Ricky Hudson

Ricky Hudson joined Star as Chief Executive Officer in October 2008 from MLL Telecom where he successfully expanded the business through strategic relationships with BT and Virgin Media, as well as acquiring two national spectrum licenses in the 2007 Ofcom auctions. Ricky has been a high flier since his TMT career began with Digital Equipment, where he became the youngest ever District Manager at the age of 29. Joining C&W in 1996, he built up its European ISP business in 1999 through a series of acquisitions before moving into a VP role focused on global M&A activity. Other notable roles include, CEO of Telecity, the leader in pan-European data centres, where he engineered a successful turnaround and take-private with 3i which culminated in the eventual merger with Redbus.