Syniverse announced that Andrew Davies has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Davies has served as Syniverse’s Chief Financial and Administrative Officer since June 2020.
Prior to joining Syniverse, he was Chief Financial Officer of Sprint Corporation. The company also announced that Chief Transformation Officer Simeon Irvine has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, also effective immediately.
James Attwood will relinquish his executive responsibilities and will resume his prior role as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
“Throughout his long career in the industry, Andrew has distinguished himself as an effective, inspiring and forward-thinking leader – characteristics that have been on full display since he joined Syniverse and give us great confidence in making him the company’s CEO,” said Mr. Attwood.
“Simeon has brought tremendous industry knowledge and financial expertise to our executive team and has been integral in our transformation efforts in recent years.
“Together, Andrew and Simeon’s deep technology and telecommunications expertise and passion for continued innovation make them ideal leaders for Syniverse as the company approaches its next phase of accelerated growth.
“I look forward to supporting them and the entire team on the exciting road ahead.”
“For over three decades, Syniverse has been a trusted partner and innovator in communications infrastructure, but I firmly believe the company’s next chapter will be its most dynamic and impressive yet,” said Mr. Davies.
“I’m looking forward to continuing to work with our incredible team to continue Syniverse’s strong momentum, capitalize on the next wave of growth in mobile communications and further magnify our position at the center of the connected world.”
Mr. Irvine commented, “I’m delighted to take on this exciting new role at such a pivotal time for the company.
“I am eager to leverage my deep financial and industry experience to help Syniverse continue to execute on its growth strategy and capitalize on its strengthened financial position to deliver innovative software and services to customers in every corner of the globe.”