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Indigo Telecom announces two new appointments to senior leadership team

Paul Lipscombe
July 2, 2020

Both Newall and Orchart boast over 20-years experience within the industry 

Welsh-based telecoms provider Indigo Telecom has announced two senior additions to its leadership team. 

Indigo has appointed Chris Newall as chief commercial officer and Mark Orchart as group product and bid director. 

Both appointments have over 20 years experience within the telecoms industry, with Newall joining from Ciena.

Newall spent 10 years at Ciena and was most recently as EMEA vice president for strategic sales. 

While Orchart who rejoined Indigo in 2017 as a sales director, has previously worked at Ericsson, TeleCity and Alcatel. 

Founded in 1997, Indigo Telecom specialise in building and supporting international networks and data centres, with clients including Google, CityFibre, Nokia, Vodafone, Cellnex, Facebook, NTT and Global Switch. 

Group chairman Kevin Taylor has welcomed the two appointments, as the telco pursues international growth. 

“We’re very pleased to be welcoming both Chris and Mark to the Indigo Telecom Group leadership team as we enter a new phase of growth for the company.

“With plans to grow the businesses in the UK, Ireland and internationally over the next 12 months, Chris and Mark bring invaluable experience and knowledge of our business to the table.”

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