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James Finglas Appointed to lead Digital Services at Viatel Technology Group

Viatel Technology Group (Viatel) has announced the appointment of James Finglas as General Manager of their growing digital services division.

James joins Viatel from his role as Managing Director of MJ Flood Technology.

The acquisition by Viatel of MJ Flood Technology (announced in late April 2024) has now passed all requisite regulatory approvals clearing the path to combine two of Ireland's leading tech solutions providers.

Dublin, 13 June 2024

Viatel Technology Group, the leading digital services and communications provider, today announced the appointment of James Finglas as General Manager of their rapidly expanding digital services division. This strategic move comes on the heels of Viatel's acquisition of MJ Flood Technology, a deal that has now received all requisite regulatory approvals, and promises to unleash unparalleled capability, and excellence in the Irish technology landscape.

Formerly the Managing Director of MJ Flood Technology, James brings over 26 years of experience of shaping that company into a multimillion-euro business known for excellence in cybersecurity, cloud migration, Microsoft telephony, and modern work solutions.

Paul Rellis, CEO of Viatel Technology Group, said “I am delighted to announce the appointment of James Finglas as General Manager of our digital services division. We have a very clear intention to establish Viatel Technology Group as the leader in cybersecurity, cloud and Microsoft solutions in Ireland and beyond. I have known James for many years. I have every confidence he is the right person to lead our exceptional team and harness our combined capabilities to realise that future.”

James Finglas, newly appointed General Manager, said, “I am excited to take on this pivotal role with Viatel Technology Group. With the integrated capabilities of MJ Flood Technology, Viatel is uniquely positioned to deliver unmatched value and expertise to businesses and public sector organisations across cybersecurity, cloud, networking, and Microsoft solutions. Paul Rellis and the team are building something truly remarkable at Viatel, and the added team and capabilities will serve as a catalyst for exponential growth.

The acquisition of MJ Flood Technology is the ninth such deal by Viatel since 2020. It follows strategic investment by Macquarie Capital, announced in December 2023. Macquarie’s investment was earmarked to support the continued growth and expansion of the Viatel business in Ireland and overseas.

About Viatel Technology Group (Viatel) Since 2020, nine strategic acquisitions and internally developed capabilities have transformed Viatel into a leading-edge digital technology and cybersecurity partner empowering thousands of Irish and multinational customers. A Deloitte Best Managed Company and Guaranteed Irish’s Technology Company of the Year (2024), Viatel Technology Group employs over 300 expert staff in Dublin, Limerick, Dundalk, and the UK.


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