New CCO for Consult Red as it embarks on next growth chapter

Shipley-based technical professional services specialist, Consult Red, has recruited Steve Donachie as it embarks on a new chapter of growth as an employee-owned company.

Consult Red works with major media operators, including Liberty Global (Virgin, UPC), Comcast (Sky) and AT&T (Directv), and in the last 12 months, it has grown its team in the UK, Poland and the US by 40%

In his role as CCO, Mr Donachie will be responsible for driving further growth propelled by increasing demand for ‘Internet of Things (IoT) smart, connected products, video and broadband end-user equipment, streaming TV devices, networks and platforms.

Connected devices and systems developed by Consult Red are currently in more than 30 million homes around the world.

Before joining Consult Red, Mr Donachie had his own consultancy company, working with technology & engineering clients.

He was the Chief Commercial Officer at Triax HQ for three years, where he led sales, marketing, and commercial management teams across Triax’s EMEA subsidiary companies.

Before this, he was at Pace plc (now Commscope), where he held several senior management positions as a VP leading Pace’s satellite business in the EMEA region.

Andrew Stewart, Consult Red CEO, said: “We’re excited to welcome Steve to the team. Steve’s international, sales, marketing & commercial experience in the Telco, Digital TV & connected devices industry will lead us towards achieving further growth for the business.”