Magrathea names new non-executive director

Magrathea has announced Simon Burckhardt has joined its board as a non-executive director.

Burckhardt (pictured) has worked in the telecoms industry for over 25 years, notably as CEO of Kelly Communications and managing director at Vonage UK and Connexin.

He has also held a number of senior roles at BT, Telefonica and Ooredoo. Burckhardt will continue to hold non-executive roles on the boards of bOnline, a VoIP provider, and Comms Council UK.

Simon Burckhardt said, “I am excited to be joining the board of Magrathea, a company I have admired for some time. There are a number of shifts in the industry which present significant opportunities to agile operators such as Magrathea.”

Tracey Wright, managing director, Magrathea, added, “Simon's considerable experience and knowledge will be invaluable to the ongoing growth and success of our business.”