Seaborn Networks

Seabras adds industry-leading experts to board roles

Jun 20, 2019 | Press Releases

Boston, MA USA – June 20, 2019 – Seaborn Networks (‘Seaborn’) , a leading developer-owner-operator of subsea fiber optic cable systems, announced today the addition of Andrew Crouch and Donald Shassian to the board of directors of Seabras Group, LLC (‘Seabras’).

Seabras is the owner of Seabras-1 between New York-S ã o Paulo, with sales of certain fiber pairs, spectrum and lit capacity made to Seabras customers (as IRUs or leases). Seabras is co-owned by Seaborn and Partners Group , a global private markets investment manager with USD 83 billion in assets under management on behalf of its clients. Seaborn provides all Engineering & Operations and SG&A for Seabras.

Andrew Crouch previously served as President & Chief Operating Officer at Zayo Group Holdings (‘Zayo’), responsible for leading all aspects of Zayo’s global business operations. Andrew previously spent 15 years+ with Level 3 Communications, most recently as regional president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Andrew also held executive positions at British Telecom and Concert, a joint venture between British Telecom and AT&T.

Donald Shassian served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Outfront Media and previously served as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Frontier Communications. Don also held C-level positions at RSL Communications and Southern New England Telecommunications and was a partner with Arthur Andersen.

“We are very pleased to have these industry leaders as part of the Seabras team, and look forward to their involvement,” said Larry Schwartz, Chairman & CEO of Seaborn.

About Seaborn Networks
Seaborn Networks is a leading developer-owner-operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems, including Seabras-1 between São Paulo – New York. Seabras-1 is the only direct POP to POP system between Brazil and the US, offering the lowest latency route between B3 and the trading exchanges of New Jersey.

Media Contact:
Kate Wilson, Head of Marketing, Media at Seaborn Networks