ITS Technology Group (ITS), one of the fastest-growing alternative network (altnet) providers in the UK, has today announced the appointment of Daren Baythorpe, former BT Openreach BCD Managing Director, as Chief Executive Officer.
Daren has been connected with ITS since October 2016 when he joined as a board advisor before accepting the role of Managing Director in July 2017.
Daren has an impressive track record as an industry leader having held senior management and advisory positions with leading telecommunications and utility sector companies including BT Consumer, Openreach and Severn Trent Water.
“I am delighted to be appointed as Group CEO and I am looking forward to leading the company through the next phase of its development. My priorities will include delivering our strategy, continuing to grow and realise our huge potential in the connectivity marketplace, and delivering on our vision to supply superfast connectivity where it is needed.
“I am keen to capitalise on the incredible work the ITS team has done to establish the company as one of the fastest growing alternative network providers in the UK market, and particularly their work to become an industry front runner of innovative concession agreements with local authorities.”Daren Baythorpe
“I am delighted to welcome Daren into the role of CEO. Daren has already had a hugely positive impact on the company since he became part of the senior management team last year.
“With his extensive experience in the sector, he will help us continue to extend our market position and to build an even greater business.”Kevin Gaskell, Chairman of ITS Technology Group