SSE Makes Triple Hire

SSE Enterprise Telecoms has announced three strategic hires with the appointment of Conrad Mallon as Chief Network Architect, Paul Clark as Director of Service Delivery and Mike Magee as Director of Service Solutions.

As Chief Network Architect, Mallon will be responsible for defining, delivering and maintaining the technical architectures that will support SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ existing service portfolio as well as breaking new ground with the company’s forthcoming Network Function Virtualisation (NFV) and Software-Defined Network (SDN) based service delivery platform.
“When it comes to delivering first class customer experience, streamlining processes is key, but we firmly believe that technology provides the key to distinctive, disruptive service design and delivery,” said Mallon. “SSE Enterprise Telecoms has always had a great reputation for reliability and for customer service excellence; I am determined to see the innovative, appropriate application of advanced technology both maintain and improve those relationships with our customers as the business grows. Our current focus is on implementing a new, hugely scalable super-core for our network. In the coming months, we will be harnessing NFV and SDN to deliver distinctive superior services that provide customers with increasing levels of direct control. This new approach will help us to address new markets and expand our enterprise market share.”

Meanwhile, as Director of Service Delivery, Clark is responsible for all mainstream project, provisioning activities and service delivery activities. He is also managing a new major programmes team that will be accountable for the most complex customer projects and network service roll outs.

Mike Magee’s new team is responsible for guiding and developing product roadmaps, and for building strategic partnerships with Systems Integrators. Magee was most recently involved in SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ fixed line network sharing deal with Capita plc, which allows both companies to share the physical network assets of the other for seven years.

Magee joined SSE Enterprise Telecoms from managed services provider, Selection Services Ltd., where he drove revenue growth and positioned the company for an acquisition. He added: “Having worked with a number of SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ execs previously, I was unsurprised to see such significant investment being made in technology. In partnership with Conrad, I look forward to developing and delivering our product suite with new technologies such as SDN and NFV, to ensure we continue to meet the ever-evolving needs of our rapidly growing customer base.”

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David Dungay

Editor - Comms Business Magazine