Telecom Lead Asia: Pacnet has appointed Nigel Stitt as
chief executive officer of its Australia and New Zealand business.
Stitt has more than 21 years of IT and telecommunications
experience. Stitt has served in a number of senior positions with Pacnet over
the past 8 years, most recently national sales director for Pacnet
Since the launch of Pacnet in 2008, following the
operational merger of Pacific Internet and Asia Netcom, Stitt has been
instrumental in delivering double-digit growth for the company’s business
“We are pleased to appoint Nigel to the helm of
Pacnet’s Australia and New Zealand operations where he can fully utilize his
industry expertise and business savvy in moving our local business into its
next generation,” said Bill Barney, CEO of Pacnet.
Prior to joining Pacnet Stitt was general manager of
Techcel/CNN Internet where he became a top revenue contributor after developing
a business model integrating ISP offerings with its IT integration
Stitt has held consultant and management positions with
Forsythes Information Technology, Spear Technologies and Osborne Computers.
The appointment of Stitt to the position follows former
Pacnet Australia and New Zealand CEO, Deborah Homewood’s decision to pursue new
professional endeavors outside of the telecommunications and technology
sector. Under Homewood’s leadership, Pacnet Australia and New Zealand has
been a significant contributor to the company’s overall achievements over the
past 10 years.