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Seabras adds industry-leading experts to board roles

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Developer-owner-operator of subsea fibre optic cable systems, Seaborn Networks, has announced the addition of Andrew Crouch and Donald Shassian to the board of directors of Seabras Group, LLC.

Seabras is the owner of Seabras-1 between New York-São Paulo, with sales of certain fibre pairs, spectrum and lit capacity as IRUs or leases. Seabras is co-owned by Seaborn and Partners Group, a global private markets investment manager. Seaborn provides all engineering and operations and SG&A for Seabras.

Andrew Crouch previously served as president and chief operating officer at Zayo Group Holdings. His responsibilities were leading all aspects of Zayo’s global business operations.  Andrew spent more than 15 years with Level 3 Communications, most recently as regional president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). Andrew also held executive positions at British Telecom and Concert, a joint venture between British Telecom and AT&T.

Donald Shassian served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Outfront Media. Also he previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Frontier Communications. Don also held C-level positions at RSL Communications and Southern New England Telecommunications. Whilst he was a partner with Arthur Andersen.

‘We are very pleased to have these industry leaders as part of the Seabras team, and look forward to their involvement,’ said Larry Schwartz, chairman and CEO of Seaborn.

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