Shaun Ledgerwood named CEO of MLL Telecom

Shaun Ledgerwood named CEO of MLL Telecom

14 January 2020 | Natalie Bannerman

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UK managed network provider, MLL Telecom has appointed Shaun Ledgerwood as its new CEO.

Ledgerwood succeeds retiring CEO Gary Marven who is exiting the role after ten years’ in the position but who will remain a director of the business.

In his new position, Ledgerwood, along with the senior management team, will to continue to build on the company’s goal in becoming a dependable and valued technology supplier to public and private sector organisations.

“I’m delighted to be taking over at MLL Telecom,” said Ledgerwood. “Under Gary’s leadership, the business has pivoted from its microwave technology roots, to become a highly respected, specialised and valued partner for both public sector organisations and mobile operators. MLL Telecom can be extremely proud of the leadership position it has built in fibre connectivity. The business will continue to invest in product and service innovation to add further value to new and existing customers.”

With over 20 years’ experience in the telecoms sector, Ledgerwood has served as various technology businesses across the UK, Europe, Asia and North America. He most recently served as CEO of a London-based IT managed services provider Niu Solutions. During his tenure, he led the charge on a number of emerging technologies including fibre-optic transmission, the move to IP, wireless services, integrated collaboration platforms and the growth of public cloud infrastructure.

Prior to this, Ledgerwood also worked for Cable & Wireless, KPNQuest, Sprint and NextiraOne. As a result, he has a lot of experience in delivering services across the IT space, including voice, video, data network services, IT infrastructure, security services and end-user IT support.

Earlier this year, MLL Telecom was selected by Portsmouth City Council to provide connectivity services on the new Solent Network framework. The new framework contract, which is partly funded by the Local Full Fibre Network programme through the Department For Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will greatly improve the council’s network infrastructure and see existing network solutions consolidated into one in order to future-proof its digital ambitions.