CityFibre Appoints Head of Carrier and National Providers

CityFibre has appointed Jatinder Sispal as Head of Carrier and National Providers. Jatinder has more than 22 years’ experience in the technology and telecommunications sectors, including senior leadership roles with Telstra where he was responsible for building the wholesale division from start-up, and Colt, where Jatinder led the UK wholesale and Northern European indirect sales and marketing divisions.

He joins CityFibre from BT where he was Head of BT Local Business, responsible for the enterprise division serving c.700,000 customers a year and driving annual revenues of £400 million.

In his new role at CityFibre, Jatinder will be focused on selling CityFibre’s independent, full-fibre networks to the Carrier and National Provider sector, including content providers and data centre operators. He said: “CityFibre is driving forward the construction of full-fibre infrastructure across the UK and I’m thrilled to join such an agile and revolutionary organisation. Our focus is to enable our customers to innovate, knowing they have a true alternative infrastructure partner who’s committed to extending their reach and delivering service excellence.

“Customer and commercial opportunities drive everything we do at CityFibre and that focus, combined with immensely talented people, creates a huge opportunity for the business to achieve its goals. It’s a great time to become part of the CityFibre team.”

Rob Hamlin, Commercial Director, CityFibre, said: “Jatinder brings decades of invaluable experience to his new role at CityFibre and is fully aligned with our vision to transform the UK’s digital infrastructure. The team is already benefitting from his insights and energy for the task at hand. With continued investment from full-fibre challengers like CityFibre, and the talented and experienced team we have in place, the UK has a bright digital future ahead.”

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David Dungay

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