MUMBAI, July 24, 2015: Reliance Communications (RCOM) and its subsidiary, Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), today announced the appointment of Braham Singh as Senior Vice President, Global Product Management. Mr. Singh will have overall responsibility for the global product portfolio across RCOM India Enterprise and GCX. In addition, he will also manage the company’s National Long Distance (NLD) and Data Center businesses.
Mr. Singh joins the company with over 30 years of telecoms experience, most recently as Vice President & Senior Advisor for International Business at Hutchison Global Communications (HGC). He also served as head of the company’s OTT Services, where he was instrumental in the development HGC’s global infrastructure sales including that for data centers, content delivery network, cloud and cloud connectivity services. Over the years, Mr. Singh delivered a solid record in driving HGC’s growth across global markets.
“Braham is highly regarded within the industry for his knowledge in building and rolling out innovative product suites across global markets,” said Bill Barney, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Communications (Enterprise) and Global Cloud Xchange. “With his deep industry experience and impressive track record, Braham will further elevate our strategy and ability to innovate, bringing our customers best in class products and services to further support their growth ambitions.”
Prior to HGC, Mr. Singh was CEO at the Red Snapper, a Malaysian government funded initiative to promote wireless broadband in the country. Mr. Singh also served as COO of PCCW Global (formerly BtN Access) where he was the business unit’s first employee and instrumental in setting up the business. This is in addition to earlier leadership roles with Hutchison AT&T, Sprint International, Global One and Teleglobe International.
Mr. Singh started his career as a C programmer on PDP11s and rose from the ranks. He has several technical articles and one book to his credit. His second book, “BGP Games” is scheduled to be out next year.
About Reliance Communications and Global Cloud Xchange
Reliance Communications Limited, founded by the late Shri Dhirubhai H Ambani (1932-2002), is the flagship company of the Reliance Group. Reliance Communications is India’s foremost and truly integrated telecommunications service provider, with a customer base of above 118 million including over 2.6 million individual overseas retail customers. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes over 39,000 Indian and multinational corporations including small and medium enterprises and over 290 global, regional and domestic carriers. Its subsidiary Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) offers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and new media companies across the world’s largest private undersea cable system spanning more than 67,000 route kms which, seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications’ 200,000 route kms of domestic optic fiber backbone. With connections to 40 key business markets worldwide spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East, GCX is equipped to support businesses through the deployment of next generation Enterprise solutions across its Cloud Delivery Networks. www.globalcloudxchange.com