to the next level.
“The wealth of management expertise that Anne brings will help accelerate Movea’s growth. We look forward to her contributions as we advance our business by continuing to extend the scope of our technology solutions and expand into new markets,” said Sam Guilaumé, CEO of Movea.
Formerly CFO of Volubill, a successful Grenoble based telecom company, Gabrot brings more than 20 years of experience in finance and administration to Movea. While at Volubill, Gabrot was instrumental in growing the start up company of just 7 employees to an international company of 170, with subsidiaries in USA, Denmark, Malaysia, and UK. She also managed technology licensing and contracts for large B2B customers, raised two rounds of funding from international VC investors totaling €25M, and helped drive the company’s M&A strategy.
Prior to Volubill, Gabrot was Finance Director of EHPT EMEA, a joint venture company between HP and Ericsson. She also worked for 6 years with the Benetton Group, launching the sporting goods subsidiary in France.
“Anne joins Movea at an exciting time as we see new opportunities arising to meet the needs of an ever growing customer base,” said Bryan Hoadley, EVP WW Sales & Marketing and GM of Movea Inc. Her financial expertise and insights are welcomed resources at this critical juncture in our business.”
Gabrot holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the Essec Business School in Paris, specializing in finance and law.
Movea is a leading provider of motion processing firmware, software and IP for the Consumer Electronics industry. Movea’s unique motion processing capabilities enable customers and partners to quickly add motion intelligence to their products, meaning reduced risk, cost, and Time-to-Market for delivering compelling new motion-based features that create more end-user value. Movea has a global reach with headquarters in Grenoble, France, a U.S. subsidiary in Silicon Valley, California, as well as technology partners, manufacturing partners and distributors around the world. Further information about Movea can be found at www.movea.com.
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