Colt Technology Services has appointed Andrew Edison as executive vice president (EVP), Sales, Marketing and Customer Relationship Management and Mark Beeden as chief of staff to the CEO, completing the company’s executive leadership team.
Edison (pictured) will take over responsibility for driving Colt’s commercial strategy and leading its global teams across sales, presales, marketing and customer relationship management. In addition, he will work with the organization to ensure Colt delivers on its vision of transforming the way the world works through the power of connectivity.
He was formerly Colt’s Vice President, Global Enterprise, having joined the company in 2018, following a range of executive positions at telecoms companies across EMEA and the United States.
Beeden will start as chief of staff to the CEO on October 1. He will support the development of Colt’s business-wide digital and customer experience strategy and work closely with the CEO and other members of the ELT on a range of projects and initiatives.
He has been with Colt since 2012, initially as chief marketing officer and most recently as vice president, Customer Experience and Service Management. Before joining the company, he held a range of senior positions across the financial services, logistics, FMCG and telecommunications sectors.