Oxygen8 appoints new Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product Development

Oxygen8, global provider of integrated mobile solutions, is expanding its product and operations departments with the appointment of a new Chief Technology Officer and Head of Product Development. The appointments have been made to support the business as it ramps up its integrated mobile solutions offering to help clients improve interactions with their customers using intelligent communications.

As part of a company-wide initiative to further strengthen its market position, Shay Hamilton joins Oxygen8 as Chief Technology Officer, bringing over 20 years of industry experience with him, working for Telefonica, O2 and LogicaCMG. Shay’s main focus will be to drive innovation and ensure the company is proactive in delivering a portfolio of solutions and products that allow Oxygen8 and its clients to enter new markets.

Maria Grant joins Oxygen8 as Head of Product Development. With more than 12 years of experience of product management in telecommunications, Maria has managed mobile, inbound and wholesale voice product portfolios at TeliaSonera International Carrier and later TalkTalk Business. Maria will drive Oxygen8’s product strategy to ensure the strategic goal of delivering innovative, reliable and cost effective communication, payment and billing solutions utilising voice, mobile and other media is realised.

Shane Leahy, CEO of the Oxygen8 Group commented: “Oxygen8 is delighted to welcome Shay and Maria, both will be a significant asset in helping to move us to the next stage of growth, complementing the considerable progress we have made with our Brainstorm brand. We are excited to be working together to seize new opportunities and to lay the foundations for the future growth of Oxygen8.”