About Board of Directors Richard Thorpe | Digicel Group

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Senior Management

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.

Prior to joining Digicel, Richard spent three years as CEO Caribbean and CEO Americas for engineering services company, Actavo, having previously been Head of Fibre Deployment at Vodafone where he was responsible for the business case for the UK rollout of fibre to the home. Richard spent three years in Australia as Head of Design and Construction for the Government’s National Broadband Network deployment He also spent seven years with BT Openreach – as well as holding senior positions with Scottish Telecom and Level 3 Communications. Richard also served for 13 years with the Royal Navy.

Richard holds a Diploma in Engineering Management from Greenwich University and has completed courses in Senior Business Management.

 

 

 

 

Richard Thorpe