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Management Team


Empowered’s management team brings together individuals with years of industry and sector experience. The management team is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the company, covering all aspects of sales, operations, strategy, marketing and finance. The team works together to ensure the continued success of the company and cultivates our culture, supporting Empowered’s growth and success.

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Darren Liles

Co-founder & Managing Director

Darren is responsible for the Sales and Marketing strategy, incorporating customer relationship management, new partner recruitment, sales strategy and new market and services development. Darren also has overall responsibility for the customer success and technical operations teams, incorporating the end-to-end Empowered services propositions.

With twenty years’ experience in the IT services sales industry, Darren has held key positions within a number of market-leading IT managed services organisations, including Trend Network Services, Phoenix IT Services and Networks First.

Darren is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

James Anderton

Co-founder & CEO

With over 20 years’ management experience, James is responsible for the Company’s business development strategy team, primarily focusing on reviewing and developing emerging markets and understanding future channel partner requirements, to help create meaningful BPO propositions that are easy to engage, relevant and strategic. James also oversees the Company’s financial strategy; acquisitions and joint ventures and strategic global partnerships.

An MBA graduate from Oxford, Brookes, James also sits on the board of a number of other successful organisations, including Blue direct, Long Meadow and Imperium.

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