The Channel logo

back to article BT to swing axe at sales account managers – sources

Staff at BT Engage IT are bracing themselves for further redundancies amid talk of a shift away from traditional reselling to managed services. The reseller arm of the telco giant merged its disparate brands last autumn, laying off a number of staff in the process including chief operating officer Chris Leigh and former bigwig …

COMMENTS

This topic is closed for new posts.
Anonymous Coward

So finally the stack-it-high sell-it-cheap (or not-so-cheap) bubble has burst.

"...a shift away from traditional reselling to managed services."

Basically ditch the money grabbing shit that Dabs and Basilica did and concentrate on what Lynx Technology used to do.

Frankly who cares...

0
0
Silver badge

Account manager, vs technically capable salesmen

I know which I'd rather talk to - and I spent 50k with Engage last year.

0
0
Unhappy

Again???

They were talking of this in house over 10 years ago, to no avail. I was looking forward to trying for one of those posts. I am glad I did not hold my breath then.

0
0
Bronze badge
Unhappy

Oh great another account manager

Time for more spam and phone calls.

0
0
This topic is closed for new posts.

Forums

Opinion

Alexandre Mesguich

Change is order of day as tech giants shift strategy gears
Partnership

Frank Jennings

Confused? No problem, we have 5, no 6, no 7... lots of standards

Chris Mellor

VC sequence could end not with a bang, but a whimper

Features

Hacked US CENTCOM Twitter account
Roll up, roll up, get your exclusive market insights
Wile E. Coyote goes over the edge again
money trap conceptual illustration
Big boys snare the unwary with too-good-to-be-true deals