Oxygen8 Communications, the mobile, voice and billing specialist, is expanding its Asian and Latin American business activities with the appointment of a new CEO. Kerry Morgan joins Oxygen8 Communications as CEO for South East Asia and Latin America, as the company targets growth in these markets and plans to open new offices in Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, Chile and Argentina.
Having spent many years in Asia and Latin America, Kerry brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise surrounding the development, implementation and utilisation of emerging mobile and online digital services. He has held senior executive roles at Ericsson, Nokia, SK Telecom, Xius, Bharti Telesoft (now Comviva), Boku and most recently Hi-media/Allopass. Whilst holding those positions Kerry also worked with top venture companies Kholsa Ventures, Blue Run Ventures, Accel, New Venture Partners, and Index Ventures. He has lived and worked globally, from the UK, to Brussels, Sweden, Brazil, India, Singapore and Philippines.
Commenting on his appointment at Oxygen8, Kerry says, “I am very excited to be joining Oxygen8 at a time when there is fantastic potential for growth in the South East Asian and Latin American markets, and I am looking forward to utilising my knowledge of the international marketplace to strengthen Oxygen8’s global footprint in the mobile, voice and billing sectors. One of the key strengths of Oxygen8 is that it has an extensive product portfolio and global market reach, yet it continues to provide customers with ‘on-the-ground’ local market knowledge and expertise which differentiates the company from its competitors.”
Shane Leahy, Group CEO of Oxygen8 Communications, says, “We are delighted that Kerry is our new CEO in South East Asia and Latin America and I am confident he will play a critical role in developing and executing our growth strategy in these regions. Having worked for a number of Fortune 1000 telecommunication, broadcast and social media companies, Kerry has a proven track record of capturing a notable market share, and executing powerful market strategies in order to outperform the competition. Throughout his career he has delivered new business growth in multiple countries and he is considered an expert in the Asian, Middle Eastern, and Latin business cultures which will be a real asset to Oxygen8 as we continue our business development programme.”