Redknee Appoints New Managing Director To Lead EMEA Growth


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TORONTO – April 25, 2007 – Redknee (AIM:RKN), a leading provider of innovative infrastructure software that monetizes and personalizes services and content for mobile operators, today announced the appointment of Chris Newton-Smith as managing director, EMEA.

Mr. Newton-Smith brings extensive experience in sales, marketing, product management and business development to Redknee, where he will be responsible for directing Redknee’s sales and operations including business development, product delivery, and customer support in the EMEA region. Customers under Redknee’s EMEA umbrella include Vodafone, O2, and MTC.

Chris Newton-Smith, managing director at Redknee, commented:
“I am delighted to be at an innovative company such as Redknee and look forward to contributing to the development of the EMEA business.”

Previously, Mr. Newton-Smith was director of business development and product marketing, for LogicaCMG Global Telecoms (LSE:LOG; Euronext:LOG) where he led a team responsible for sales and product marketing in the Application and Content Services (ACS) business unit. Past positions include sales management, marketing, product management, software development, and technology evaluation at Redknee, RIM, Encana, and UBS AG.

Lucas Skoczkowski, CEO at Redknee, said:
“Our mandate is to continue to grow EMEA’s business above market growth rates, as we have been able to do globally since Redknee’s inception. Chris Newton-Smith has had a track record of success throughout his career and we know that under his direction, our EMEA organization will be able to build upon its solid foundation of world-class mobile operator customers. The entire EMEA team is poised for a strong growth period and we expect continued success under Chris’ proven leadership.”

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