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ICON Communication Centres Appoints
Simon Burckhardt To Its Advisory Board

PRESS RELEASE: ICON Communication Centres Appoints Simon Burckhardt To Its Advisory Board

PRAGUE, Czech Republic – Thursday 5th December 2019 – ICON Communication Centres s.r.o. (ICON), a leading supplier of business process outsourcing (BPO) services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Burckhardt to its Advisory Board. Simon Burckhardt brings over twenty years’ experience in leading and growing global brands across the telecommunications and IT markets.

“The appointment of Simon, with his impressive dynamic perspective and outstanding understanding of the market and industry trends, is a real asset. ICON is delighted to welcome Simon to the team.”
Helen Hickin – CEO – ICON Communication Centres s.r.o.

Simon’s leadership experience includes multiple C-level positions with Telefonica O2 (Czech Republic), BT, MTS in Russia, and Ooredoo in the Middle East and Asia. As the Managing Director of Vonage UK from 2012 to 2019, he produced double-digit year on year growth and launched the brand’s entry into the Australian market. In 2013, Simon engaged ICON as Vonage UK’s primary BPO supplier for inside sales activity and tier one and two technical customer support. He is currently also engaged as the Chairman of the Board for Support to Win.

“The BPO industry is being transformed by AI and bot technology that can deliver ‘high-tech low-touch’ interactions to millions of customers with standard queries at a very low cost . As this automation developed companies will have an increasing need for highly-skilled agents to deal with more complex issues and their high-value customers where a bot may not be suitable. ICON’s mature, multilingual workforce has the experience to deliver on this value proposition.”
Simon Burckhardt – Advisory Board – ICON Communication Centres

ICON’s advisory board comprises of a team of accomplished industry experts who truly understand the BPO space. This high quality team’s powerful blend of complimentary expertise, working alongside the board of directors, further strengthens the depth and breadth of skill within ICON to continue to lead and shape the industry, delivering award winning solutions for its clients. The advisory board is comprised of Eric Ignul (The Harvest Group), Simon Burckhardt, and ESPIRA Investments.



For more information or to request an interview with ICON’s CEO, Helen Hickin, please contact:
Chris Hague
Media + Communication Business Partner
+420 221 709 223

About ICON Communication Centres s.r.o

ICON has sixteen years experience in creating tailor-made outsourcing solutions that deliver leading multilingual sales and marketing strategies to connect global brands with local customers. ICON’s brand evangelists provide superior service for all BPO needs, including customer care, technical support, account management, and sales. Based in Central Europe, clients take advantage of ICON’s mature and experienced workforce, competitive price point, and accessible geographical location.

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