Simon Wallace

Chairman

Date Appointed: 22nd December 2016

 

Simon Wallace is a corporate lawyer having previously worked at Gadens Lawyers for many years, Simon is a founding partner of Melbourne based commercial and corporate law practice Nick Stretch Legal, established in 2010.

Simon has extensive legal and commercial proficiency, with particular expertise in the areas of project finance, fundraising and corporate governance. He also has substantial professional experience in the areas of investment banking, structured and direct equity investments, product formulation and sales.

Simon is admitted to practise as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia, and he holds degrees from the Australian National University in both Law and Commerce.

Michael Capocchi

Managing Director

Date Appointed: 20th March, 2008

 

 

Michael Capocchi has 20 years’ experience in the ICT industry and has held several senior management positions. Michael is now based in Chicago, USA, which places Michael closer to the important centres for satellite communications in both the USA and also UK/Europe.

Michael joined World Reach Limited as the General Manager of the subsidiary, Beam Communications Pty Ltd, in 2003 and was appointed as the Managing Director of World Reach Limited in March 2008.

Prior to joining World Reach, Michael was the Regional Sales Director for Iridium Satellite LLC, directly managing the sales, distribution and channel management strategies for the Asia-Pacific region.

Michael has also held senior management positions as the Sales and Marketing Director of Pacific Internet responsible for establishing the Australian operations of the company and with Optus Communications and Myer Stores Limited.

Michael Capocchi is an integral part of the World Reach business, including managing the day to day operations of the group.

 

Carl Hung

Non-Executive Director

Date Appointed: 22 February, 2013

 

Carl has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and an Executive Masters of Business Administration from University of Western Ontario’s (UWO) Richard Ivey School of Business. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt certified by SGS. He is also a Certified Management Accountant.

Carl is President and CEO of Season Group International Inc, a global Electronic Manufacturing Services provider. He has helped grow the company from USD15 million in 2002 to USD132 million in 2014, expanding the company’s footprint from China, Canada and Malaysia to include the USA, Mexico and UK.

Season Group has been the preferred contract manufacturer for Beam Communications Pty Ltd for several years and has been instrumental in rationalising Beam Communications’ manufacturing and supply processes.