Pinnacle Technology names new chief executive

Telecoms firm Pinnacle Technology today named Nicholas Scallan as its new chief executive, two months after founder Alan Bonner said he would be standing down from the role.

Scallan, previously director of customer solutions at Virgin Media Business, takes charge of Aim-quoted Pinnacle on 3 March.

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Before joining Virgin Media, he was responsible for broadband, data and internet-related programmes at Energis, and was networks director of Enertel in the Netherlands.

James Dodd, chairman of Stirlingshire-based Pinnacle, said: “With a refreshed board and senior management, together with a supportive shareholder base, we are very optimistic that we now have all the elements in place to grow the company into one of the UK’s leading players.”