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24/04/03 – Warrington, Cheshire – EXi telecoms, leading, independent provider of telecom services to telecom organisations world-wide has announced the appointment of Mark Ballett as Chief Executive Officer.

Mark has over 25 years experience in business, the last 15 of these within the telecommunications industry. Mark’s career to date has included Mercury Communications, where he was Supply Director, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of OnCue Telecommunications Ltd., Managing Director of Norweb Telecom, during its period of growth from small, regional to national operator, and Board Director of Storm Telecommunications Ltd.

Mark Ballett, CEO of EXi telecoms;

“I’m delighted to have joined a company with so much potential, at a time when the industry is still struggling to recover from the severe downturn of the last few years.
EXi telecoms has an excellent track record of 2G and more recently, 3G mobile network deployment in more than 40 countries. It manages projects from the factory gate through to commissioning and network integrationhas tremendous experience of this. It has also carried out 21 service outsourcing projects in 17 countries. This puts us in a very strong position as more and more operators consider similar changes to their business.
I’m really looking forward to working with our current customers and to developing the customer base further.”

Mark has studied at London Business School (Corporate Finance), Warwick Business School (MBA) and is a Member of the Institute of Purchasing and Supply.

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Background information:

The EXi telecoms Group, with 1100 employees globally is one of the largest independent providers of telecommunications services. It provides specialist telecoms services to major telecoms operators and equipment manufacturers world-wide.

EXi telecoms works at the forefront of telecoms technology, on some of the earliest 3G projects in the world and provides the highest levels of engineering skills.
Where appropriate, EXi telecoms works in partnership with other organisations to provide clients with the best and most suitably tailored solutions. A typical example is EXi telecoms’ joint venture with Parsons Communications, which manages and implements major telecommunications projects in the US. This joint venture is called EXi Parsons Telecom LLC.
EXi telecoms has won over 11 national business awards in the last 18 months including a Deloitte & Touche European Technology Fast 500 listing and the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.
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Derek Hussey,
Marketing Director,
EXi Telecoms
Mobile: +44 7720 461537
Tel: +44 1925 535200
Fax: +44 1925 535400

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Jane Harrad-Roberts,
Marketing Projects, PR
Mobile: +44 7785 395705
Tel: +44 1244 330000
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