Avenir gets new account manager


Airtime and accessory distributor Avenir Telecom has today announced the appointment of former 20:20 and Samsung employee Paul Sandy as its national account manager.

Sandy, who has 10 years experience in the mobile industry, has Joined Avenir from 20:20 mobile where he was regional business manager responsible for trade sales to the retail channel, will be responsible for acquisition of new business  in both new and established markets.

Prior to 20:20, Sandy spent three years at Samsung initially as part of its retail and distribution team, before moving in to account management working with distribution customers on handsets and accessories. He also spent two years at Vodafone.

Avenir MD Andy Tow said: “Paul fits into the heart of our team. Avenir has broadened its offering across new areas such as fixed-line broadband and accessories in recent months, so Paul will bolster the team dedicated to our traditional core, plus help to build on all the new opportunities.

“His decade of solid, mobile-specific experience will mean he integrates quickly with our clients and channel partners.”

Sandy added: “I’m thrilled to be joining Avenir during this landmark year.

“The company has a well respected business process for growth and retention and I’m looking forward to putting this in place with new clients as they come on board.”