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Gavin Roache

Chief Executive Officer Next Telecom

Gavin Roache has spent 30 years in the telecommunications industry and is a co-founder of Next Telecom with 13 years as a company Director, having previously worked as a commercial manager in the energy industry for E-Utillty.

Gavin served as General Manager of Business Sales for People Telecom Limited for seven years from its inception through to a fully listed company on the ASX. The combined entities he has served together with the same directors and management team for 22 years.

Prior to People Telecom Ltd Gavin worked for Tel.net Media where he was Director of Sales for Asia Pacific and Northern America - and was responsible for sales of value-added IP Data products to telecommunication carriers, online ad brokers and internet service providers throughout Asia and the United States and Canada.

Previously, Gavin was Sales Manager for corpTEL Communications Pty Ltd (now part of the AAPT Limited group). Under his management, the sales team generated the highest revenue per sales person in the telecommunications industry. Gavin also spent eight years in Senior management roles in the hospitality industry including five years with Accor Asia Pacific.