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BAI Communications appoints New Directors to Board
Tue, 25th Jul 2023

BAI Communications (BAI) has welcomed three new directors, Christy Boyce, Michael Ebeid AM, and Dr. Adelle Howse, to its Board, alongside recently announced Chair, Bart Vogel. The new directors bring vast leadership experience, providing strategic advice and counsel to BAI as it continues its growth.

Ms. Boyce, an accomplished strategic advisor and experienced director, co-led the Asia Pacific Telecommunications Practice at McKinsey & Co and played a key role in establishing nbn. She currently serves as a Non-Executive Director for CSR Limited and Vera Living, and chairs the SCEGGS (Darlinghurst) Trust.

Mr. Ebeid, with a 35-year career spanning media, telco, and technology sectors, held senior executive roles at SBS, ABC, Telstra, Optus, and IBM. He was awarded an Order of Australia in 2017 for services to media, multicultural affairs, and innovation, and named CEO of the Year by CEO Magazine.

Dr. Howse, a seasoned executive with experience in strategy, M&A, and high-performance culture across various industries, is currently a Non-Executive Director for Downer EDI Limited, Sydney Desalination Plant, and Macquarie Technology Group, as well as Principal at Structuring for Performance.

Bart Vogel, Chair of the BAI Board, expressed delight in welcoming the new directors, emphasizing their importance as BAI focuses on its role as a partner and trusted advisor to the Australian broadcasting industry and expands its telecommunications offering. This expansion includes solutions for public and private wireless networks, with the aim of transforming Australia's connectivity landscape and contributing to the creation of smart precincts.

BAI Communications, a highly successful global business, operates separately in the Northern Hemisphere as Boldyn Networks. In Australia, it remains headquartered in Sydney, with the support of its common majority shareholder, CPP Investments, and minority shareholder, AIMCo (Alberta Investment Management Corporation).