PageOne Communications CEO shortlisted for CMA ‘Industry Recognition Awards 2012’
London, 13 March, 2012 – PageOne, the UK’s leading provider of mobile messaging solutions to the public and enterprise sectors, today announced its CEO, Chris Jones, has been selected as a finalist for the 2012 Critical Messaging Association (CMA) Industry Recognition Award. The winner of this prestigious award will be announced at the CMA convention taking place in Austin, Texas from the 27th – 29th March 2012.
As a chartered engineer with over 30 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry, Chris Jones has led PageOne since being appointed Managing Director in 2003. After predicting the competitive opportunities for business paging in Europe early on, Jones has taken the company on a journey into the wider aspects of critical and non-critical messaging through many and varied technologies. His entrepreneurship, determination and knowledge, has helped PageOne diversify into a business with a large portfolio of messaging solutions across the public and major corporate sectors. The nomination is recognition of his continued dedication to developing, shaping and promoting wireless messaging and providing innovative communications which truly benefit the industry.
Chris Jones, CEO of PageOne Communications said: “I am delighted and honoured to have been nominated for such a prestigious award and feel proud to be at the helm of a company that has built its reputation not just on the nature of its products but on staff commitment to providing outstanding customer service and support.”
Celebrating 25 years of messaging innovation, PageOne’s pioneering approach, under the leadership of Jones, has helped drive new and creative ways for businesses to stay connected; empowering a multitude of organisations achieve real commercial and operational advantage.
The company has played an instrumental role in a number of industry milestones over the years, including the first to develop email on the move, the use of high speed FLEX for paging, and the development of Pulse – a dedicated emergency channel for Bluelight organisations. In a dynamic mobile world PageOne continues to bring new technologies to market such as the launch of the UK’s first MTPAS enabled 2-way pager and Lone Worker applications for Smart Phone devices.