Andy Baker, Plusnet
Plusnet CEO, Talent Pioneer
Andy Baker has been CEO and a member of the Plusnet family since December 2013. Andy lives in Sheffield, where the Plusnet company headquarters are based, with his wife and two children. He is responsible for the commercial operations and service performance of the company.
Andy moved to Plusnet from parent company, BT, where he held the position as CEO for Wi-Fi, managing over five million hotspots in the UK. Prior to this, he was the Commercial Director of BT TV and gaming. Before his time at BT, Andy worked across businesses including the Virgin start-up company, Dixons Stores Group; The Post Office and the house builder, George Wimpey.
Andy is passionate and committed to investing in his employees to help them succeed and believes a positive workplace has a direct result on business performance. He has pioneered training programmes to develop skills needed to drive the company’s growth, and Plusnet now employees more than 1,200 people in Leeds and Sheffield.
Andy will be speaking at the Talent Masterclass in Manchester.