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Digicel Group Names New Regional CEO for Dutch Caribbean, Suriname and Guyana

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Digicel Group announced that Philip Van Dalsen has been appointed Regional CEO with responsibility for the Dutch Caribbean, Suriname and Guyana. Currently the CEO of Digicel Suriname, Philip has been with the company for four and a half years.

Prior to joining Digicel, Philip held positions in Sonera Telecom, Tiscali and the pan-African mobile operator, Celtel. Philip will be based in Curacao from the start of the year.

Replacing Philip as CEO of Digicel Suriname is Hans Lute. As CEO of the Dutch Caribbean, Hans has been with Digicel since March 2005 based in Curacao.

Both role changes are effective from January 2011.

Commenting on his new role, Philip Van Dalsen, said; "My four and a half years as CEO of Digicel Suriname have been rewarding and challenging and I have been proud to be a part of a business that has gone from strength to strength. I am excited about this new regional opportunity from a professional point of view and for the opportunity it affords me to experience and embrace new countries and new cultures."

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