Executive Chairman and Co-founder
- Outsourcing & Executive Leadership | 20+ years
- beCogent, Transcom Worldwide S.A, Early Learning Centre, Smythsons, Regal Hotel Group
With over 20 years outsourcing and contact centre experience, Dermot returns to the industry as Executive Chairman of Ascensos. His experience includes; Chairman, Founder and Principal Shareholder of beCogent, one of the UK’s most respected contact centre providers and a member of the board at Swedish quoted Transcom Worldwide S.A.
Dermot sees Ascensos as unique within the marketplace, addressing the clear need for an agile, customer focused, UK based service provider which is free from legacy challenges. In forming Ascensos, Dermot brings together the right management team to execute this vision with a necessary personal touch.
In recognition of his commitment to UK enterprise, Dermot was awarded ‘Scottish Entrepreneur of the Year’ in 2009. He also retains a wide range of other business interests, including membership of the boards of John Menzies plc. and the Scottish Friendly Society.