Former Sun exec joins NBN Co

NBN Co adds to senior executive team

Former Broadcast Australia chief operating officer and Sun Microsystems managing director, Jim Hassell, has joined the senior executive team of NBN Co as head of product development and sales.

Hassell will begin in June, reporting to NBN Co chief executive officer, Mike Quigley.

“Jim has extensive experience in working with customers in the technology sector and complements the diverse breadth of experience that we have within the NBN Co management,” Quigley said in a statement.

“The establishment of a Product Development and Sales division in NBNCo will ensure the organisation forges productive relationships with retail service providers as we move to deliver our wholesale products to the market.”

Hassell has more than 25 years of experience in the ICT industry.