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Digicel Group Welcomes Telecoms Industry Veteran Jean-Yves Charlier to the Board

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Telecoms industry veteran Jean-Yves Charlier has been appointed to the
Board of Directors of Digicel Group, effective 1st September
2018. Jean-Yves will replace Michael Willner who served on the board
from September 2015 and will be stepping down on 1st
September.

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Digicel Group Welcomes Telecoms Industry Veteran Jean-Yves Charlier to the Board (Photo: Business Wi ...

Digicel Group Welcomes Telecoms Industry Veteran Jean-Yves Charlier to the Board (Photo: Business Wire)

In thanking Michael Willner, Chairman, Denis O'Brien, said: "I would
like to thank Michael Willner most sincerely for his contribution to
Digicel. His deep knowledge and extensive track record in the cable
industry was instrumental in steering the company's successful entry
into the cable TV and broadband markets powered by our fibre rollout in
key markets. I am very grateful to him for his partnership and would
like to wish him well for the future."

Recognised as a leading light in the telecoms industry, from 2015 to
2018, Jean-Yves Charlier served as Chief Executive Officer of VEON
(formerly Vimpelcom). Prior to that, he served as Chairman and Chief
Executive of SFR and was also Chief Executive at Promethean World and
COLT.

In welcoming Jean-Yves to the board, Digicel Group Chairman, Denis
O'Brien, said: "With Jean-Yves's extensive knowledge and experience in
telecoms transformation and, as we continue on our journey to being fit
for the future, I am confident that Digicel will benefit enormously from
his support and insight."

Commenting on his appointment, Jean-Yves Charlier said: "With Digicel
well advanced in its global transformation programme, it's an exciting
time to be joining the board. There are many opportunities for the
organisation to take advantage of now and into the future and I am
looking forward to taking the journey with the team."

About Digicel

Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with
operations in 31 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia
Pacific. After 17 years of operation, total investment to date stands at
over US$5 billion worldwide.

Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its
markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New
Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and
social development programmes.

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