Breaking News: Dave Dobbin, Mobilicity CEO, Steps Down
In a surprisingly shocking tail, Mobilicity’s, now former CEO, Dave Dobbin, has stepped down “to pursue other interests.” It is sad to see Dave go but in light of the news Stewart Lyons, Mobilicity’s COO, will be appointed as the new CEO. Official press release after the break.
Mobilicity Announces Executive Transition
TORONTO, ON – November 18, 2011 – Mobilicity today announced the appointment of Stewart Lyons as President, replacing Dave Dobbin who is leaving the company to pursue other interests.
In his new role, Lyons will oversee the execution of Mobilicity’s strategy as it further transitions from launch to growth phase. Since launching service in Toronto in May of 2010, Mobilicity has attracted over 250,000 customers to join its service and has by far the highest ARPU among the startup new entrants.
Lyons, who was a founding member of Mobilicity’s management team, has played a significant role in driving Mobilicity’s strategy, customer service orientation and fundraising efforts. Lyons will continue to work closely with the executive management team and John Bitove, who is assuming the role of Executive Chairman, to drive the company forward.