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.

Opinion

frustration_anger_irritation_annoyance pain

Felipe Costa

Pressure to perform for stock market bearing down on disties
Columns of coins in the cloud

Michael Cote

Anything that simple to use has got to be complex to set up
Internet of Things

Gavin Clarke

This time, Larry's Oracle is going after the networking giants

Features

No email? No CRM? No Daily Mail iPad edition? You need a plan
Sinofsky's hybrid strategy looks dafter than ever
Failure to crack next-gen semiconductors threatens to set back humanity
SMEs get lip service - what they need is dinner at the Club