Mr. O’Brien founded Esat Telecom Group (“Esat”) in 1991 to compete against the former state-owned telephone company in Ireland, Eircom plc. In October 1997, Esat, of which Mr. O’Brien was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, listed on Nasdaq (New York), Easdaq (Amsterdam) and the Iseq (Dublin).
Chairman of Audit Committee and Non-Executive Director
Mr. Sparks is a founder and partner of FGS, a firm of business advisors and consultants with offices in Dublin and Belfast. Mr. Sparks has over 30 years of professional experience in accountancy and corporate finance
Mr. Lynch joined Eircom plc in 1990 in its New Enterprise Department identifying new businesses opportunities for the company. In 1993, he was transferred to Eircell (Eircom’s mobile arm) as GSM sales development manager.
Mr. Corkery is an IT and Telecoms veteran with more than 35 years of experience in the industry. Mr. Corkery is currently Chairman and CEO of SiteServ, a leading infrastructure and utility support services company operating in various markets with particular specialization in the telecommunications and oil and gas industries.
Colm Delves joined Digicel in May 2004 in the role of Group Chief Financial Officer before taking up his current role as Group Chief Executive Officer in June 2005. When he joined the company, Digicel was active in eight markets in the Caribbean having launched its first operation in Jamaica in 2001. Since then, Colm has overseen a fourfold increase in the number of markets Digicel serves and has been instrumental in taking the Digicel brand of best value, best service and best network mobile communications across the Caribbean and Central America. With the addition of six markets in the Pacific to the portfolio, Digicel Group now spans 33 markets worldwide and is proud to serve 14 million customers worldwide.
Lawrence Hickey joined Digicel in December 2002 as Financial Controller for the Jamaica operation and then assumed the role of Finance Director in August 2003 until 2006 when he was formally appointed Group Chief Financial Officer. Lawrence is also a founding member of the Digicel Foundation.
Mr. Reynolds joined Digicel in February 2006. Since then, he has worked in many aspects of our Legal and Regulatory function. This has included responsibility for Digicel-wide litigation, as well as providing Legal and Regulatory support to many other of our individual business units, including Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Bermuda, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Mr. Reynolds was appointed to the position of Digicel’s General Counsel in July 2013.
Mr. White re-joined Digicel in January 2015 as Chief Operations Officer, Mobile. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of Eircom Consumer Division from February 2013 to November 2014. In this role, he was responsible for the rollout and launch of fiber broadband and IP TV services and the launch of triple and quad play bundles.
Mr. Murphy rejoined Digicel as our Chief Executive Officer for the Pacific region in January 2015. Mr. Murphy is responsible for all business operations across the six Digicel Pacific markets—Fiji, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.
Mr. Thorburn joined Digicel in August 2012 as Chief Executive Officer of Digicel Jamaica. In May 2013, he was then promoted to Chief Executive Officer for Caribbean and Central America, a role in which he had responsibility for Digicel’s operations across 24 markets.
Mr. Suranyi joined Digicel in January 2015 as Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Play, Caribbean. Mr. Suranyi is responsible for growth in the areas of FTTH, Cable TV & Broadband across all of Digicel’s Caribbean markets.
Mr. Ungureanu joined Digicel in May 2014 as Digicel Group Chief Technology Officer for Caribbean and Central America. Mr. Ungureanu has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications industry.