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Yearbook Final

Yearbook Final



CEO’s Message 2
Our History
Timeline 6 - 17
20 - 21
Finance 22 - 25
Marketing 26 - 29
Technical & IT 30 - 35
Field Services 36 - 43
Customer Experience & Sales 44 - 53
HRA 54 - 55
Corporate Development 56 - 57
Contractors 58 - 59
Life at Cable & Wireless
Christmas Party 60 - 61
Cable Tunes Awards 62 - 65
Birthday Bash 66 - 73
Sports Day 74 - 81
At Work 82 - 83
Loyalty Awards 84 - 95
Signature, Quote, Comments 96 - 97

100 - 103

Contents 1

MCEEOSS’sAGE It enabled merchants to place important last-minute orders for goods to be put on
a ship headed towards Seychelles. Technological innovation came to Seychelles
Cable and Wireless Seychelles (‘CWS’) came into in 1954 in the form of voice calls whereby one would place call from her house to
existence in 1893, 125 years ago. Its existence and be patched (switched) to the recipient in another location in Seychelles through
history is tightly woven into the cultural fabric of copper network that expanded to cover most of the country. With excitement
Seychelles, making CWS the most iconic business. and happiness, families would visit the telephone exchange once a week to place
Almost everyone in Seychelles has a close friend or international calls to loved ones overseas. Automatic switching of calls defined a
family who is associated with CWS. CWS has evolved higher level of customer experience. CWS not only led all of this from the front, it
with the people of Seychelles. It has been ever present also led the introduction of satellite communications, mobile telephony, fibre optic
through easy and hard times, through peace and war undersea and land cables and even radio entertainment.
times, through happy and sad times, from colonial to Today, in these times of mobile data and big data, of Facebook, social media and
independent times; always serving Seychellois and YouTube videos, of blogging and tweeting, of WhatsApp and Skyping, CWS connects
keeping them connected to each other and to the world. Seychellois: To the things that matter to them; To the people that matter to them; To
CWS is not just a service provider, it forms part of the the content that matter to them. CWS connects lives to create moments, special
kindred Seychellois community. This is why CWS cares moments, moments that move our customers, moments that move us, moments
deeply about Seychelles and has touched and moved that make us proud to be CWS. By doing so, CWS makes people happy. CWS
generations not only by being an operator but also has evolved from being in the business of telegraphs and telecommunications,
through its extensive Foundation and CSR activities. CWS is now in the business of HAPPINESS. CWS continues to demonstrate that
it cares for its community by leading the way with the best quality services. It is
If you wanted to send a message from Seychelles to a the effort of each and every single one of you; from those on the front desk, to
family member or business partner overseas in 1893, those implementing projects, to those in the homes fixing faults, to those behind
the fastest way that you would do this is through a the lines maintaining our networks. The CWS family all work together in delivering
telegram message. The alternative was by ship which happiness to our customers.
took several weeks or months. The telegraph enabled This yearbook documents our evolution over the last 125 years and most importantly
family members in Seychelles to inform those abroad of celebrates the hard work of our staff. I would like to personally thank all of you;
the birth of a new baby, the passing of those dear to us. past and present, for your service, dedication and loyalty. This is what makes CWS
what it is today. Looking to the future with 125 years of experience in delivering
quality service to our customers. I feel like we will continue to develop, we are in
the everlasting business of bringing happiness to our customers. No one knows
Seychelles better - The choice is clear!

