Grass Roots strengthens talent with appointment of telco expert Simon Mitchell
Friday March 20, 2015 at 9:10am
Grass Roots, the world's leading provider of employee and customer engagement solutions, has appointed Simon Mitchell as global account director covering the telecommunications sector. In a move towards sector-focused integrated solution selling, Mitchell's appointment bolsters the expertise which Grass Roots can offer to the telecommunications sector. He will be responsible for leading the growth of many existing clients and for seeking out new business opportunities. Previously with Google (Motorola) as head of network operators, Mitchell's experience spans over 20 years and he is well known in the telco space, having also worked for brands such as Samsung, Telefonica O2, Orange, Three, Reliance Globalcom and Vodafone Group. Other global account directors are already in place at the global Grass Roots Group, offering their experience and insight to the financial, automotive and professional services sectors. John Bunting, chief commercial officer for Grass Roots, says: 'I'd like to welcome Simon to Grass Roots and wish him the best of luck with his new role. Our unique capability to offer Employee Solutions, Customer Engagement services, Promotions & Incentives and Meetings & Events, enables us to offer truly integrated and global solutions to all our clients, and ensure they get the best possible value from us. I look forward to growing our accounts with existing telco clients, under Simon's leadership, and to winning new business within the fast-moving sector.’ The Grass Roots Group is the world’s leading provider of employee and customer engagement solutions. Founded in the UK in 1980, it has offices in 15 countries throughout the world, and provides services in over 100 countries. Grass Roots is an affiliate of WPP.