Maintel appoints new board member
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Maintel the business-to-business telecoms and data services company has appointed Dr. Annette Nabavi the board as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Annette is currently a partner at AHV Associates LLP, a corporate finance advisory firm, and also undertakes consultancy projects through her own consulting firm, Anchusa Consulting.
She previously held the position of Head of Telecoms Global Business Development for Corporate Finance at ING Barings, where she gained significant experience in M&A, private equity, structured debt and public equity transactions.
Annette later became the founding director and CEO of XchangePoint Holdings Ltd, a Venture Capital backed Internet Interconnect company providing broadband metro Ethernet based services to ISPs and carriers.
Annette is also Finance Director of Women in Telecoms & Technology, a mentoring and networking group with over 500 members, and a member of the Advisory Board of the National Media Museum.
Eddie Buxton, CEO at Maintel, said: Annette has extensive knowledge and experience in the telecoms space and will bring with her a wealth of commercial experience and insight.
Annette joins us at an exciting time for our business. Her skills and commercial judgement will be a valuable addition to the Maintel Board as we focus on our future development." The appointment is the latest in a number of significant changes at Maintel in the past year.
Since acquiring Datapoint in September 2013, Maintel has appointed Jim Close as its new Group Sales Director, elevated Kevin Stevens to the board as Group Operations Director and appointed Rob Leader as Sales Manager of its Mobile and Network Services divisions.
Maintel also won the Technical Excellence Award 2014 at the Avaya National Partner Conference having become the only Avaya partner in the UK - and one of only two in Europe - to hold all five Expert accreditations: Networking,SME, Contact Centre, Unified Communications, and Unified Messaging.
Maintel is recognised as a leading independent reseller of telephony systems, offering Unified Communications (UC), Contact Centre (CC), mobile solutions and Data.
Maintels highly-skilled UK-wide engineering team enables it to install new systems and maintain and upgrade legacy systems competitively, whilst providing an excellent level of aftercare.
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