FLAG Appoints Senior VP

FLAG Telecom appoints Serge Fortin as senior vice president sales and marketing

August 19, 2004

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LONDON -- FLAG Telecom, a leading provider of international wholesale network transport and communications services, today announced the appointment of Serge Fortin as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, FLAG Telecom and a member of the company’s Executive Team. Prior to joining FLAG, Serge was Vice Chairman, Teleglobe, Canada.

Patrick Gallagher, CEO FLAG Telecom, said: “This is a newly created position on the Executive Team and will play a key contributing role in the next stage of FLAG’s development. Serge has an extremely strong international telecommunications background and a wealth of experience in our industry segment. I look forward to him taking a leading role in further developing a strong international sales force, creating solid customer partnerships, and building further on our brand recognition and company awareness to deliver a combined strategic vision of FLAG and Reliance.”

At Teleglobe, Serge held a number of senior positions in engineering, operations, marketing and sales, including President, Worldwide Sales, Executive Vice President – Voice, Chief Operating Officer and most recently Vice Chairman, Teleglobe Canada. Prior to joining Teleglobe Serge was President and CEO of Bell Actimedia, managing the Yellow Pages, electronic business, Sympatico portal and Sympatico Internet access provider. Serge began his career at Bell Canada, where he held various executive roles in Engineering, Operations, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Budgeting and Sales.

Serge, who will be based in the London offices of FLAG Telecom, has a bachelor’s degree in pure and applied sciences from the Universite de Sherbrooke.

FLAG Telecom Group Ltd.

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