Rajeev Suri to succeed Denis O’Brien as Digicel chair

Former Nokia boss will take over after the ongoing debt-restructuring process

Rajeev Suri: “Denis [O’Brien] has built a fantastic company with leading positions in the markets it serves.” Picture: Getty

Rajeev Suri has been announced as Denis O’Brien’s successor to the Digicel Group.

Suri, who previously led telecom giants Inmarsat and Noki, has been appointed as chair designate company, and will take over upon the completion of the ongoing debt-restructuring process.

O’Brien will continue to serve on the board and remain a shareholder in the company.

Digicel’s underlying revenue has been declining in recent years. Where it had revenues of around $2.8 billion in 2015, ...