Emer Timmons Emer Timmons

CMO and President of Strategic Sales, Brightstar

Emer was appointed Chief Marketing Officer and President of Strategic Sales with Brightstar in July 2016.  She leads all aspects of marketing, from branding through to customer execution and sustaining the Brightstar brand, by spearheading the company’s global marketing organization. Her remit also includes leading the Customer-First Programme and implementing business critical sales strategies and deals with carrier, retail and enterprise customers and prospects.  Brightstar is the leading global mobile services company, owned by SoftBank Group.  Brightstar has a reach extending across 100 countries, serving 200 mobile network operators, 40,000 retailers and 15,000 enterprise customers.

Emer has consistently demonstrated her ability to lead and maintain major customer relationships for which she has received global and industry recognition over the last few years.  Her most recent award is the 2015 Woman of the Year from the Women in IT awards.  She has also been awarded the Stevie International Award for both Global Female Executive of the Year and Global Maverick of the Year; and Female UK Corporate Leader. Emer was also awarded the CBI First Women Award for Business Services.

She is also an ambassador for BT Group, working with BT Global Services most strategic customers and also serves as an ambassador for the Royal Marines Business Liaison Group. Emer is also a member of the International Womens Forum, committed to cultivating women leaders for today and tomorrow.