Du är här

2014-04-23

GOWEX : Carlos Pujol, former CEO of Cemusa USA - recently acquired by JCDecaux -, joins GOWEX to lead its expansion across North America

Carlos Pujol, former CEO of Cemusa USA - recently acquired by JCDecaux -,
joins GOWEX to lead its expansion across North America

Carlos joins GOWEX as CEO of North America, with responsibility for expanding
the group's projects and alliances in the region

GOWEX already provides Wireless Smart City
services in the US cities of New York and San Francisco, as well as in more
than 80 cities world wide

Madrid, April 23, 2014

-.

GOWEX
(GOW-MAB, ALGOW-NYSE Alternext, LGWXY-OTC Market)
, the World's leading company in creating Wireless Smart Cities announced the
recent appointment of Carlos Pujol - Former CEO for Cemusa USA, recently
acquired by JCDecaux - as new CEO of GOWEX North America (USA and Canada).

After twelve years at Cemusa, and following the JCDecaux acquisition, Carlos
Pujol is very excited to be joining the GOWEX team. He has expressed ""GOWEX
growth prospects in the United States and throughout North America are
significant. I'm delighted to be part of this project that benefits both the
people and companies alike. This is an extremely exciting and challenging
opportunity for me".

The most important milestones in his career took place while he was the head
of Cemusa in the USA. At this time, he managed the New York City contract to
provide and commercialize the advertising furniture, bus stop shelters,
newsstands and automatic toilets installed in the five boroughs of the Big
Apple. Cemusa was recently acquired by one of the world's leading outdoor
advertising companies, JCDecaux

Asnew GOWEX CEO for North America
he will be the responsible for expanding the projects and partnerships with
companies, governmental agencies, and other local authorities, to run and
implement the successful GOWEX Wireless Smart Cities model. GOWEX already
provides Wireless Smart City services in two major U.S. cities,New York and
San Francisco
, with excellent results in the network utilization and advertisers
participation. Carlos's experience and relationships in the outdoor
advertising market will prove invaluable to GOWEX as it seeks to expand its
Wireless Smart City® model further in North America.

His extensive knowledge of the advertising industry, his deep experience in
North America environment, and his big enthusiasm for the GOWEX project, have
been crucial to appointing Carlos as the new CEO of our company for North
America. Carlos will help us thrive and grow in one of the most important
markets around the world
said Jenaro García, President and CEO of GOWEX

New Challenge for Carlos Pujol

Born in New York, he has a Major in Law from Universidad Complutense, and
holds an MBA from the University of Illinois. In his professional background,
the new CEO of GOWEX North America began at Sol Meliá Hotel Group as Deputy
Director for Hotel Expansion, and subsequently, joined SGS as Corporate
Director for Tourism. After ten years of experience, he joined Cemusa in
2002, and since 2009 until the recent acquisition of the group by JCDecaux
has the CEO for the USA. Furthermore, Carlos is the President of the Spanish
Chamber of Commerce in the USA, and member of the Board of Directors of the
Municipal Art Society of New York, the Ballet Hispanico of New York, and the
Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA).

About GOWEX (GOW-MAB, ALGOW-NYSE Alternext, LGWXY-OTC Market)

GOWEX has operated in the telecommunications sector for 15 years. The Company
is currently leading the creation of Wireless Smart Cities, offering free and
premium Wi-Fi connectivity in streets, public spaces, public transport and
stations. GOWEX is now exporting its innovative business models to more than
84 cities in the world, thanks to different agreements with Public
Administrations, Franchise, Associations and Transport companies.

The company works to create Wireless Smart Cities ® (Wi-Fi Smart Cities),
offering free Wi-Fi access to citizens, improving the services given through
wireless connectivity: online meter reading, traffic light control, public
transport fleet management, video surveillance and so on.

In 2010, GOWEX became the first and only Spanish SME making a "dual listing,"
publicly traded in MAB (GOW) and
NYSE-Alternext
(ALGOW). The company's total revenue amounted to €114, 1 million in 2012, a
71% more compared to 2011. In December 2012, GOWEX subscribed a €18 million
capital, adding 1,528,404 new common shares to the market. In February 2012,
the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the emission of the
ADR's program (American Depositary Receipt) allowing the Group to be quoted
in the USA's market OTCQX.

Having offices in Madrid, Paris, Dubai, London, Buenos Aires, Shanghai and
Costa Rica, GOWEX develops a sustainable business model in its Wi-Fi
networks, based on the efficient and technical quality of their patented
platforms: the Roaming Platform, which allows users to connect freely in
GOWEX's cities, and the Geolocation Content and Advertisement Platform, which
provide financing system through marketing and advertisement agreements.

In 2011, GOWEX joined the Wireless Broadband Alliance and received a prize for
being the "Best Company" on the Internet Day.
In 2013, the company was rewarded as "Best New listed Company" in the first
edition of the " European Small *Mid-Cap Awards".

Carlos Pujol, former CEO of Cemusa USA, joins GOWEX
http://hugin.info/158036/R/1779063/607713.pdf

---------------------------------------

This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Gowex via Globenewswire

HUG#1779063

Författare Hugin

Tala om vad ni tycker

Tala om vad ni tycker

Ni är just nu inne på en betaversion av nya aktiespararna. Lämna gärna feedback på vad ni tycker i formuläret nedan.