London, UK. June 10, 2013 — Telco Exec, the recruitment and careers advice service for executives in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, has added Andrew Martin to its panel of Executive Coaches. Martin is one of the telecommunication industry’s foremost experts in human resource (HR) management, and was until recently HR director for Sales at Alcatel-Lucent.
Announcing the news, Telco Exec’s managing director, Jason Bandy, commented: “Our job board and careers service offers a unique human touch, and it is vital that our paid candidate members have access to the best minds in telecommunications talent and career development. Having Andrew join us, to support our candidates to find and secure the best jobs, is great news. He brings so much experience and wisdom with him; we very much look forward to working with him and we know that our candidates will benefit enormously.”
As Lucent`s UK HR director, Andrew Martin led a team supporting 4,000 employees in R&D, sales, and customer services functions. During difficult times in the telecoms industry, he played a major role in managing acquisitions, divestments, outsourcing programmes, and restructuring projects. He was a Board director of Lucent UK from 2003 and, as EMEA HR director for Sales, supported the Regional President and his organisation across 40 countries. Following the creation of Alcatel-Lucent he managed post-merger restructuring projects in Europe, the CIS, and the Middle East.
Andrew Martin has reportedly developed a particular interest in enhancing business performance through coaching, team-building, and leadership development. He is a passionate advocate of coaching and now practises as an independent executive coach, helping individuals work through the steps required to make changes in their job responsibilities, careers, and working environment, and to make sense of how these changes are impacting them personally.
Throughout his career Martin has contributed to seminars and training programmes and he is the co-author of a recent book on coaching processes. With a degree in Behavioural Sciences, he has qualifications in counselling and psychometric assessment and has studied coaching with Lore International and at Ashridge.