CEO, Columbus Communications
Mr. Paddick is the chairman and chief executive officer of Columbus International Inc., a Barbados-based corporation that holds investments in retail triple play broadband telecommunication providers in Trinidad, Jamaica, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Curacao all of which operate under the brand name, FLOW. Columbus is also active in corporate data solutions, capacity & IP services and data center hosting throughout 42 countries in the greater Caribbean, Central American and Andean region. Through its fully protected, ringed submarine fiber optic network spanning more than 42,300 km's and its 27,000 km terrestrial fibre and coaxial network, Columbus provides advanced telecom services to a diverse residential and corporate client base of more than 650,000 customers.
From 2001 to 2010 he also served as the Chairman and CEO of Cable Bahamas Limited. Prior to founding Columbus in 2005, Mr. Paddick was President & CEO of Persona Communications Inc., a TSX listed company that provided digital cable television, high speed Internet, commercial data and telecom services to a diverse base of residential and commercial customers in seven Canadian provinces and The Bahamas.