Yappl appoints new Managing Director and Heads of Marketing and Finance

Yappl is excited to announce significant developments within its leadership team.

Yappl promotes James Bannister from Solutions Director to Managing Director. Additionally, it appoints James Sisson as Head of Marketing and Joe Butler as Head of Finance. The developments mark a pivotal milestone in Yappl’s growth trajectory in the business communications industry.

James Bannister, Managing Director

With four years of dedicated service and exceptional leadership, James has been instrumental in the company’s success. Particularly, Yappl’s expansion into unified communication solutions, through James establishing a thriving sales team that has signed up and serviced over 1200 businesses, generating £1.5 million in incremental revenue.

James’ promotion reflects his exemplary contributions and the confidence the company has in his vision and capabilities to lead the organisation forward.

James said, “I’m excited to lead the next phase of Yappl’s development. Maintaining customer excellence, delivering growth for ourselves and our partners in a marketplace ripe with opportunity.”

James succeeds Steve Heald, who moves on to new endeavours after five years of committed service. Yappl thanks Steve for his invaluable contributions to the company’s success during his tenure.

James Sisson, Head of Marketing

James brings 10 years of marketing and brand management experience, developed within the telecoms industry. And is tasked with leading Yappl’s marketing efforts, driving brand awareness and market expansion.

“I’m delighted to join Yappl and lead its marketing initiatives,” said James. “It’s a fantastic company with an ambitious, friendly team, that I’m excited to link up with, leveraging my experience and strategic perspective.”

Joe Butler, Head of Finance

Joe joins Yappl with 20 years of experience in financial management and accounting. His expertise will be instrumental in optimising the company’s financial operations, supporting its growth objectives, and ensuring long-term financial sustainability.

“I’m thrilled to embark on an exciting, new adventure with Yappl, ” said Joe. “The company has a fantastic, innovative team, full of expertise, that I look forward to working with. Together, we’ll no doubt chart a course for success.”

Looking ahead

Yappl sincerely thanks all its colleagues and valued customers for their support and dedication during this transition.

Collectively, these leadership changes underpin Yappl’s commitment to cultivating a culture of excellence, innovation, and growth in the business connectivity industry, across mobile, broadband, telephony and IT services.

A strengthened leadership team positions Yappl well to capitalise on emerging opportunities and navigate the evolving landscape of its industry.

Posted on: 1 March 2024
Posted in: Staff Updates

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