BT London Region
A BT fact sheet about the region [1.45Mb]
Regional Director for London
Chet Patel was appointed to a brand new role in Global Services on 1 September 2015. As President of Global Portfolio and Propositions, Chet reports directly to the CEO of Global Services. Previously Chet was Managing Director of BT Wholesale Markets leading sales and capitalising on BT’s unique position in the UK industry to drive solution sales and new wave revenue growth. Chet led a 200+ team of sales & marketing professionals which encompassed BT’s media and broadcast business supporting BT Sport in its broadcasting ambitions. Prior to this, Chet held the position of Vice President of UK Products & Sales in Global Services, leading the UK Product & Sales business and managing a sales team of 650 people.
Chet has over 17 years of senior management experience in a number of different roles, giving him a deep knowledge of the telecoms and IT sector and a proven track record of successfully delivering top line growth, profit improvements, and customer satisfaction and retention. Chet joined BT from stockbrokers, Charles Schwab in 2004 as part of its graduate programme.
In 2013, London Mayor Boris Johnson announced Chet’s appointment to the London Enterprise Panel (LEP). The Panel, comprised of senior executives from all sectors of London’s business community, provides the Mayor of London with advice and strategic input on maintaining and promoting London as the world’s capital for business.
This appointment complements Chet’s role as the BT Regional Director for London – a position he had held since 2012. He is committed to promoting London as the world capital for business and was instrumental in driving BT’s success as a partner and infrastructure provider for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
He graduated from Leeds University with degree in Economics & Politics. He also holds a MBA from Henley and completed his executive education at Tuck School of Business.
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