KCOM National Network Services (NNS), one of the UK’s leading communications services companies, has appointed Dave Hawkins as Head of Channel Sales to drive strategic growth and strengthen relationships with channel partners.
Dave has over 18 years of industry experience working within the country’s leading telecoms businesses. Having started his career in technical roles before moving over to sales and account management, he brings a holistic approach to the role. He spent 11 years at Virgin Media working in wholesale markets and also gained experience as a Network Build Engineer with BT. He joins KCOM from TalkTalk Business where he was an SI Channel Account Director responsible for major and wholesale accounts.
“I’m delighted to be heading up the Channel team at such an exciting time for business,” said Dave. “Emerging technologies mean the role of Channel businesses is constantly evolving and there is an increasing need to add value to business customers.
“What drew me to KCOM was its excellent reputation and renowned customer service. Upholding these core values to help our Channel partners to flourish will be a priority for my team. Channel businesses can expect a more streamlined customer journey and a dedicated, experienced team working with them to provide bespoke solutions.”
“Dave’s wealth of experience and drive make him the perfect choice to build our Channel business,” said MD of KCOM NNS, Iain Shearman. “His consultative approach paired with his industry knowledge will help us to strengthen relationships with current partners and forge new relationships. He is an asset to the team and we look forward to his initiatives coming to fruition.”
KCOM is one of the UK’s oldest communications services companies, dating back to 1904. We’ve always been proud of being different. Our founders were pioneers and innovators in the field of telephony and today we emulate their spirit by helping our customers harness the power of technology. We operate in three key markets: Enterprises, National Network Services and, business and consumers across Hull and East Yorkshire. We’re all focused on one key thing, delivering best in class technology solutions to improve our customer experience. For our business customers, we deliver flexible, futureproofed technologies that meet real commercial needs. We listen to and learn from our customers to help them navigate through the convergence of IT and communications with straightforward solutions and sound advice, designed to translate into a competitive edge.