Leadership

Leadership

The Executive Team is comprised of experienced professionals with extensive leadership experience in advanced technology, research and development; wireless service, management, finance, sales, marketing and communications. Key team members include:

Nick Faries

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bio

As the General Manager of EEG’s Renaissance Aviation division 2011 -2016, Nick successfully transitioned this operation into a valuable EEG asset, culminating in the sale of the business in 2016. Nick is formerly the Vice President, E-Business and Technlogy Solutions for a Bermuda-based direct insurer operating in the Bermuda, Bahamas and Barbados markets; Director of Technology at the Bermuda College, and is a technologist and leadership specialist who has successfully directed the three companies in the East End Group, as well as serving as EEG CIO.

Nick was educated at Warwick Academy, St. Leo University and Dalhousie University as well as at Northwestern University’s Senior Executive Program.

Jamie Thain

Chief Technology Officer

Bio

Jamie has a 30-year career in business and technology. He was the founder of Sbi Ltd., a technology solutions company, and Igility Ltd. where he served as the CEO and Chief Global Architect. During his time with Igility, he expanded the eMoo and Transact brands as well as experienced double digit growth in BCS and Sbi.

Jamie has extensive experience in the Bermuda Telecoms industry having managed Transact from a single product company with less than 50 customers to a well-recognized industry leader using a diverse set of product creation, market penetration and unique pricing strategies. Jamie has a broad systems and management background in product development, systems integration, management, and project methodology.

Brian Gonsalves

Chief Operations Officer

Bio

Brian is a former Commanding Officer of the Bermuda Regiment. He commanded 450 military personnel and was responsible for all strategic planning, financial budgeting, career management, public relations, recruitment and operational effectiveness of the Regiment.

Educated at Mount Saint Agnes Academy Bermuda and BA Business Management from St. Leo College, Florida, Brian was the General Manager of EEG’s paving and Telecom division from 2013 to 2016. He also has a background in captive management, insurance/reinsurance and commercial banking.

Nicole Williams-Smith

Vice President Marketing, Public Relations and Corporate Communications

Bio

Nicole Williams Smith is a senior communications and marketing professional with over 20 years of experience. She has worked in the media as well as the domestic insurance and utility sectors prior to getting involved with telecommunications. Nicole has managed multimillion-dollar department budgets and has led high-profile corporate sponsorships associated with the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series. She has extensive crisis communications experience having managed company responses during multiple hurricanes and was also part of the communications team during the 2005 BELCO fire.

Nicole received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and holds a MSc. in Project Management from Kaplan University. She is a Doctoral candidate having been accepted into Walden University's Marketing Doctorate Program. She is a member of the Public Relation Society of America and is a former Vice President of Bermuda Autism Support and Education.

Additional information about the Group is available upon request.

Head Office Contact Information

Telecommunications Networks Limited
69 North Shore Rd
Hamilton Parish
Bermuda CR01

TEL: 441-236-1776

www.eegroup.bm