Entanet appoints Paul Diamond as Chief Operating Officer

By Simon Meredith | 5th July 2016

Former RAF Squadron Leader will spearhead the company’s continued drive to further enhance quality assurance and deliver even better experiences for customers and partners

Telford, 05 July 2016 – Entanet has added further strength to its executive team with the appointment of Paul Diamond as Chief Operating Officer.

Diamond, who brings a proven track-record in galvanising businesses to deliver their full potential for growth, is tasked with driving further efficiency and quality assurance to support the voice and data wholesaler’s customer-centric growth strategy.

Commenting on his appointment, Diamond said: “I’m delighted to be joining Entanet at such an important and a dynamic time in its development. Having celebrated its 20th year in business earlier in 2016, Entanet is now looking to achieve significant financial growth and operational maturity. This is a progressive business with an excellent and growing reputation. We have a great team in place and I’m excited to have been given the opportunity to help Entanet embrace continuous improvement, deliver even more value to its channel partners and achieve its full potential.”

Entanet’s Chief Executive Elsa Chen stated: “Entanet is now at a key stage in its evolution as a business,and future-proofing our organisational strength is critical to fulfilling our long-term strategic ambitions. We see some exciting prospects ahead and Paul’s wealth of experience in driving operational development in the hi-tech sector brings renewed energy and momentum to Entanet. His appointment demonstrates our commitment to continue investing in the quality of our services and support, and in driving innovation and new opportunities for our partners in a rapidly-changing digital landscape.”

Paul spent 19 years as a Communications Engineering Officer with the RAF before joining Airbus in 2001. Immediately prior to joining Entanet he held the position of Vice President at Rapiscan Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection solutions, where, in a little under three years, he was instrumental in effecting exceptional growth with annual revenues climbing from $46 million to $200 million.

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About Entanet
Entanet is a leading wholesale voice and data communications provider and operates via a network of wholesale and resale channel partners. It was founded in 1996 and employs over 80 staff at its offices in Telford, Shropshire.

In February 2014, mid-market equity investor Mobeus Equity Partners made an initial £6 million investment to support a £14 million management buyout.

Entanet offers an extensive portfolio of connectivity services, including wholesale and packaged broadband, leased lines, EFM, IP VPNs, hosting and co-location, VoIP and traditional telecoms. The company operates its own fully-resilient nationwide next generation network which enables it and its partners to provide up to 10Gbps capacity to customers right across the UK. In addition, it has further connectivity into Amsterdam and Frankfurt and over 900 peering relationships across Europe.

The quality of Entanet’s services and its commitment to partners has been widely recognised. The company was recently named ‘Wholesale Provider of the Year (Large)’ in the 2015 Comms Business Awards and received the 2015 ISPA award for ‘Best SME Business Broadband’ and CRN Sales and Marketing Award for ‘Best Vendor Account Management Team’. The company has also been listed on a number of occasions in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and other listings of fast-growing, privately-held UK companies.

For more information contact:
Darren Farnden, Head of Marketing
Entanet International Ltd
Tel: 0333 101 0000
Twitter: @entanet

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