Virtua UK Ltd, a leading supplier of expertise to the telecoms industry, achieved additional sales amounting to 20% of turnover in first four months of 2010.
To meet the demands of this growth, Virtua has employed industry heavyweights –Rob Davies and Ian Jenkins as well as Kevin Tillotson in a business development role.
Virtua, chief executive, Andy Watts: “These are exciting times for Virtua, we are seeing fantastic growth in all areas of the business. In particular, since the new year, we have made changes to our marketing and sales strategy. These have directly affected our new-business activity but we want to carry on expanding for the benefit of our team, clients and the industry as a whole. To achieve this we are investing in some of the best people available, people with a passion and in-depth knowledge of the industry, the technology and our client’s needs.”
• Rob Davies takes on the role of senior systems architect. After five years working for Ferranti and then twenty years in Motorola as a systems engineer Rob has a wealth of experience within the Telecoms industry specialising in cellular development.
• Ian Jenkins takes on the role of head of RF systems design. After 10 years at Alan Dick & Co as a “cellular design antenna engineer” he focused on projects for Vodafone and 02 where he came to be considered the ‘design authority’.
• Kevin Tillotson takes on the role of Business Development Director. With 20 years experience across a variety of sectors, he has grown businesses both organically and through acquisition.
Watts continues: “Virtua is a fast moving company going through exciting changes and performing at the top level of the telecoms and mobile telecoms industries. To move forward we need to work with the best. Rob, Ian and Kevin have the right attitude and are already working closely with both long-term and new clients”.