2 CEO’s Message CEO’s Message 3


The cable landing and the cable ship Scotia 1908 The coast station The old telephone switch

1893 1935 1954


1904 1922 1945 1967

c The cable ship colonia Seychelles radio St Louis HF transmitting station

6 Our History Our History 7

A telegraph circuit Bon espoir station A telephone exchange DOMSAT earth station and new C&W building

1968 1976 1983 1991

1971 1978 1989 1996

Inside the public counter in the 70s Telex switchboard and rear CW compound Public telephone service and phonecard 1995

Mobile service and new switch equipments

8 Our History Our History 9

Old Telephone Directories Old Telephone Directories 11
10 Our History
Our History

CWS employees making good use of CIS CWS goes online Company branding at the Bus Station Seychelles goes Isurf with Cable & Wireless

1996 2003 2006 2010

2002 2005 2008 2012

The palm tree base station on Praslin CWS foundation BlackBerry smartphones 2011

Roll out of 3G+ mobile network

12 Our History Our History 13

Seychelles connects to the SEAS Fibre Optic Cable & Wireless introduces ‘eShop’ CWS started FTTH and launched Sinemax CWS celebrating its 125th year in Seychelles.

2012 2014 2016 2018

2013 2015 2017

CWS celebrating its 120th year in Seychelles Cable & Wireless introducing its TV services Mobile TV was launched & LTE-A coverage

14 Our History Our History 15

1893 - 2018....... Evolution of the logos Maps of Under Water Cable Layout 17
16 Our History
Our History

No one knows
Seychelles better

18 Life at CWS 19

Hammond Charles

CEO’s Letourdie Bernadette Raoul Expedit

20 CEO’s office 21

Boudane Steve Cushion Mariama Delorie Shirley

Didon Dorine Denousse Julio Morel-Duboil Yves

FINANCE Dubel Kevan Dupres Marie-Claire Docteur Lya

22 Finance Department 23

Estro Bettina Germain Andrew Hoareau Julien Padayachy Natasha Payet Maria Pierre Philip

Julie Cindy Labrosse Joel Linayage Kusum Pillay Ronna Prea Nella Samaraweera Raweendra

Lustre Alvarez Teng Mondon Julia Nourrice Nadia Sinon Maurine Tirant Nancy Vidot Efna
Finance Department Finance Department 25

Atayi Herve Ah-Tive Jerina Baccus Franky

Barbe Lydia Coopoosamy Dominic Damou Bella

Marketing Fock-Tave Oliver Gangadoo Georgia Gertrude Innocent

26 Marketing Department 27

Hoarau Trevor Hoareau Vivian Joubert Michael Pillay Rubya Savy Nikita Simeon Ronnie

Marie Yvette Maher Jack Palmyre Jean-Luc Socrate Daniel Rose Kelly Rosette Nigel

28 Marketing Department Marketing Department 29

Afif Ijlal Agathine Kitson Bistoquet Josef

Carolla Billy Confait Nelson Chetty Kenneth

Technical Chang-Time Dominic Didon Gerald Gamatis Allen
& IT

30 Technical & IT Department 31

Gedeon David Gendron Wayne Gopal Patrick Laira Travis Madeleine Anil Mellon Handy

Hoareau Laurent Hoareau Marc Khan Shoaib Morel Camille M. S. Raj Palmyre Hyacinta

32 Technical & IT Department Technical & IT Department 33

Palmyre David Payet Terrence Pillay Luke Renaud Selwyn Sendagire Ibrahim Sirame Sylvio

Poris Robert Prudence Jacques Renaud Bertran Sopha James Talma Laura Lakshitha Yasanka

34 Technical & IT Department Technical & IT Department 35

Amblavaney Percy Albert Eroll Amesbury Fabien

Anacoura Steve Anacoura France Anacoura Russel

Field Services Aglae Michael Andoise Keven Ah-Shung Michel

36 Field Services Department 37

Barbier Gustave Bristol Maxime Bistoe Ericka Dixie Michel Dine Steve Dubois Versange

Bedier David Camille Lyroy Chrisostome Jebriane Edmond Jean-Paul Esparon Hugue Esparon Joseph

Chan King Jude Commettant Michel Desnousse Marc Etienne Nicholas Evenor Daniel Gabriel Dave
Field Services Department Field Services Department 39

Gendron Eddy Henderson Samuel Horace Paul Lucas Kevin Melanie Macdonald Marie Jude

