HONG KONG, CHINA–(Marketwired – Feb 28, 2014) – Reliance Globalcom today announced the appointment of Wilfred Kwan as Chief Operating Officer of its three offshore businesses, comprising FLAG, Yipes and Vanco.
With more than 25 years of senior management experience in telecoms operation, software development, integrated circuit design, product development and network planning, Mr. Kwan joins Reliance Globalcom from Pacnet where he served as Chief Technology Officer for more than ten years. A seasoned engineering and operations professional, Mr. Kwan successfully led key strategic projects ranging from implementing network expansion to launching new products and managing post merger integrations of various entities.
“Wilfred brings to our senior management team a recognized track record of delivering leading edge solutions across Asia Pacific and globally,” said Bill Barney, CEO, Reliance Globalcom. “We are pleased to have Wilfred on our team as we continue to expand our network and technology innovations to key markets around the world.”
Prior to Pacnet, Mr. Kwan served as Director of Operations for WorldCom Asia Pacific, responsible for overall operational efficiencies such as MTTR, on-time delivery and operations cost. He has also held various management positions with Global One, Lucent Technologies, Motorola and Nortel.
Mr. Kwan has an MS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, where he also received his undergraduate degree in the same discipline. Additionally, he has an MS in Financial Management from the University of London.
Wilfred Kwan, Chief Operating Officer, Reliance Globalcom
About Reliance Globalcom:
Reliance Globalcom brings together the synergies of Reliance Communications Global Business encompassing Capacity Sales, Managed Services and a portfolio of products & services comprising of Global Voice, Internet Solutions and Value Added Services.
Reliance Globalcom owns the world’s largest private undersea cable system spanning 65,000 kms seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications over 190,000 kms of domestic optic fiber provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform connecting 40 key business markets globally. In addition, the company’s global VPLS enabled Ethernet network capability serves India, the United States, Europe, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. It has also acquired Vanco Group, enabling the company to provide Managed Services to over 230 countries and territories across the globe.
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