A.L. Thompson joins TeleCayman board

TeleCayman has appointed A.L. Thompson Jr. as its latest Board Member.

As President, Chief Executive Officer and Owner of A.L. Thompson Building Supplies Ltd., A.L. Thompson Jr. is a well respected and successful member of the Cayman business community. Aside from his enormously successful business operations he has pursued his interest in architecture through the development of Silver Palms residential condos and Alissta Towers.

His commitment to Cayman is highlighted through 12 years of service on the board of the Central Planning Authority, and various officer and director positions on the boards of the National Gallery, Ital (Cayman) Ltd, Stingray Brewery Ltd. and the Rotary Club.

‘It is truly an honour to have someone of A.L. Thompson’s business acumen and experience on TeleCayman’s Board of Directors,’ Raul Nicholson-Coe, President and Chief Operating Officer of TeleCayman commented in a press release.

‘He will certainly provide the Board and indeed the Executive Management team with pragmatic advice on what it takes to be successful in this market. With A.L.’s experience having served on the planning board for so many years he certainly understands the importance of having the proper infrastructure to ensure economic growth. His experience in this area will complement TeleCayman’s objective which is communication and infrastructure solutions for the continued and sustained growth and success of the Cayman Islands.’

Nicholson-Coe added, ‘This appointment demonstrates TeleCayman’s long term commitment to the Cayman Islands through building solid relationships with Caymanians in the business community.’

WHO THEY ARE

TeleCayman is a provider of data, Internet and fixed line voice products to businesses and residents in Grand Cayman and has recently announced the upgrade of its current backbone and access networks to cater for increased demands by the business and corporate markets. As part of this overall project, diverse links will be used to increase redundancy between the Cayman Islands and foreign jurisdictions. The result for corporate customers is redundancy – a more resilient network with increased capacity for domestic and international value added solutions.

TeleCayman’s Customer oriented approach and stringent technical specifications have been modeled on sister company TeleBermuda International. For eight years TeleBermuda has been successfully providing solutions to the Bermudian residential and corporate market as well as International carriers with voice, data, Internet and co-location services. Both companies report to and are financially supported by Stonington Partners Inc, a New York City based private limited partnership with $1 billion of capital dedicated to private equity investments. In the 20 years of their business Principals of Stonington have structured, negotiated and closed more than 50 transactions totaling more than $21 billion.

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