Lyca Mobile bolsters senior leadership team with two hires

Lyca Mobile has bolstered its senior team with two new hires including Lawrence Corbett as its Group Chief Operating Officer and James McQuillan as its new UK and Ireland (IRE) Country Manager.

In his new position, Corbett will be responsible for all group operations and P&L management for the mobile service provider’s overseas operations.

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Corbett brings his experience from the MVNO sector, having spent over 25 years in the telecoms giant, firstly working within several Virgin Mobile businesses.

Commenting on his appointment, he said: ” My priorities at Lyca Mobile are to deliver great value, as well as a great experience, to our customers and our partners all over the world.

“In my role as Group COO, I’ll oversee the performance of all our MVNO businesses, as well as taking responsibility for driving our Customer Care to the next level.”

Whereas, McQuillan joins the company as the new UK and IRE Country Manager, bringing over 20 years of domestic and international experience working in telecoms and ecommerce businesses, including AOL, TalkTalk, Tesco Mobile and Rohlik Group.

He added: “I can’t wait to bring my experience across telco and ecommerce as we roll out the new strategic vision at Lyca Mobile.

“In my role I’ll be doubling down on Lyca’s offer to customers, focussing on how the business can expand its retail footprint, drive improvements in customer experience, and further develop Lyca’s sustainability credentials by championing e-sims.”

Lyca Mobile Group Chief Executive Officer, Richard Schafer, concluded: “I’m delighted to have Lawrence and James join our senior leadership team here at Lyca, bringing with them decades of experience and know-how across telco and ecommerce – not just in the UK, but from key global markets.”