Communications Association Adds Industry Veterans to Board

iconectiv, an authoritative partner of the global communications industry, has announced that Stephen Ornadel, Director of Business Development EMEA, has been elected to the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA) Board of Directors, the company said.

Ornadel is recognized globally as an innovator in international roaming and interconnection fraud prevention, and joins fellow telecom visionaries Jacob Howell, Director of Fraud Management Solutions at TEOCO Corporation, and Stephen Schwed, Manager Long Term Fraud Strategy at Verizon Communications on the CFCA Board of Directors.

The CFCA is a global telecom organization dedicated to mitigating the rampant amount of communications fraud currently afflicting telecommunications products and services. Founded in 1985 by security professionals from AT&T, ITT, MCI, Network One, Satellite Business Systems, and Sprint, CFCA today exceeds over 200 membership organizations.

A passionate advocate for proactive communications fraud prevention, Ornadel is the Director of Business Development, EMEA, for iconectiv. Previously, Ornadel served as Head of Carrier Services at T-Mobile UK and is credited with the industry´s adoption of Near Real Time Roaming Data Exchange (NRTRDE), an effective tool that helps operators combat roaming fraud. In addition to CFCA, Ornadel is also a participant in the GSM Association Working Groups on roaming (WAS) and fraud (FASG), and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.