Former Drogheda United player and 2007 Eircom League winner, Shane Barrett, has been appointed New Business Development Executive by mobile network 3. In his role, Shane will be responsible for driving the company’s growing customer base particularly within the SME sector.

Previously Shane worked at Eircom where he was a Business Development Manager, working across their key accounts throughout the country. He has a strong background in customer acquisition and will be a valuable asset to 3’s new business team.

3’s Sales Director Elaine Carey commented:  “Shane will add considerable weight and expertise to our sales force, bringing a wealth of experience to the team. 3 is firmly the network of choice for business customers looking to save on their mobile and broadband bills without compromising quality. We’re delighted to welcome Shane to 3 and we look forward to the team’s continued success in delivering great value to Ireland’s business community.”

Speaking on his appointment, Shane said:3 has quickly become a major player within the Irish telecommunications league, growing their customer numbers to over 350,000 within a short space of time. I am excited to become part of such a thriving company with a huge amount of potential for further growth.”

3 entered the SME business market over a year ago and has already connected thousands of businesses through its market leading prices plans and innovative mobile broadband services. 3’s unique business sharer price plans offer businesses savings of around 30% compared to the old networks.

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