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Lebara Mobile Recruits 200 Extra Staff

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Low cost MVNO, Lebara Mobile has announced the creation of 200 new jobs, including 55 at a new multi lingual customer services centre sited near its London base in Tower Hill. To meet the needs of its diverse customer base, customers' calls can be answered in one of 12 languages by Lebara's customer services team, which has grown substantially over the last year.

Lebara Mobile has also recruited a number of senior staff to its UK organisation, including Russell Atkinson who joined the company in April as the new Managing Director for Lebara Mobile UK, having most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for credEcard. Previously, Russell was Managing Director of Blackhawk Network and Director of EPayments at Travelex.

James Condon, who was recently recruited into the newly-created role of Chief Marketing Officer, has joined from Tesco where he was Brand Communication and Trade Planning Director.

Yoganathan Ratheesan, CEO of Lebara, said: "We're extremely pleased to be in the position where we are growing and recruiting staff during such a difficult economic time. This is due to the outstanding success of our award-winning Pay-As-You-Go SIM product. The launch of our new London-based customer services centre highlights the value we place on our customers and the investment we make in ensuring that the experience they have is exceptional. We warmly welcome all of our new recruits and look forward to the continued growth and success of Lebara."

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