May 8, 2016
Sir Julian Horn-Smith, the founder of Vodafone, has been appointed to the board of Martin Dawes Systems, an international provider of solutions for the convergent communications market.
As a senior figure in global telecommunications, Sir Julian will play an influential role in assisting Martin Dawes Systems to advance its international development and create new markets.
He was one of the founding members of Vodafone Group Plc and played a leading role in building Vodafone into the successful international brand and business it is today.
Sir Julian retired as Deputy Chief Executive Officer from the Vodafone board in July 2006.
In addition to his role at Martin Dawes, Sir Julian Horn-Smith is a member of the board of Digicel Limited, the Caribbean and Pacific mobile telecoms operator, and a member of the advisory boards of The Company Agency and Altimo, the telecoms arm of Alfa Group, which has extensive investments, notably in Russia and Ukraine.
He is also a senior adviser to UBS Investment Bank, in London, and a non-executive director of the board of Lloyds TSB Group Plc.
Headquartered in the UK, Martin Dawes Systems operates internationally from offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
The company is a leading software and services vendor specialising in billing and subscriber management solutions for the convergent communications market.