Colt strengthens leadership team with Andrew Edison appointment
London, 23 January 2018 – Colt Technology Services today announced the appointment of Andrew Edison, as Vice President – Wholesale, starting on 19 January 2018. An industry veteran, Andrew will be reporting directly to Colt’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), Tom Regent, with his role focused on bolstering Colt’s wholesale strategy. Andrew will be instrumental in leading the teams to further accelerate partnerships and global networking solutions for the Wholesale segment.
Tom Regent CCO commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Andrew to the team. Andrew joins Colt at an exciting time in our company growth and will play a critical leadership role, enabling Colt to accelerate its ambitions of being the leader in enabling our customers’ digital transformation through agile, on-demand high-bandwidth networking solutions. Andrew’s depth and breadth of experience is significant, as we continue to grow and evolve our relationships in Wholesale.”
Andrew Edison, VP, Wholesale added: “I am excited to join Colt to drive profitable revenue growth, deliver robust global wholesale partnerships and continue Colt’s momentum of providing customers with a superior customer experience. As Colt becomes increasingly global and continues its leadership in high bandwidth networking solutions, SDN and on-demand, I am extremely optimistic about the future with our valued clients and partners.”
Andrew has more than 25 years of extensive leadership experience in sales, business operations, global and go to market strategies. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at Level 3/CenturyLink. His key responsibilities included leading sales channels and servicing enterprise, government and wholesale customers. Andrew has also worked at AT&T for 20 years, most recently as Region Vice President, EMEA. In this role, he led the EMEA enterprise business, driving continued year-on-year growth and fostering new revenue streams.
Colt aims to be the leader in enabling customers’ digital transformation through agile and on-demand, high bandwidth solutions. The Colt IQ Network connects over 800 data centres across Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs, with over 25,000 on net buildings and growing.
Colt has built its reputation on putting customers first. Customers include data intensive organisations spanning over 200 cities in nearly 30 countries. Colt is a recognised innovator and pioneer in software defined networks (SDN) and network function virtualisation (NFV). Privately owned, Colt is one of the most financially sound companies in its industry and able to provide the best customer experience at a competitive price. For more information, please visit www.colt.net.