MLL Telecom the UK specialists in the delivery of wireless wide area connectivity and wireless/fibre hybrid networks has appointed Eddie Minshull as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Minshull joins MLL from Juniper Networks where he was the Executive Vice President for Worldwide Field Operations. During his seven year tenure at Juniper Minshull was instrumental in the company’s meteoric growth, first as Vice President EMEA and then over the last three years heading Global Sales, Services and Channels organisations. While at Juniper, Minshull played an active role in the leadership of the company which saw global growth to over $3bn.
Throughout his career Minshull has held senior positions for other high profile companies within the telecoms and IT industries, including Alcatel, Newbridge Networks and Compaq in the US, as well as Granada and Thorn-EMI in Europe.
Minshull said of his appointment: “I am very pleased to be joining MLL Telecom at this point in its evolution. It’s a company built on solid foundations, excellent pedigree, enjoys strong customer loyalty and has huge potential for growth in the current economic climate, as telecom providers look to align with partners who can deliver cost saving initiatives at scale.”
He continued: “MLL sees its wireless wide area services as very much a renaissance technology, and many organisations are now discovering the benefits that this brings. Combine this with the company’s reputation for delivering uncompromised quality solutions and it’s easy to see why being involved in its exciting future is so compelling.”
Godfrey Wilson, Chairman of MLL Telecom commented: “We are delighted to be welcoming Eddie to MLL Telecom and feel confident that his global experience, leadership and expertise in the telecoms sector will be a great asset to the company.”