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TomTom Appoints Kirvan Pierson to Head Business Development in China

TomTom has appointed Kirvan Pierson as Director of Business Development in China. (Photo: Business W ...

AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TomTom has appointed Kirvan Pierson as Director of Business Development in China. Working with partners in the region, he will be responsible for leading the development of TomTom’s business in China. Based in Shanghai, Kirvan will report to Alain De Taeye, Member of the TomTom Management Board.

TomTom has appointed Kirvan Pierson as Director of Business Development in China. (Photo: Business Wire)

Most recently, Kirvan led business development and strategic partner activities on behalf of NAVTEQ in China. Previously, as a consultant based in Beijing, he represented international software and systems businesses in Asia-Pacific. Prior to these roles he managed MapInfo’s business in Greater China and Korea.

“Kirvan brings significant expertise and knowledge of the market in China to TomTom,” said Alain De Taeye, Member of the TomTom Management Board. “With Kirvan on board and working together with our partners in the region, TomTom China is well positioned for future growth”.

About TomTom

Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX:TOM2) is the world’s leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world’s best navigation experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees and sells its products in over 40 countries.

Our products include portable navigation devices, in-dash infotainment systems, fleet management solutions, maps and real-time services, including the award winning TomTom HD Traffic.

For the world’s most up-to-date route planner, including live traffic information, go to www.tomtom.com/livetraffic. For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com.

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Source: TomTom