22 April 2009

Singapore, 22 April 2009   StarHub today announced the appointment of David Storrie as CEO of Nucleus Connect with effect from 1 May 2009. Nucleus Connect is the company responsible for designing, building and operating the active infrastructure of Singapore’s Next-Gen National Broadband Network (NGNBN). Nucleus Connect is a wholly-owned subsidiary of StarHub and was incorporated on 14 April 2009.

As CEO, David will lead Nucleus Connect to create a vibrant Retail Service Provider (RSP) environment offering comprehensive and flexible services that will help all RSPs select and deliver broadband connectivity services to their target markets quickly and seamlessly, bringing a more enriching experience to the end users.

A telecommunications veteran with more than 30 years of working experience, David joined StarHub in April 2000. He currently heads up StarHub Integrated Network Engineering (SHINE), overseeing the day-to-day operations of the fixed and mobile networks and charting the company’s strategic technology directions. He also heads the International Carrier Relations and Domestic Wholesale services.

StarHub’s CEO, Terry Clontz, said "Having known Dave for over nine years, I am fully confident that under his leadership, StarHub will be able to fulfil our obligations in delivering the next-generation of online applications and services to all homes and businesses in Singapore. Dave spearheaded the NGNBN project team internally for the past three years and is most qualified to lead Nucleus Connect as the company begins its rollout plans and strategies for the next year."

Previously, David worked for British Telecoms (BT), and has held various senior management positions within the BT Group. He has worked in Germany, Holland, France, Kuwait, Britain, United States, and Singapore. David holds an Electrical Engineering degree and a Degree in Business Management.

With David’s appointment to Nucleus Connect, StarHub’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Tan Tong Hai will directly oversee the management of SHINE until David’s position is filled.

David, 51, hails from Scotland, and is married to Ruth Hathaway from Texas, US. David has three children.