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Upstream Appoints Fernando Bortman As Chief Business Officer

New CBO brings 20 years of international results-driven experience to leadership team as company expands and engages new markets

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(businesspress24) - London, January 21, 2021

Upstream, committed to helping telcos and other enterprises in emerging markets transition to digital with innovative customer engagement and acquisition solutions, is set to double its revenue and profitability and further grow its team over the next three years.

Prior to his new role at Upstream, Bortman served as VP Sales and General Manager Americas, for cyber intelligence solutions company, Verint, where his leadership helped secure 40 percent revenue growth in less than two years.

Upstream CEO, Dimitris Maniatis, said of the new appointment:

Before joining Verint, Bortman was General Manager for the Caribbean and Latin America, Europe and CEE for Celltick Technologies, a mass-market mobile solutions company. There, he headed up three P&L units and directed a successful team of 30 professionals. He also steered activities with America Movil, and developed and oversaw sales channels to expand distribution. Throughout his career, Bortman has excelled in leading large multidisciplinary teams, from sales and presales to account management, customer support, quality assurance and monetization, to new heights of performance.

He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) in Computer Science from the Ruppin Academic Institute in Israel and he has also received several awards and accolades throughout his career.

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