BT Ireland named Paul Byrne as the new Director of Commercial Sales with responsibility for leading its sales, marketing and contract management teams.
Byrne has worked in the international communications and technology industry for the past 30 years and previously served as Head of Wholesale Channel and Partners for BT Ireland, having joined the company in 2013.
Commenting on the nomination, Shay WalshManaging Director of BT Ireland, said: “Paul brings substantial commercial sales and operations experience to the role of Commercial Sales Manager.
“Paul will play a central role in driving BT Ireland’s growth strategy and together with his team will support our valued customers with their global communications needs.”
Byrne himself said: “As one of the world’s most trusted leading global communications service providers, with a very strong local Irish presence with over 650 staff here, I look forward to continuing our mission to support and enable Irish and global customers to securely connect and confidently navigate their digital and cloud transformation journeys.
“I will continue to build on our trusted partnerships and focus on what matters most to customers, whether it’s strengthening global networks and security, innovating with technology, or designing , develop and manage digital solutions.”
Bryne holds an engineering degree from the Dublin Institute of Technology, now Technical University Dublin (TU Dublin).
UK telecommunications leader BT operates in 180 countries and recorded revenues of £20.9bn and pre-tax profit of £2bn in 2021.
Photo: Paul Byrne. (Photo: BT Ireland)