Lawton to leave TalkTalk Business

TalkTalk Business’ managing director, Paul Lawton, has decided to leave TalkTalk to pursue opportunities outside the business.

Paul has played a pivotal role in the development and growth of the division in recent years. He has built a strong and effective management team and is justifiably proud of their achievements, particularly the re-positioning of the business as a very successful data services provider. Paul leaves the business with our gratitude and best wishes for the future.

Paul’s successor as Managing Director will be Charles Bligh. He will join us in mid-November and will be a member of TalkTalk Group’s Executive team representing our business division. Charles is leaving IBM where he was responsible for the Commercial sector in the UK. He has a wealth of experience in the Business-to-Business space and has led teams in Australia, Asia as well as the UK and has an excellent reputation at IBM for orientating business strategy and service around customer needs. Charles will report directly to Dido Harding, CEO, TalkTalk Group.