Globetouch names former Vodafone Global CEO as board chair

Globetouch, a provider of global connectivity services for the connected car and the Internet of Things (IoT), has appointed Arun Sarin as Chair of its board of directors, the company said.

Sarin brings more than 30 years´ experience of some of the world´s largest telecommunications companies. He will play a key role in guiding the board and the wider company team as Globetouch continues to leverage the huge potential of the connected car and IoT markets.

Sarin served as Global CEO of Vodafone PLC from 2003 until 2008, holding a Director position from 1999 to 2008. Prior to joining Vodafone, Sarin served as a Director for AirTouch before becoming President and COO. Since retiring from Vodafone, he has taken on board positions with Cisco Systems Inc., Accenture, Charles Schwab Corp. and Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc, and has previously served on a number of boards for major global brands, including Safeway Inc. and The Gap Inc.

Globetouch builds an ecosystem of operators with a next generation control center, providing car manufacturers and IoT enterprises a single interface to reach a global footprint.