Hoareau Yannick Joubert Andre Joseph Nelson Magnan Daniel Mousbe David Mothe Hubert

Laval Pat Lablache Ian Lovensky Robert Michel Mervin Payet Dora Padayachy Sharon
Field Services Department Field Services Department 41

Padayachy Terry Payet Jinoe Pool Andy

Solin Donald Tirant Pascal Volcere Kingsley

Pool Vincent Rabat Dominic Rene Steven

William Larry Zialor Godwyn

Saffrance Ned Servina Bruce Sinon Rhys
Field Services Department Field Services Department 43

Accouche Kenny Ah-Kong Melvin Ah-Kong Gladys

Andre Davis Anacoura Tricia Barbe Athalia

Customer Barbier Michelle Barbero Stefania Belle Marie-Agnes

Experience & sales Customer Experience & Sales Department 45


Boudane Robert Chetty Helcya Chrysostome Barnsley Delorie Anthony Dugasse Henry D’Offay Georges

Constance Romel Crea Dan Dailoo Agnes Ernesta Ericsson Esparon Eddy Esparon Stefan

De Commarmond Jean-Paul Dorasamy Phania Desnousse Laurent Estico Vasanthi Fitch Dudley Gertrude Savitha

46 Customer Experience & Sales Department Customer Experience & Sales Department 47

Hoarau Lucille Hoareau Sharon Isidore Veronique Laurencine Hillary Laurette Kevin Labrosse Marguerite

Jacqueline Joel Knowles Neilla Labrosse Begitta Lavigne Jerry Lesperance Sherelle Lewis Ted

Ladouce Damien Lablache Patrick Lepathy Barbara L’Etourdie Allain Lucas Audrey Marie Beryl

48 Customer Experience & Sales Department Customer Experience & Sales Department 49

Matombe Jennyfa Matombe Sheryl Mein Yannick Naidoo Rajesh Naidoo Satish Naiken Trevor

Michel Jeanette Morel Dorothy Morel Ethel Omblime Shaquelle Payet Elvis Payet Rosel

Morel Linda Moustache Larry Monnaie Valerie Payet Samantha Pereira Maria Pointe Fiona

50 Customer Experience & Sales Department Customer Experience & Sales Department 51

Ramsawmy Anissa Raoul Cris Rath Jeanny Simeon Tira Tirant Aaron Tirant Christian

Rose Percy Roucou Agnes Robert Shane Uzice Bryna Uzice Evita Vel Anne-Marie

Savy Christel Sanders Keitrah Simeon Efna Vidot Richo Vidot Vanessa

52 Customer Experience & Sales Department Customer Experience & Sales Department 53

Amade Jean-Paul Crea Fiona Jean Gerry

Larue Georgette Marcel Jean-Claude Mederic Francois

HRA Dauban Thomas Nalletamby Vania

54 HRA Department 55

Decomarmond Caroline Laurence Martin Raoul Sheryn

Corporate Corporate Development Department 57



Banane Darrel Desnousse Fabien Michaud-Payet Gervais

Payet Bernard Rene Vidot

Contractors Contractors 59


Life at CWS

60 Life at CWS 61

Christmas party Christmas Party 63


64 Christmas Party Christmas Party 65

Cable Tunes Awards Cable Tune Awards 67


68 Cable Tune Awards Cable Tune Awards 69

70 Cable Tune Awards Cable Tune Awards 71

72 Cable Tune Awards Cable Tune Awards 73

Birthday bash Birthday Bash 75


76 Birthday Bash Birthday Bash 77

78 Birthday Bash Birthday Bash 79

80 Birthday Bash Birthday Bash 81

SPORTS DAY Sports Day 83


At WORK At Work 85


86 At Work At Work 87

88 At Work At Work 89

90 At Work At Work 91

92 At Work At Work 93

94 At Work At Work 95

loyalty awards Loyalty Awards 97


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