SEACOM names new CCO
TELECOMSBy BiztechAfrica - Sept. 13, 2012, 11:39 a.m.
SEACOM has announced the appointment of Byron Clatterbuck as its Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) with immediate effect.
An industry veteran with more than 15 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, Byron Clatterbuck has held a number of senior international executive positions during his career, most recently as President of Tata Communications’ Global Service Provider Segment, a company operating the largest private subsea cable system network in the world. Before that, Mr.Clatterbuck held senior executive positions at BT, Level 3, and REACH.
Commenting on the appointment, Mark Simpson, SEACOM’s CEO, said: “The SEACOM system has changed the African ICT landscape, and it is now time for us to continue this transformation by driving new services and capabilities into Africa’s service provider marketplace. Byron’s global experience in working with customers and partners in the wholesale market will be key for us as we grow our service and revenue portfolio.”
Clatterbuck will be responsible for leading SEACOM’s go-to-market strategy, including the management of the globalSEACOM sales teams. In addition he will bring his experience and knowledge of global wholesale services to assist in the development and launch of new services as well as entry into new markets.
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