JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FIBRECO Telecommunications has announced the appointment of Simon Harvey as its Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), taking over from Arif Hussain.
Hussain leaves FibreCo after six years to pursue personal interests.
“As a founding member and CEO, Hussain lead the business from the initial JV concept, through the project development and construction phases, into a dynamic fibre-optic network operator,” states FibreCo.
“Harvey will lead the company into a new era of growth, by expanding the range of connectivity services across its nation-wide footprint, and extending its fibre rollout to client sites in key towns and metros along the major inter-city routes.”
Harvey joined FibreCo at its inception in 2010 and has played a pivotal role as Chief Commercial Officer, successfully driving revenue growth and network acquisition throughout the start-up phase, building up a client base comprising several major operators, service providers and other enterprise clients across South Africa.
FibreCo’s network consists of over 4 000km of underground fibre routes as well as carrier-grade equipment hosting facilities interconnecting over 50 sites country-wide, including connectivity to major data centres in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London as well as the cable landing stations.
– CAJ News