Francis Létourneau, President & Chief Executive Officer
Francis Létourneau is a seasoned and accomplished Sales and Marketing executive with over 25 years of experience in the telecom industry. Mr.Létourneau is a results-oriented and self-driven professional with 20 years of experience at NuRAN Wireless Inc. Mr. Létourneau was initially promoted to member on the Board of Directors at NuRAN in 2015.
This experience has now earned him the title of President and CEO of NuRAN Wireless. Mr. Létourneau has been instrumental in steering NuRAN into a new direction through the implementation NAAS business model, which now defines NuRAN as Mobile Network Operator. As a result of this strategic initiative, NuRAN Wireless has now generated over $550 Millions Dollars in contracts in its initial year as an MNO.
Mr. Létourneau holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Laval University, Quebec, Canada and is a Registered Certified Management Accountant (CMA).
Jim Bailey, Chief Financial Officer
25+ years of experience working with Telecoms, Media and Technology companies. Roles include Director of M&A, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Director. A significant role in the NuRAN space was CFO and later CEO of Telecel International, a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom Holdings, which had operations across sub-Saharan Africa. He also worked in Business Development for the group cover the EMEA region and was CFO of Orascom Telecom WiMAX Limited, a joint venture with Intel Capital. For the last 10 years Jim has worked as a financial consultant to SMEs providing corporate finance advice in M&A, business planning and as interim/part-time CFO. He is holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary, an MBA from London Business School and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Gaël Campan, Chief of group operations
With more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications and consulting companies in Europe, Africa and South East Asia, Gaël has alternately held the roles of Founder and Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and national and regional director. Gaël is a seasoned change management expert who has helped publicly traded companies align their organizations with profitability goals. NuRan’s current and future footprint is linked to the territories in which Gaël has launched operations in virgin territory and a managed suite of telecommunications companies, thus defining significant value for their shareholders. Its ability to develop international talent and a culture of organizational excellence supports and strengthens the rapidly growing business of NuRAN. He holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Aix-Marseille and is an Executive Alumni of Harvard Business School. In 2020, he was one of eight High Commissioners reviewing the federal tax system for the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
David Parsons, Chief Technology Officer
Responsible for driving and developing full turnkey solutions with our customers, so they can realise their rural connectivity objectives. Covering remote and deep rural communities is extremely challenging at the best of times, requiring a fine balance of the technical and financial aspects.
Denis Lambert, Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Denis has over 25 years of experience in business development, account and sales management in the Telecom Industry. Prior to NuRAN, Denis worked at Redline Communications in various sales and management positions leading to his role as Vice President of Business Development, Service Providers, where he led the Redline participation in the Microsoft Airband Initiative and TVWS market. Earlier in his career, Denis held similar positions at Alcatel, a global telecomm equipment manufacturer. His focus will be to highlight and demonstrate NuRAN’s unique value proposition to the market while developing a strong sales organization and proper operational process to ensure customer satisfaction.