GOWEX : Carlos Pujol, former CEO of Cemusa USA - recently acquired by JCDecaux -, joins GOWEX to lead its expansion across North America

Carlos Pujol, former CEO of Cemusa USA - recently acquired by JCDecaux -, joins GOWEX to lead its expansion across North America Carlos joins GOWEX as CEO of North America, with responsibility for expanding the group's projects and alliances in the region GOWEX  already provides Wireless Smart City services in the US cities of New York and San Francisco, as well as in more than 80 cities world wide Madrid, April 23, 2014-. GOWEX (GOW-MAB, ALGOW-NYSE Alternext, LGWXY-OTC Market), the World's leading company in creating Wireless Smart Cities announced the recent appointment of Carlos Pujol - Former CEO for Cemusa USA, recently acquired by JCDecaux - as new CEO of GOWEX North America (USA and Canada). After twelve years at Cemusa, and following the JCDecaux acquisition, Carlos Pujol is very excited to be joining the GOWEX team. He has expressed ""GOWEX growth prospects in the United States and throughout North America are significant. I'm delighted to be part of this project that benefits both the people and companies alike. This is an extremely exciting and challenging opportunity for me". The most important milestones in his career took place while he was the head of Cemusa in the USA. At this time, he managed the New York City contract to provide and commercialize the advertising furniture, bus stop shelters, newsstands and automatic toilets installed in the five boroughs of the Big Apple. Cemusa was recently acquired by one of the world's leading outdoor advertising companies, JCDecaux As new GOWEX CEO for North America he will be the responsible for expanding the projects and partnerships with companies, governmental agencies, and other local authorities, to run and implement the successful GOWEX Wireless Smart Cities model. GOWEX already provides Wireless Smart City services in two major U.S. cities, New York and San Francisco, with excellent results in the network utilization and advertisers participation.  Carlos's experience and relationships in the outdoor advertising market will prove invaluable to GOWEX as it seeks to expand its Wireless Smart City® model further in North America.  His extensive knowledge of the advertising industry, his deep experience in North America environment, and his big enthusiasm for the GOWEX project, have been crucial to appointing Carlos as the new CEO of our company for North America. Carlos  will help us thrive and grow in one of the most important markets around the world said Jenaro García, President and CEO of GOWEX New Challenge for Carlos Pujol Born in New York, he has a Major in Law from Universidad Complutense, and holds an MBA from the University of Illinois. In his professional background, the new CEO of GOWEX North America began at Sol Meliá Hotel Group as Deputy Director for Hotel Expansion, and subsequently, joined SGS as Corporate Director for Tourism. After ten years of experience, he joined Cemusa in 2002, and since 2009 until the recent acquisition of the group by JCDecaux has the CEO for the USA. Furthermore, Carlos is the President of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the USA, and member of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Art Society of New York, the Ballet Hispanico of New York, and the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA). About GOWEX (GOW-MAB, ALGOW-NYSE Alternext, LGWXY-OTC Market) GOWEX has operated in the telecommunications sector for 15 years. The Company is currently leading the creation of Wireless Smart Cities, offering free and premium Wi-Fi connectivity in streets, public spaces, public transport and stations. GOWEX is now exporting its innovative business models to more than 84 cities in the world, thanks to different agreements with Public Administrations, Franchise, Associations and Transport companies. The company works to create Wireless Smart Cities ® (Wi-Fi Smart Cities), offering free Wi-Fi access to citizens, improving the services given through wireless connectivity: online meter reading, traffic light control, public transport fleet management, video surveillance and so on. In 2010, GOWEX became the first and only Spanish SME making a "dual listing," publicly traded in MAB (GOW) and NYSE-Alternext (ALGOW). The company's total revenue amounted to €114, 1 million in 2012, a 71% more compared to 2011. In December 2012, GOWEX subscribed a €18 million capital, adding 1,528,404 new common shares to the market. In February 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the emission of the ADR's program (American Depositary Receipt) allowing the Group to be quoted in the USA's market OTCQX. Having offices in Madrid, Paris, Dubai, London, Buenos Aires, Shanghai and Costa Rica, GOWEX develops a sustainable business model in its Wi-Fi networks, based on the efficient and technical quality of their patented platforms: the Roaming Platform, which allows users to connect freely in GOWEX's cities, and the Geolocation Content and Advertisement Platform, which provide financing system through marketing and advertisement agreements. In 2011, GOWEX joined the Wireless Broadband Alliance and received a prize for being the "Best Company" on the Internet Day. In 2013, the company was rewarded as "Best New listed Company" in the first edition of the " European Small *Mid- Cap Awards". 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