Press release – August 14, 2008
Emmet Brings More than 15 Years of Industry Expertise to New Leadership Role
OpenMarket Inc., a premier provider of mobile messaging and financial payment processing systems for direct-to-consumer (D2C) mobile commerce, today announced that Jay Emmet has been appointed as general manager of OpenMarket.
Emmet has more than 15 years of wireless industry and mobile channel experience. He has strong, established relationships with major mobile operators, media companies and content providers. Emmet is an active member of the mobile community, previously serving on the board of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and was vice chairman of the Executive Committee.
Prior to joining OpenMarket, Emmet was president-Americas at mBlox where he led the successful market launch of premium SMS services into the U.S. consumer markets.
OpenMarket gives consumers a safer and more consistent experience in purchasing off-deck mobile content. Modeled after large scale commerce systems like credit card processing and similar clearing house systems, OpenMarket enables mobile content providers to reach more than 98 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers through its service provider connections, more than any other aggregator in the market.
OpenMarket is the only complete messaging and financial system for mobile commerce, and the provider of choice for companies looking to reliably sell premium digital content directly to consumers. OpenMarket provides an innovative and powerful suite of on-demand services from a trusted industry expert enabling the largest consumer brands to the smallest enterprises to rapidly and cost effectively launch their product offers and promotions in the mobile channel. OpenMarket provides the most direct network operator connections in the U.S. market today. OpenMarket is a business of Amdocs. Visit www.openmarket.com for more information.
Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience systems innovation, enabling world-leading service providers to deliver an integrated, innovative and intentional customer experience(TM) – at every point of service. Amdocs provides solutions that deliver customer experience excellence, combining the software, service and expertise to help its customers execute their strategies and achieve service, operational & financial excellence. A global company with revenue of $2.84 billion in fiscal 2007, Amdocs has over 17,000 employees and serves customers in more than 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit Amdocs at http://www.amdocs.com.
Amdocs Forward-Looking Statement
This press release includes information that constitutes forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements about Amdocs’ growth and business results in future quarters. Although we believe the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based upon reasonable assumptions, we can give no assurance that our expectations will be obtained or that any deviations will not be material. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ from those anticipated. These risks include, but are not limited to, the effects of general economic conditions, Amdocs’ ability to grow in the business segments it serves, adverse effects of market competition, rapid technological shifts that may render the Company’s products and services obsolete, potential loss of a major customer, our ability to develop long-term relationships with our customers, and risks associated with operating businesses in the international market. Amdocs may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, however the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These and other risks are discussed at greater length in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including in our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2007, filed on December 3, 2007, and in our quarterly 6-K furnished on February 11, May 6 and August 11, 2008.
Weber Shandwick for Amdocs
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