FINALLY OFFICIAL, NEW CEO AT DIGICEL BARADOS: JOHNNY INGLE

THERE IS a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Digicel (Barbados) Ltd. He is Johnny Ingle, who has taken over from his predecessor, Mark Linehan, after completing a successful two-year stint in a similar capacity at Digicel St. Kitts & Nevis.

With a background in Media, Public Relations and Communications consultancy, Ingle worked extensively in Britain, the United States and Middle Eastern markets for over 20 years before joining the Digicel Group Operations Team in the Caribbean in March 2008 as Marketing Manager.

After a mere three months, he was promoted to Commercial Director with Digicel Haiti and led the team there to grow the Haiti operation into the biggest market for cellular mobile subscribers in the entire Digicel Group at the time.

In 2009, 'Johnny', as he prefers to be called wherever he goes, moved to the North Eastern Caribbean as Commercial Director and was responsible for supporting CEOs to deliver commercial objectives for Digicel operations in the Antigua & Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and St. Kitts & Nevis markets. Over a three-year period, they delivered substantial revenue and subscriber growth for the region.

In 2009, ‘Johnny‘, as he prefers to be called wherever he goes, moved to the North Eastern Caribbean as Commercial Director and was responsible for supporting CEOs to deliver commercial objectives for Digicel operations in the Antigua & Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla and St. Kitts & Nevis markets. Over a three-year period, they delivered substantial revenue and subscriber growth for the region.

On July 1, 2012, Ingle assumed the role of Acting CEO for Digicel Dominica and with the support of the Dominica team attained the number one position for market share on that island.

April 2013 saw him returning to the North Eastern Caribbean as CEO, Digicel St. Kitts & Nevis and the launch of the first island-wide 4G Network, underpinned by the new Digicel brand platform of “Be Extraordinary“. During his two-year tenure there, EBITDA for that operation doubled.

With his appointment as CEO of Digicel Barbados, Ingle says: “Here In Barbados, Digicel has a very talented and dedicated team and it is my intention to build on all the great work done over the past ten years. My focus is on delivering the best service, the best value and the best network experience that the people of Barbados deserve and I promise there will be some very exciting things coming from Digicel very soon.”

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