TalkTalk appoints two new directors in channel partner team


Alexandra Tempest joins as head of partners while Duncan Gooding takes charge of its largest accounts

TalkTalk has bolstered its channel partner team with the appointment of a new director of partners and new director of major accounts and carriers.

Alexandra Tempest joins the landline and broadband operator as director of partners, having previously worked in the Juniper Networks EMEA partner team. She will be charged with increasing uptake of converged voice and data services in its indirect channel.

Duncan Gooding will be TalkTalk’s new director of major accounts and carriers taking care of the firm’s largest enterprise accounts.

TalkTalk Business MD Charles Bligh said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Alex and Duncan to the company, bringing specific experience of the channel markets. The partner channel remains absolutely paramount to our success, collectively comprising 50 per cent of our overall revenue, and these appointments demonstrate our commitment to effectively serving the channel.

“As we grow as a provider, Alex and Duncan will continue to lead collaboration with existing and potential partners of all sizes, driving awareness and visibility of our voice and data portfolio.”