TalkTalk Group announces new General Manager of Group Product, Susie Buckridge

Thursday 10th February: TalkTalk Group has announced the appointment of Susie Buckridge in a new role as General Manager of Group Product. She will lead a new group product practice across TalkTalk Group's consumer, wholesale and B2B business units.

Susie has led YouView the award-winning digital television platform owned by TalkTalk, BT, BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 since February 2019. Prior to that she was Director of Product & Business Development through launch and YouView’s evolution to a cloud-based TV platform. YouView has been a great UK success story and now reaches near to 3m+ UK homes. Before YouView, Susie worked at the BBC, as Head of Product Strategy, and prior to that at Capgemini, Ernst & Young and Deloitte as a consultant. Susie will join in the spring.

Confirming the appointment, TalkTalk CEO Tristia Harrison said: “We are delighted to welcome Susie to TalkTalk. She is a strong product innovator with deep experience in software delivery and bringing simple frictionless products to market. Susie’s experience at YouView and at the BBC cements our commitment to offering U.K. consumers simple affordable content streamed via super-fast Full Fibre Connectivity.”

Susie Buckridge said: “TalkTalk has always been innovative and challenged the status quo. As we move to a Full Fibre and Smart Home world, TalkTalk is uniquely free to offer the great products and offerings that will transform our connected lives. I look forward to joining the team.”