Virgin Media Ireland has appointed Paul Higgins as Vice-President of Commercial at Virgin Media.
Paul 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, Paul 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 Media 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.”
Paul Higgins, Vice-President of Commercial, Virgin Media Ireland, said: “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.”
About Virgin Media
Virgin Media is the leading connected entertainment cable and broadcast business in Ireland. Every day we deliver connections that really matter for thousands of consumers, with multi award-winning services including broadband, TV, mobile and home phone. Our Virgin Media Business division provides the fastest broadband speeds and connectivity solutions for entrepreneurs, businesses and the public sector.
Virgin Media Television, our broadcast division, is Ireland’s number one commercial broadcaster offering three free-to-air channels: Virgin Media One, Virgin Media Two, Virgin Media Three, as well as the Virgin Media Player. We are a significant investor in home produced content, including news, current affairs and drama, as well as offering the best in international programming. Virgin Media Sport and our 6 Extra Sport channels offer extensive sports coverage across the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League. Our advertising sales agency, Virgin Media Solutions, creates unique, innovative campaigns for our business and for third party clients across the UK and Ireland.
Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, one of the world’s leading converged video, broadband and communications companies, with operations in six European countries.
For further information please visit: www.virginmedia.ie