Celcite appoints Ralf Celso Souza to lead New Business Development and Sales for Latin America operations
Herndon, VA, USA: September 24, 2012 — Strategically positioning its global business expansion, Celcite Management Solutions (www.celcite.com), the world’s leading provider of automatic optimisation tools and services for wireless networks, announced today the appointment of Ralf Celso Souza as the new Business Development and Sales Director for the Latin America region.
Souza will be responsible for driving business development activities in the Latin American region along with managing existing client relations. In his new role, he will work closely with Sanjay Nagdev, Worldwide Senior Vice President of Sales for Celcite. “Ralf possesses the critical commercial experience and technical expertise that will accelerate our business growth in Latin America,” said Sanjay Nagdev. “As Celcite expands its global footprint throughout Latin America, Ralf ‑ along with Alessandro Ponce and Ivan Guerra ‑ will guide our growth. We expect Latin American to remain the critical growth engine, along with APAC and USA.”
Souza has over 14 years of business development and sales experience in the telecommunications industry. His expertise includes driving targeted business development activities, developing business networks and contract negotiations. Souza joins Celcite from Opticore Networks where he served as the Business Development Director in Brazil. Souza remains based in Brazil, and will begin working for Celcite on September 24, 2012.
He earned an executive MBA from IBMEC in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In addition, he possesses a master’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering from UFMG.
About Celcite Management Solutions
Celcite Management Solutions delivers optimisation solutions for all wireless technologies including GSM/GPRS/EDGE BSS, UTRAN (WCDMA/HSPA +HSUPA PH2) and E-UTRAN (LTE). Founded in 2003, we have enjoyed rapid growth by providing timely and cost-effective wireless consulting services and customised network performance tools to wireless operators worldwide. Celcite’s management and consultancy staff combine more than 1500 years of telecom engineering experience. Through a combination of this experience and an intelligent solution known as COPS, Celcite is able to deliver a vast range of professional solutions and services, providing outstanding quality and customer satisfaction.
COPS is the ground-breaking optimisation solution developed by Celcite to meet the demands of leading mobile operators. It is a multi-technology Self Organising Network (SON) solution that provides a centralised and multi-vendor intelligent operating support system, automatic root cause analysis and executable solutions. This enterprise platform contains a proprietary automatic intelligent correlation engine to monitor, manage, and optimise networks. With COPSTM, operators achieve greater than 70% improvement in engineering efficiencies, significantly improved network quality and pure customer delight.
COPS currently manages and optimises nearly two million sectors for more than 20 Tier 1 mobile operators globally. It is estimated that greater than 1100 engineers are gaining efficiencies by implementing the single-click approach to find and resolve network issues.
For further details please see www.celcite.com.