Global connectivity and cloud services provider, M247 has appointed a new Chief Sales and Marketing Officer to its executive leadership team.
Stephen Bates joins the company from connectivity platform ngena. He brings a wealth of technology sales and leadership experience, having previously held positions as Chief Executive Officer of Cloudview Ltd, Managing Director of Cannon UK & Ireland and SVP of Global Enterprise Sales at RIM (Blackberry).
Based in London, Stephen will operate from the company’s City office and play a significant role within the M247 Group Leadership team.
Darryl Edwards, CEO of M247 said; “We are strong believers in a people-first philosophy at M247 and always invest in the best talent at every level of the business in order to benefit our solutions, services and ultimately our customers. Stephen is a highly accomplished sales leader and we are delighted to welcome him to the team and look forward to him making an immediate impact on the business.”
Stephen added, “M247’s significant heritage and credentials alongside its forward thinking and innovative outlook certainly stand out in the market and I am looking forward to being able to put my previous experience to good use and influencing the go to market strategy of the business going forward.”.
Steven Briant, who has been in the acting role for the past few months will now transition the business over to Stephen and then revert to a Senior Sales role within M247.