|AMSTERDAM - Thursday, May 9th 2013 [ME NewsWire]|
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Smartmatic, a leading global provider of technology and services for automated elections, has announced the appointment of Marco Huberts as President of its Europe, Middle East and Africa operations (EMEA).
"It’s a great pleasure for me to welcome Marco to our management team. His experience and leadership will help our growth in these markets, helping forward-thinking electoral commissions to embrace projects toward more transparent, more efficient and more secure elections”, said Antonio Mugica, CEO of Smartmatic.
Huberts will undertake the overall responsibility of developing Smartmatic’s opportunities throughout EMEA, in particular those involving its electoral solutions business.
"I’m delighted to join Smartmatic's passionate, committed and knowledgeable team. I welcome the opportunity of working closely with electoral commissions and governments across the region, to help them evaluate and prepare for the adoption of the most sensible solutions for better-run elections”, stated Huberts.
Huberts was previously CEO for companies such as Cyclomedia and Anteryon. Before that, he spent 22 years with Alcatel-Lucent, where he held many roles, including President Northern Europe, President of the Business Division Optical Transmission and CEO of Alcatel Benelux.
Smartmatic is a private company headquartered in London. It employs over 600 people around the world and has already run over 3,500 successful electoral projects.
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