Chief Aliv Officer
Damian Blackburn, joined Aliv, a new entrant mobile network operator in the Bahamas on 1st July 2016 as Chief Executive Officer. He has over twenty years working at senior level across the global telecommunication industry, having held senior management positions with Virgin Mobile, BT Group, Digicel and Vodafone in the USA, European & Caribbean regions. A key part of the team that launched Virgin Mobile in UK, over a six-year period he was instrumental in revolutionizing the telecoms market in the UK, creating hundreds of jobs in the process & leading to an IPO of the business on the London Stock Exchange. In addition to his Virgin experience, he has held key roles at Digicel as Regional CEO of the Eastern, Northern and Dutch Caribbean markets and as CEO of Digicel’s largest market in Haiti and its operation in Honduras and as Group Business Development Director led Digicel’s entry into the Cable TV market across multiple markets.