Executive Committee

 Graeme Millar

Graeme Millar
Chief Executive Officer of JT Group, Member of the Nomination Committee

Graeme was appointed JT CEO in January 2010. A Cambridge science graduate with a postgraduate engineering qualification, Graeme has over 25 years of telecoms experience. Graeme has worked in countries as diverse as the USA, Russia, Hungary and the Netherlands for companies such as Vodafone and Motorola. Immediately prior to taking up his role at JT Group, Graeme was the Chief Commercial Officer Russia for MTS, Russia's largest mobile telephone operator. In addition to his role at JT, Graeme is also a Non-Executive director of Wellington Partners Management Limited and is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.

John Kent
Chief Financial Officer of JT Group

John joined us as CFO of the JT Group in February 2012. He is a highly commercial CFO who has spent the bulk of his career working for two large FTSE companies in the utilities sector, Vodafone and British Gas, in financial and commercial leadership roles. Prior to joining JT, John was the CFO for Vodafone Ireland, the €1bn turnover Vodafone operating company based in Dublin.

Daragh McDermott

Daragh McDermott
Company Secretary / Corporate Affairs Director

Daragh joined JT from PwC Consulting’s London office over 10 years ago, where he specialised in the provision of strategic, economic and regulatory policy advice to clients in the telecommunications sector. Prior to that, Daragh spent 5 years with KPMG’s Dublin office working in its technology, media and telecommunications division.

Daragh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (“FCA”), a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (“FCIS”), a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (“FIoD”) and a Chartered Director (“CDir”). He holds an honours degree in Business Studies from Dublin City University, a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law, Guildford.

Outside of his role in JT, Daragh is an independent member of the States of Jersey Audit Committee, a Non-Executive Director of Jersey Water, a trustee on the board of Autism Jersey and Chairman of La Moye Golf Club in Jersey.

Thierry Berthouloux
Chief Technology and Information Officer

Thierry Berthouloux joined JT from Monaco Telecom where he led domestic and international operations from 2009 as Network Vice President, before enlarging his scope in 2013 to manage the converged Network and IT division. He is a French national with over 25 years' experience working across the European telecommunications industry delivering complex projects for a number of telcos in Italy and France including the second largest French operator, SFR.

Thierry holds a Management Masters from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne (IAE St Charles) and a Masters degree in Electronics Engineering from the Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Brest.

Paul D Taylor

Paul D Taylor
Managing Director - JT (Guernsey) & Senior Vice President JT EMEA

Paul Taylor has over 25 years telecom industry experience working in the UK, Caribbean, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, overseeing global projects in countries as far afield as Panama, the US and Bermuda. Throughout his career, he has held a number of senior leadership roles within global telecoms companies that took him to Guernsey in 2008 where three years later Paul joined the JT Group as Managing Director for JT (Guernsey). 

 


Barna Kutvolgyi
Managing Director - Channel Islands

Barna joined JT Group as Managing Director of Consumer Unit in 2011. Holding BA degree in Finance and MSc in Economics he worked 9 years with Vodafone as Chief Marketing Officer overseeing significant markets with 16 million customers in Turkey ($2bn turnover) or 2,5 million in Hungary. Previous roles involved general management in advertising at WPP Group (EMEA), business development at KPN and product & content management at Reuters Kenya. Barna was appointed as Managing Director for the Channel Islands from 2018 overseeing all on-island JT services across residential and enterprise markets.

 


Tom Noel
Managing Director - JT International

Tom spent the majority of his career working in the UK and Ireland for BAE Systems and Merrill Lynch respectively. He returned to Jersey in 2011 working for CPA Global as their European Financial Controller, before joining JT in 2015 working in the Finance Division.Educated at De La Salle College, Mr Noel later obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from Bristol University before qualifying as a Chartered Management Accountant.

Jo Waring-Hockley
Global HR Director 

Jo’s career in HR has spanned over 28 years, with 21 years spent at a senior level. She has led HR teams supporting employee numbers from 600 to 5,000 within multinationals, FTSE 100 firms and midcap private companies, including National Provident Insurance, BAA and General Dynamics. Most recently, she was HR Director at Jersey Electricity.

She has worked with a leading British think-tank on promoting Women in Leadership and is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors. She has a BA (Hons) in history, is a qualified member of the British Psychological Society and has a Masters in Executive Coaching.


Craig Samuel
Senior Vice President (Americas)

Craig joined JT in 2016 having held high level executive roles within a number of businesses across the UK and US. An established senior business and technology executive, he is responsible for Leading JT’s International & Enterprise success with our diverse client and partner base in North America and driving this forward in the entire Americas Region.

Throughout his career Craig has held high-level global executive roles with Hewlett Packard, Compaq, Unisys, UT Starcom and British Petroleum Group (UK and US) as well as a number of early stage companies in the US, UK and Internationally. He also holds several board and advisory board positions in the US and UK, including CENSIS – the Scottish National IoT Centre and My1Login a UK leader in security authentication.

John Diamond

John Diamond
Senior Vice President (Asia Pacific)

John is JT’s SVP for Asia Pacific, with responsibility for JT’s operations in the region, based in Melbourne Australia.  Prior to this role, John was the MD JT Wholesale based in Jersey, where he and his team established much of JT’s International business including JT’s rapidly growing IoT business, Sponsored Roaming, Fraud Prevention Services, Messaging, and International Voice businesses.  John joined JT, as a result of JT’s acquisition of ekit, a start-up roaming technology business, where he was the CEO.  John was previously a management consultant with the Boston Consulting Group, and has an MBA from Melbourne Business School.

  

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