Executive Team

 Anthony Briscoe

Anthony Briscoe CEO

Anthony was appointed to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer for Southern Cross Cable Network in July 2014.

Prior to this Anthony represented Telecom New Zealand as a Director on the Board of Southern Cross Cable Network. During his time at Telecom Anthony was Managing Director of TNZI, and was also responsible for domestic wholesale business.

Anthony initiated the development of the Southern Cross Cable system and represented Telecom on the Board. He has been Chairman and/or a Director of Telecom's off-shore companies and of Telecom Systems Support Ltd (with NEC)Telecom Cook Islands Ltd (Cook Islands Government) and Telecom Samoa Mobile Ltd (Samoa Government).

Anthony has a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma Export, and a Diploma in International Marketing (Hons). He has also completed an Executive Development Program at Wharton Business School.

 

 Nikki Shone

Nikki Shone General Counsel & Commercial Director

Nikki joined Southern Cross in 2008. Prior to joining Southern Cross was a senior counsel with Telecom New Zealand for over 7 years. Nikki holds a Bachelor of Law (LLB) (Honours 1st Class) and a Bachelor of Business Studies, Accounting and Finance, and is a Chartered Accountant as well as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Courts of New Zealand and NSW Australia. Nikki has a Diploma in Dispute Resolution, and is an Associate of the Arbitrators and Mediators Institute New Zealand, and has recently also completed a Diploma in Law and Policy of the Sea from Rhodes Academy.

 

 Ronnie Nathu

Ronnie Nathu Finance Director

Ronnie has been with Southern Cross for over 10 years having previously held Senior Investment positions within Telecom New Zealand. Ronnie Accounting & Charted Accounting degree qualifications from Victoria University in Wellington.

 

 Ross Pfeffer

Ross Pfeffer Director Sales & Marketing

Ross has been with Southern Cross for over 10 years holding various Sales positions within the company and shaping the company’s business and sales strategies. Ross holds degree qualifications from Victoria University in Wellington.

 

 Dean Veverka

Dean Veverka Director Networks & VP Operations

Dean has been with Southern Cross for over 10 years holding various operational and technical positions in Southern Cross and previously in Optus and OTC Limited. Dean has held the positions of Chairman of the International Submarine Cable Protection Committee (ICPC), and Treasurer of the North American Submarine Cable Association (NASCA).

 

Board of Directors

 Ooi Seng Keat

Seng Keat Ooi - SingTel

Seng Keat is well known in the submarine and telecommunications industry, particularly in the Asia-Pacific where he has been involved in a number of cable systems. Seng Keat has been with SingTel for 22 years and is their current Vice President of Submarine Cables & Ventures.

 

 Rob Parcell

Robert Parcell – SingTel Optus

Rob was appointed to the Managing Director, Optus Wholesale and Satellite in April 2012 and is responsible for the sales, marketing, operational and commercial functions of the Wholesale and Satellite division. Rob was previously the (Acting) Managing Director role of Optus Business (2010 – 2012) where he led all Optus enterprise business segments ranging from corporate through to government customers.

 

 Rod Snodgrass

Rod Snodgrass – Telecom New Zealand

Rod is the current Chief Product Officer at Telecom New Zealand and brings broad experience in all aspects of strategy, commercial, business development and finance. Rod has held various previous positions with Telecom New Zealand, including Group Strategy Director, along with positions at Xtera and Ericsson Cellular. Ros is currently acting as an Alternate Director on the Southern Cross Board.

 

 Nick Clarke

Nick Clarke – Telecom New Zealand

Nick is currently General Manager Telecom Wholesale & International at Telecom New Zealand. With the demerger of Telecom and Chorus, Telecom Wholesale is now a separate business unit within Telecom providing telecommunication services to service providers in New Zealand. Nick was previously Head of Industry Relations at Telecom, and was previously with Woosh Wireless.

 

 Lindsay Cowley

Lindsay Cowley – Telecom New Zealand

 Lindsay Cowley currently holds the position of General Manager of Product and Service Delivery within Telecom New Zealand having rejoined the organisation in 2012.  Within Telecom NZ, Lindsay carries product management responsibility for all network delivered telco services covering voice, broadband, data and mobile products.

 Lindsay brings strategy, marketing and sales experience from various senior management roles within the telecommunications, utility and travel industries within New Zealand and a 2 year period in Fiji.

 Lindsay holds a BCom in Marketing and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Otago.

  

 Frank Salley

Frank Salley - Verizon

Frank is the currently Senior Engineer of Global Network Planning  in Verizon having held various previous positions within Verizon and MCI, and has over 25 years of submarine cable experience.

 

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