Young Gun appoints chairman for broadband price comparison site

Tobin Ireland joins the team

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2010 haysmacintyre Top Gun and Growing Business columnist Michael Phillips has appointed Tobin Ireland as chairman of

With over 20 years’ experience in the European technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector in companies including AOL Europe, Vodafone and BskyB, Ireland is set to support the site’s European expansion.

The broadband, phone and digital TV comparison site, which secured a £10m investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF) earlier this year, recently launched three new sites across Germany, France and Spain.

The news follows’s success at The Sunday Times’ 2012 Tech Track 100 Awards, where it was named one of the UK’s fastest growing companies for the second year running.

Michael Phillips, managing director of commented: “2012 has been a hugely successful year for our business and we are keen to maintain this momentum throughout 2013.

“Now is the right time to appoint a chairman to help propel us to the next stage in our expansion.”

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