Cell:cm appoints new Associate Director

Jason Owens joined Cell:cm in the Summer of 2016. This followed 10 years with a leading telecoms site provider and Agent where he established a large and varied client portfolio including corporate and private landowners, utility service providers, the Reserve Forces and Cadets Associations and other public authorities. He brought in several large client portfolios including two Police Force tower portfolios and a hospitality chain in a timely and efficient transition, making the process seamless and hassle-free for the clients. Prior to this Jason worked for over five years a major Acquisition, Design & Construction Agent for the UK Mobile Phone Network Operators where he achieved great success in identifying and acquiring sites for 3G Macro Installations across the Midlands. Having worked for both sides of the Industry, it proved advantageous to have that insight into how the two sides work.

At Cell:cm Jason will be dealing with large portfolio management, new site negotiations, upgrades (involving technical vetting of all new site share applications and management from inception through to completion of new sharer agreements and installations), lease renewals, rent reviews, project management, upgrading and monitoring Health and Safety procedures to ensure a robust safety environment, in particular around Tower sites, ‘lift and shift’ requirements through a competitive tendering process, delivery of continual annual reductions in on-going maintenance costs through successful and regular regional tendering, working closely with a range of assets in a secure and regulated environment, routine estate management matters on a daily basis and advise clients regarding the impact of operator network consolidation activity and attempts to re-gear lease terms. Jason will also manage the collection of rents and licence fees and pursuit of arrears to meet client expectations. Jason will continue the development of Cell:cm’s client tower portfolios where he has considerable knowledge and expertise in enabling to meet both Client and Customer expectations through speedy Acquisition Times and protecting the client’s Assets.

Here’s what Jason had to say:-

’I was drawn to Cell:cm initially due to the respect they have within the Industry, but more importantly it was the enthusiasm and ambition conveyed to me by the Directors and staff which made me realise this was the Company for me.

I am excited about the opportunities ahead and with Cell:cm’s expertise, knowledge and determination to succeed, I am confident that Cell:cm will shortly be the No.1 Site provider Telecoms Agent in the UK.’’

– Jason Owens, Sep 2016

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