MRS (Mine Radio Systems) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Stout as Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Jason has been with MRS as General Manager (Europe) for the past 18 months, achieving great success. His extensive experience in operations management and senior sales roles in several major telecommunications companies brings a wealth of global knowledge, attained while managing growth in Africa, Europe, North and South America and Australasia.
“Since I joined MRS 18 months ago we have achieved substantial growth in Europe within both the mining and tunnelling industries. My new role will enable a more structured approach to the EMEA market place. The South African office has done a tremendous job in establishing a reputation for quality and service and we look to build on this through the rest of the African continent. We now look to expand further into the Middle East thus being able to provide local sales, support and service throughout the whole EMEA region” says Mr. Stout.
“Jason has the passion that drives companies forward. He has all the tools for the job: well-honed sales skills, extensive technical knowledge and natural leadership ability. We have every confidence that Jason will continue to expand our global presence at an impressive pace” said Steven Zakaib, Executive Vice President, Operations, MRS.
With over 400 installations at mining and tunnelling sites in over 50 countries, MRS is recognized worldwide as the leading provider of ICT (Information and communications technology) solutions that enhance productivity, profitability and safety.
MRS leads the way in establishing communication networks through the use of proprietary innovations including Voice, Video, Data and Safety applications. MRS is also a trusted supplier of complete turn-key engineering services for specialized applications, such as road, railway and subway tunnels.
The company is led by a world-class management team committed to being the industry leader in product innovation and performance while meeting and exceeding the needs of existing clients with superior service and support.
MRS operates on six continents. The corporate headquarters are in Goodwood, Ontario, Canada.