Pace hires Nokia man to drive convergence

Pace plc has today announced the appointment of Dr Mark Loughran, currently Managing Director of Nokia UK & Ireland, as the President of a new business division, Pace Enterprise. Loughran will spearhead the development of Pace’s international IP, gateway and Networks businesses as part of the Group’s strategy to enable converged digital services for operators.

Neil Gaydon, Chief Executive Officer of Pace plc, comments: “Mark has a strong entrepreneurial flair with a track record in creating and growing new businesses. With our industry evolving towards digital convergence into and around the home, the new Pace Enterprise division will accelerate our work with many of the world’s most successful payTV operators as well as open up new markets and technology growth opportunities for the Group. I’m delighted that Mark is joining Pace at this time to lead this initiative as part of my Executive Team.”

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