Reliance Globalcom poaches 2 Pacnet executives Wilfred Kwan and Lorain Wong

Reliance Globalcom, a part of Reliance Communications, has poached two key executives from Pacnet — Wilfred Kwan and Lorain Wong.

Reliance Globalcom said Pacnet CTO Wilfred Kwan has joined the company as chief operating officer, while Lorain Wong is the new chief marketing officer of its three offshore businesses — FLAG, Yipes and Vanco.

Lorain Wong, CMO, Reliance Globacom

Besides Pacnet, Wong worked with smartphone vendor HTC for less than one year as vice president of Global PR, Corporate and Internal Communications. HTC was the most recent job.

At Pacnet, she served for nine years as senior vice president of Marketing and Communications and established and built the company’s corporate identity across Asia Pacific, leading to key industry recognitions.

This apart, Wong served as head of marketing and communications for Qwest Asia and Global One Asia Pacific. Her earlier roles include director of Partnership Marketing and director of Communications for AT&T Global Consumer Services in Southern California.

Meanwhile, Reliance Globalcom said as chief operating officer, Wilfred Kwan will be responsible for its three offshore businesses including FLAG, Yipes and Vanco.

Wilfred Kwan, COO, Reliance Globalcom

Prior to working with Pacnet for more than 10 years, Kwan served as director of Operations for WorldCom Asia Pacific, responsible for operational efficiencies such as MTTR, on-time delivery and operations cost.

In addition to Pacnet and WorldCom, he held various management positions with Global One, Lucent Technologies, Motorola and Nortel.

Earlier, Reliance Globalcom appointed another Pacnet veteran Bill Barney as its CEO.

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