April 17, 2012
2012 Veteran Journalist Jerome Sawyer to Join BTC
BTC today announced the appointment of veteran broadcast journalist Jerome Sawyer to its senior management team. “We are excited to have someone as qualified and experienced as Jerome Sawyer join our team as part of our ongoing commitment to recruiting the best local talent to become a part of the BTC family,” said BTC CEO Houston.
Sawyer, whose appointment is effective April 17, will serve as Senior Manager, Public Relations. managing BTC’s internal and external communications as well as the company's civic involvement in the community. He will report to Marlon Johnson, Vice President, Brand & Communications
“Jerome has a wealth of experience with the local and international media which will be helpful as we work to keep our thousands of customers informed about the evolution of our products and services, no matter where they live in The Bahamas," said Johnson. "We see Jerome and his wealth of experience and knowledge about the Bahamas as a key component to solidifying our presence in the market and to ensuring that our message is delivered effectively and efficiently. Similarly, the company is keen to ensure that it builds and maintains strong channels for internal communications among BTC team members."
Mr. Sawyer’s responsibilities will involve the development of innovative strategies to keep the local and international media aware of innovations and advancements in telecommunications services at BTC. Sawyer is also going to be involved in the company's role as corporate citizen, overseeing BTC’s “Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR) program.
"I couldn’t be more excited to become a part of such a vibrant team," Sawyer said. "Telecommunications is the fastest growing and most exciting industry globally, and this gives me an opportunity to be a part of that revolution. Once again I will be in a position to serve the people of The Bahamas by keeping them aware of the developments at BTC."
He said he is especially keen to work with community involvement. ”BTC has a good reputation as a leading corporate citizen and I am excited about the company's commitment to expand its involvement in communities all over The Bahamas, with focus on education, youth, sports and culture," he said.