Avanti Communications Group announces new senior hire

Avanti Communications Group plc (Avanti) has appointed sales and customer services executive, Libby Barr, as Chief Operating Officer, Customer, the company said.

Barr will also sit on Avanti´s Executive Committee, effective immediately.

In a newly created role, Barr will report to Group CEO, Kyle Whitehill, and will be responsible for managing the execution of Avanti´s end-to-end customer relationship. She will oversee global Sales, Wholesale, Product Management, Marketing and Commercial.

Avanti connects people wherever they are. Through the HYLAS satellite fleet and partners in 118 countries, our network provides ubiquitous Internet service to an end market of over 1.7bn people. Avanti works together with like-minded people and organisations to go the extra mile, developing new, innovative and pioneering satellite solutions that help to liberate the potential of people, businesses and government departments across EMEA.