Solgari announces the appointment of Peter Hendrick as Non-Executive Director

Dublin, Ireland, December 2023

The Board of Directors at Solgari are delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Hendrick as Non-Executive Director.

Solgari provides the AI-powered Customer Engagement Solution for Microsoft Teams and Dynamics 365, meeting the global demand among 300m Teams users to make any employee a customer service champion. Sitting at the heart of the Generative AI revolution with the recent launch of Solgari Copilot for Microsoft Teams, Peter joins at a pivotal moment for the company.

Peter is an experienced founder, CEO, non-executive director, and investor, widely recognised for his successes in the technology and telecommunications sectors.  As one of the most high-profile CEOs in Ireland, Peter is consistently named in Business & Finance’s CEO 100 Index.

Peter commented on his appointment; “Solgari has potent USPs, including the strategic position on Microsoft Cloud, using Azure OpenAI to drive great user and customer engagement experience and route to market through Microsoft Marketplace and global scale partners. I am excited about the company’s opportunity and look forward to helping shape the company’s ongoing growth.”

Currently serving as the CEO of National Broadband Ireland (NBI), Peter is responsible for one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects in the world and Ireland’s biggest investment in rural Ireland since electrification. Heading up NBI’s rollout of the Irish Government’s €2.6 billion National Broadband Plan – the largest Public Private Partnership in European telecoms – Peter oversees a workforce of approximately 2,000 people who are working to bring connectivity to over 1.1 million people.

John Colgan, Chairman & CEO added; “Peter brings a 20-year track record of developing and scaling business from start-up to mature growth including fundraising and exit. On behalf of the board and our shareholders, I warmly welcome Peter’s experience and know-how as we meet customer demand for our solution through Microsoft Marketplace and global distribution and telco partners.”

Please find more details about Peter on LinkedIn.

See the Solgari AI Copilot Customer Engagement Solution for Microsoft Teams in Action: Solgari Copilot for Microsoft Teams: Generative AI Release – YouTube

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