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Board of Directors
Denis O'Brien
Chairman
Denis O’Brien founded Esat Telecom Group (“Esat”) in 1991 to compete against the former state-owned telephone company in Ireland, Eircom plc.
Leslie Buckley
Vice Chairman
Leslie is a founding director of the board of directors and has been actively involved in the development of our pan-Caribbean GSM network.
Colm Delves
Non-Executive Director
Colm joined Digicel as our Chief Financial Officer in May 2004 and was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer in July 2005 and served as such until January 2018.
Gregory Sparks
Chairman of Audit Committee and Non-Executive Director
Gregory is a founder and partner of FGS, a firm of business advisers and consultants with offices in Dublin and Belfast.
Lucy Gaffney
Non-Executive Director
Lucy was Chief Operating Officer at Esat Telecom in Ireland when it was acquired by British Telecom Group Plc in January 2000.
Sir Julian Horn-Smith
Non-Executive Director
Sir Julian was a founding member of The Vodafone Group Plc. He is considered a principal architect in the development of Vodafone’s International Strategy.
Seamus Lynch
Non-Executive Director
Seamus joined Eircom plc in 1990 in its New Enterprise Department identifying new business opportunities for the company.
Sean Corkery
Non-Executive Director
Sean is an IT and Telecoms veteran with more than 35 years of experience in the industry.
Jean-Yves Charlier
Group Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Yves Charlier was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Group in January 2019 after joining the Board of Directors in September 2018 and becoming Executive Vice Chairman in December 2018. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of VEON from 2015 to 2018 and led the transformation of the US$10billion telecoms group serving 240 million customers across the world.
Kaan Terzioglu
Non-Executive Director
Kaan Terzioğlu joined the Digicel Group board after serving as Turkcell’s Chief Executive Officer from April 2015 until March 2019. While there, he led the company’s successful transformation from a telecoms provider to a digital operator, recording all-time high revenues and EBITDA at the Group level in the full year results at the end of his tenure. In 2019, the GSMA recognised him for this feat, and awarded him the Outstanding Contribution to Mobile Industry Award.
Senior Management
Jean-Yves Charlier
Group Chief Executive Officer
Jean-Yves Charlier was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Group in January 2019 after joining the Board of Directors in September 2018 and becoming Executive Vice Chairman in December 2018. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of VEON from 2015 to 2018 and led the transformation of the US$10billion telecoms group serving 240 million customers across the world.
David Lomas
Group Chief Financial Officer
David Lomas joined Digicel as Group Chief Financial Officer after years of international experience at the Board level in leading global FTSE 100 and private equity-owned businesses. He has worked across a wide range of sectors, including telecoms, technology, media, outsourcing and professional services. David brings strong operational expertise from both inside and outside the finance function and has initiated and managed transformational change and continuous improvement programmes in a global business environment.
Krishna Phillipps
Group Chief Technology Officer
Krishna was appointed Group Chief Technology Officer with responsibility for the entire group technology portfolio.
Richard Thorpe
Group Chief Information Officer
As Digicel Group’s Chief Information Officer, Richard is responsible for the IT strategy and systems required to support the organisation's unique goals and objectives as it continues its journey towards becoming a digital lifestyle partner for customers. Richard joined Digicel in December 2017 as Chief Operating Officer before being promoted to this role in April 2019.
Tom Carson
Group Chief Business Officer
As Group Chief Business Officer, Tom Carson is responsible for business growth strategies in 31 markets across the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. Tom’s focus is on bringing solution innovation and best of breed technologies to position Digicel business as the number one business partner and digital transformation enabler across the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific regions.
Tristan Gilbertson
Group General Counsel
Tristan joined Digicel in June 2014 as General Counsel - Asia Pacific and was appointed Group General Counsel in January 2017.
Emer Jameson
Group Chief People Officer
Emer Jameson was appointed Group Chief People Officer in September 2018 having held the position of Chief People Officer for Digicel’s Asia Pacific operations for three years from August 2015.
Aileen Corrigan
Group Chief Digital Officer
Aileen Corrigan was appointed Group Chief Digital Officer in April 2019, having worked with Digicel in various senior roles across the Group since 2008. She also serves as CEO for Trend Media Group. Aileen has a proven track record of driving digital transformation, growing market share and delivering best in class services to customers.
Claudia Nieves
Group Marketing Director
Claudia brings more than 15 years of marketing experience to the table and is passionate about using technology to engage brands and consumers in the digital space. Prior to joining Digicel in September 2018, she held multiple senior marketing roles with Millicom, Colgate Palmolive, Siemens and Syngenta across Central and Latin America. She also presently serves as an Advisor for Habitat for Humanity International El Salvador.
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