NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Telecommunications Company Ltd (BTC) yesterday announced the appointment of André Foster as the company’s chief executive officer effective March 1, 2021.
Foster is one of the youngest Bahamian CEOs in the company’s history, moving on from his most recent role as head of operations for BTC for the last nine months.
He is enjoying a stellar career within Cable & Wireless Communications, having served previously as vice president of enterprise, IT Services and Infrastructure. He was then brought in to BTC and held the role of chief operating officer from 2017 to 2018; then from 2018 to 2019 he held a regional role as senior director of technology operations, overseeing The Bahamas, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands.
Foster is recognized as a pioneer in the telecommunications industry in The Bahamas, having designed and deployed the country’s first consumer broadband and commercial Metro Ethernet network while serving as senior vice president of IT at Cable Bahamas.