OUTGOING Digicel Fiji chief executive officer David Butler has been appointed the chief operations officer for Digicel Panama, handing over the reigns to former sales and distribution director Maurice McCarthy.
With over 12 years experience in the telecommunications management sector, Mr McCarthy was promoted to chief operations officer in March.
"I am extremely honoured and delighted with my new appointment as CEO of Digicel Fiji. I look forward to working with the company's dedicated employees to bring innovative products, services and personalised experiences to our valued customers," he said in a statement.
The company said Mr McCarthy has been at the forefront of building the corporate business, refining retail structure and footprint, and implementing effective distribution channels.
Originally from Ireland, Mr McCarthy joined Digicel in April 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North London and a Master of Science degree with honours from the University of Aberdeen.
His recent appointment comes into effect today.