Jeff Kelly is someone that can turn BT Global Service around

| No Comments
| More
BT's decision to appoint former EDS executive Jeff Kelly as CEO of its Global Services Division is a good one according to a man that knows him well.

Kelly replaces Hanif Lalani who stepped after 14 months in the role.

Former EDS Financial Services head Jean-Louis Bravard, who is now director at sourcing advisory Burnt Oak Partners, says if anyone is capable of turning BTGS around it is Kelly.

"It is an enormous challenge but if somebody can run BTGS it is definitely Jeff Kelly."

Bravard said Kelly's experience running the general motors account at EDS will stand him in good stead. "This is a massive contract that few could run."

It is a massive challenge. BT is restructuring its struggling Global Services business to focus on three separate areas after its "unacceptable performance" led to the group losing more than £1.3bn.

What does the industry think?

Leave a comment

Have you entered our awards yet?

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by Karl Flinders published on January 8, 2010 11:51 AM.

NOA predicts public sector outsourcing surge was the previous entry in this blog.

Has the erosion of Indian service provider dominance begun? is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.


-- Advertisement --