09 May 2018
| Natalie Bannerman
EulaLink, the developer and holding company of EllaLink, has appointed Philippe Dumont as its new chief executive officer and has been elected to its board of directors.
Dumont enters the role with over 20
years international telecoms experience having been the former
president and CEO of Alcatel Submarine Systems, a provider of
submarine cable systems.
"We are very pleased to have Philippe join us" said Alfonso
Gajate, chairman of EulaLink’s. "Philippe brings
with him his tremendous experience and network of the subsea
cable Industry, which will surely benefit this project."
Philippe Dumont added: "I look forward to assisting EulaLink
in its ambitious plans to improve connectivity between Europe
and Latin America as well as joining a great team of
professionals with such impressive track record in developing
cables. With Infrastructure investor MargueriteII joining the
project as new sponsor and the announcement of new contracts
during ITW, we have now a very solid and defined environment to
finalize the development of the project and start
EllaLink’s construction this year"
The EllaLink system, which delivers telecoms connectivity
between Spain, Portugal and Brazil, will be ready for service
in 2020. Once live it will enable low latency, data privacy and
high capacity transmission for a broad range of customers
between the major financial and population centres of Europe,
South America and the Caribbean.
Alcatel Submarine Systems