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The Management Team

Damon Russell, Chairman

Damon is one of the original founders of Telecom Express Group. He has more than 20 years' experience in the telecommunications and telemarketing industries and has been responsible for key client relationships and the business' sales strategy since its inception. He was made Chief Executive in 2001 and led a successful management buyout from AMV BBDO in 2004 to take advantage of its position as the leading independent company in its field. He became Chairman in 2010.

Duncan Cunningham, Technical Director

Duncan joined Telecom Express Group as Director of Information Technology in 1997, with responsibility for the design and implementation of all interactive response services. He has spent his career in the telecommunications industry, specifically involved in the premium rate and automated interactive voice response sectors for the last 16 years. Duncan now has overall responsibility for all Telecom Express Group's IT strategy and combines a very high level of technical knowledge with a strong, commercially-orientated approach.

Neil Morey, Finance Director

Neil qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992 with Neville Russell (now Mazars). Since then, Neil has worked for a number of blue chip companies including Scottish & Newcastle, MFI and Express Newspapers. He joined Telecom Express Group as Head of Finance in 2001 and became Finance Director in early 2004. Neil is responsible for all finance, legal and human resources issues at Telecom Express Group.

Rob Ellis, Managing Director

Rob brings more than 20 years' experience successfully leading and managing companies in the areas of mobile, technology, internet, new media and social networking. Rob was previously European CEO of mobile software company Datasquirt and owner of Black Note, a leading mobile and strategy consulting company. Over the past 10 years Rob has also been COO of London-based technology, mobile, and internet company Amplefuture Group, and Managing Director of iTouch, where he was responsible for growing the company into one of the UK's leading premium interactive voice and mobile data companies. Before moving to the UK in 2001, Rob was Managing Director of Telstra New Zealand.

"We will continue to deliver innovative services that drive consumer engagement, provide insight, strengthen brands and deliver significant bottom line revenues to our clients."

Damon Russell, Founder and Chairman, Telecom Express Group