Dave Langhorn to Drive Further Growth in the U.K.
LONDON, Feb. 18, 2008 — AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced the appointment of Dave Langhorn as the new sales centre vice president for the U.K. Formerly director of sales, AT&T U.K., Langhorn will be responsible for managing the U.K. sales team and driving further growth for AT&T customers based in the U.K. He will spend his time between AT&T’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquarters in London and the company’s facilities in Redditch, Worcestershire, and will report directly to Tom Regent, AT&T’s head of EMEA.
“The U.K. is the hub for AT&T’s operations across EMEA, and, in 2008, we are looking to build on the successes gained in 2007,” Regent said. “Dave has been instrumental in driving growth in the U.K., one of the key territories in the EMEA region, and I am delighted that he is on board to lead this vital sales centre for AT&T.”
“AT&T’s sales team in the U.K. is first-class, and I am excited to take this role,” said Langhorn. “2008 will present us with a number of opportunities to further grow our business in the U.K., and I am looking forward to delivering the value-added services around the network to our multinational customers.”
The U.K. is one of the key markets for AT&T in the EMEA region, where AT&T provides global networking services to a number of multinational organizations, including Air Products, Control Risks, ICI, Iron Mountain, Norgren and Rexam. AT&T’s operations in the U.K. include a state-of-the-art Internet Data Centre and AT&T connects customers over a nationwide Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network infrastructure. The MPLS network provides resilient gigabit Ethernet connections to voice, video and data network,hosting and security solutions available on almost 100 MPLS service nodes. AT&T customers also have access to more than 11,000 Wi-Fi hot spots in the U.K.
Langhorn has more than 18 years of experience in information technology sales, including eight years in management, and has served as director of Sales for AT&T U.K. since 2003. He has a Chartered Institute of Marketing diploma in sales management and is currently studying for an MBA. Before joining AT&T in the banking and finance division in 1996, Langhorn had worked in outsourcing sales positions at MDIS and in software sales at Premier Business Solutions.
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