BTL Appoints Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Belize Telemedia Ltd (BTL) is pleased to advise that it has appointed Mr. Rochus Schreiber as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BTL with effect Wednesday, April 5th 2017.

Mr. Schreiber takes over the day to day executive management of the company, filling the role that was last substantively held by Mr. Anwar Barrow, who vacated the role in February of this year. In the interim, Mr. Ivan Tesucum, BTL Chief Financial Officer, had been acting as company CEO. Mr. Barrow remains on the Board of Directors of BTL.

Mr. Schreiber boasts over 20 years of professional experience, including multiple executive positions in the fields of telecommunications, broadband and cable television. He has worked in diverse global settings throughout the Americas and Europe. Within the Caribbean region, he has served as CEO of Digicel’s local operations in Anguilla, Nevis and Montserrat.

His most recent assignment was as Sr. Vice President for Global Services at SeaChange International in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, a leading software and services provider for cable operators, telcos, mobile providers and media companies. There he managed US$60 million in global service revenue and led a team of 300 persons.

The Board is confident that Mr. Schreiber and the full BTL team will continue the company’s stated objective to become one of the top three regional leaders in the delivery of high quality mobile and landline broadband and telephone services.

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About Belize Telemedia Limited (BTL)

Belize Telemedia Ltd. (BTL) is the leading telecommunications provider in Belize.  The company provides mobile, PSTN, and broadband services to both the residential and commercial markets, with full reach throughout the country.  The company is committed to the development of the Belizean community, and the expansion of its product offerings to ensure that the country of Belize becomes a regional leader in telecommunications – as measured by quality of service – by the year 2020.  The company employs 600 persons.  It is a limited liability company, with 63 percent of shares held by the Government of Belize on behalf of the Belizean people.  The remaining shares are held by domestic institutional investors and individuals.

The company trades in the mobile marketplace under the brand name ‘DigiCell’.

 

 

Company Contact Information

Business Name: Belize Telemedia Limited

Address 1:  #1 St. Thomas Street

Address 2: Corporate Headquarters

City/ Town: Belize City

District/ State:

Country: Belize

Contact Person: Marlon Johnson, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Telephone: +501-223-8339

Fax: + 501-227-2033

Email Address: mjohnson@belizetelemedia.net

Website Address: www.belizetelemedia.net