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BT Global Services UK

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Company: BT, United Kingdom
Entry Submitted By: IncrediBull
Company Description: BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in more than 170 countries and employing around 92,000 people in the UK alone. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the
Nomination Category: Individual Awards Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Female Executive of the Year – Business Services –More Than 2,500 Employees

Nomination Title: Emer Timmons, President of BT Global Services UK

Describe for the judges the activities and accomplishments of the nominated executive since the beginning of July last year (up to 500 words):


As President of BT Global Services UK, Emer has profit & loss responsibility for a multi-billion pound business.  She leads an organisation that delivers for some of BT Global Services biggest global corporate customers.  Emer owns all of BT Global Services business with systems integrators worldwide, partnering on major contracts in all sectors.

Emer was the BT Global Services champion for the London 2012 Olympics, a member of the Group 2012 Steering Board and was the corporate customer hospitality programme executive sponsor .  As Global Services champion for charity Emer spearheads fund raising for Comic Relief and Sport Relief, with staff, customers and partners.  

Emer led two important Group programmes: the Knowledge Management & Collaboration programme, enabling knowledge sharing and pioneering the use of social media & collaboration tools and techniques; and the Professional Communities programme, through which a leading-edge skill-based approach to the management of our people was implemented.  

Emer has consistently demonstrated her leadership ability and was the proud winner of the CBI First Women Award for Business Services in June 2011.  


Provide a brief biography of the nominated executive (up to 100 words):

Emer Timmons, President of BT Global Services UK (BT GS), has held key roles at multi-billion-pound telecoms and professional services businesses for more than 17 years. Having achieved a meteoric rise within BT, being promoted seven times within six years, she is now the only ever female President at BT UK and is responsible for a £4 billion P&L.