March 11, 2016
Wirepas opens an office in Brazil – Arthur Lobato appointed as Vice President for Wirepas Latin America
Wirepas is extending its global presence by opening an office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company is looking to strengthen its presence in the fast growing Internet of Things (IoT) market in Brazil and Latin America in general. Wirepas is targeting on large-scale industrial and infrastructure IoT applications such as smart metering, sensoring, logistics and lighting.
Arthur Lobato has been appointed as Vice President for Wirepas Latin America.
- Wirepas is entering into the Latin American market at the right time, and it is uniquely positioned as an important component for best in breed solutions for IoT and M2M. Wirepas has the potential to become the leading radio communication protocol for the region, Arthur Lobato summarizes.
Arthur Lobato has over 20 years of experience from international business and wireless technologies. Before joining Wirepas he was the Country Manager, Brazil at Silver Spring Networks.
- We see great opportunities in Brazil and in Latin America. We are extremely happy to welcome Arthur in to our team. His experience will be very valuable as we accelerate our growth in Latin America, Wirepas CEO Teppo Hemiä commends.
* Teppo Hemiä, CEO, +358 (0)50 561 0198, teppo.hemia(at).wirepas.com
* Sebastian Linko, Vice President, Marketing and Communications, +358 (0)40 023 6607, sebastian.linko(at)wirepas.com