Joe Bradley, former chief executive officer of Marlborough Stirling Mortgage Services (MSMS), takes up his new job as chief operating officer of Nextra UK today.
Nextra UK, the Telenor-owned provider of managed services, has put Bradley in charge of co-ordinating sales, client management and service offerings. He will ensure that customers' needs are met by providing not technology services and solutions that add value to their businesses.
Bradley has over 25 years experience of the IT industry. He spent the last year as the chief executive officer of MSMS, the mortgage services company set up as a joint venture in 2000 between by Egg and Marlborough Stirling.
As CEO, Bradley established MSMS as a key player in the business service provision market. Prior to MSMS, Bradley spent five years as a director at ICL, where he was responsible for a number of the company's outsourcing contracts and the development of its application services provision hosting services.
Barry Hartop, chief executive officer of Nextra UK, says: “Nextra UK specialises in helping businesses to selectively outsource elements of their IT function as a way of managing their risk and controlling costs.
“Bradley's extensive experience in IT and outsourcing will benefit both Nextra UK and our customers considerably. With the Telenor brand behind us, I believe that Nextra UK has the strength to become an even more significant player in what is an exciting and rapidly growing market. Recruiting high calibre staff, such as Bradley, consolidates our position further.”