3 Dec 2004

American Samoa hires telecom experts from Hawaii

2:23 pm on 3 December 2004

Three former employees of Verizon Hawaii, one of the most successful and profitable telecommunication companies in the world, have joined the management team of American Samoa's Blue Sky Communications.

Nelson Tanaka, the new Chief Operations Officer, has worked for Verizon for 34 years.

Susan Eichor, former Director of Customer Operations at Verizon, and Warren Haruki, who served as Verizon's Chief Executive Officer, were also hired by Blue Sky.

The chairman of the Blue Sky Board, Barry Rose, said that the three are proven leaders with a history of success in the telecommunications business.