Former Veon CEO Jean-Yves Charlier Takes the Helm at Digicel Group

Former Veon CEO Jean-Yves Charlier Takes the Helm at Digicel Group Image Credit: Digicel Group

Jean-Yves Charlier, who was appointed to the Digicel Group board in September of last year, announced as Group CEO of the company.

Charlier’s appointment comes one month after the untimely passing of Digicel Group CEO, Alexander Matuschka von Greiffenclau.

A recognised leader in the global telecoms industry, from 2015 to 2018, Jean-Yves Charlier served as CEO of VEON and prior to that, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive of SFR. He resigned as CEO of Veon in May 2018.

Jean-Yves Charlier, Incoming CEO, Digicel Group
Over the past few years, Digicel has continued to innovate and make significant investments in new internet and media services across the Caribbean, Central America and the Pacific, making an indelible impact, and I am happy to be taking the business forward on these strong foundations.

Denis O'Brien, Digicel Group Chairman and Founder
Jean-Yves’ exceptional capacity to support continuing growth was reflected in his appointment as Executive Director some months ago, deepening our executive team and facilitating this succession process. 

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