Robert Haulbrook has taken up residence as GTA TeleGuam's new President and CEO, taking over the reins from Dan Moffat who left the company due to personal reasons.
Haulbrook comes to the telco with almost 30 years of experience that spans various telecom industry segments, including wireline-based local and long-distance voice service, wireless and digital TV services on both a national and international scale. During his career he worked in over 10 international markets in Asia, Australia, South America, Central America, the Caribbean, Europe and the Middle East.
Before taking on his new role at GTA TeleGuam, Haulbrook spent time in the wireless world, most recently as the founder and CEO of Cellular Center LLC, an Atlanta-based wireless phone retailer. In addition, he was the chairman and CEO of Meteor Mobile Communications in Dublin, Ireland, as well as general manager of Centennial Wireless in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Haulbrook honed his initial telecom skills during a 20-year career at BellSouth, now AT&T (NYSE: T), serving in various telecom marketing, sales, product development, yellow pages publishing, and strategic planning roles.
Building on the foundation that former CEO Moffat built to expand the service provider's presence into IPTV and wireless following its privatization in 2005, Haulbrook enters the company during a time of new potential growth.
In March, GTA TeleGuam said it will spend another $10 million to expand its wireless, IPTV, broadband data and even PSTN services in Guam. These initiatives are set on taking advantage of the transfer of an Okinawa military base to Guam and a growing crop of cable and wireless competitors.
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