Appointment Bolsters JT’s Pan-American Expansion
Following its successful entry into the U.S. market, and recent business wins including Kraft, JT has announced the appointment of Craig Samuel to the newly created position of Senior Vice President (JT Americas).
Taking responsibility for the consolidation of JT’s delivery of innovative wholesale products and services to its existing American customer base, Mr Samuel is also tasked with building upon JT’s success in the region and driving forward its business development into South America.
His appointment mirrors in the US, what JT has achieved since relocating John Diamond to Australia in 2015 to drive expansion of JT’s business into the Asia-pacific market .
CEO of JT, Graeme Millar said:
“We’re are absolutely delighted to announce this key appointment at a critical time for our international business development, particularly in North America where we have won some excellent contracts in recent months. We’re pleased to now continue delivering high growth and profitable solutions in the region under Craig’s leadership.”
Mr Samuel said of his appointment:
“I am thrilled to join JT at a pivotal point in its global growth programme and looking forward to representing the Company’s interests across the continent. I am also particularly looking forward to meeting my colleagues in the Channel Islands and to working closely with JT’s truly global team.”
Mr Samuel is a senior business and technology executive. He joins JT having held high level executive roles within a number of UK and US businesses including; Wearality Corporation, Los Altos, CA; Unisys Corporation Inc.; Compaq Corporation; Hewlett Packard Worldwide; UT Starcom; and British Petroleum Group (Alaska).
He holds a Bachelor of Science (First Class) in Geology & Mineralogy from the University of Aberdeen and completed a year as a Researcher for the Dept. of Petroleum Engineering, Stanford University, CA in 1992. In addition to his prior experience, he also holds board and advisory board positions in the US and UK, including: CENSIS Board Member; My1Login Board Member; and QikServe Advisory Board Member.
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JT is a full-service Tier-1 global consumer and business enterprise provider with a 120-year heritage based in the Channel Islands. JT offers a domestic and global customer base a range of world-class services including; voice and data; consultancy; co-location; leading-edge data hosting; internet; security; cloud back-up; fixed and mobile technologies; e-Gaming; M2M; Cloud Services (IaaS); fully managed IT services; and wholesale solutions. Across 11 global locations, JT employs over 600 staff providing products and services to over 1 million global consumer subscribers and 2,177 active business customers. JT has an international presence across Europe, Asia and the United States that has aided its evolution in becoming a leading supplier in roamed services.
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