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Echo Managed Services appoints programme director

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Outsourced customer contact specialist Echo Managed Services has appointed a programme director to deliver their new, next generation cloud SaaS billing solution for the global utility market.

Greg Horne has been appointed to drive forward an ambitious programme, which harnesses the vast experience and expertise of the team behind the UK’s market leading water billing software, RapidXtra. The programme will deliver an out-of-the-box proven cloud-based system that will provide all billing functionality global utilities need, together with tailored local features.

He will be responsible for ensuring the programme runs smoothly and will oversee the delivery of the core platform, which will provide a flexible, highly configurable and compliant solution to accurate and reliable billing and exceptional customer experiences.

Greg Horne, who boasts over 18 years’ tech & IT experience, is a digital business leader with extensive experience in engineering innovative digital solutions through multi-disciplined teams within complex global organisations and business start-ups. Greg joins from Affinity Water where he drove multiple transformation programmes.

“I’m delighted to be working with Echo on this exciting project which will deliver a whole host of new benefits to utility companies. The project is now well underway as we move into implementation phase, and we’re looking forward to revealing the new cloud SaaS platform to the global market.”

Greg Horne, programme director, Echo Managed Services

“We’re extremely pleased to have Greg on board with his wealth of experience and expertise. This is a key strategic programme for the business and Greg’s extensive background makes him the ideal candidate to run with this exciting new venture.”

Nigel Baker, managing director, Echo Managed Services


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