Today, Dialogic Inc. announced that its Board of Directors appointed current President and COO Kevin Cook to the role of President and CEO. The announcement follows former CEO Nick Jensen’s resignation, which occurred yesterday. Mr. Jensen will continue to be on Dialogic’s Board and has assumed the role of non-executive Vice Chairman.
Mr. Cook remarked, “I am honored that the Board has selected me to be our CEO. I am excited to take the helm of Dialogic given the depth of our management team and our shared commitment to the company’s future. We are all aligned in support of our top global priorities – extending Mobile Experience Management to our customers worldwide, investing in the power of our Next-Gen portfolio and generating the returns that create shareholder value. Our partners and customers should view this transition as a vote of confidence in Dialogic and an important milestone in our growth as a world-class company.”
Cook had served as Dialogic’s President and COO since December 2011, where he directed global operations for over 700 employees in 30 countries. He held the position of Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations from 2010 until 2011, where he was responsible for sales, marketing, services, and the company’s entire global go-to-market strategy. Cook joined Dialogic as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Support in 2008.
Jensen stepped down as CEO after 10 years in that position with Dialogic and affiliated companies.
“Nick’s vision and leadership have benefitted our valued customers and enabled Dialogic to become a global leader in Mobile Experience Management,” said Dion Joannou, Dialogic Board member. “Nick brought exceptional knowledge of the market and an intuitive sense of how to take advantage of the rapid pace of change in telecommunications. We recognize Nick’s lasting contributions in integrating the building blocks that have positioned Dialogic for success in the future. We will miss his passion, integrity and strong connection to customers, employees and shareholders in a day to day role but are pleased that he is remaining on the Board.
“Bringing innovation to market in order to solve long-term customer challenges has driven my passion for Dialogic since 2002,” said Jensen. “I’m honored to have served the company for so long and to have developed such great relationships with the Board, our shareholders, our customers and our employees. This is the right time to transition having guided Dialogic through a significant evolution of its business. Kevin has been an active partner in driving this transformation and, under his leadership, will continue to meet the needs of over 3,000 customers in 80 countries.”
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