Xelion UK, the multi-award winning cloud telephony provider, has appointed Craig Howell in a business development role. Craig will be responsible for expanding Xelion’s footprint in the UK market and will also take on the account management of some of Xelion’s existing channel partners.
Craig is an experienced sales professional in the comms industry having worked for both telecoms companies and media outlets in the industry sector. Prior to his career in the comms industry, Craig was a qualified PGA golf professional instructor working for the Leaderboard golf course group. Based in East Sussex, Craig has a young family but still finds time for golf, although now with amateur status.
Dave Reynolds, Managing Director of Xelion UK stated, “We are delighted to welcome Craig to the Xelion team at a critical time in our development of the UK market. Craig’s proven sales ability and account management skills will allow us to expand operations at a faster rate. The pandemic crisis has been a proving ground for home working for many business customers. Many will now wish to adopt remote working practices on a permanent basis. Craig will ensure that we and our partners are able to manage this window of opportunity.”
Xelion was founded in the Netherlands by Micha Cohen in 1988. The Xelion cloud-based telephony solution was developed in 2012 to optimise the efficiency and performance of business communication. In 2016 Xelion entered the UK market and Dave Reynolds joined as UK Managing Director.
The company is totally focused on the comms channel with a partner only policy, so there are never any conflicts of interest. The Xelion platform has an open architecture that puts the comms provider back in control, allowing them to build their own comprehensive comms proposition with the flexibility to set their own path and destiny, something no other hosted voice vendor is trying to achieve with the channel.
A major focus for the Xelion development team is the continued integration of Xelion with third-party applications such as Office 365, Power BI, popular CRM packages and many other applications. The vision is that Xelion should be the central hub in the corporate communications of the companies that use it, so it’s more than just a cloud telephony service.
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