James Phillips heads up Lease Telecom

Telecoms and smartphone financing specialist Lease Telecom has appointed James Phillips the role of Managing Director following his 25 year reign at mobile and telecoms provider, Access Communications.

James Phillips takes the mantle as the Sussex-based leasing company looks to tighten its hold on the technology finance market and build upon its 350-strong Partner Channel.

Phillips, who has over two decades of telecoms, managerial and accountancy experience will focus on forging new headline vendor relationships and extending Lease Telecom’s Distribution and Network programmes.

Lease Telecom, the official leasing provider to Vodafone, Westcoast, Mdee, Data Select and 100s of VARs, has undergone significant growth since it’s 2014 inception thanks to the adoption of it’s innovative leasing solutions, designed and built specifically for the sector.

A keen focus for the business has been the financing of mobile hardware, which see’s the company fund in excess of £3M per calendar month for the indirect channel.

Phillips, who looks forward to furthering the growth commented: “I am excited to be a part of the Lease Telecom journey and look forward to bringing over 25 years of market understanding to the table. Building upon existing relationships and establishing new ones will be my focus, whilst continuing service levels that are second to none.”