TAMUNING, Guam--(Wednesday, December 21, 2016) GTA announced the appointment of George Hill to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Strategy, IT and Process Improvement. He will also serve as a member of GTA's Senior Leadership Team.
Hill is tasked to lead the development of GTA's overall strategic plan. He will also oversee Information Technology and lead efforts to use technology to improve and automate GTA internal processes.
Robert Haulbook, GTA Chief Executive Officer, says, "I'm excited to welcome George to GTA at this time. We all need to look for ways to leverage George's extensive Tier 1 experience working in Engineering, Operations, IT and Product Development to help GTA optimize its strategy, improve service delivery for the product, sales and customer service teams, and reduce the reliance on manual processes.""
Hill has over 29 years experience within the telecommunications business with a global perspective gained from living and or working in over 15 countries including China, Singapore, India, Germany, Brazil, Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago.
George worked for 7 years at TSTT in Trinidad and Tobago, where he served initially as Chief Technical Officer and later as Chief Operations Officer and acting Chief Executive Officer. Like GTA, TSTT is a fully integrated telecommunications company serving the wireline, wireless, broadband and IPTV business segments.
Earlier in his career, George worked for BellSouth and Cingular for 15 years in various roles including Vice President Technology for BellSouth's operation in Brazil, where he successfully managed a team that launched over 1,000 cell sites in less than a year, Chief Technical Officer for BellSouth International, overseeing the planning and technical transformation of 11 subsidiaries in Latin America, and has held several roles as Vice President of Cingular, overseeing the development and implementation of next generation products and services.
Most recently, he served as Chief Operations Officer of a manufacturer of small cells, Enersphere Communications. Hill has an MBA from Emory University and an Industrial Electronics degree from Cleveland Institute of Electronics. He and his wife, Rhonda, have two children and now reside in Guam.