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Press Release -- February 29th, 2012
Source: Cable & Wireless Worldwide
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Darren Webb named managing director – Asia Pacific at Cable&Wireless Worldwide

Singapore, February 29, 2012: Cable&Wireless Worldwide has appointed Darren Webb as the company’s managing director for Asia Pacific to oversee the expansion of its business in the region. Darren has been with the company for more than a decade. In his new role, Darren will have overall responsibility for enterprise and carrier sales, service delivery, marketing, finance and people functions.

Darren has relocated from the UK to C&W Worldwide’s Singapore office, and will retain his current responsibilities as the Director of Global Enterprise Sales. He will report to Nick Lambert, Managing Director - Wholesale, Mid-market and Global Markets.

Darren has successfully demonstrated his ability to drive growth for the business in each of his previous assignments at C&W Worldwide. He joined the company in 1996 and has held various sales and management positions, such as managing the International Voice business and leading the EMEA enterprise sales function. Between 2008 and 2009, Darren worked with the team that managed the successful integration of the Thus business into C&W Worldwide.

"Darren’s promotion to this strategic management role is richly deserved. In his 15 years at the company, he has excelled in every role he has undertaken and has consistently delivered result for our customers and the business. The company’s business prospects in Asia Pacific are growing and with Darren at the helm, I am confident that we will be able to expand our footprint in the region and do even better in servicing our customers," said Nick Lambert, Managing Director – Wholesale, Mid-market and Global Markets.

Contacts

Michele Soon
Corporate Affairs Manager – Asia Pacific
+65 9321 3191
michele.soon@cw.com

Timothy Weller
Pelham Bell Pottinger Asia Senior Associate
+65 6333 3449
tweller@pbp.asia

About Cable&Wireless Worldwide

Cable&Wireless Worldwide (LSE: CW.) is a leading global telecoms company providing a wide range of high-quality managed voice, data, hosting and IP-based services and applications to large multinational companies, governments, carrier customers and resellers across the UK, Asia Pacific, India, Middle East & Africa, Continental Europe and North America. Established in the 1860s, Cable&Wireless Worldwide helps more than 6,000 organisations deliver their goals. The Group’s vision is to be the first choice for mission critical communications.

Reaching 20,500km in length, Cable&Wireless Worldwide owns the UK’s largest fibre network dedicated to business users of telecoms, and provides ubiquitous nationwide access through a combination of fibre, digital, microwave, radio and leased circuits. The network has presence in over 400 towns and cities in the UK, with 861 unbundled exchanges covering 56% of the population.

Internationally, Cable&Wireless Worldwide’s global next-generation network (NGN) stretches to more than 425,000km, including interests in 60 global cable systems, enabling connectivity to more than 150 countries. The Group’s IP-based Multi-Service Platform operates at the core of our NGN, offering a single environment on which voice and data applications can be converged to drive business efficiencies. Cable&Wireless Worldwide’s network is uniquely designed with inbuilt resilience.

With more than 6,000 colleagues globally, Cable&Wireless Worldwide is committed to delivering exceptional customer service and developing long term partnerships with its customer.

To find out more, visit www.cw.com

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