Virgin Media Ireland has appointed Paul Higgins as Vice-President of Commercial at Virgin Media.
Higgins has been with Virgin Media for five years, most recently in the position of Consumer Director. Prior to joining Virgin Media, Paul held senior level commercial positions in the Telecommunications, Media, Technology and FMCG sectors in Ireland, the UK and Australia.
In his new board-level appointment, Higgins will oversee all aspects of Virgin Media’s commercial strategy including sales, marketing, product delivery, and digital channels and will continue to drive growth in the company’s entertainment, connectivity and mobile business.
Tony Hanway, CEO of Virgin Ireland, said: “At Virgin Media we are big believers in promoting talented people from within and Paul has demonstrated that he delivers superior results through teamwork and a laser like focus on Customers. He joins our senior management team at exactly the right time as we continue to keep Ireland connected, informed and entertained through our market beating products and services.”
Higgins added: “Virgin Media has a fantastic set of assets; our brand, our network and all our front line teams while our products and services have never been more important or being used more widely than they are today. I’m looking forward to being part of the next chapter in the Virgin Media growth story as we’ve an exciting opportunity to deliver great products and experiences that our customers will truly value.”