Nextgen Group has announced the appointment of Mr James Veness as the new General Manager for Wholesale and Channel.

James comes to his new role with strong international experience in the telecommunications sector. He previously handled a portfolio valued at nearly $200 million at AAPT covering Alliance, Carrier and Media channels. In this role, James was responsible for growing the International Carrier business and forging new business partnerships with key IT and alliance partner channels.

Prior to joining AAPT, James spent seven years with British Telecom (BT), as Sales Director of Media and Broadcast and also holding key roles in both finance and strategic sales.

“This is a newly created role bringing together Nextgen Group’s existing indirect relationships under a single team, focusing on wholesale customers, international carriers, system integrators and IT companies in the domestic market”, said Nextgen Group CEO Peter McGrath.