Telcom Group is pleased to announce several key appointments in order to strengthen its non executive Board of Directors as it enters an exciting phase in the companies evolution.


Christopher Baldock is appointed as group Chairman. Chris is a highly experienced executive in the Telecommunications and I.T sector. Chris is currently Chairman of Unified Communications company Qunifi, SMB IT specialist Simply Mail Solutions, online teaching company Tute education, Robotics EdTech business CBIS education and non-executive director of Hotel and leisure IT specialist QDOS SBL. Chris is also an operating partner in leading law firm gunnercooke.


Chris is joined by Mike Blackburn OBE who has extensive experience in the telecommunications industry and is currently chair of the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership. David Lathwood, lead director for Jones Lang LaSalle North West and John Ogden, Managing Director of CBRE (North).


Doug Ward & Shaun Gibson Co -CEO’s of Telcom Group, commented: "We are excited that we have been able to attract talent of this calibre to enhance our company. With such a wide breadth of skills joining the team we are excited for our next stage of growth. With a strong senior leadership team and an established board, the Group is able to assert considerable momentum in delivering the vision to change the country’s internet.”


“Chris joins Telcom Group as we enter our next era of development and with experience in both corporate and small businesses on a national and international scale, he is perfectly placed to lead and mentor the group on our upward trajectory.”


“We are also very pleased to welcome Mike, David and John on board as widely recognised key figureheads in property, telecommunications and investment. To have their industry knowledge and experience at our disposal will provide significant enhancement to the roll out of Node across the UK and internationally, and provide vital support and resources to the senior leadership team”


Chris Baldock adds: “I am very excited to be joining Telcom at what is an important period in its development. As a technology and telecoms company, Telcom has a unique and differentiated proposition in a crowded market. This is a great opportunity to shape and position the company as a global competitor and I am looking forward to working with the team to develop the strategy.”

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