TSTT on the hunt for a new CEO

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TSTT on the hunt for a new CEO

Months after the resignation of Dr Ronald Walcott, the Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TSTT) has finally started its search for a new Chief Executive Officer.

Walcott, who served as TSTT’s CEO for six years, resigned from the company on October 1st, 2020.

Dr. Ronald Walcott

Since then, Lisa Agard has been acting as the company’s CEO.

TSTT is majority-owned by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, and Cable & Wireless (West Indies) Limited, (C&W).

The company said “The CEO reports to the Board of Directors, and is responsible for the provision of effective leadership and strategic direction that addresses the competitive challenges facing the business and the maintenance of TSTT’s position as a world-class communications solutions provider and leading brand of telecommunications services,” TSTT stated.

TSTT Ag. CEO Lisa Agard

Prospective candidates for the post of CEO need to have demonstrated experience in “major turnaround initiatives and managing change, with a focus on embedding an excellent customer experience; developing strategic plans to increase profitability and market share, and balancing long-term shareholder value maximisation with short term business results.”

“The incumbent should have the ability to lead in a complex environment involving multiple stakeholders and will possess excellent strategic, leadership and communication skills, and be politically adept.”

“Candidates should be financially astute in a commercially constrained environment. Significant experience in general management, including the leadership and coaching of senior executives across core functions is essential,” TSTT stated.

Applicants should have a Post Graduate degree in Business Administration from a recognised business school as well as a minimum of ten years’ experience in senior management positions in telecommunications or other industries with significant technology and customer satisfaction elements.

The closing date for applications is the end of this month.