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14 May 2009

Lebara Mobile creates 200 new jobs

With the announcement of these new jobs, as well as the launch of its multi-lingual customer services centre sited near its London base in Tower Hill, Lebara Mobile is further demonstrating strong performance in tough economic conditions. To meet the needs of its diverse customer base, customers’ calls can be answered in one of 12 languages by Lebara’s customer services team, which has grown substantially over the last year.
Lebara Mobile has also recruited a number of senior staff to its UK organisation, including:
- Russell Atkinson who joined the company in April as the new Managing Director for Lebara Mobile UK, having most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for
credEcard Ltd. Previously, Russell was Managing Director of Blackhawk Network
and Director of EPayments at Travelex
- James Condon, who was recently recruited into the newly-created role of Chief
Marketing Officer, joined from Tesco where he was Brand Communication and Trade Planning Director
Yoganathan Ratheesan, CEO of Lebara, said: “We’re extremely pleased to be in the position where we are growing and recruiting staff during such a difficult economic time. This is due to the outstanding success of our award-winning Pay-As-You-Go SIM product. The launch of our new London-based customer services centre highlights the value we place on our customers and the investment we make in ensuring that the experience they have is exceptional. We warmly welcome all of our new recruits and look forward to the continued growth and success of Lebara.”
For further information, please contact:
About Lebara Mobile
Sam Harrisingh / Audrey Blackburn MS&L for Lebara Mobile
+44 (0)20 7878 3137 / 3255 [email protected] [email protected]
Lebara Mobile’s vision is to be the leader in providing low-cost, high quality international mobile services. Lebara Mobile was founded in 2001 as part of the Lebara Group. Lebara was ranked as the UK’s fourth fastest- growing private company in the Sunday Times ‘Fast Track 100 listing’ in 2006, was voted Best Newcomer at the Mobile Industry Awards in 2008, and was recently recognised as delivering the Most Innovative Service
at the 2009 Mobile News Awards.
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