Singapore, 17 July 2000 -- Mr Terry Clontz, President and CEO of StarHub Pte Ltd, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr David Storrie as Senior Vice-President of Networks, StarHub Pte Ltd, with effect from 17 July 2000. Mr Storrie takes over from Mr Mitsuake Hatakeyama, who will be returning to Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp, having concluded his secondment assignment with StarHub.
Mr Storrie first joined StarHub in 1997 and worked during the licence tender phase. After the successful bid he was in charge of the fixed network implementation. In his new position, Mr Storrie will be responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day operations of StarHub's Networks, both Fixed and Mobile as well as charting its future strategic technological directions.
A Scotsman, aged 42 years, he is a veteran in the telecommunications industry with 24 years of working experience in countries like Germany, Holland, France, Kuwait, Britain and United States and Singapore. He has a MBA from Leicester University, a Degree in Business Management as well as a Degree in Electrical Engineering. He started his career in British Telecommunications PLC whilst studying at Edinburgh University for his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. Throughout his career, he covered a variety of positions including project management, and network design and planning. Mr Storrie was also involved in the restoration of telecommunication services to Kuwait after the Gulf War and providing satellite services to Russia.
"David's technical knowledge, broad management experience and leadership will serve StarHub well as we continue our aggressive build-out of optic fibre, broadband and wireless technologies. He is no stranger to operating competitive networks and therefore, always puts customers' needs first." said Mr Clontz. "Also, Mr Hatakeyama has led the network and technical efforts from licence award through commercial launch, preparing StarHub well for the future."
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