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Group Directors

Colm Delves

Chief Executive Officer

Colm joined Digicel as our Chief Financial Officer in May 2004 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in July 2005.

Colm is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. Colm was employed by Hibernia Foods plc. from May 1992 until October 2003, serving on the Board of Directors and as Finance Director. Prior to this, he was employed by KPMG, Chartered Accountants, in Dublin from October 1987 until May 1992. He attended Dublin City University, and in 1987 received a B.A. in Accounting and Finance.

Lawrence Hickey

Chief Financial Officer, Digicel Group Limited

Lawrence joined Digicel in December 2002 as Financial Controller for the Jamaica operation before being appointed to the role of Finance Director (Jamaica) in August 2003. Lawrence was formally appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer in March 2006.

Lawrence qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1994 and post-qualification, he joined Grafton Group Plc, an Irish-based publicly quoted company where he held the position of Group Management Accountant. Prior to joining Digicel, Lawrence was the Finance Manager with Esat Telecom in Ireland, where he was responsible for all financial management and financial reporting requirements of Esat Telecom and played a key role in the consolidation of the company’s business and consumer divisions.

Pat Casey

Human Resources Director, Digicel Group Limited

Pat joined Digicel in September 2006. Pat has more than 30 years of professional human resource management experience.

He started his career as a Graduate Trainee with Ford Motor Company and subsequently spent significant periods of time with Apple Computer, Intel Corporation and, just prior to Digicel, as Vice President Human Resources for Dell Inc.’s EMEA operations.

Pat has worked in multiple geographic locations, including Ireland, the United States, India, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean.

Tom Reynolds

General Counsel, Digicel Group Limited

Tom 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.

Tom was appointed to the position of Digicel’s General Counsel in July 2013.

Prior to joining Digicel, Tom qualified and practiced for a number of years as an attorney with one of Ireland’s leading law firms.

Kevin White

Chief Operations Officer, Mobile

Kevin 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 fibre broadband and IP TV services and the launch of triple and quad play bundles.

Kevin was Group Chief Operations Officer, Digicel Caribbean and Central America from 2007 to 2012. He joined Digicel in September 2002 as General Manager for the St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. His role expanded into Chief Executive Officer, Digicel Eastern Caribbean as Digicel launched mobile services across various islands in the Caribbean.

Before joining Digicel, Kevin was Product Director with Esat Telecom in Ireland and also held senior commercial roles with WorldCom and Mercury Communications in the United Kingdom.

Michael Murphy

Chief Executive Officer, Digicel Pacific Limited

Michael re-joined Digicel as our Chief Executive Officer for the Pacific region in January 2015. Michael is responsible for all business operations across the six Digicel Pacific markets: Fiji, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu.

Michael originally joined Digicel in 2008 as Chief Financial Officer of Digicel Pacific where he was responsible for financial control and management across the region.

In 2011, he left for Eircom Limited, the largest B2B telecoms and solutions provider in Ireland, where he was the Financial Director of its Consumer and Small Business Division, then subsequently became the Operations Director of Eircom Business Solutions before re-joining Digicel.

Prior to 2008, Michael was Financial Controller at Dairygold Cooperative Society Limited before being appointed to the role of Financial Director at Breeo Foods Limited.

Kenneth McGrath

Chief Executive Officer, Caribbean and Central America

Kenneth joined Digicel in July 2015 as Chief Executive Officer, Caribbean and Central America, a role in which he has responsibility for our operations in 24 markets across the region.

Prior to joining Digicel, Kenneth was Chief Executive Officer for Lidl United States, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of the retailer’s business strategy in its first venture outside of Europe. This followed four successful years as Chief Executive Officer, Lidl Ireland and Northern Ireland.

With almost 15 years of senior leadership experience in the retail sector, Kenneth boasts a wealth of knowledge in building high-performance leadership teams, driving product and service excellence, and delivering revenue and profit growth in an extremely competitive industry.

Andy Thorburn

Chief Operations Officer, Digicel Group Limited

Andy 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. In April 2014, Andy was promoted to Chief Operations Officer of Digicel Group, which comprises Digicel’s markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia-Pacific.

Andy is a communications industry veteran with more than 35 years of experience in telecommunications and business solutions. Highlights of this include the transformational turnaround of Intec Plc, a billing solutions provider to 450 mobile and fixed telecoms operators in 117 countries, and an 18-year period with BT Group, where he was Managing Director of the satellite division as well as leading two major markets into high growth.

John Suranyi

Chief Executive Officer, Digicel Play-Caribbean

John joined Digicel in January 2015 as Chief Executive Officer for Digicel Play, Caribbean. John is responsible for growth in the areas of FTTH, Cable TV & Broadband across all of Digicel’s Caribbean markets.

Prior to joining Digicel, he was President of DIRECTV, the largest satellite pay television provider in the United States, with more than 16 million customers and more than $16 billion in revenue. As President, John was responsible for sales, marketing, operations and supply chain management. In his role, he was successful with driving profitable growth and consistently exceeded financial and operating goals in a highly competitive marketplace.

Coming to Digicel with more than 30 years’ experience in the cable and satellite industry across a number of Fortune 500 companies in the United States, John has a proven track record of sustainable results across satellite, cable and wireless corporations, focused on major consumer markets.