Roger Kuebel joins subsea cable developer and operator
Boston, MA, March 10, 2014 – Seaborn Networks, the developer of the Seabras-1 subsea cable system, announced today that wholesale carrier industry veteran Roger Kuebel has been named Chief Financial Officer. Seabras-1 is the first direct submarine fiber optic cable system between the commercial and financial centers of Brazil and the United States.
Roger has previously worked extensively in the wholesale carrier and submarine cable industry with other members of Seaborn’s management team. The majority of Roger’s 25-year career has been in senior finance positions for some of the largest telecom companies, including Global Crossing, Genuity and GTE.
“Roger is an important addition to Seaborn’s management team as we enter the next phase of our Seabras-1 project and he will work closely with our institutional investors and lenders on each of our subsea routes,” said Larry Schwartz, Seaborn’s CEO. “He brings a unique skillset in telecom infrastructure finance that is directly applicable to an international developer and operator of submarine cables.”
Roger has extensive experience in all aspects of telecom financing in the bank and capital markets, and has led numerous equity and debt public offerings. He also has significant experience in telecom operations analysis, financial planning, tax planning, transfer pricing, insurance, receivables and payables management, financial systems and processes, and reporting. Roger has an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, with a specialization in finance, and a B.S. from Penn State in Operations Management.Posted on 10th March 2014
Seaborn atends global communications needs in the Americas, providing Transport, Ethernet Private Line and IP services. Unique among independent cable operators, Seaborn fully operates and maintains its subsea and land-based cable infrastructure. POPs, Terrestrial Backhaul and Cable Landing Station of submarine cables are owned by Seaborn. Seaborn’s team has designed, built and operated more submarine cable systems than any other telecommunications team, including more than 75 Cable Landing Stations, 250 global POPs and 250,000 km of submarine fiber optic cables. Visit www.seabornnetworks.com for more information or follow us on LinkedIn.
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