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Pioneer Consulting Appoints Chris Wilson VP for Asia Pacific Region

Pioneer Consulting announces Mr. Chris Wilson has been appointed to the position of Vice President, Asia.

Formerly Senior Vice President, Product Strategy & Management at PacNet, Mr. Wilson comes to Pioneer with more than 25 years of global telecom industry experience. As an associate based out of Singapore, Mr. Wilson will be responsible for Pioneer's client relationships throughout the Asia Pacific region. He will also assist Pioneer to develop new business opportunities in Pioneer's traditional submarine fiber optic space and in other industry sectors.

Commenting on Mr. Wilson's appointment, Keith Schofield, Managing Partner at Pioneer, said, "We are delighted that Chris has accepted our invitation to join Pioneer. His depth of experience across Asia Pacific markets will create a strong presence for us in this region and complement our other local resource centers in Brazil, South Africa, North America, and UK.”

Chris Wilson’s experience spans strategic and operational roles in data, IP, and voice communications provided through subsea, terrestrial, and mobile technologies to a broad range of customer segments. He has previously led the implementation of entry strategies into new markets, such as data centres, CDN, and cloud services, and has held senior management positions in Asia Pacific with Verizon Business and British Telecom.

When Mr. Wilson was asked about his new appointment, he stated, “Pioneer Consulting have built an enviable reputation in the planning and successful implementation of subsea systems. There is currently a great deal of activity in the Asia Pacific marketplace, in subsea and other areas, and I'm really excited to be working with the rest of the Pioneer team to grow its business in the region.”

Chris Wilson can be contacted via: [email protected].

About Pioneer Consulting: Pioneer offers a comprehensive set of services for the submarine fiber optic telecommunication system industry such as: engineering & implementation, market & technical studies, maintenance planning & operational support, and market research reports. For further information about Pioneer Consulting visit www.pioneerconsulting.com or send an e-mail to: [email protected].

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