Mr. C Marc Halbfinger is the Chief Executive Officer, PCCW Global, a position which he held since July 2007. He is primarily responsible for the integrated global communication solutions business. He has been working in media and telecommunications services since 1988 with experience in cable TV, directories, cellular, and international voice, video, data and Internet. Mr. Halbfinger joined PCCW in May 2000 as the Senior Vice President, Business Development of Pacific Convergence Corporation, Ltd. covering Europe and North America markets where he was involved in early commercial development of “now TV”. In 2001, he helped found Beyond-The-Network, which later became part of PCCW Global, and was initially appointed as the President for Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
Mr. Halbfinger is currently serving as the Chair of the Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF), a forum for the global carrier industry which provides leadership direction for ubiquitous interoperability and connectivity. He is also currently serving as a board member of the Pacific Telecommunications Council.
Prior to joining PCCW, Mr. Halbfinger was a Vice President at Teleglobe serving the Mediterranean and South Europe. Previously, he was a senior manager at Global One, Sprint International, and a subsidiary of Southwestern Bell Corporation.
Among other academic achievements, Mr. Halbfinger earned a Master of Science (Econ.) in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science in 1988.