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Colt strengthens Sales team with new appointments

Mimmo Zappi is formally appointed VP, Enterprise and Capital Markets and Herve Jost becomes Director of Eurotunnel/Getlink Connectivity Solutions 

Colt Technology Services has today announced changes to its Sales, Marketing and Customer Success team. As part of the updates, Mimmo Zappi is has been formally appointed Vice President, Enterprise and Capital Markets, and Herve Jost takes up the role of Director of Eurotunnel/Getlink Connectivity Solutions.

Having joined Colt in 2001, Mimmo has held various roles across Colt’s Sales teams and acted as Country Manager for Italy. He most recently held the position of Senior Segment Director for Enterprise EU & US.

In his formalised role as VP, Enterprise and Capital Markets, Mimmo’s work will centre on further developing relationships with Enterprise and Financial Services organisations and continuing to strengthen Colt’s presence in the on demand, Cloud, SD WAN, Capital Market and new Cloud Voice markets.

As Director of Eurotunnel/Getlink Connectivity Solutions, Herve will oversee a newly created team of specialists and consultants, responsible for delivering Colt’s objectives for the agreement with Getlink which was announced last year. Colt and Getlink signed a 25-year contract, which sees Colt install its IQ Network through the Channel Tunnel, allowing a transfer capacity of several Terabits per second per fibre pair.

Herve has been with Colt for 11 years, working with several teams across the organisation; most recently serving as Finance Director for Strategic Alliances and Pricing Centre of Excellence. Herve brings extensive experience to the role, having previously held senior positions across Business, Bid and Product Management, and Sales and Sales Engineering.

Andrew Edison, Colt’s EVP, Sales, Marketing and Customer Success, said: “I’m thrilled to officially welcome Mimmo to my leadership team and to have Herve take up this new, specifically designed position. These roles are critical for Colt, for our Enterprise and Capital Market customers and for the success of our latest strategic agreement with Getlink.”

“There is growing demand for advanced bandwidth solutions between the UK and mainland Europe, and across the world we’ve seen the importance and power of reliable, agile, and secure connectivity. I look forward to working with Mimmo and Herve to leverage Colt’s extensive network, capabilities and skills to help our customers transform and reach their business objectives.”

Both appointments are effective immediately.