Movile announces Helisson Lemos as new COO

Former VP at Mercado Libre poised to take Movile through its next phases of growth

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – 6 Jun, 2017 – Movile is pleased to announce it has hired Helisson Lemos as its new COO. Lemos joins Movile at a time when the company holds a strong position in Latin America in O2O (Online-to-Offline) mobile marketplaces. He will support the Movile ecosystem of companies to accelerate growth in areas where Movile has made strong investments in the past several years including food delivery, tickets, content, and logistics.

Lemos has 17 years of experience in online products and services and has been leading the Mercado Libre operations in Brazil.

“I’m very excited to join Movile and be a part of an ambitious dream, solid business plan and aggressive growth business” said Lemos. “Movile has a vast opportunity to scale their businesses as an ecosystem, finding operational synergies between our companies to accelerate growth and increase performance. My former experience working in a public company and supporting a global marketplaces business will help to bring operational efficiency to the company.”

Business Momentum

Over the past four years, Movile has experienced significant growth and transformation. The company has its roots as a VAS market working with mobile carriers to distribute content to feature phones and has grown to more than 100M monthly active customers using its ecosystem of O2O companies to make their lives easier each day.

About Movile

Movile is a leader in mobile marketplaces and our big dream is to make life better for 1 billion people through our apps. We’ll accomplish that by working with people who are completely passionate to achieve this dream, empowered to build new businesses with global potential and driven to take risks to learn as fast as we grow.

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