Unified Communications and collaboration specialist TelcoSwitch, has appointed industry veteran Eddie Buxton as Chairman of its Board.
Eddie joins TelcoSwitch following more than a decade as CEO at Maintel, the AIM-listed cloud and managed services company for both public and private organisations. During his time at Maintel, he was responsible for a period of dramatic change, developing and implementing strategic plans to advance revenue, profitability and growth.
Russell Lux, TelcoSwitch founder and CEO, said: “We are very pleased to make this announcement, with Eddie’s appointment a key part of our strategic plan to increase our leadership capabilities. Eddie has an exceptional level of experience and is highly regarded in both our industry and in the funding and operating space. He will be a fantastic asset as we move forward.”
Eddie added: “I am very excited to be joining a talented management team at TelcoSwitch. I believe the company is in an enviable position and has navigated the current period of uncertainty exceptionally well. With a number of key activities underway to bolster our product offering to the market and increase our customer base through acquisition, this is an exciting time to be joining such a dynamic organisation.”
With over 20 years’ experience in the telecoms, technology, software and services sectors, Eddie will bring a number of key strengths to the existing senior management team. Prior to Maintel he, served in leadership positions at Redstone Telcom, Onetel and Cable & Wireless, focussing on business development, M&A, fundraising, restructuring and strategy. Eddie assumes his role effective immediately.
TelcoSwitch is a leading provider of Unified Communications and compliance solutions to the UK channel market and direct customers, delivered through its award-winning CallSwitch hosted telephony platform, enabling company employees to work from anywhere on any device.
Headquartered in London and with offices throughout the UK, US and South Africa, the company has enjoyed rapid growth, ranking 25th in the Sunday Times Sage ‘Tech Track 100’ league table of the fastest growing UK technology companies.
The CallSwitch platform from TelcoSwitch currently supports over 60k daily users, from anywhere in the world.
The company currently employees 70 staff in the UK.