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.
Hawkins 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,” says Hawkins. “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,” he adds. “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,” adds 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.”