News : Intelecom Appoints New Vice President of Sales in the UK
London, UK -- Intelecom Group AS, provider of cloud-based contact centre solutions, has announced the appointment of Colin Hay as VP Sales, UK. Leading a team of experienced industry professionals, Colin Hay is responsible for driving new business as well as working to ensure Intelecom’s existing customers remain competitive into the future. Engaging directly with customers, Colin will also build a programme offering the Intelecom multi-channel technical capability to partners.
Colin Hay is an experienced senior executive with a background in software, media and mobile communications. Following a distinguished eleven year career in the British Army, during which he was awarded for gallantry, Colin Hay completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and then worked for mobile providers Motorola, 02 and Three. Colin then went on to lead a successful turn-around of a software company in the Thames Valley, and for the last eight years has held a variety of senior roles in private equity-owned digital media companies including EurotaxGlass, Grass Valley and Red Bee Media.
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Commenting on the new appointment, Borge Astrup, Managing Director, Customer Contact Division of Intelecom Group AS said, "The fast pace of our growing organisation meant we looked for a person with gravitas, an agility of mind and proven leadership skills to match our ambition. We are confident Colin has the qualities required to take our business forward to the next stage and know that his positive attitude and natural drive will be a valuable asset to Intelecom."
Colin Hay is also an Associate Fellow at Warwick Business School where he is a visiting speaker on leadership in technology ventures.
Colin Hay concluded, "I look forward to building a quality team and sales pipeline to support the company’s future growth and success in the UK."
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Puzzel (formerly Intelecom) builds on 20 years’ heritage. It was one of the first pioneers to develop a cloud-based contact centre. Puzzel also encompasses leading mobile messaging and mobile payments to deliver a flexible and customisable customer interaction platform to meet the needs of today’s omni-channel and mobile environments. Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Puzzel employs over 130 people who are all passionate about delivering innovative customer interaction solutions for contact centres and mobile environments.
Published: Wednesday, March 2, 2016