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Company news Aug 23, 2022

BT Ireland, one of Ireland's leading communications services providers, has announced the appointment of Paul Byrne as its new Business Sales Director

In his new role, Paul will lead an expert team of sales, marketing and contract management professionals.

BT is one of the world’s leading global service providers, serving government, multinational and large domestic corporates through its comprehensive portfolio of communication, security, multi-cloud, ICT, digital transformation & technology solutions.

Paul Byrne has extensive experience in the international communications and technology industry having worked in the sector for close to 30 years serving as a Sales & Marketing Director and Operations Director for industry leaders. Paul joined BT Ireland in 2013, and previously served as Head of Wholesale and Partner Channel.

Paul holds an Engineering degree from Technological University Dublin (Dublin Institute of Technology).

Commenting on the appointment, Shay Walsh, Managing Director of BT Ireland said “Paul brings substantial commercial sales and operations experience to the role of Business Sales Director. Paul will play a pivotal role in driving BT Ireland’s growth strategy and together with his team support our valued customers with their global communications needs.”

Commenting on his appointment, Paul Byrne said “As one of the world’s leading and most trusted global communications services providers, with a very strong local Irish presence with over 650 employees here, I look forward to continuing on our mission to support and enable Irish and global customers to securely and confidently navigate their digital and cloud transformation journeys. I will continue to build on our trusted partnerships and focus on what matters most to clients, whether it’s strengthening global networks and security, innovating with technology, or designing, developing and managing digital solutions.” 

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About BT Group

About BT

BT Group is the UK’s leading provider of fixed and mobile telecommunications and related secure digital products, solutions and services. We also provide managed telecommunications, security and network and IT infrastructure services to customers across 180 countries.

BT Group consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer serves individuals and families in the UK; Enterprise and Global are our UK and international business-focused units respectively; Openreach is an independently governed, wholly owned subsidiary, which wholesales fixed access infrastructure services to its customers - over 650 communication providers across the UK.

British Telecommunications plc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange.


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