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Cable & Wireless today announced the appointment of Andy Evans as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for its Europe, Asia and US business. The appointment is effective immediately.

In his new role, Andy will be responsible for Network Infrastructure & Strategy, Technology Platforms, IT and Security. His role will involve managing Cable & Wireless’ technology cost base and leveraging its Next Generation Network (NGN) platform to offer advanced services to customers. He will also be a member of the Executive team.

Andy has a wealth of experience for this position obtained from his previous role as Group Chief Technology & Information Officer at Marconi, where he was responsible for product marketing, network architecture and strategy, as well as IT and partnerships. Prior to this, he was Chief Technology Officer at Flag Telecom and also held a senior telecommunications specialist role at McKinsey. Andy is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

About his appointment, Andy Evans says: “For me, delivering an excellent service to customers, whilst managing our technology cost base efficiently, is paramount. That’s Cable & Wireless’ philosophy too. I’m really looking forward to working with great people in a business that is already starting to leverage the potential of its NGN to serve customers today.”

Jim Marsh, CEO, Cable & Wireless Europe, Asia and USA, said: “At Cable & Wireless, we believe our network infrastructure should be run for the benefit of our customers. Andy brings with him a wealth of experience and expertise to do this and I’m delighted with his appointment – he’s absolutely spot on for this role.”


About Cable & Wireless

Cable & Wireless is one of the world’s leading international communications companies. It operates through two standalone business units

- Europe, Asia & US and International.

The Europe, Asia & US business unit (formerly known as the "UK" business) provides enterprise and carrier solutions to the largest users of telecoms services across the UK, US, continental Europe and Asia, and wholesale broadband services in the UK. With experience of delivering connectivity to 153 countries - and an intention t be the first customer-defined communications services business - the focus is on delivering customers a service experience that is second to none.

The International business unit operates integrated telecommunications companies in 33 countries offering mobile, broadband, domestic and international fixed line services to residential and business customers, with principal operations in the Caribbean, Panama, Macau, Monaco and the Channel Islands.

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